Learning Specialist Assistant

Faculty / Full-Time

Mount Alvernia Academy, Newton, MA

Mount Alvernia Academy, a Catholic, Franciscan, coed school from Preschool to Grade 6, is seeking a full or part-time Learning Specialist for the 2024-2025 school year.

The successful candidate will:

  • ability to work with students from Kindergarten through Grade 6 in all subject areas with a focus on literacy
  • work with the Learning Specialist to evaluate students’ progress toward learning objectives
  • provide small group instruction or push-in classroom instruction as needed in conjunction with IEPs, Learning Plans, or teachers’ needs
  • differentiate teaching methods, assignments, assessments, and strategies to meet students’ needs
  • regular communication and meetings with Learning Specialist and teachers regarding students’ progress
  • contribute to progress reports, report cards, and changes to the learning plan with the Learning Specialist and teachers


  •        BA required; MA preferred
  •        Orton-Gillingham, Wilson Reading System, or Lindamood-Bell preferred

Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function. Consistent, reliable, and punctual attendance is essential for the supervision and instruction of the students. While performing the duties of this job, the teacher is frequently required to kneel, stoop, bend, and/or crouch. The teacher is periodically required to stand while talking and listening. The teacher is occasionally required to sit, walk, and may be required to lift and/or move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Mary Ferrucci, Principal, at employment@maa.school.

Mount Alvernia Academy

Newton, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary
All Gender