Faculty Position 2018–2019 School Year
Coordinator of Learning Support Services
(Middle and Upper School, Grades 6 – 12)
The Roeper School is a co-educational independent school serving gifted students in grades Pre-K through twelve. We are seeking a full time Coordinator of Learning Support Services for the Middle and Upper School Grades 6 – 12 to join our Birmingham campus faculty for the 2018 - 2019 school year.
The Coordinator of Learning Support Services is responsible for managing all aspects of services provided to students in grades 6-12 with learning differences. This includes student assessment, academic coaching, support and training for faculty as well as education for parents. The Coordinator manages the School’s Resource Room, is the liaison to outside agencies, and handles all paperwork relating to the documentation of learning accommodations for students. The Coordinator reports to the Directors of the Middle and Upper School.
- Records and Information Management
- Develops Student Support Plans (SSEP) for students who have been diagnosed with a learning profile that impacts their academic success
- Maintains the records for students with support plans and annually reviews them
- Reads and summarizes all Psych-Ed evaluations for Middle and Upper School and for Admissions as necessary
- Consultation and Coordination of Services
- Consults with school and outside professionals to ensure support plans are current, strength-based, and goal-oriented
- Collaborates with Birmingham Public Schools personnel
- Coordinates with teachers to develop student-specific classroom strategies
- Supervises the Resource Room teacher
- Communication and Education
- Maintains open and strong communication between and amongst teachers, the School’s Psychological Consultant, parents, and students
- Attends teacher meetings to discuss students with academic difficulty and to share expertise and strategies regarding academic challenges specific to learning differences
- Attends student-specific team meetings with teachers, parents, support staff, and students themselves
- Attends Parent-Teacher Conferences to discuss student progress with parents
- Counsels families on learning support and assessment accommodations
The preferred candidate will have:
● Deep understanding of gifted learners and twice exceptional students and how to support them effectively
● High level of interpersonal skills and disposition for collaborative work relationships, exhibits poise, tact and diplomacy to handle sensitive and confidential situations
● Strong attention to detail in establishing priorities, meeting timelines and efficiently accomplishing duties
● Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Education and Experience:
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Education and Special Education.
A minimum of three to five years of applicable experience in a school is preferred.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, candidate inquiry answers and list of three professional references via CareerBuilder