Part-Time Learning Specialist
Brookwood School, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA
About Brookwood School:
Brookwood is an Early Childhood through Grade 8 independent school of about 300 students located on a beautiful 30-acre wooded campus in Manchester, MA on the coast of the North Shore of Boston. At Brookwood, kids come first—not the test, not trophies, not to-do lists. We know how kids learn best. Every day, we use our expertise to challenge kids intellectually and ensure they feel valued so that they can grow into their best selves. Our program focuses on fostering a joyful community of lifelong learners and upstanding global citizens who embrace a culture of curiosity, kindness, and academic accomplishment. Brookwood also offers a playful, collaborative work environment for 85 faculty and staff who go the extra mile to do what is best for kids.
Part-Time Position Summary
We are seeking an experienced Learning Specialist who is able to work individually and in small groups with students to provide direct instruction in writing, reading comprehension, morphology, math, and study skills. Additionally, the Learning Specialist will be able to assist students in transferring taught skills to content area material. The successful candidate should have training and experience working with students who have language-based learning disabilities, as well as experience teaching students with executive functioning vulnerabilities. A Masters degree in Special Education and/or certification in Orton-Gillingham (or Orton-Gillingham based approach) is preferred.
- Caseload will include students from grades 5 through 8
- Caseload includes 10-14 sessions per week (typically scheduled over 3 partial days) with potential for increase
Interested candidates should email a cover letter, résumé to Mayumi Morash, Skills Coordinator at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We strongly encourage applications from people of color, LGBTQ educators, or educators from communities that are historically underrepresented in independent schools. We are committed to an inclusive school experience for all those who come to work at Brookwood.