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Resource/Learning Specialist Part Time (20 hrs) Starting Aug 2024

Casa di Mir Montessori School
1975 Cambrianna Drive, San Jose, CA 95124
$28 - $36 an hour - Part-time

Location

1975 Cambrianna Drive, San Jose, CA 95124

Benefits
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  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off

Full job description

Position Title: Resource Specialist, Part-Time 20 hours per week

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt

Salary: $29.00 to $35.00 per hour

Reports To: Head of School with dotted line to level leads

Starting Aug 2024 – School year position

POSITION SUMMARY

The Resource / Learning Specialist is responsible for guiding students (preschool through middle school) with learning difficulties at Casa di Mir. Working directly with teachers, students and parents on assessing students, create and implement specialized academic instruction, including Individual Education Plans (IEP’s) related to the needs of exceptional children.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

● Assess, monitor and evaluate students on a regular basis to determine present performance levels, learning styles and areas of disability

● Prepare and maintain records, reports, files and documentation as required by Leads and HOS along with regulations and laws

● Uphold confidentiality guidelines pertaining to students and their families

● Assume primary responsibility for development and implementation of the IEP (Individualized Education Plan) and follow up IEP meetings

● Provide direct instruction and services to students to ensure successful progress towards student goals and objectives

● Coordinate and participate in the identification, assessment, and instructional planning process of all relevant neurodivergent programming as a member of the IEP Team

● Assume responsibility for writing annual goals and short-term objectives of Individual Educational Plans and other accommodation documents or reports

● Develop lesson plans as well as instructional materials, and provide individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil

● Assist in creating an effective environment for child-center learning

● Evaluate student’s academic and social growth based on goals and objectives; collaborate on appropriate records, including progress reports

● Communicate with parents through a variety of means to discuss pupil progress

● Establish a good relationship through participation in faculty committees and meetings

● Provide consultation and support services to guides/teachers for students

● Arrange for and conduct appropriate assessment need to define pupils' specific learning needs and provide specialized areas of instruction

● Provide in-service training regarding neurodivergent students, and the learning of materials appropriate to meeting students' individual needs

QUALIFICATIONS

· Knowledge of and ability to implement the subject matter, philosophical, social, and educational concepts relative to the duties and responsibilities listed in this job description.

· Experience working with individuals with emotional disorders and/or challenging behaviors

· Minimum of three years’ experience working with adolescents & teaching

· Bachelor’s degree in related subject. Teaching credential for moderate disabilities / Education Specialit desired

· Excellent verbal and written skills with students, colleagues and parents

· Ability to relate to children and adults in a friendly, mature and professional manner.

· Excellent verbal and written English language communication skills

· Ability to multi-task and prioritize successfully

· Ability to complete work that is accurate in a timely manner

· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

· BA preferred

ABOUT CASA DI MIR MONTESSORI SCHOOL

Since 1989, Casa di Mir has provided rich experiences that support the development of essential life skills and empower students to be engaged citizens. We encourage independence, support collaboration, nurture leadership, and provide tools for social/emotional competence. Casa is the only primary through 8th grade Montessori in the south bay.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY

Casa di Mir Montessori School is committed to providing an open, fair, inclusive, non-discriminatory environment for all individuals across differences of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, socio-economic status, ethnicity, age, physical ability, or medical condition.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $28.00 - $36.00 per hour

Expected hours: 20 per week

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off

Grade school specialties:

  • 1st grade
  • 2nd grade
  • 3rd grade
  • 4th grade
  • 5th grade
  • 6th grade
  • 7th grade
  • 8th grade
  • Kindergarten
  • Pre-Kindergarten

Schedule:

  • Day shift

Ability to Relocate:

  • San Jose, CA 95124: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person