Elementary School Teacher – Specializing in Language-Based Learning Differences
The Hillside School, a renowned K-8 independent educational institution in Macungie, PA, is seeking a dedicated and skilled Elementary School Teacher specializing in Language-Based Learning Differences to join our esteemed faculty. If you have a profound commitment to empowering students with language-based learning challenges, possess exceptional teaching abilities, and are passionate about creating an inclusive and supportive learning environment, we invite you to apply for this rewarding opportunity.
- Develop and implement specialized instructional plans tailored to meet the unique needs of students with language-based learning differences.
- Create a nurturing and inclusive classroom environment that promotes active participation and encourages student growth and self-advocacy.
- Utilize evidence-based strategies and multisensory techniques to facilitate language development, reading, writing, and communication skills.
- Collaborate with other educators, specialists, and support staff to design and deliver comprehensive intervention programs.
- Employ assistive technology and adaptive tools effectively to enhance learning experiences for students.
- Regularly assess student progress using a variety of diagnostic tools and provide individualized feedback to students and parents/guardians.
- Foster positive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues, and maintain open lines of communication regarding student progress, accommodations, and strategies.
- Stay abreast of current research and best practices in the field of language-based learning differences and actively pursue professional development opportunities.
- Adhere to school policies and procedures to ensure a safe and inclusive learning environment for all students.
- Bachelor’s degree in Education, Special Education, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred).
- Valid teaching certification/license in Pennsylvania or ability to obtain certification.
- Specialization or additional training in teaching students with language-based learning differences (LETRS, Orton-Gillingham certification, Wilson Reading System, etc.) is highly preferred.
- Proven experience working with students with language-based learning differences in a school setting.
- In-depth knowledge of language development, literacy instruction, and evidence-based interventions for students with learning challenges.
- Ability to differentiate instruction and adapt teaching strategies to meet individual student needs.
- Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
- Proficiency in using assistive technology and adaptive tools for students with learning differences.
- Dedication to ongoing professional development in the field of language-based learning differences.
To apply for this position, please submit the following documents:
- Cover letter highlighting your experience and commitment to teaching students with language-based learning differences.
- Updated resume/CV, emphasizing relevant qualifications and expertise.
- Copies of teaching certifications or proof of eligibility.
- Contact information for at least three professional references.
The Hillside School offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience. We value diversity and encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply.
To apply, please send your application materials via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail them to:
Attn: Associate Head of School
2697 Brookside Road
Macungie, PA 18062
The Hillside School is an equal-opportunity employer. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. We appreciate your interest in joining our team and making a difference in the lives of students with language-based learning differences!