Oldfields School is committed to the intellectual and moral development of young women. In a culture of kindness and mutual respect, we encourage each student to make the most of her academic and personal potential. We seek to guide each student to grow in character, confidence, and knowledge by encouraging her to embrace the values of personal honesty, intellectual curiosity, and social responsibility.
Our motto – Fortezza, Umilitade, e Largo Core - Courage, Humility, and Largeness of Heart, are the core values and beliefs that define our school culture.
Oldfields School is an equal opportunity employer, and is constantly seeking to provide our students with the best faculty and administration available. We seek applicants who are open to professional growth and are committed to our mission and motto.
Qualified candidates can submit their resume electronically to email@example.com or mail to:
Attn: Human Resources
1500 Glencoe Road
Sparks Glencoe, Maryland 21152
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Oldfields School, an all-girls boarding and day school for grades 8-12, is seeking a temporary Learning Support Specialist to fill in for a staff-member on maternity leave. The position will be approximately 5 hours a day, 5 days a week. It will start in early November and continue through part of January 2018. There will be unpaid leave during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.
Candidates must have a BS degree in Special Education or a related field and experience teaching Special Education or providing learning support to students within an academic support department. Individuals with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and at least one year of full-time learning support may also apply.
The position involves:
- Working one-on-one with a specific roster of students to teach executive function skills, study skills techniques or other learning strategies as determined by each student's needs.
- Writing weekly reports on each student to be entered into a database and emailed to parents, teachers and advisors.
- Communicating with other adults such as tutors or consultants as needed.
- Reviewing assignments, grades and progress reports.
Assisting with other learning support duties as they arise.
How to Apply / Contact
Interested candidates should send a current resume and cover letter to Helen Fitz, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The cover letter must outline why this position is of interest and provide a summary of learning support education and experience working with high school students with learning differences. Contact information for 3 or more current references must be included.