Missouri Military Academy is seeking an outstanding educational specialist and counselor for the position of Learning Specialist, starting the 1st of August, for the 2021-2022 school year.
The ideal candidate is a licensed teacher with a master’s degree in school counseling, special education, or related field in education. Candidates must have at least three years’ experience in middle and/or secondary school counseling, with experience managing assessment data and using it to support educational decisions. The role of the Learning Specialist is to support cadets with different learning styles by providing intervention and remediation; managing and monitoring cadet assessments; supporting teachers in their efforts to advance cadets with different learning needs within the classroom; working with cadets on learning strategies, organization, executive functions, and study skills. The Learning Specialist will be responsible for communication with parents about their cadet’s needs, plans for remediation, and academic progress. A commitment to relational teaching and to the academic, social and emotional growth of young men is essential.
The ideal candidate would possess excellent administrative, planning, organizational and communication skills and be able to successfully work with parents, colleagues, company leadership advisors, coaches, administration, and cadets in a professional manner. Candidates are expected to embrace our military educational model base on structure, self-disciple, and accountability. They should be realistic and excited about the demands, challenges, and rewards of working in a military boarding school “family like” environment.
The salary for this position is competitive and based on education, certifications, experience, and demonstrated job skills related to the qualification requirements. MMA offers competitive benefits to include sick leave, 403(b) retirement with matching up to 5% after second year of employment, medical and life insurance, and many others.
Missouri Military Academy is a boarding and day preparatory school with a military tradition that has readied young men for college and life since 1889. Our mission is to empower young men to unlock their potential through a structured program of academic excellence, character, social development and leadership training.
Missouri Military Academy operates four distinct yet closely linked programs: the high school, for young men in grades 9-12; a middle school for boys in grades 7-8; a summer program that offers camps for boys ages 8-17; and a for-credit summer academy for students in grades 7-12.
All of our programs exist to motivate students to reach their full potential, build self-confidence and develop academic and life skills that will lead to success in college and beyond.
Missouri Military Academy is for young men and boys who wish to have a unique educational experience that challenges them to do their best and teaches them to unlock their potential. Our 360 Degree Education focuses on five elements: Academic Excellence, Character Development, Personal Motivation, Physical Development and Leadership.