Parker School is a vibrant learning community of 316 K-12 students who are nurtured by engaged educators and families in the community of Waimea, on magnificent Hawai?i Island. This is an exciting time to be at Parker! As it begins its 46th year, Parker is preparing for the next chapter of growth and development. In the coming year, the School will embark on a vision setting process, mapping a course for the future.
Parker School is privileged to be in-person teaching and learning in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic ensuring that students experience a well-rounded school environment. We are committed to the health and wellness of our community in the most comprehensive way possible.
The K-12 Learning Specialist will be responsible for the overall learning support efforts undertaken by the school.
Designs and leads regular professional development programs for faculty to support differentiated classroom and advisory responsibilities
Develops and leads parent education workshops
Meets with advisors, coaches, and teachers to support teaching and classroom practices for a range of learner needs
Works one-on-one with students to support individual needs
Reviews educational evaluations and recommends appropriate action plans
Creates and tracks student accommodation and intervention plans
Coordinates accommodations for standardized testing (PSAT, pre-ACT, ERBs, etc.)
Leads meetings to address student academic challenges
Meets with school leadership to discuss and align program goals and practices
Master's degree preferred
Learning or reading specialist coursework or training
A minimum of three years of successful teaching, and three years of learning specialist experience
Experience developing and tracking student accommodation plans
Experience working with school-age students and parents
Experience with College Board and ACT accommodations application processes
Excellent oral and written communication skills
About Parker School
Parker School is a small, independent, co-educational day school located in beautiful Waimea on the Big Island of Hawai'i. We provide a college-preparatory program, emphasizing personal and educational excellence, for students in grades K-12.