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Classroom Teacher, Lower School

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Summary Information:
Employer: Charles Armstrong School
Position Type: Teaching
Categories: Elementary
Special Education (Learning Disabilities)
Speech Communication
School / Org: Charles Armstrong School
Location Belmont, California
FTE: 1.0
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: EAN:
Posting Date: 21 December 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Classroom Teacher, Lower School

Charles Armstrong School serves high potential students with language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia, empowering them to thrive as learners in school and life. Our faculty, staff, board and community are dedicated to our mission and the values of Charles Armstrong School.

Currently Charles Armstrong School is looking for Lower and Middle School Teachers with extraordinary vision: to inspire, guide and teach students with language based learning differences so that they can meet their full academic and emotional potential.

Position description:

Teacher will work in conjunction with a credentialed teacher, in a co-teaching model, to create an educational setting where students have the opportunity to fulfill their cognitive and social/emotional potential. Candidates will possess a knowledge base and passion for teaching students with language based learning differences. Teacher will be responsible for organizing and implementing an instructional program that will capitalize on student strengths and result in students achieving academic success in accordance with Charles Armstrong methodology and mission.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Using direct instruction, teacher will implement differentiated instructional activities in both small and whole group settings that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
• Identify, select, and modify instructional resources to meet the needs of students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and learning needs.
• Maintain effective and efficient documentation.
• Use classroom management systems that are effective with students with learning differences.
• Work in a collaborative professional learning environment.
• Provide a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process.
• Communicate effectively with students, parents, teachers, teaching partner and other professionals on a regular basis.
• Model professional and ethical standards when working with students, parents, peers, and community.
• Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating and planning.

Education, Certifications, and Work Related Experience:

• Valid teaching credential (Special Education certification or Master’s Degree preferred)
• Three to five years of classroom teaching experience (preferred)
• Knowledge of multi-sensory teaching methodologies
• Training in a structured reading and literacy program such as Wilson, Slingerland, Orton-Gillingham, or Lindamood Bell (Lower), Language! (Middle) – a plus

Additional Skills:

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work on a team
• Accepts responsibility and is self-motivated
• Demonstrates strong work ethic to achieve academic goals
• Displays effective multi-tasking and time management skills
• Ability to communicate with students, teachers and teaching partner
• Ability to form parent partnerships
• Strong organizational skills
• Willingness to work in a collaborative professional learning environment
• Flexible and positive attitude
• Ability to motivate and engage thriving learners
• Ability to identify and improve student outcomes
• Understanding students according to strengths and challenges
• Experience with technology integration in the classroom

Charles Armstrong School offers:

• Competitive salaries commensurate with experience
• Attractive medical, dental and vision package, 403b plan
• Tuition reimbursement
• Team-teaching model
• Instructional coaches
• Professional development program
• Collaborative teaching environment with seasoned professionals

Direct resumes to Jessica R Miller
Head of School
via the apply now button

Charles Armstrong School
1405 Solana Drive, Belmont, CA 94002

Charles Armstrong School is the premier school for children with dyslexia and learning differences in the San Francisco Bay Area with a national reputation for excellence. Charles Armstrong School is a non-profit, independent, coeducational day school of approximately 250 students in grades 1-8.

Charles Armstrong School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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