Located six miles from Washington, D.C., St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School, a JK-12 Episcopal School, educates the whole child by tending to the academic, social, physical, and spiritual needs of each of our students. Named as the #1 best workplace in Washington, D.C. by the Washington Post, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes is a positive and collegial community with a commitment to our mission to pursue goodness as well as knowledge and to honor the unique value of each of our members as a child of God in a caring community. SSSAS combines a rigorous academic program with outstanding opportunities in the arts, athletics and service learning for our students. SSSAS has a deep commitment to creating an inclusive community which values diversity and multiculturalism, and we seek candidates who have this same commitment. The diverse student body is 28% students of color, and 22% of our students receive financial aid to create a socioeconomically diverse community.
Our culture promotes lifelong learning, and our faculty have a wealth of opportunities available to them to continue expanding their knowledge of both their disciplines and the field of education. Summer study grants, a 6-week multicultural seminar for new faculty, support for graduate studies, and conferences and workshops are just a few of the ways in which we support and encourage our teachers to continue to grow and learn.
St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School is looking for a Part time Learning Specialist for the Lower School for the 2017-2018 school year. This is a 75% position that includes benefits. The person in this position should possess a strong understanding of myriad learning challenges and be able to develop and implement a strategic vision to enhance learning for all students. This role entails meeting with small groups of students, supporting homeroom teachers in differentiating instruction to meet the needs of all students, collaborating with administrators and another learning specialist, performing informal screenings, and meeting with parents to discuss student progress.
Ideal candidates will have a Master’s degree in Special Education or Learning Disabilities as well as experience working with and providing appropriate instructional support for elementary aged children. Applicants should have experience interpreting and implementing recommendations from psycho-educational reports as well as performing informal assessments themselves. Applicants should possess a positive, nurturing demeanor and a collaborative nature and a demonstrated ability to develop sensitive and supportive relationships with faculty, parents, and students.
Ideal candidates will have a Master’s degree in Special Education or Learning Disabilities as well as experience working with and providing appropriate instructional support for elementary aged children.
* Interested applicants should e-mail their resume to Anne Sellon, Chair of Student Support, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications submitted via the AISGW website are not monitored.
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Mailing address: St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School 1000 St. Stephen’s Rd. Alexandria, VA 22304
St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes Website: http://www.sssas.org