The Learning Support Teacher is responsible for: 1. Collaborating with lead teachers to develop an appropriate educational plan for children, which could include working with individual children or small groups of children to increase fundamental skills 2. Conducting and interpreting informal and formal assessments to create individualized learning plans 3. Conferring regularly with teachers, parents, and colleagues on The Child Study Team 4. Promoting understanding of the role of successful differentiation in the classroom as well as an understanding of its limitations in the skills growth for any student in a school with an admirably diverse student population 5. Providing strategies to increase learning for students being delivered by others as well as delivering tutoring or push-in services 6. Sitting in on parent conferences and planning meetings 7. Serving as a general resource to the faculty; Presenting information to teachers regarding differentiation in their classrooms 8. Working to ensure academic excellence by fully knowing students and adapting curriculum to meet needs 9. Fulfilling duties, responsibilities and commitments as outlined in the faculty handbook, Teaching at The School at Columbia 10. Keeping careful anecdotal and assessment records and using them to contribute to the writing of accurate, comprehensive reports 11. Present information to teachers regarding differentiation in their classrooms 12. Participating fully in the demanding and rich life of the school
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