Learning Specialist

Yeshiva University | Holliswood, NY, United States

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Posted Date 3/15/2023

Learning Specialist


Job No: 496729


Work Type: Faculty Full-time


Department: YU High School for Girls


Location: YU High School for Girls, 86-86 Palo Alto Street, Holliswood, NY


Categories: Education/Teaching, Student Services


  • Position Summary:


Central (Yeshiva University High School for Girls), in Queens, NY, offers a rigorous and innovative academic program that highlights best practices of education to inspire our students to become lifelong learners.


Central seeks an experienced Learning Specialist to join our Learning Center for a full-time position for the 2023-2024 academic year.


Position Responsibilities:


  • Work with identified students in General and Judaic studies with both push in and pull out models.
  • Review IEPs and create appropriate learning plans.
  • Communicate and meet with classroom teachers on a regular basis.
  • Ensure that individual student modifications are addressed.
  • Maintain close contact with students and families.
  • Design education plans for specific students.
  • Develop curriculum for test-taking, study skills and organizational strategies.
  • Participate in the Central Student Accommodations Committee.
  • Provide staff development, on a case by case basis or school-wide, as requested by the Head of School.
  • Work with outside service providers.
  • Serve as a liaison between Central, College Board, ACT and CSE.
  • Create a positive, innovative, student-based learning environment.
  • Participate in co-curricular school activities outside the classroom.
  • Motivate, encourage and inspire students to love learning and to excel to the best of their abilities.


Experience & Educational Background:


  • Experience with alternative teaching strategies.
  • NYS Certification in Special Education or related field and Secondary School Experience.
  • Masters in Special Education or related field preferred.


Skills & Competencies:


Collaborative, flexible, and goal-oriented.


Salary Range:




About Us:


Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.


We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.


The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.


Equal Employment Opportunity:


Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


Application Instructions:


To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/4007467


Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


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