Middle School Learning Specialist - Grades 5-8 @ Brandeis Marin

Middle School Learning Specialist - Grades 5-8

Brandeis Marin, a K-8 Jewish Day School in San Rafael, CA, is seeking a Middle School Learning Specialist to work with students and teachers in grades 5-8.

Duties and Responsibilities:
* Provide one-on-one and small-group support/instruction for students, both in push-in and pull-out environments.
* Make regular assessments of student achievement and progress.
* Report regularly on student achievement and progress.
* Attend select parent-teacher conferences to discuss student progress with parents, if required.
* Meet with individual families as necessary to discuss their student’s progress.
* Read and summarize all neuropsychological evaluations for 5th Grade, Middle School students, and prospective students as necessary.
* Create “cover sheets” (individual learning plans) that will target students’ specific curricular/learning needs.
* Counsel families on learning support and assessment accommodations.
* Provide referrals to families for outside support as needed.
* Support teaching staff by offering resources, assistance, advice, and training to enable faculty to better meet the needs of all learners.
* Develop and maintain communication and documentation protocols related to learning support.
* Assume an active role in Student Support Team (SST) meetings.
* Coordinate the use of external tutors and service providers.
* Supervise the administration of annual standardized testing.
* Perform other duties as determined by the Head of School.

Minimum Qualifications:
* Bachelor’s degree in special education or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
* At least four years of experience as a learning specialist or in a related role. Independent school experience preferred.
* Ability to collaborate with faculty, staff, administrators, and parents.
* Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
* Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing.
* Positive attitude, flexible approach, and a sense of humor.

The school offers competitive compensation based on prior experience, education and position requirements. Medical, dental, life, long-term disability, and retirement benefits are provided. More information about the school can be found on our website at www.brandeismarin.org. Citizenship, residency or work VISA in the United States required.

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Please send a cover letter and resume to the email below:
[email protected]


Job Summary

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Brandeis Marin
Brandeis Marin 180 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael , California 94903-4206
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