Learning Specialist

New York /
SAR High School – Student Learning Center /
Full-Time
/ On-site
SAR High School is a mission-driven, co-educational, modern Orthodox Jewish high school committed to student-centered learning in a challenging and supportive environment.

SAR is looking for a dynamic and talented learning specialist for the 2023-24 school year. 

Responsibilities include: providing direct academic and organizational support to students in small groups, collaborating with classroom teachers and working closely with parents. 

Candidates must have a Masters Degree in a related field and experience providing academic support and remediation in General Studies. 

Qualifications

    • Strong ability to build connections with students and to develop an atmosphere of mutual respect
    • A creative thinker who is able to problem-solve and collaborate with others
    • Understanding of social, emotional and cognitive development and the remediation of learning challenges
    • Flexible and open-minded approach to teaching
    • Experience providing academic support and remediation throughout the General Studies curriculum
    • NYS Certification in Special Education strongly preferred
    • Working knowledge of educational technology tools to maximize student engagement and to differentiate instruction

Responsibilities

    • Develop, adapt and differentiate curricular materials in collaboration with teachers
    • Provide direct academic and organizational support to students in small groups
    • Develop and implement individualized learning plans
    • Monitor and assess student progress toward learning goals and adapt instruction to address changing needs
    • Communicate with parents about student progress and goals
    • Demonstrate knowledge of various methodologies for teaching students with learning differences
Salary range for this position is $65-75,000 commensurate with experience.