Language Arts Tutor
  • Humanities
  • Learning Support

The Fenn School, Concord, MA

Accredited by AISNE

Part-Time Language Arts Tutor (fenn.org)

The Fenn School, an independent day school located in Concord, MA, for boys in grades four through nine, seeks candidates for the part-time position of language arts tutor. 

The tutor will:

  • Provide tutoring services in some or all of the following areas: writing, active reading, and learning strategies (test taking, test preparation, organizing and prioritizing, note taking, paraphrasing and summarizing, and memory skills).
  • Work with students in one-to-one or one-to-two situations.
  • Generate student-specific goals and strategies.
  • Assist each student’s acquisition of skills while reinforcing an understanding of basic concepts.
  • Bridge the gap between class lessons and independent work.
  • Coordinate with classroom teachers to provide assistance with assignments.
  • Communicate with families concerning each student’s progress toward meeting goals.
  • Promote critical thinking and self-advocacy.

Qualifications:

  • Prior teaching experience.
  • Strong background in language arts, preferably a degree in Special Education with a focus in reading remediation.
  • Experience with curriculum-based assessment.
  • Deep knowledge base regarding the acquisition of reading and writing skills and the early elementary remediation of reading and writing deficits.
  • Ability to differentiate instruction to accommodate various student learning profiles.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective organizational and time management skills.
  • Usage of and comfort with Google Drive and its applications.

Interested candidates are asked to submit the following materials:

  • A letter of interest
  • A current resume
  • A statement of educational philosophy
  • Letter(s) of reference 

Please submit materials electronically via email attachment to Dr. Eden Dunckel, Director of Learning Support Services, at the following email address: edunckel@fenn.org. Receipt of materials will be acknowledged via email.  Interested candidates are asked not to contact the School once applicant materials have been submitted.

 

  • language
  • Language Arts