Hackley School seeks a full-time Learning Specialist for grades 5-12 for the 2017-2018 school year.
The Learning Specialist will develop, implement and oversee academic support plans for students with diagnosed learning differences and/or those who are facing significant academic challenges, while also serving as a resource for Middle and Upper School teachers, deans, advisors, and families in the identification and coordination of appropriate learning and study support for students. As a member of the Support Services Department, the Learning Specialist will be integral to a team-based approach aimed at helping students understand themselves as learners, developing their academic skills and fostering self-advocacy regarding their learning needs.
The Learning Specialist will report to the Director of Support Services.
The successful candidate will have at least five years experience working with middle and high school students, a relevant graduate degree, preferably in the area of Learning Disabilities, Special Education or a related field, and a comprehensive understanding of neuropsychological testing and cognitive development. Compensation is competitive based on qualifications and experience, and may include housing and tuition remission.
No calls, please. Resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis and should be submitted to Andy King, Upper School Director (email@example.com), with the goal of concluding the search by April 1, 2017.
Hackley is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity in community and does not discriminate on the basis of color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, or sexual orientation. Hackley is a nonsectarian coeducational K-12 independent school located in Tarrytown, NY, 20 miles north of New York City on the Hudson River. Founding as a boarding school in 1899, Hackley enrolls 815 day students in grades Kindergarten through Grade 12, and 30 five-day boarding students in Grades 9 -12. With close to 40% of our faculty residing on campus, Hackley combines the community cohesion of a boarding school with the stimulation of a day school in close proximity to one of the great cities of the world. More can be learned by visiting our website at www.hackleyschool.org.