Central Christian School is seeking a Christ-filled, innovative and passionate individual to serve our school as our Senior Kindergarten-6th grade Learning Specialist. This individual will be responsible for supporting academic student success to a broad range of learners and working collaboratively with teachers and parents. The learning specialist will address the specific needs of a particular child when regular classroom instruction is not sufficient.
Design and implement an effective Individualized Learning Plan for students in the Learning Center Support Program based on each student’s individualized psycho-educational testing report
Facilitate small group, and one-on-one literacy and math instruction
Maintain organized, up-to-date records and provide informative reports at regularly scheduled Parent-Teacher Conferences and annual ISP/22:6 Meetings
Partner with parents to understand specific learning profiles and promote opportunities for individual student growth.
Demonstrate understanding and application of tiered models of student support.
Monitors student progress and adjusts instruction accordingly.
Support the development of academic accommodations and modifications for students with identified learning needs- both in the classroom as well as through standardized test processes
Coaching students to understand and articulate their learning profile and need for accommodations
- Collaborates with staff, administrators, instructional staff, other school personnel, parents/legal guardians for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student achievement.
- Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Be a Christ follower whose relationship is defined by having received Christ as Savior and a pursuit of spiritual growth
Knowledge of child development, learning and behavior
Skill in critical thinking and planning
Calm and patient demeanor with students
Exhibits a professional manner and a positive attitude
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work independently and collaboratively
Ability to receive feedback and make adjustments in response to the feedback
Displays a significant degree of professionalism and confidentiality.
Bachelor’s degree in Special Education or Education
Dyslexia interventionist, trained and certified by Wilson, ALTA, IMSLEC, or Academy of Orton-Gillingham or willingness to receive training
Two or more years of successful classroom experience, preferred.