• Part Time
  • Anywhere

Website Maybeck High School

Learning Specialist, Part-Time Position, Fall 2024

Job Description:

Maybeck High School, a small, independent, teacher-run, college-preparatory high school in Berkeley, seeks a Learning Specialist for the 2024-2025 academic year. This is a 50% position. The Learning Specialist oversees and carries out learning plans for students with learning differences and plays a key role on the administrative team in coordinating students’ academic and socioemotional support.

Learning Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Meet with student and parent(s) to discuss implementation of accommodation plans
  • Meet individually with students who have learning plans
  • Meet with students who don’t have learning plans, but may have other academic support needs
  • Meet regularly with the Academic Dean to coordinate student support, problem solve, and plan professional development for teaching staff
  • Attend student support meetings with the Director, Academic Dean, School Counselor and DEI Director
  • Observe classes to see how accommodations are being implemented
  • Collaborate with and advise teachers to implement accommodations
  • Read and interpret psycho-ed reports to write appropriate accommodation plans
  • Plan student and parent workshops/parent affinity groups as necessary
  • Maintain records of psycho-ed reports and accommodation plans
  • Coordinate accommodations for College Board and ACT
  • Seek out and attend appropriate professional development opportunities associated with the position


  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Relevant experience supporting students with learning differences, preferably at the high school level or with adolescent students
  • Relevant knowledge of or experience with designing and managing learning plans or IEPs and identifying appropriate supports (accommodations, modifications)
  • Ability to engage and build rapport with students of diverse backgrounds and skill levels, and a commitment to serving students equitably
  • Willingness to collaborate with other teachers, administrators, and parents to support student learning and growth
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development

A teaching credential is not required for this position.

Maybeck High School is an equal opportunity employer.

Maybeck’s Mission:

We are a vibrant community dedicated to learning, where all forms of diversity can flourish amid mutual support, respect, and responsibility. Through our small classes, high expectations, academic excellence, and programs outside the school, students prepare for college and acquire the tools to engage actively and creatively in the wider world.

Position Details:

  • Annual salaries are commensurate with experience and degrees earned. The 50% part-time salary range is 37k-60k annually.
  • Maybeck sends staff yearly to various professional development opportunities based on the staff member’s interests.

How to Apply:

To apply, email LSposition@maybeckhs.org with “Learning Specialist” in the subject line.

Please include:

  • Your resume, including contact information for three recent references
  • A cover letter explaining your interest and fit for the role

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