Saint David’s School seeks a Learning Specialist for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade Three beginning September 1, 2023. Saint David’s is an independent elementary school for boys, located in Manhattan. Founded in the Catholic tradition, the school welcomes everyone.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Provide one-on-one and small-group support/instruction for students, both in push-in and pull-out environments.
Observe and assess student performance, maintain records, monitor student profiles, and share information with the team.
Work with teachers to help them understand the diverse needs of students by providing effective and varied instructional methods and materials.
Regularly collect data to accurately monitor, assess, and report student achievement and progress.
Read and summarize Neuropsychological evaluations and ensure students receive recommended accommodations and classroom recommendations. Communicate students' learning profiles; strengths and challenges with classroom teachers.
Coordinate with outside specialists when necessary, regarding Psychoeducational evaluations, and collaborate with tutors.
Schedule and meet with individual parents ,and or outside support, on a regular basis, to discuss progress.
Assume an active role in Student Support meetings.
Administer and coordinate individual and grade-level assessments and standardized testing when necessary.
Analyze assessment data and develop goals for students’ progress.
Collaborate with the Director of Learning Services, teachers and parents to ensure boys meet and/or exceed instructional goals and expectations.
Participate in team meetings and parent-teacher conferences as necessary.
Teach at least one class to be determined by Senior Administration.
Qualified candidates will have Master’s Degree in Special Education/Students with Disabilities or a related field and strong teaching experience with students with learning differences. Candidate will have the ability to work and communicate well with faculty and parents; excellent oral and written communication; a commitment to character development; good judgment, patience, flexibility, a sense of humor; and a commitment to the mission of Saint David’s School.
Salary Range dependent on experience: $66,800 - $115,820
Cover letter, resume, and letters of reference should be sent to:
Attention: Vita Russo, Director of Learning Services
Saint David’s School is committed to equal employment opportunities for all individuals. The school will make all employment decisions for employees and applicants without unlawful discrimination as to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy, age, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity and expression, creed, genetic predisposition, victim of domestic violence or any other basis protected by law.