Learning Support Coordinator

Faculty / Full-Time

Montrose School, Medfield, MA

An independent school for girls in grades 6-12, inspired by the teachings of the Catholic Church, Montrose School was founded in 1979 and is located in the welcoming community of Medfield, 17 miles southwest of Boston. Montrose School attracts a talented and growing student population from over 50 towns and communities.  The students and their families as well as the faculty and staff are noted for their commitment to the school’s mission – educating young women who are called to greatness.

Montrose seeks a full time academic year organized, engaging Learning Support Coordinator beginning August 2024. The Learning Support Coordinator facilitates communication among stakeholders invested in supporting students with diverse learning needs, including managing communication between the school and test-providers, developing and facilitating the implementation of specific accommodations outlined in Learning Profiles for those working with students, and facilitating communication among students, teachers and parents to support students when they get behind on work or when new challenges emerge. In addition, the Learning Support Coordinator facilitates the Learning Support team through regular meetings to discuss curriculum, intervention strategies and to troubleshoot emergent problems while participating in all elements of faculty work, including meetings, workshops, mentoring, club advising, other supervisory duties, and attends all-school events. 

Essential Job Requirements:

  • Manages all aspects of the test review process, including:
    • Reads testing reports for student applicants and enrolled students.
    • Develops Learning Profiles and engages in annual review discussions in collaboration with parents and older students to update Learning Profiles as changing needs warrant.
    • Tracks testing reports and facilitates communication to ensure testing reports are updated at the state-mandated three-year interval while responding promptly to school districts seeking annual review discussions.
    • Attends all meetings with test-facilitators, and contributes substantially by engaging in thorough questioning to capture the insights of special educators and mental health professionals.
    • Advises faculty, mentors and administrators on best practices to guide support for targeted students. 
  • Coordinates the work of the Learning Support team by:
    • Facilitating regular meetings among team members to collaborate on curriculum and to discuss students’ emergent needs.
    • Helps research new curriculum and professional development to support the Learning Support team’s work.
    • Collaborates on a regular basis with faculty and mentors, and participates in Grade Level Planning meetings in order to gather and relay information important to supporting differentiated learners.
    • Facilitates close collaboration with parents of students served by the learning support and NHS tutors.
  • Provides lead academic support for upper school students
    • Meets with as many upper school students as schedule allows to provide weekly support that can include:
      • Executive function coaching
      • Study skills support
      • Long-term project/paper/presentation support
      • Specific skills and content support to guide student mastery in targeted subject areas
      • Workshops and informational packets to support emergent needs among the broader student population.

Experience & Education Requirements: 

  • BA in subject area required, MA preferred. Coursework in education preferred
  • Strong knowledge of adolescent developmental needs as well as educational best practices
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with students, faculty, administrators, and the public
  • Excellent facility with computers (Zoom, Canvas, Veracross and Google Suite)
  • Must be able to work under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude and following school mission and practices
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion 
  • Sound judgment, discretion and confidentiality must be maintained at all times
  • Professionalism in timeliness for arrival times 

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, a resume and three references.

Montrose School

Medfield, MA
Elementary, Middle School, High School