The job of a Bridge teacher at Atlanta Academy has many components. The Bridge teacher works with classroom teachers and division heads to plan and provide intervention and accommodations to students with documented learning disabilities.
Core responsibilities for this position include working with students to provide intervention in literacy and working with classroom teachers to support their instruction. The Bridge teachers will work and plan together as a team to provide services to students. Data about students’ literacy and math skills will be the primary driver for the development of plans for academic intervention and support.
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Essential Duties & Responsibilities (this list represents highlights):
Five or more years of classroom teaching experience
Trained in Orton-Gillingham (or willing to train outside of school hours)
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Aptitude to learn quickly and respond to individual student’s learning needs
Reflect excellence in curriculum content planning, planning, alignment, and delivery
Demonstrate expertise in instructional practices, management, and assessments
Masters degree in secondary education (Special Education, English Education or Literacy Specialist)