Learning Specialist for Junior High Students

by | Apr 4, 2022 | Events and Opportunities for Educators

We are Fuchs Mizrachi School in Beachwood, Ohio. We educate and inspire students from age two through twelfth grade. We are motivated by a real passion for learning and leadership. We are a Jewish community-based school that believes that teacher-student relationships are the foundation of a great education.

We are seeking a full-time Learning Specialist Teacher for the remainder of the 2021-2022 school year to provide educational support services and instruction to students with diverse learning styles. The Learning Specialist Teacher will work with students from grades 6 – 8.

She or he is committed to professional growth, developing best-practice interventions, and strategically guiding teachers to enable every student to learn to the best of their abilities.
The Learning Specialist Teacher reports to the Principal of the Junior High School and works closely with the guidance team.

Job roles and responsibilities include:
Intervention both in and beyond the classroom
Provide direct support to young adolescents individually and in small groups with a focus on increasing executive functioning capacity, meeting IEP goals in reading comprehension, written expression and math, and developing crucial academic skills
Act as a resource for staff in the areas of learning development, learning strategies, and identification of learning disabilities
Collaborate with, and support, classroom teachers and outside therapists to differentiate, accommodate and modify student assignments
Engage in ongoing communication with parents including in-person parent meetings about their child’s progress
Manage, analyze, and document assessment data at intervals throughout the school year to ensure that students are meeting benchmarks
Guide parents through the initial IEP process and IEP renewal
Act as a liaison between parents, the school, and the financial office
Create personalized schedules for students receiving support
Coordinate state testing (with the Ohio Department of Education) for students receiving state funds (6-12)

The ideal candidate is a hard worker, a team player, and a strong communicator, preferably with two or more years of experience and a Master’s Degree in Special Education.
Fuchs Mizrachi School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. Salary commensurate with experience.

Contact Email:dlevin@fuchsmizrachi.org

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