The Siena School (www.thesienaschool.org) in Silver Spring, Maryland, is entering its 15th year with an expanding enrollment.
The Siena School prepares bright, college-bound students with language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia, to become confident, curious learners who understand their personal strengths and gain the tools and strategies to excel.
To accomplish this mission, The Siena School:
Focuses on individual student learning strengths and gifts;
Ensures highly individualized and personalized instructional attention;
Employs research-based and multisensory instructional techniques;
Provides appropriate curricular accommodations and adaptations to allow all students to access a rigorous curriculum of high standards; and
Uses the very best research, resources, strategies and staff to be a national model for educating students with language-based learning differences.
Siena's humanities curricula focuses on building written and oral language skills. The successful candidate will have experience providing individualized feedback and support during the writing process, and be proficient in providing experiential instruction that builds knowledge as well as skills. With a passion for their subject, the successful applicant will enjoy working with other educators in a collaborative environment, integrating technology in a 1:1 Chromebook environment.
Internal Number: 1253
About The Siena School
The Siena School has become a national leader in educating bright, college-bound students with mild to moderate language-based learning differences. With 130 students in grades 4-12, including 40% students of color, the school has completed a new wing, increasing capacity to over 150 students. The school focuses on the professional development of its staff who have presented at national and international conferences, including the NAIS Annual Conference. Siena is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.