About our School:
Milton Academy is an independent college preparatory K–12 school, boarding and day in grades 9–12, located eight miles south of Boston.
Milton Academy cultivates in its students a passion for learning and a respect for others. Embracing diversity and the pursuit of excellence, we create a community in which individuals develop competence, confidence and character. Our active learning environment, in and out of the classroom, develops creative and critical thinkers, unafraid to express their ideas, prepared to seek meaningful lifetime success and to live by our motto, “Dare to be true.”
Summary of Position:
Milton Academy seeks a Learning Specialist to join the Lower School Learning Resources Team. The Learning Specialist will support students in lower elementary grades, participate in standing meetings about literacy with teachers, assist in the administration and interpretation of assessments, attend child study meetings with the learning resources team, and collaborate with the ELA leadership team. The Learning Specialist will also engage with students as a part of school life and will attend to all administrative responsibilities of the position. We anticipate continuing this position through the 2021-2022 school year.
Qualified candidates will have a master’s degree in Special Education, experience as an elementary school learning specialist, a deep understanding of early childhood education, and sophisticated knowledge of various learning styles. Experience with programs such as Fundations and TERC Investigations is preferred.
A demonstrated ability to work in a diverse and inclusive community is essential. Warmth, compassion, cultural competence, commitment to equity and social justice, a learning stance, flexibility, humor, pragmatism, and accessibility with students, faculty, families, and administrators are essential qualities for this position.
Teacher certification is not required.
Milton Academy welcomes candidates who would add to the racial, cultural, and gender balance of the School community. Milton Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.