Cushing Academy seeks to hire an experienced AcademicSupportteacher/Learning Specialist to start August 15, 2020. The position requires teaching five classes in Cushing’s AcademicSupportProgram. Candidates should have general familiarity with college prep curricula; knowledge about a range of learning disabilities (e.g., dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, etc.), health impairments (e.g., ADHD), test anxiety, and general executive functioning challenges and their impact; the ability to individualize the teaching of learning skills and strategies for improving reading, writing and mathematical problem solving; the ability to help students implement effective study, organizational, time management and planning skills and tools; familiarity with studentlearningprofiles, needs, goals and individual academicplan; and the capacity to relate to, establish rapport with and motivate students to succeed, become self-advocates, and take advantage of resources and support.
Responsibilities also include serving as an advisor to 5-6 students and serving as a coach/afternoon activity supervisor in two of three seasons.
Housing will be provided along with corresponding residential life duties traditionally associated with boarding school.
Qualified candidates will hold a bachelor's degree in a relevant field; master's degree is preferred.
Successful candidates will display alignment with Cushing's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of school life.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to David A. Stone, Dean of Faculty, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Cushing Academy
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