Lower School Language Tutor

Faculty / Full-Time

Carroll School, Lincoln, MA

                                                                                       Lower School Language Tutor 

Overview:

Located in Waltham, Lincoln, and Wayland, Massachusetts, Carroll School is an independent day school that serves students with language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia. Carroll School empowers children to become academically skilled students who are strong self-advocates and confident lifelong learners prepared to enter other academic settings. Carroll is an inclusive community committed to embracing diverse strengths, identities, and lived experiences in order to give each child what they most need to thrive. The Lower School is located on the Waltham campus and serves students in grades 1-5.

Research shows that people from underrepresented groups apply to jobs if they meet 100% of the qualifications. Carroll School encourages you to break that statistic and apply as it’s rare to find applicants who meet all the qualifications. We look forward to receiving your application. 

Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer that offers competitive salaries and benefits, including comprehensive professional development opportunities.

Position Summary: 

The Carroll School seeks teaching candidates with a growth mindset and a true passion and commitment to lifelong learning. Candidates who are motivated by helping students to attain a strong sense of identity and self-worth and who are eager to equip students with skills and strategies for academic success. The ideal candidate brings a collaborative style, is self-directed, child centered and values a community of highly engaged, compassionate, motivated educators who embrace and apply culturally responsive teaching practices. We are seeking candidates with experience and/or interest in teaching students with language-based learning differences and who are drawn to acquire the necessary competencies to successfully teach our type of learners. 

This position reports to the Lower School Tutoring Department Head and may provide individualized, pair and/or small group Orton-Gillingham instruction to students at the Carroll School. 

Responsibilities:

  • Work with students in either one to one, pairs and/or small group tutorials teaching reading concepts and strategies using the Orton- Gillingham approach within the Carroll School language curriculum.
  • Meet regularly with classroom teachers and Department Head to share information about each student’s acquisition of language skills and overall performance
  • Research and select learning materials and books to facilitate tutoring; design individualized multi-sensory materials
  • Administer curriculum-based assessments designed to measure student progress
  • Completes reports addressing progress and areas of concern as part of the trimester report writing system
  • Participate in school-sponsored professional development days and continue to advance to the Certified Level of Orton-Gillingham training
  • Attend regularly scheduled departmental meetings and all faculty meetings as needed
  • Attend parent conferences three times a year or as needed.  
  • Participate in child studies as needed.
  • Perform duties as required (ex: recess duties, library coverage, activity days)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least one to three years working with children in an academic setting
  • Associate Level Orton-Gillingham training course with practicum 
  • Prior knowledge or willingness to train on standardized test administration techniques and procedures
  • Ability to teach using multisensory methods of instruction 

Carroll School

Lincoln, MA
Elementary, Middle School, High School
Day
All Gender