Language and Learning Specialist : 5th Grade - Ethical Culture Fieldston School (manhattan, new york)
Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2017 11:16 AM
Ethical Culture Fieldston School is a progressive PreK:12 independent school that has been serving students from throughout New York City and the surrounding suburbs since 1878. ECF offers a rich curriculum in the arts, sciences, and humanities. A co:ed, nonsectarian school, it serves a diverse community of about 1,700 students on two campuses :: one in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, and the other in Manhattan. Ethical Culture School, located on the Upper West Side at 63rd Street and Central Park West, is comprised of approximately 450 students Pre:K through 5th Grade and 80 faculty members. The Language and Learning Specialist is a member of the Language and Learning Team, which supports the work of the classroom teachers by helping students who experience difficulties in reading, writing, organization and executive functioning. The Language and Learning Specialist works collaboratively with teachers, coordinators, outside support personnel, and families to support students with different learning styles by providing intervention and remediation. The Specialist provides support to teachers in their efforts to advance students with different learning needs within the classroom. S/he contributes to curriculum development and modifications with a focus on studentsA? differing learning styles. S/he also performs both formal and informal assessments in order to monitor student progress and inform individual educational goals. The Specialist attends team, grade level and administrative meetings to discuss student issues and progress. S/he participates in meetings with the parents of children who may be experiencing difficulties and facilitates coordination between the school, family and outside service providers. MasterA?s degree or higher, specifically with a degree in learning disabilities, special education, or a similar fieldMinimum 3 years of experience as a learning specialist or related experienceExcellent oral and written communication skills.Experience with learning differences and differentiated curriculumTo be considered for the above mentioned position, please upload a letter of interest, a resume, and email and phone contact information for three professional references. Please generate all documents in MS Word or a converted .pdf file. Complete applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will remain open until filled. No phone calls or emails, please. Thank you for your interest in Ethical Culture Fieldston School. Ethical Culture Fieldston School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity. We encourage all qualified candidates .
• Location: manhattan
• Post ID: 96920750 manhattan