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Upper School Academic Skills Teacher (Long-Term Substitute)

Company: Ravenscroft Group
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Long-Term Substitute March 2023 - June 2, 2023We are looking to welcome an Academic Skills Teacher into a community that actively strives to be diverse, equitable and inclusive. Our candidates should demonstrate empathy, knowledge and an understanding for the diverse backgrounds in our community; place an importance on genuine and authentic connections with students, faculty, staff and parents; be able to work collaboratively with team members of diverse backgrounds; and have the capacity to model an attitude of unyielding curiosity and a growth mindset.The Upper School Academic Skills teacher must have an in-depth understanding of learning differences, the ability to teach learning strategies that support executive function, to advocate for students and their families, and be able to manage confidential information. A major responsibility of the position is to assist with the development of the total child including the ability to identify and communicate the most effective and efficient methods for working with each student in the program.Reports to: Assistant Head of School for Student AffairsAs an Academic Skills Teacher, here is what you get to do:The experienced educator should bring energy and passion for teaching students with learning differences. Other responsibilities and necessary competencies include the following:

  • Understanding executive function skills and supporting students with developing strategies.
  • Teaching five classes; planning and executing lessons; managing and monitoring student learning.
  • Demonstrating cultural competence and the ability to connect with a diverse community of students, faculty, staff, and parents
  • Connecting with students, challenging them, and shifting pedagogical practice to meet the needs of diverse learners
  • Writing weekly progress reports for enrolled students in the Academic Skills program.
  • Collaborates with grade level teachers to understand academic content in order to support student learning.
  • Supporting classroom teachers by sharing best practices for working with students with learning differences.
  • Reading psycho-educational reports; planning and communicating appropriate accommodations to students, parents, and teachers.
  • Developing, implementing, and reviewing individualized learning plans with students, parents, and teachers.
  • Co-Advising 10-12 students; facilitating the "Lead From Here" curriculum; meeting with parents of advisees.Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Special Education or Learning Differences/Disabilities required; MA or M.Ed highly desirable; one degree must be in Education
    • Previous experience working with students who have learning differences
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Effective technology skills
    • Tact in dealing with parents, teachers, and students.
    • Collaboration, teamwork, organization, and planning skills

Keywords: Ravenscroft Group, Raleigh , Upper School Academic Skills Teacher (Long-Term Substitute), Education / Teaching , Raleigh, North Carolina

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