Stone Ridge is seeking an Upper School Learning Strategist to begin August 16, 2017.
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, a member of the international Network of Sacred Heart Schools, is a Catholic, independent college preparatory school for girls, Grades 1-12, with a co-educational Early Childhood Program, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten. With over 700 students and rooted in the Goals of Sacred Heart education, Stone Ridge inspires young women to lead and serve, through lives of purpose that integrate faith, intellect, community, social action, and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.
The Upper School Learning Specialist works directly with students to provide support in alignment with the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Education. Working closely with the full time Upper School Learning Specialist, the Assistant Head of Upper School, the Counseling staff, and Upper School Teachers, s/he develops and implements Student Success Plans (SSPs) for students with documented learning differences. S/he supports teachers in differentiating instruction and maintains consistent communication with families concerning SSPs and overall academic progress. S/he provides support to the full-time Learning Specialist with applications for and implementation of accommodations for standardized testing. S/he attends all faculty and employee meetings and fulfills other faculty duties. This is a part-time position.
The ideal candidate has experience in independent and/or Catholic school and possesses an advanced degree in a related field. S/he demonstrates expertise in interpreting psycho-educational evaluations and related literature. S/he holds experience in mind-brain education and teaching metacognitive strategies for learning. S/he exhibits a passion for and love of student growth and familiarity with trends in the field of learning and development. S/he demonstrates a collaborative spirit, a good sense of humor, excellent communication skills, and flexibility.
Compensation includes salary commensurate with experience.
Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.Interested candidates should complete the online employment application at https://www.stoneridgeschool.org/srapplication. As part of the online application, please upload a resume, list of references, and a cover letter to Corinne Fogg, Director of Curriculum and Professional Development, all in PDF format. The deadline for applications is January 30, 2017.