Careers

Substitute Teacher/Instructor

JOB SUMMARY

Substitutes needed for all areas; upper, middle and elementary classroom teachers, small group math and language arts instructors, specials area (Art, Music, P.E.) and teacher assistants. Substitutes provide classroom instruction (12:1 with an assistant) in Social Studies, Science and Social Skills or small group instruction (2-4:1) in Language Arts and/or Math on an on-call basis.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Substitutes needed for all areas; upper, middle and elementary classroom teachers, small group math and language arts instructors, specials area (Art, Music, P.E.) and teacher assistants. Substitutes provide classroom instruction (12:1 with an assistant) in Social Studies, Science and Social Skills or small group instruction (2-4:1) in Language Arts and/or Math on an on-call basis.

Interest in the whole child; ability to maintain structured routines, behavior management and social skill support; strong knowledge of the English language/grammar, mathematics, executive functions, organization and study skills; understanding of learning profiles including Dyslexia, ADHD, language processing disorders; ability to follow a structured, sequential, systematic multi-sensory approach to learning; familiarity with Microsoft Office products and classroom technology.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelors’ degree required for all teaching positions; a high school diploma for teacher assistant positions. Training provided in The Highlands School routines, methodologies and techniques.

Interested candidates should send an electronic application that contains a cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three to five references.
To apply, email jpalinkas@highlandsschool.net

Tutor

Job Summary

The Highlands School Tutoring Program provides individualized instruction for children aged 6 and older in Phonics, Math, Reading, Comprehension, Written Expression, Study Skills, and/or Executive Function Skills based on the student’s needs and academic levels. Tutors work with children one-on-one for a full hour session, generally for once or twice a week. This position reports directly to the Tutoring Coordinator. Academic guidance is also provided by the Educational Directors.

Instruction

  • Use only Highlands School approved programs such as Wilson, Lindamood Bell, Institute for Excellence in Writing, etc. as approved by the Director of SGI and PD
  • Following prescribed Orton-Gillingham scope and sequence using VAKT techniques
  • Following prescribed THS Math scope and sequence
  • Utilize multi-sensory techniques and multiple modalities in instruction when possible
  • Create lessons utilizing all available resources
  • Strive for student mastery at each level of instruction
  • Develop strategies and assist students to overcome academic and/or social challenges

Additional Responsibilities

  • Support the mission, vision, and philosophy of the school
  • Communicate with parents as needed
  • Communicate with Tutoring Coordinator

This is an hourly part-time position.

Interested candidates should send an electronic application that contains a cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three to five references.
To apply, email jpalinkas@highlandsschool.net