Upper School Tutor/Language Practitioner
Carroll School, Lincoln, MA
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. The Upper School is located on the Wayland campus and serves grades 8 and 9.
Carroll School recognizes that diversity and inclusivity are essential to ensuring students’ success and to empowering us all. These elements are critical to the culture of our adult community and a moral imperative. The work we do at Carroll changes lives. As such, we welcome candidates who have strong interpersonal and culturally responsive communication skills and a proven ability to interface professionally and collaboratively with a variety of constituents.
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 a strong professional development programming.
The Carroll School seeks tutor 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, 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 tutoring/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.
- Work with students in one to one, pairs or small group tutorials teaching reading concepts and strategies using the Orton-Gillingham approach within the Carroll School language curriculum and through a culturally responsive lens
- 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 and annual assessments designed to measure student progress
- Write reports addressing progress and areas of concern as part of the quarterly report writing system
- Write student reading and spelling inventories as part of progress monitoring.
- 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)
- 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 test administration techniques and procedures
- Ability to teach using multisensory methods of instruction