Kehillah Jewish High School is seeking an enthusiastic, innovative, and qualified full-time Learning Specialist to join our Learning Services team. The Learning Specialist will support students with learning needs through case management, collaboration and consultation with classroom teachers, and partnership with parents. The Learning Specialist must be an expert in understanding the strengths of students with high-incidence disabilities and learning differences and proven practitioner in the implementation of research-based interventions and teaching learning strategies. Reporting to the Director of Learning Services, this is a full-time exempt position that will include attending department, faculty, and SST meetings. This position begins August 1, 2017.
Proven ability to support students with learning difference academically and socially using research-based interventions and accommodations. ? Understands Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles. ? Demonstrates data-driven instructional practices and behavior management strategies. ? Uses evidence-based or research-based strategies to increase student self-management, choice-making, and independence. ? Understands psycho-educational test results to determine reasonable accommodations within the school-based program. ? Experience with the proctoring and accommodations process with College Boards and ACT. ? Skilled in instructional and assistive technology as means of access and expression for students with disabilities. ? Uses research-based lessons and designs curriculum for Learning Seminar class. ? Confident at working independently as well as collaboratively. ? Skillful at identifying key texts, ideas, materials and supplies that work to reflect the school's mission of academic excellence. ? Confidently and tactfully communicates with students, teachers, and families to ensure the highest quality educational experience for our students. ? Attends and actively participates in staff/faculty meetings and provides input regarding the planning of instructional goals, objectives, and methods. ? Highly organized, timely communication. ? Professionally engaged, excellent communicator and collaborator. ? Life-long learner. ? Excellent attendance and punctuality.
Additional Salary Information: Salary will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate's education and experience. Kehillah hasa comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, vision, LTD, 403(b) retirement, FSA, freegym membership, and more. Pre-employment background screening is required for all positions. Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.
Kehillah Jewish High School provides an exceptional academic program in the context of a supportive community that empowers students with the knowledge and strength to flourish in a rapidly changing world. It is our charge to provide our graduates with the skills and insight to succeed and find their place as adults in the world-at-large. Kehillah is known for its academic excellence and is seekin...g exceptional educators with the same dedication to excellence.
We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, Life & LTD, vision, 403(b) retirement plan and more. Pre-employment background screening is required for all positions.
Kehillah Jewish High School is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Kehillah are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, ancestry, or any other status protected by Federal, state, or local laws or regulations. Kehillah will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.