Director of Academic Support Services

Administrator / Full-Time

Belmont Hill School, Belmont, MA

Belmont Hill School seeks a Director of Academic Support to begin in July 2023. The Director of Academic Support’s primary responsibility is to manage the school’s Office of Academic Support Services, a group of four professional tutors, and to provide direct instruction to students in need of support. The Director is a member of the Health Team and the Academic Policy Committee, and attends both faculty and advisor meetings.  A member of the staff, the Director of Academic Support reports to the Dean of Studies.

 

More specific responsibilities include:

 

  • Determine students’ eligibility for academic support by reviewing relevant information with the heads of middle and upper schools.
  • Review all neuropsychological and educational testing, and meet with teachers of students with learning evaluations to discuss learning style needs
  • Approve appropriate boys for extended time on quizzes and tests and / or the use of laptop for essay questions.
  • Submit documentation to the College Board and ACT to support students’ requests for accommodations
  • Coordinate the Peer Tutor program
  • Review Admission files as requested by the Director of Admission
  • Refer appropriate students for outside evaluation

 

Responsibilities are not intended to be all inclusive.  Candidates should be capable of handling responsibilities as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience as a department head of academic support at an independent school or leadership position in special education at a public school
  • Experience interpreting and / or administrating neuropsychological testing and applying for accommodations with College Board and the ACT
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as needed and to collaborate with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community;
  • A Master’s Degree in special education is preferred but not required

 

Belmont Hill School

Belmont, MA
Middle School, High School
Day, Boarding
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