Landmark High School Academic Advisors are responsible for the following skills and tasks, and work in concert with Department Heads, Residential Advisors, Counseling staff, and the Administrative team to meet student needs and develop effective academic programming.
Address Student needs
Knowledge of individual disability and strengths: Read files, evaluate formal and informal testing,
Oversee academic schedule: Create effective and relevant academic schedule by reviewing transcripts, work with DHs to suggest appropriate courses, oversee progress towards graduation requirements
Administer yearly testing (GORT and WRMT), review results with student and family, enter scores into Keystone
Monitor fulfillment of graduation requirements and intercede when necessary (DRP, PE requirements, senior competency)
Transition planning: work with guidance and tutor to ensure Saturday school attendance, follow up curriculum, access to YPFF, and timely completion of all guidance related tasks
Behavior management and Counseling: Ensure appropriate contact with counseling department and develop “Crisis intervention” plans as needed. Be aware of negative patterns of behavior, hold students accountable (HWMU, detention, warnings) and create effective systems to address ongoing concerns
Develop, maintain, and effectively develop IEP goals and objectives on a yearly basis, participate in hearings/mediation sessions as necessary
Oversee quarterly reports
Regularly Communicate with relevant faculty and staff: DHs, teachers, HPs, Deans, Counselors via weekly updates, milkbreak meetings, etc.
Regular and responsive communication with student’s family to provide updates, answer questions, navigate Landmark systems and requirements
Monitor attendance, attend DipCom, communicate with relevant staff and faculty to manage absences and work lost
Organize teacher meetings as needed
Deliver instructional workshops for first year faculty and provide intensive instruction and support during the last two weeks of August
Create diagnostic for tutorial curriculum
Observe and meet on regular basis to provide tutors with timely feedback, curriculum support, and behavior management techniques
Set, monitor, and deliver annual feedback on teacher goals (DESE)
Student Life Coverage
Residential coverage commensurate with middle-management level position and years of service. Milkbreak and lunch coverage as assigned.
Teach 2 periods.
Candidates must have, or be working towards, their M.S. Ed. or EdM degree and licensure in Teaching Students with Moderate Disabilities (5-12). All interested candidates should submit a letter of intent, updated resume, and provide contact information for three references. Please submit these materials to Ariel Martin-Cone, Academic Dean, at [email protected] by Wednesday, June 9, 2021.
Candidates must have a Master's degree and Massachusetts licensure in Teaching Students with Moderate Disabilities (5-12). All interested candidates should submit a letter of intent, updated resume, and provide contact information for three references. Please submit these materials to Ariel Martin-Cone, Academic Dean, at [email protected] by Friday, June 11, 2021.
About Landmark School
Landmark School is a boarding and day school in Beverly, Massachusetts, serving students in grades 2-12 with dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities.