Learning Specialist (Early Childhood and Elementary School)
Washington Episcopal School in Bethesda, Maryland, is seeking a part time early childhood learning specialist. The Early Childhood and Elementary Learning Specialist will work with students in Nursery – Grade 3. The specialist will:
Provide direct student support through small group and one-on-one instruction through both push-in and pull-out models. Reteach, reinforce, consolidate, and extend specific learning skills.
Provide ongoing professional development and instructional support for teachers as well as parent education.
Collaborate with teams of teachers and administrators to support student development.
Assist teachers with tracking data to determine the effectiveness of instruction.
Assess students in order to establish goals and objectives for students, and regularly review these with teachers, administrators, and parents.
Coordinate the organization of speech language and occupational therapy screenings as well as the schedules for tutors and outside service providers.
Effectively use extensive knowledge of recent research and development in educating students with learning differences.
Washington Episcopal School is an independent, co-educational school for students from Nursery through Grade 8. Washington Episcopal School inspires academic and personal excellence within a joyful learning environment to develop students who are kind, confident, and prepared citizens of the world
WES is committed to a diverse and inclusive community and seeks applications for this position from candidates who will contribute to an environment in which all are valued and supported.
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Bachelor’s degree in Special Education or a related field and demonstrated expertise in working with students with diverse needs
Strong knowledge base in the areas of learning differences and skill in implementing evidence based strategies.
Practicum level training in a IMSLEC Structured Multisensory Language Program or training and experience in Orton-Gillingham, Lindamood Bell, Phonographix, or similar multisensory based programs
The ability to interpret neuropsychological evaluations and make recommendations as needed.
Experience and comfort collaborating with and presenting to faculty, administrators, and parents
Strong oral and written communication skills
About Washington Episcopal School
Founded in 1986, Washington Episcopal School is an independent, co-educational school for students from Nursery through Grade 8. WES believes that learning should be joyful, because academic excellence and happy children belong together. The School represents a diverse community, where the uniqueness of each member of the school is celebrated. WES develops children into kind, confident, and prepared young adults.
Washington Episcopal School is an equal opportunity employer.