Website The Brandeis School of San Francisco

Job Title: Middle School Learning Specialist~Maternity Leave Substitute

​​The Brandeis School of San Francisco seeks a joyfully collaborative, kind, and knowledgeable learning specialist for our middle school. The position will begin May 22nd – October 13th, 2023. This position will report to the director of the middle school.


Joyful collaborator with ability to work collegially with teaching faculty, helping to support in-class differentiation and assessments of students.
Empathetic supporter for students and families as they navigate their child’s unique learning needs.
Knowledgeable in the most up-to-date approaches to differentiation
Flexible when working with colleagues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Be an active, integrated part of the middle school
Work in collaboration with teachers and learning support team to problem solve and to identify innovative, practical, and effective differentiation strategies based on student strengths and to meet student learning needs.
Assess student performance and tailor curriculum for both intervention and acceleration.
In the classroom, they will support students in the whole group setting, small group setting, and with individual students.
Help communicate learning plans to parents and tutors who are working with students.
Meet with parents to request full evaluations; connect with evaluators, provide school records and teacher feedback


A minimum of three years experience in the field of education with expertise in special education or differentiated learning practices
Familiar with the principles of teaching reading, writing, math at the upper elementary and middle school levels. (Not a requirement- Ideally, the candidate will have some experience with Readers’ and Writers’ Workshop Units of Study.)
Experience in differentiating instruction across curricular areas
Knowledge of and experience with intervention and enrichment programs for middle school students.
Ability to screen, monitor progress, and support individual student learning needs (executive functioning, reading, writing, math, etc.)
Experience in working with small groups
Experience in collaborating with teams, teachers, and parents.
Experience with developing and supporting positive classroom learning environments

The 25-75% salary range for this position is $80,441- $98,600 annually (prorated for short term) based on prior experience, education, and position requirements. Medical, dental, life, and long-term disability and retirement benefits are provided.


Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply through our de- biased application process,  We respectfully ask that you do not contact the school directly.


The Brandeis School of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Citizenship, residency, or work VISA in the United States is required.


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