Website The Hamlin School

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Special Education. Candidates that are currently pursuing a qualification in Special Education are strongly encouraged to apply.

Reports to: Director of Community Well-being

Primary Responsibilities:  Under the direction of the Learning Specialists, works with students who are experiencing academic difficulty and/or who have diagnosed learning differences. Provides structured support in alignment with students’ learning profiles and individual needs. Supports a team effort that includes faculty, the student, and parents. Remains current on developments in the fields of special education, learning and the brain, classroom methodologies, and the unique challenges for girls in academic settings.

Hours/Classification: Part-time, non-exempt (15-25 hours per week) with flexible working hours that may include times before or after school.

Period of Employment:  now through June 2024. This is a short-term position to conclude in June 2024 with the opportunity to interview for other positions within the school for the 2024-2025 academic year.

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The Hamlin School seeks to hire employees who will support and implement the school’s mission and Creed* at all times. Hamlin employees are known for being compassionate, collaborative, and dedicated professionals who treat their colleagues and supervisors with respect and who take seriously the daily care of Hamlin students.

 

Hamlin students are celebrated because of their curious minds, joyful work ethic, and intellectual tenacity in the classroom; that said, the school is convinced that ensuring the students’ academic growth is only one part of its work. All Hamlin employees, whatever their role or title may be, must pay close attention to the students’ social-emotional well-being, their physical and mental health, and their moral development.

Hamlin employees are committed to their own professional growth; as such, they pay close attention to the research and innovations that impact teaching and learning. All employees are expected to be flexible thinkers and nimble actors in support of the school’s overarching strategic goals and daily commitment to academic and ethical excellence.

*The Hamlin Creed: Compassion; Courage, Honesty; Respect; Responsibility

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Professional Responsibilities: 

Students

Provides individual and small group support  according to need–both inside and outside of the classroom

Provides extended time for testing (for eligible students) and general academic support

As directed by the Learning Specialists, attends and participates in meetings with parents, Director of Community Well-being, division head(s), teachers, and outside student support such as tutors, related therapists, doctors, etc.

Supports in-class instruction as directed by the Student Support Team

Documents student work and progress notes

Faculty

Collaborates with teachers regarding students’ learning needs–both for students with identified learning disorders and those identified as gifted and disseminates that information to the relevant Learning Specialist

Shares and reviews progress notes on students’ academic growth with relevant Student Support Services team members

Supports the Student Support Services team with strategic work and priorities

 

$28 – $40 /DOE

To apply for this job please visit hamlinschool.bamboohr.com.