The Wooster School Bridge Program supports high-achieving, mainstream students with language-based learning differences. The Bridge Program teacher will support a student cohort with different learning styles by providing intervention and remediation. The Bridge Program teacher will also collaborate with teachers and students in a mainstream classroom setting in an effort to advance students with different learning needs and they will partner with parents, students, and outside professionals. Communication with colleagues and parents is essential. The ideal candidate will have a background in multi-sensory language-based instruction (ie: Orton Gillingham based approaches) as well as a knowledge of best practices in executive functioning study skills.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and statement of philosophy to:
The Role The Bridge Program Teacher will: Support the Humanities learning of 9th grade Bridge Program students. Support the Biology learning of 10th grade Bridge Program students. Provide executive functions support to 9th and 10th grade Bridge Program students. Participate in various student-focused programs such as: advisory, chapel, community meals, and clubs. Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning through continued professional development. Commit to designing culturally responsive curricula and experiences in collaboration with our Center for Equity and Justice.
Additional Salary Information: Salary & Benefits
This is a full-time, exempt position. Salaries are competitive with local independent schools. A competitive benefits package includes retirement, health insurance, tuition remission, short and long-term disability, and life insurance.
About Wooster School
Founded in 1926, Wooster School, a co-educational, 5-12, college preparatory day school with an enrollment of approximately 350 students. The School is located in Danbury, Connecticut and, by design, educates a diverse population of students in terms of academic ability, socioeconomic background, and ethnicity. Wooster is a member of the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools and the National Association of Independent Schools.
While Wooster’s traditions of self-help and relationship-building have long been recognized as strengths, our more recent commitment to innovative approaches to teaching and learning are making us a leader in the independent school world. We are committed to a learner-centered environment for our students, and to exploring the full potential of competency-based and personalized teaching and learning.
Please visit our website at www.woosterschool.org to learn more.