Middle School Learning Specialist (Part-Time)
  • Learning Support

Dana Hall School, Wellesley, MA 

Accredited by NEASC

Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of part-time Middle School Learning Specialist.

The individual in this position will be accountable for:

  • Enthusiastically supporting the cognitive, social and emotional growth of middle school students; 
  • Providing direct academic support to middle school students across subject areas, including executive functioning skills, writing, reading comprehension, and math, by utilizing a flexible push-in, pull-out model;
  • Partnering with faculty by providing suggestions for differentiation in the classroom and working together to offer targeted support to struggling students;
  • Maintaining close communication with teachers, families, administrators, school counselors and outside providers regarding student progress, areas of concern and academic supports; 
  • Helping to ensure continuity between school and home where appropriate including: reviewing and consulting neuropsychological evaluations, creating individualized learning support plans, and implementing recommendations
  • Attending weekly grade-level team meetings, meetings of the Academic Support Department, and required meetings of the faculty. 

Candidates must hold a bachelor's degree and demonstrate a commitment to collaborating with the Middle School students, faculty, and parents. A master’s degree in special education, literacy, counseling or a closely related field is preferred, as well as experience working with students with diagnosed learning differences. Graduate students currently pursuing an advanced degree and/or certification are also encouraged to apply. Candidates should understand, and be familiar with, differentiated and developmentally-aligned models of teaching and learning. This is a part-time position (60%, September-June) reporting to the Director of the Middle School.  

Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.

 

  • Part-Time