Charles Armstrong School unlocks the unique potential of students with dyslexia and related learning differences, changing the trajectory of their lives.
Charles Armstrong School is the premier school for children with dyslexia and related learning differences in the San Francisco Bay Area and has 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.
Armstrong uses a co-teaching model for most classroom experiences; our homeroom co-teachers work closely to plan, develop and deliver daily advisory meetings and differentiated content area instruction to students. Math classes are taught by one teacher in small groups of approximately 8-10 students. Candidates will possess an interest in teaching students with dyslexia and related learning differences.
In the classroom, the teacher will work to create an educational setting where students have the opportunity to fulfill their personal and academic potential. The teacher will be responsible for organizing and implementing an instructional program in mathematics that will capitalize on student strengths and that results in students achieving academic success in accordance with Charles Armstrong methodology and mission.
Partner with homeroom co-teacher to lead daily advisory meetings with 8th grade students.
Provide direct, differentiated instruction in small math groups for students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades.
Identify, select, and modify instructional resources to meet the needs of students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and learning needs.
Use classroom management systems that are focused on students’ social emotional needs.
Provide a positive environment in which students are able to engage actively in meaningful learning experiences.
Communicate effectively with students, parents, teachers, and other professionals on a regular basis.
Collaborate regularly and effectively with grade level teammates and other math teachers within the middle school.
Model professional and ethical standards when working with students, families, and colleagues.
Education, Certifications, and Work Related Experience
Valid teaching credential
Experience with and understanding of adolescent children in grades 6-8
Three to five years of classroom teaching experience
Knowledge of multi-sensory teaching methodologies
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 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
About Charles Armstrong School
Charles Armstrong School was founded in 1968 and enrollment has grown to approximately 240 students serving grades 2-8. 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.