Charles Armstrong School unlocks the unique potential of students with dyslexia and related learning differences, changing the trajectory of their lives.
Currently Charles Armstrong School is looking for a Middle School Homeroom/Social Studies 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.
Teacher will work 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. Direct resumes to Jessica R Miller Head of School firstname.lastname@example.org
Charles Armstrong School 1405 Solana Drive, Belmont, CA 94002 www.charlesarmstrong.org 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 240 students in grades 2-8. Charles Armstrong School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Education, Certifications, and Work Related Experience: Required • 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 • Experience with and understanding of adolescent children: Grades 6-8 (Middle School Position) • Understanding of interactive multisensory instructional strategies • Experience teaching students with Dyslexia preferred
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
About Charles Armstrong School
Charles Armstrong School was founded in 1968 and enrollment has grown to approximately 250 students serving grades 1-8. Charles Armstrong serves high potential students with language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia, empowering them to strive as learners in school and life. Armstrong is recognized as the premier school for LD students in northern California.