Long-Term Substitute Learning Specialist (Part-Time: Mon./Tue./Wed. for Mar-May 2022)

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.
Job Responsibilities
  • 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 
  • 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
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Special Education or Education
  • Two or more years of successful classroom experience preferred.
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