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Summer Program MS Reading/Writing Teacher

Learning Prep School

$43 - $43 / hour
Apply before: August 31, 2024
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  • Date posted
    May 1, 2024
  • Location
    Onsite
  • Salary
    $43 - $43 / hour
  • Apply before
    August 31, 2024
  • Career Level
    Entry-Level

Job Description

Learning Prep School in Newton, MA is hiring a Middle School Reading/Writing Teacher for our 15-day summer program July 8th-26th. The LPS staff culture is truly unique in its welcoming, collaborative, and caring manner towards each other. We’re looking for likeminded individuals that would contribute to this wonderful team! All applicants must submit a resume and cover letter to be considered. This is a temporary position: Monday – Friday 7:30am-2:30pm (with additional paid prep/report writing time) Qualifications: Bachelor Degree required (education or English preferred), 1+ years experience working with students grades 8-12 with learning disabilities. Reports to: Chief Operating Officer Job Goal: To provide informed, engaged, and differentiated instruction in a summer program format to high school students with diverse learning disabilities. Responsibilities: Implement the program core values and mandated programs. Establish and implement behavioral norms, consistent routine (i.e., classroom rules, in-place behavior monitoring system for reinforcement) to be maintained in the classroom and throughout the school building. Provide differentiated classroom instruction through the implementation of curriculum content, methods and materials, guided by the MA Curriculum Frameworks and Common Core State Standards, in accordance with copyright regulations. Monitor students with vigilance and integrity at all times in accordance with the program’s policies, including the Acceptable Use policy. Review of all cumulative records of assigned students including: IEPs, evaluations, progress notes, status reports, medical background, etc. Maintain parent contact in cooperation with other school staff (i.e., phone log, e-mail, etc.). Maintain collaborative communication with staff to ensure consistent service delivery. Attend to assigned duties (i.e., lunch, cab, break duty, etc.) Implement problem solving, negotiating, and mediating skills with students, following CPI guidelines. Maintain a respectful, positive, pro-active professional attitude. Develop an ongoing, problem solving relationship with supervisor, seeking guidance as necessary. Use a wide variety of assessments including individual, common and external assessments to inform and evaluate teaching and learning. Compile report card grades and/or individual student progress reports as required and within estimated timelines. Maintain language-based classroom structure to facilitate development of receptive and expressive language skills. Communicate student progress regularly with parents and/or community when specified. Complete weekly goal sheets when specified. Implement assistive technology when specified and consult with Assistive Technology Specialist as needed. About Learning Prep: Located in West Newton, Learning Prep School is an innovative and unique non-profit school for students with significant and diverse language and learning challenges. Our students face a broad range of learning disabilities, including language-based, nonverbal and executive functioning difficulties. Understanding that language skills are the basis for all learning, LPS’s unique curriculum integrates the teaching of language skills in all subjects. LPS strives to provide specialized instruction in an inspiring, warm, supportive and emotionally safe environment. Founded in 1970, LPS is the largest independent day school serving students with language-based learning disabilities from across the state. To learn more about our unique school for students with language-based learning disabilities please visit our website www.learningprep.org. LPS is an Equal Opportunity Employer Direct Applicants Only, No Recruiters Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Pay: $43.00 per hour Expected hours: 35 per week Benefits: 401(k) matching, Employee assistance program, Retirement plan Schedule: Monday to Friday Application Question(s): What prompted you to apply for this position? [PLEASE PROVIDE BRIEF RESPONSE TO BE CONSIDERED] Education: Bachelor’s (Preferred) Experience: Teaching: 1 year (Preferred) Ability to Relocate: Newton, MA 02465: Relocate before starting work (Required) Work Location: In person