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8/24/22

The Loop Speech, Language, and Learning is a private practice that partners with independent schools in Chicago to provide support to their students during the school day. We are currently interviewing Learning Specialists (LBS1) for the 2022/23 school year.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Great opportunity to work with a growing private practice that serves pre-school through 8th grade students. The current position is approximately 15 hours/week at one school with an opportunity to grow the case-load. Applicants must have experience with school-aged children with learning differences in reading, math, and written expression as well as experience with executive function skills.

Job requirements include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Valid IL Professional Educator’s License endorsed for LBS1
  • Provide diagnostic assessment and learning remediation services to students
  • Develop and implement individualized learning plans or IEPs utilizing an educationally based model with goals aligned to educational standards
  • Participate in required meetings
  • Provide consultation to teachers, parents, and staff
  • Participate in activities that support students’ educational programs
  • Complete compliance activities including: daily progress notes, weekly documentation of all services delivered, and quarterly report of student achievement
  • Training in Wilson preferred

The Loop SLL can offer:

  • Clinical support and supervision
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Pay commensurate with experience- 1099 position.
  • $55-70/hour

Learn more about us at www.theloopsll.com

Apply: Send resume to jessica@theloopsll.com or apply online at https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3229965993



6/6/22

Early Elementary Math Interventionist

Latin School of Chicago provides its students with a rigorous and innovative educational program in a community that embraces diversity of people, cultures and ideas. Latin inspires its students to pursue their passions and lead lives of purpose and excellence.

Job Description:

Latin School of Chicago is seeking a full-time, innovative and collaborative Math Interventionist for prekindergarten through fourth grade who is passionate about mathematics education and supporting students with learning differences. As a member of the Learning Resources team, the Math Interventionist will collaborate with the learning specialists, reading specialist, math enrichment teacher, homeroom teachers, counselor, administrators, and parents to identify and meet the needs of at-risk students. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support homeroom teachers with their use of effective mathematics instruction, differentiation, and assessment methods 

  • Screen and assess students' math skills and abilities through formal (such as standardized assessments) and informal methods (such as observations and interviews) 

  • Design and implement remediation for individual students and small groups 

  • Write personalized, detailed narratives twice a year that effectively and accurately communicate their students’ progress 

  • Serve as a case manager and liaison among outside professionals, homeroom teachers, and parents to coordinate instruction and related services for students 

  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in elementary education, special education, or a related field

  • 3-5 years teaching experience

  • Master's degree in elementary education, special education, or a related field is preferred

Required skills:

  • Understanding of typical and atypical math development in children, including the underlying neurologicaland cognitive processes such as memory, language development, and visual-spatial processing 

  • Deep and broad knowledge about elementary mathematics content and instructional practices, including Singapore Math pedagogy and philosophy

  • Understanding of growth mindset concepts

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Familiarity with technology and apps, such as ST Math or Spatial Temporal Math, to support learning of math 

  • Knowledge of data collection tools (e.g., FastBridge) to support intervention practices 

Interested candidates should apply via the application link found on Latin's website. Candidates should complete the application and submit a resume, cover letter, and statement of educational philosophy. No email or phone inquiries please. 

Latin School embraces diversity of people, cultures, and ideas and is an equal opportunity employer. 


4/19/22

Middle School Learning Specialist - Full Time
Beginning Fall 2022
Description
Baker Demonstration School, an independent progressive PK-8 school on Chicago’s North Shore, is seeking
an exemplary Middle School Learning Specialist for the 2022-2023 school year. We seek candidates who are
passionate about progressive education, have a love of students and teaching, are innovative and
knowledgeable about differentiated learning, and have strong MS math experience.
We place a high value
on community and seek candidates who have excellent interpersonal skills who will work well with
students, colleagues, and parents. A full-time position includes curriculum development, participation in
all professional development meetings, collaboration with colleagues, and additional responsibilities
throughout the year that require attendance at evening and weekend school events.

Requirements
3-5 years experience managing a full caseload of students, including managing accommodations plans, regular

    progress monitoring and other data assessment and analysis, coordinating with students’ care providers, and liaising

    with local district learning support personnel for educational evaluations

Experience analyzing benchmark and progress monitoring scores and utilizing the scores to inform

    instruction and form intervention groupsExperience providing push-in support in middle school classrooms
Experience providing small group or 1:1 support
Experience teaching math to small groups of students with learning differences
Middle school special education teaching experience
Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Special Education- LBS certification
Effective communication skills with all stakeholders - students, teachers and parents
Knowledge and experience with progressive education philosophy and a constructivist pedagogical approach

A deep commitment to enhancing an inclusive school community for students and adults, based on cultural

    competence, social justice, and respect for diverse perspectives and backgrounds

●Ability and skill with collaborating and contributing positively to an educational environment that supports a lifelong

    love of learning, self-esteem, and respect for the community and the world in which we live

