St. John’s Prep is an inclusive, Catholic, Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School for young men in grades 6 through 12. Founded on the Xaverian values of compassion, humility, simplicity, trust, and zeal, we educate students to be, do and stand for good in the world. We enroll approximately 1,500 students from more than 90 communities in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine.
Position Overview and Responsibilities
St. John’s Prep seeks a committed learning Specialist who is experienced in working with students and families in grades 6 through12. This full-time position will report to the Director of the Center for Learning and Academic Success (CLAS).
The Learning Specialist will:
Collaborate with instructional coaches to provide resources and support for teachers as they design and implement lessons for a variety of learners.
Partner with middle and high school teachers in differentiating curriculum for students based on their unique learning profiles to ensure all students are adequately challenged and engaged.
Create and facilitate professional learning experiences for faculty and staff.
Create and deliver in-person and/or virtual parent/family educational programming/resources.
Meet 1:1 and in small groups with students to provide coaching around executive functioning skills.
Represent CLAS at school events.
Skills and Competencies
Utilize a variety of electronic devices and applications for teaching and learning.
Work collegially with school counselors and other members of the faculty/staff to support students and families who access the Center for Learning and Academic Success (CLAS) services.
Collaborate with colleagues in CLAS and the Writing Center to provide educational opportunities that support and encourage awareness and skill building for students, faculty/staff and parents.
Model a commitment to continuous learning and professional growth.
Education and Experience
Minimum of 3-5 years of teaching experience
Experience creating and facilitating professional learning experiences for faculty and staff.
A bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) in Special Education or related field.
St. John’s Prep is committed to building a diverse and inclusive campus community. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups. We seek applicants who demonstrate a commitment to multiculturalism and diversity that is manifested in classroom practice, student engagement, interpersonal communication, and curricular decisions. For more information about our academic, spiritual and student life programs, please visit www.stjohnsprep.org.
Interested candidates are asked to send a cover letter, résumé and academic transcripts to Tracii Schaeublin, Assistant Head of School for Human Resources, at email@example.com by April 25, 2023. Please, no phone calls.
St. John’s Preparatory School is conveniently located just 15 miles northeast of Boston in Danvers, Massachusetts. We are a Xaverian Brothers sponsored school educating nearly 1,500 young men in grades 6 through 12 from more than 70 communities throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Our rigorous academic and extensive co-curricular program encourages students to develop their spiritual, intellectual, moral, physical, and creative potential, and inspires them to honor the diversity that enriches both our school community and the world beyond St. John's.