Website Sacramento Country Day School

Independent Day School, PreK - 12

Sacramento Country Day School, the regional leader in Pre-K-12th grade independent school education since 1964, seeks a part-time (20 hours/week) Lower School Learning Specialist to add to our excellent faculty, beginning August 16, 2024. The salary range is $25,000 to $46,000 depending on education and years of experience. Country Day School embraces the ideals of a liberal arts education.

We encourage our students to develop the full range of their capabilities – intellectual, physical, creative, social, and moral, cultivating the habits and skills that will enable them to lead fulfilling lives.

We are seeking an overtly warm and supportive teacher who will be responsible for:

  • Administering standardized benchmarking assessments three times a year
  • Planning and implementing intervention lessons with students who need Tier 2 academic intervention 1:1 and in small groups
  • Reviewing our Tier 1 literacy and math curriculum and helping teachers make accommodations to support students in their classrooms
  • Conducting time-on-task observations of students in their classrooms
  • Meeting with parents to inform them of their children’s progress and to give them suggestions of how to support their children’s academic growth at home
  • Planning informational meetings for parents on literacy and numeracy development
  • Writing individualized Learning Profiles for students based on the interventions and accommodations outlined in their educational evaluations
  • Working closely with the full-time learning support specialist to coordinate schedules and plans.


  • Bachelor’s in special education, Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience teaching Orton-Gillingham-based phonics lessons, Wilson Fundations preferred
  • Familiarity with all areas of literacy and numeracy development.
  • Knowledge of Everyday Mathematics and Responsive Classroom are a plus
  • Experience tutoring elementary students
  • Advanced communication skills

School requirements: background check, First Aid/CPR trained (school sponsored), negative TB result.

Sacramento Country Day School is an inclusive community and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds. To apply, please send a single PDF file that includes a letter of interest, resume, and a list of three (3) references to Maisae Affour, Head of Lower School, at

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