St. Andrew's Episcopal School seeks a Director of Learning Services o oversee a comprehensive learning services program to support students with different learning needs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide strategic leadership to all learning services including learning centers, academic coaching, tutoring services, and writing and math labs.
Serve as the chief articulator of the school’s learning services program and philosophy to ensure that all constituencies are fully informed consistent with their individual roles.
Maintain the learning services pages on the school’s website in conjunction with the communications staff.
Create regular opportunities for families both collectively and individually to learn about learning services available from the school.
Work with division heads to ensure that the services provided and philosophy of learning services consistently supports the school’s educational vision.
Work with Admission to ensure prospective students’ needs can be appropriately met by existing model.
Lead learning facilitators, reading specialist, academic coaches, tutors, and writing and math lab fellows in matters of development and implementation of learning services.
Maintain a dynamic web of communication among students with learning differences, parents/guardians, learning center faculty, academic coaches, tutors, and writing and math lab fellows.
Maintain coherence and continuity of learning services across divisions.
Respond to issues relevant to the learning needs of students in partnership with school administrators, counselors, and chaplains.
Evaluate continually and recommend changes to all aspects of learning services in order to support students and faculty in their efforts to advance students with different learning needs.
Hire, train, supervise, evaluate, and provide strategic direction for all learning center staff.
Provide resources, professional development, and consultation for faculty regarding learning differences.
Identify and maintain a list of in-school and community resources for identified students.
Ensure academic coaches, tutors, and therapists not employed by the school but working with our students on campus have a background screening and are trained and informed of relevant school policies and procedures.
Develop and manage the learning services budget and consider alternative business models for learning support.
Serve on the school’s Senior Leadership Team and appropriate committees.
Take an active role in professional activities and attend relevant professional meetings and conferences.
Stay abreast of the latest advances in specialized instruction.
This job operates in a professional school environment.
This is a full-time, twelve-month position. As with any independent school, faculty should be ready to chaperone class trips, perform typical day-to-day duties such as lunch and carpool duties, and engage fully in all school events that develop the student.