Charlotte Latin School is seeking a dedicated, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic individual to join our Lower School Learning Resources faculty. This is a full-time, 10 month position beginning in August 2021.
Work closely with the Director of Learning Resources and other Lower School Learning Resources Faculty
Develop an understanding of each assigned student’s needs by reading cumulative files, confidential reports, and meeting with students, parents and teachers
Create a schedule for each assigned student based on frequency requested by parents and student’s class schedule
Provide individualized instruction/coaching for each student based on his/her learning profile and classroom assignments. Modify instruction/coaching as needed throughout the year
Monitor assigned students’ academic performance through grades and teacher feedback
Develop students’ skills of self-awareness and self-advocacy to enable increasing independence
Serve as an advocate and liaison for students with their teachers
Communicate with parents to provide them with an awareness of their student’s progress. Offer suggestions for support at home
Write narrative summaries of work with each student three times during the year (to coincide with report cards) to be shared with parents and filed in their permanent cumulative file
Attend Lower School Faculty meetings and division events when requested
Participate in Learning Resources department meetings and professional development
Report billing to the Learning Resources Director according to monthly deadlines as set by the Finance Office
Education and Experience
Desirable candidates will display strong collegiality, a sincere interest in contributing to student success, and a philosophical alignment with our core values and curriculum.
Bachelor’s degree in education or related field required; master’s degree preferred
3+ years experience with K-5 aged children preferred
Must have credentials in Orton-Gillingham or be willing to obtain credentials at the School’s expense
Experience working with students with learning differences (primarily learning disabilities and ADHD) required
Experience supporting students in an academically challenging environment strongly desired
Experience in an Independent School preferred
Demonstrates excellent writing and speaking skills with ability and confidence to communicate with all constituents of Charlotte Latin
Willingness to initiate proactive communication with the Learning Resources Director about concerns or issues involving students or parents
Adheres to the highest level of professionalism by demonstrating honesty, integrity, confidentiality, and maturity
Ability to assess and differentiate multiple viewpoints and clarify issues for students, parents, teachers, or others
Consistently demonstrates patience, dedication, compassion, and respect for students
About Charlotte Latin School
Founded in 1970, Charlotte Latin School is a fully accredited, college preparatory, coeducational, non-sectarian, independent day school, serving students in transitional kindergarten through twelfth grade. To Learn more about Latin, please visit our About Us page (https://www.charlottelatin.org/about).
Charlotte Latin School values diversity. Charlotte Latin School is an effective learning environment that accepts all people. As a community of learners, the School believes that a deep understanding of differences is necessary to its overall mission. Charlotte Latin School prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or marital status.
Charlotte Latin School is an equal opportunity employer.