Landon School is an independent school for boys in grades 3–12, located on a beautiful 75 acre campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Our mission is to prepare talented boys for productive lives as accomplished, responsible and caring men whose actions are guided by the principles of perseverance, teamwork, honor, and fair play.
Since its founding in 1929, Landon has encouraged boys to become their best selves with our commitment to a teacher-coach-mentor model of instruction, our caring and dedicated faculty, and our robust co-curricular program.
Landon seeks a full time Learning Specialist for the 2019-2020 school year. In collaboration with the other Learning Specialists, as well as other faculty and administrators, the Learning Specialist will help support Landon’s student-centered learning approach and ensure that students’ diverse learning styles and needs are identified, understood, communicated, and supported. The Learning Specialist will research and share topics and strategies related to differentiated instruction and will maintain files and resources to support students’ learning.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Review psycho-educational assessments and generate student learning plans
Assess students and provide/recommend appropriate assistance
Attend and contribute to grade meetings with teachers
Observe classes in order to appraise support programs and instructional effectiveness
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning Resources
Teach lower school reading classes
The ideal candidate will have a Master’s Degree in Special Education and/or Reading, experience working with students in grades 3-6, strong communication and organization skills.
Landon School offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, an attractive 403(b) retirement plan, professional development opportunities, free lunch and much more.
To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter, along with contact information for three professional references to Colleen Tully at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone inquiries please.
About Landon School
Landon School is an independent day school for boys (grades 3-12) located in Bethesda, MD. The school's Code of Character promotes the values of respect, honor, and civility throughout campus life. Landon faculty and staff build meaningful relationships with students and colleagues through the school's Teacher-Coach-Mentor philosophy, where faculty and staff teach, coach, and advise students in a variety of settings.