Sacred Heart Schools | Atherton, CA | Middle School Learning Specialist

The Middle School Learning Specialist supports both individual students and the school community in addressing learning differences.
Date Posted: 05/03/2022

Date Accepting Applications Through: 08/31/2022

Job Title: Middle School Learning Specialist

Full or Part Time: Full Time

School Name: CA - Sacred Heart Schools - Atherton

Essential Functions

Teaches grade-leveled Academic Skills Course (ASC).
Observes and monitors students for academic difficulties and skill development.
Works 1:1 and in small groups to address learning challenges.
Develops individual learning plans and monitors their implementation.
Provides leadership and collaborates with faculty in teaching students with diverse learning profiles.
Collaborates with parents and teachers to assist students with individualized educational goals.
Facilitates learning services and follow-up support as needed.
Plans and co-teaches skills-based content lessons across subjects and grade levels.
Collaborates with the admissions department to interview prospective families and review files of students with diagnosed learning differences.
Attends professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve teaching and learning.
Serves as a middle school advisor.
Performs other duties (recess, dismissal, etc.) as directed.

Master’s degree or post-graduate work in education with emphasis in varied exceptionalities or learning disabilities.
A minimum of three years teaching in a special education environment.
Strong organizational skills and ability to mentor and coach executive functioning skills.
Demonstrated leadership and facilitative skills.
Enjoys working with children and outstanding interpersonal skills.
Ability to work well with students and colleagues; willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the SHS community.
A clear commitment to the educational philosophy of the school as articulated in the Goals and Criteria.
Commitment to equity and inclusion.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English. Additional skills in Spanish are highly valued and preferred.
Demonstrated excellent attendance and punctuality.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment

Works in a fast moving and dynamic environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts.
Must comply with all state vaccination requirements and show proof of vaccination including but not limited to COVID-19 or proof of eligibility for exemption.
May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time.
Be able to occasionally and safely lift up to 30 lbs. and regularly lift up to 10 lbs.
Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled classroom environment.
Must be able to regularly travel safely and comfortably across the 64 acre campus.

How to Apply:

Link to Full Description:
Schools of the Sacred Heart share in the educational mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart as articulated in the Goals and Criteria. The structure supporting Sacred Heart education in Canada and the United States includes the Conference of Sacred Heart Education and the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.  Together they provide services and programs to ensure vitality of mission for the member schools sponsored by the Society of the Sacred Heart.