Commitment to contribute positively to the school community and to develop supportive relationships with students,

    families and colleagues

●Continue to be a lifelong learner through ongoing professional development and collaboration with colleagues

School Information
Founded in 1918, Baker Demonstration School is an independent day school committed to providing an
exemplary Preschool, Elementary and Middle School progressive education to our 200 students. Our
students come from Chicago, Evanston, Wilmette and other North Shore communities. We believe that
children learn best in an inclusive, creative community that encourages individual risk-taking and values
learning by doing. Baker’s experiential approach nurtures the development of the whole child enabling each
student to be fully prepared for intellectual, artistic, physical and social/emotional challenges well beyond
Baker.
At Baker:
We cultivate our students’ intrinsic motivation to learn and their active participation in the learning process.

We foster excellence through critical thinking and integrated connections across academic and artistic endeavors.
We promote collaboration while developing leadership capacity.
We foster citizenship by encouraging students to develop self-awareness and compassion for others.
We celebrate individual, familial and cultural identities and graduate students with an understanding and respect for   

    diversity, equity and inclusivity.

Application Materials
Candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume with 3-4 professional references to
employment@bakerdemschool.org.

Non-Discrimination and Disability Policy
Baker Demonstration School is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions,
including those related to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and recognition of individuals on the
basis of their ability and job related qualifications and without regard to race, gender, religion, national
origin, sexual orientation, disability, or any other classification prescribed under applicable federal, state,
or local law. We actively seek diversity among faculty and administration as well as among students. The
school complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application/interview
process are requested to contact the School in order to arrange such accommodation.

4/19/22

Middle School Learning Specialist Teacher

Roycemore is an Equal Opportunity Employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities, and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, creed, gender preference or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its policies.

Why Roycemore? 

“First and foremost, Roycemore prioritizes students; the best interest of students is the basis of every decision. Roycemore is a community that fosters individual growth and believes in the possibility of success for each student. It is a transforming environment! The Administration supports the faculty’s growth, providing amazing opportunities to learn new technologies and to participate in interest-based professional development. Finally, Roycemore is an inclusive family; a place that leaves an indelible mark on all Griffins.” 

We are currently seeking an experienced Middle School Learning Specialist Teacher for the 2022-23 school year. This person will be working with children from grades five through eight.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Identifies, monitors, and remediates students who learn differently
  • Conducts quarterly formal screenings & assessments as well as informal screenings and assessments, on a regular basis.
  • Actively participate in weekly/bi-weekly student-support team meetings with teachers, the School Social Worker, and Division Head.
  • Assume an active role in Learning Development and Student Support Team meetings.
  • Collaborate with Roycemore School Social Worker to support studentsʼ social-emotional needs.
  • Works with Grade Level teachers to ensure optimal learning of students being served. This includes assisting with the implementation of models of differentiated instruction that provide specialized, small-group instruction in reading, writing, and mathematics
  • Support teaching staff by offering resources, assistance, advice, and training to enable
  • faculty to better meet the needs of all learners.
  • Works with students who qualify for support in reading, writing, and mathematics by creating a learning plan while progress monitoring to ensure targeted goals are being met (push-in/pull-out, 1:1/small group)
  • Works with faculty, parents, and private contractors on behalf of students who require specialized academic instruction
  • Read and summarize neuropsychological evaluation reports for faculty as necessary.
  • Works with the Student Support Team at Roycemore, especially during the transition to Middle School, for students who have Individualized Learning Plans and/or students for whom faculty have growing concerns
  • Supports Admissions by reading and consulting with the division head and admissions director on incoming student evaluations when asked
  • Offers occasional faculty and parent educational programs or training
  • Establishes and maintains frequent communication with parents about their child’s academic, social and emotional, progress and needs. This includes Progress Reports, phone calls, and emails
  • Makes recommendations for home interventions
  • Fulfill assigned duty responsibilities [ morning arrival, lunch/recess, and or dismissal duty]
  • Sponsor and facilitate a club or sport after school.
  • Teach a class

Roycemore is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities

For best consideration please email or send a cover letter and resume with three references to
Adrienne Floro, Middle School Division Head, by April 30, 2022: afloro@roycemoreschool.org

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Professionals in Learning Disabilities and Special Education is a not-for-profit organization offering continuing education programs to inform members of current instructional practices, assessment, and policy issues in the field of learning disabilities.  PLD/SE also offers a referral service to the community, providing qualified professionals for diagnostics and remediation.  PLD/SE provides programs as a service to its members.  PLD/SE does not endorse any specific program, speaker, instructional materials, method, treatment, or evaluation center for children with disabilities.  

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