St. Gabriel's Catholic School seeks an experienced and collaborative learning/math specialist to support student learning across our PK-8 curriculum. The successful candidate should have experience serving students with diverse learning styles, the ability to offer remedial and intervention services, and the ability to contribute to a strong enrichment program. This individual will work closely with our teachers, educational leadership team, division heads, and Head of School.
Position DescriptionThe learning specialist provides academic support and enrichment through work with students and collaboration with teachers and parents. This role has a strong emphasis on math and will focus heavily on curriculum development, instructional strategy support, as well as student academic enrichment and support. Remaining available time in this position will be dedicated to providing intervention support in reading, writing, and executive function skills.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities of a Learning Specialist
Collaborates with our teachers, educational leadership team, division heads, and Head of School on math curriculum, supporting faculty as they refine their ability to differentiate math instruction in the classroom.
Works with students, teachers and other faculty to create strategies that promote a greater chance of academic success.
Implements intervention and advising strategies for teachers and students alike.
Addresses poor habits relating to time management, lack of motivation, academic deficiencies and issues with goal setting.
Helps students develop learning preferences for more effective studying.
Assists teachers with differentiating instruction for students
Helps teachers and other staff in the identification of students who would benefit from intervention of any kind.
Utilizes effective tutoring to help students with learning.
Establishes positive relationships between students, teachers, parents, principals, guidance counselors and others in order to ensure a collaborative effort.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities•Demonstrates the ability to work with children of all ages to address areas of academic challenge and enrichment.
Possesses excellent teaching skills and the ability to intervene when children fall behind their peers academically.
Exhibits outstanding organization and time management skills for managing a large workload.
Displays highly effective oral and written communication skills geared to various age groups and parents.
Is able to work well independently and on a team.
Possesses the ability to make decisions based on factual evidence and observation.
Demonstrates the ability to use multiple techniques to help students develop studying, learning and testing skills.
Education and ExperienceThis individual must possess significant classroom experience with a Bachelor's in Education from an accredited college or university; a Master's in Math, Special Education, or other relevant field is strongly preferred.
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Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Austin is a community of parents, teachers and administrators, clergy and religious with values rooted in the Catholic Faith, all working together to provide our students with a strong foundation for life. The Office of Catholic Schools, in service to principals and communities, assists Catholic schools in the formation of its members in their spiritual, intellectual, emotional, physical and social lives. The schools, in turn, provide opportunities for its students, families, faculty, staff and board members to grow in a commitment to be faithful disciples of Jesus Christ. The office also coordinates accreditation, curriculum, testing, training and policy development for the approximately 571 teachers serving in the schools. All of the diocesan schools follow an accreditation process that is prescribed by the Texas Catholic Conference, approved by the Texas Education Agency, and directed by the diocesan superintendent’s office.
Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Austin form a unified school system made up of 22 Catholic schools ranging from Pre-K to 12th grade that collectively educate over 5,300 students across Central Texas. The entire schoo...l system stretches from the city of West in the north to Buda in the south, and from Bryan-College Station area in the east to Killeen in the west.