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Posted: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 9:49 PM

An Invitation to Apply for the Position of Learning Specialist Available Immediately Girls Prep Bronx Middle School Bronx NY Overview About Public Prep The Public Prep Network PPN is a nonprofit organization that develops single sex elementary and middle public schools that pursue excellence through continuous learning and data driven instruction Our model is designed to empower each student to build strong character demonstrate critical thinking possess a core body of knowledge and be on a predictive path to earn a degree from a four year university Our network is currently comprised of three tuition free single sex public charter schools across five campuses and one tuition free single sex Pre K Our campuses are Girls Prep Lower East Side Elementary Girls Prep Lower East Side Middle School Girls Prep Bronx Elementary School Girls Prep Bronx Middle School and Boys Prep Elementary School The Pre K program PrePrep the Joan Ganz Cooney Early Learning Center is housed inside of Girls Prep Bronx Elementary School Public Preparatory Network Public Preparatory Academies is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer Primary Function Position Overview Learning Specialists work closely with the teachers on the grade levels of the students on their assigned caseload in order to provide direct and indirect services Learning Specialists prioritize inclusion through a variety of co teaching models including teaming parallel teaching and alternative teaching Learning Specialists are strategically assigned a caseload of students and can provide a continuum of IEP mandated services including SETSS part time ICT and or Special Class in addition to academic intervention services according to the schools established Response to Intervention RtI framework in different subjects Learning Specialists use their expertise in special education to collaborate with all teachers and support staff in the school community at the direction of the Academic Director Principal Duties and Responsibilities Collaborating with grade level teachers and other Student Support Team members to individualize instruction and to discuss students access to curriculum and progress toward learning goals Delivering direct service and instruction to students Providing indirect support through co planning accommodations modifications and scaffolds to address students individual needs and learning styles ensuring students have access to grade level content standards Using coaching tools and strategies that maximize their own performance and their students performance Providing on going feedback and evaluation to students based on the development of individualized goals for performance that are specific measurable action oriented rooted in data and time bound including but not limited to students formal IEP goals Maintaining records of students progress toward Intervention and IEP goals Fulfilling equitable schedules to serve at risk students and students with IEPs Communicate with families and building community with them through annual home visits and other school events Attending IEP and RtI meetings as needed Providing assessment accommodations Fulfilling additional responsibilities as they are assigned by the Academic Director Qualifications A Bachelor s degree from an accredited college or university An MA Ed M or Masters degree in relevant content area New York State Dual Certification in Special Education and General Education required A minimum of years of demonstrated success as a full time special education teacher Demonstrated success working in a high performing urban school setting preferred Evidence of excellence in teaching through continuous learning and data analysis Exceptional organization and planning skills Superior communication skills An ability to work collaboratively A commitment to single sex education Fluency in Spanish is a plus but not required


• Location: Bronx

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