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 and St. Agnes School, has an opening for a full-time Learning Specialist for the 2017-2018 school year. The ideal candidate will be committed to understanding and incorporating best practices to support all learners in this environment. The Middle School Learning Specialist collaborates with the Academic Center Director, the administration, and the faculty to support students’ academic growth. A Master’s Degree in Special Education or related field is required.
Responsibilities include: -Develop and implement education plans for students with psycho-educational testing. -Work closely with the Director of Academic Center to communicate with families about pyscho-educational testing -Oversee all tutoring in the Middle School from referrals to internal database -Provide individualized remediation for students in fundamental academic skills: reading, writing, and math. -Support teachers by sharing best practices and providing resources for teaching students with diverse learning needs. -Maintain consistent communication with families regarding education plans and overall academic progress. -Summarize the results of psycho-educational evaluations for faculty.
* Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: Anne Sellon, Chair of Student Support, at email@example.com Applications submitted via the AISGW website are not monitored.