Inly School seeks a full time Learning Specialist Teacher to join our dedicated faculty and staff at our Toddler to Eighth Grade Montessori school for the 2021–2022 school year. The Upper School Learning Specialist uses a variety of data and observations to form strategic plans, develop resources and deliver instruction and support teachers in making accommodations in the classroom. The Upper School Learning Specialist teacher coordinates with Upper Elementary and Middle School classroom teachers, as well as the Math Integrationist, to support inclusive and culturally-responsive pedagogical practices that respond to individual students’ learning needs.
At Inly School our dynamic Montessori+ practices inspire our inclusive community of learners to explore and shape ourselves and the world with joyful persistence, curiosity and compassion. Our commitment to anti-racist and anti-bias teaching practices are the privilege and responsibility of every member of the Inly Community. Inly School actively seeks faculty, families and leadership who embrace and practice skills that reflect our Montessori core values of collaboration, respect, compassion and empathy.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Work closely with students with documented learning differences in the Upper School, grades 4 to 8, to develop strategies and skills to support their specific learning needs.
Work closely with families, teachers and students to ensure appropriate communication and coherence of care as students move from level to level throughout their time at Inly.
Work closely with the Learning Services team, Lower and Upper School Directors, Math Integrationist and classroom teachers to help guide the School’s efforts to continually enhance teachers’ effectiveness in working with students both with and without documented learning differences.
Facilitate a schedule of literacy benchmarking and lead data reflection meetings with classroom teaching teams and the Learning Services team to analyze benchmarking data and student work to formulate responses.
Facilitate regular meetings with teaching teams and levels to build practices around differentiation and investment in research-based, student-centered instruction for all learners.
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Company-paid life insurance; supplemental life insurance available
Paid vacation, holidays, sick (faculty only) and personal time
Flexible spending plans for both medical and dependent care
Life, AD&D (employer paid), Vision
Accident, Cancer, Critical Illness
Employer paid LTD, STD
Free AM/PM Club and Discovery program for enrolled students of faculty
Strong Candidates will have:
Master’s Degree, preferred
Minimum three years teaching experience
A demonstrated ability to embrace multicultural perspectives with experience building an inclusive environment and a commitment to anti-bias teaching practice
Experience with Lucy Calkins Writers Workshop and Fountas and Pinnell literacy program a plus
Additional Salary Information: Based on Experience
About Inly School
Located on Boston’s South Shore, Inly School is a progressive all gender day school for students in toddler through 8th grade. Inly blends Montessori curriculum and philosophy with educational best practices to teach core subjects, world languages, arts, athletics, and life skills in a highly experiential and individualized manner.