The Pike School community represents culturally and socio-economically diverse families from 38 communities. Pike is seeking a part-time, experienced Learning Specialist who will provide on campus individualized and small group academic support to a diverse student body of middle school aged students (grades 6 - 9) in an independent school setting. The ideal candidate will communicate effectively with students, parents, and faculty. In addition, we are hoping to find a candidate who is comfortable supporting our older students in math, writing and organization/study skills. In this every changing academic climate, the candidate should be comfortable with Google Classroom and Zoom.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
Provide strategy based content support to learning services students during school hours and outside of school hours when necessary
Provide individualized writing and math support to Pike students in grades 6 - 9
Attend learning services department meetings
Write reports for individual learning services students twice during the year
Interpret test results, with support, to review with students, teachers and parents
Assist teachers in providing academic accommodations and test modifications
Ability to work with students remotely if/when needed
Regular email communication with students' assigned advisor and teachers as needed
Licensure in special education and Master’s degree preferred
3-5 years experience preferred providing 1-1 or small group academic intervention
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with adults and students
Experience with students grades 6-9
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of Math in Focus curriculum, algebra I and geometry preferred
Proven track record of successfully implementing testing recommendations
Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development
Interested candidates please submit a resume, at least two letters of reference, and a personal statement or cover letter that addresses how your experience meets the expectations of the position as stated above. Please visit our website for the full job description and instructions on how to apply.
About The Pike School
The Pike School in Andover, Massachusetts, is an independent day school of 440 students in grades Pre-kindergarten through Grade Nine. The Pike School community represents culturally and socio-economically diverse families from 38 communities. Pike seeks candidates who possess skills in multicultural teaching and leadership practices and a dedication to working in a diverse community. Candidates must also have demonstrated a commitment to collaboration and lifelong learning, as well as an expertise in best practices in elementary education.