Current Available Positions

Substitute Teacher Position 2017-18

School: Brandon Hall School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Substitute Teacher

Job Description:

In the absence of the regular classroom teacher provides meaningful instruction and helps students to learn subject matter and/or skills that are required for scheduled lessons.

General Duties:

Provides instruction, supervision, classroom management, and discipline; accurate record keeping and timely communication with the Academic Office; performance of related duties as required.

Substitute Teaching Requirements:

Report to Student Services at beginning of school day to receive schedule of classes and materials and at the end of the school day to return materials as necessary.
Carry out a program of study prescribed in the lesson plans left by the classroom teacher.
Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and objectives as indicated in the lesson plans for the lessons, units, or projects assigned.
Employ instructional methods, strategies, and materials that are most appropriate for meeting lesson objectives.
Maintain a neat and orderly classroom and/or learning space.
Take and report attendance in accordance with school procedures.
Ensure that students are never left unsupervised in the classroom.
Interact with students and staff in a professional and appropriate manner and provide general supervision while on campus.
Know and adhere to emergency evacuation routes for the classrooms assigned.
Know and adhere to procedures for referring students who are disciplinary problems.
Know and adhere to Technology Office guidelines and digital proficiency standards.
Facilitate and inspire highly effective 21st Century Skills in each student, such as communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity.
Spend the entire class period working with and for the students. No personal or other work of any kind should be done.
Leave the regular classroom teacher a summary report about how the day went; student and class progress regarding lesson objectives.
Dress professionally, work collaboratively with other members of the school staff and parents, and uphold all school policies and embrace the values of Brandon Hall School.
Know and adhere to school procedures and regulations.
Perform other related duties as directed by the Dean of Faculty, Dean of Academics or Substitute Coordinator.

Application Process:

Interested applicants must submit an online application which includes a cover letter, resume, and three professional references.

Brandon Hall School is an equal opportunity employer.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.


Contact name: Website
Contact email address: https://brandonhall.applicantpro.com/jobs/604724.html


Instructional Assistant

School: The Cloverleaf School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The Cloverleaf School empowers neurodiverse students to become more Capable, Considerate, Connected, & Creative through student-centered, whole-body learning. We take “Quo Vadis?” (“Where are you going?”) as our motto because we believe every child is on their own path and we are here to guide them toward their fullest potential.

The role of the instructional assistant is to offer academic, emotional, and behavioral support to students when needed, and to provide administrative support to the staff. For a complete job description and to apply, please visit our website: www.cloverleafschool.org/employment.


Contact name: Sharonda Frazier
Contact email address: sharonda.frazier@cloverleafschool.org


Technology Integration Specialist

School: Atlanta Speech School
Available Position:
Description:

Atlanta Speech School: Technology Integration Specialist

Start Date: August 2017

The mission of the Atlanta Speech School is to help each person develop his or her full potential through language and literacy. The School is now the nation’s most comprehensive center for language and literacy, with four schools, five clinics, summer programs and a professional development center. Each day extraordinarily dedicated and talented individuals make profound differences in the lives of the children and adults we serve here and across our state in partnership with other organizations. Please visit our website for a closer look at our work: www.atlantaspeechschool.org

The Atlanta Speech School is currently seeking applicants for the position of Technology Integration Specialist for the 2017-18 school year. The candidate will embrace our goal of becoming leaders in integrating technology into our classrooms and equipping students with the adaptive tools needed to support their learning when they transition to new schools. Continual professional growth and reflection are important characteristics to lead our instructional technology program.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties of the Position:

 Demonstrate familiarity with methods for integrating technology into the school curriculum as well as methods for measuring student outcomes;

 Display familiarity with assistive technology methods, software, and interactive learning approaches for students with learning disabilities;

 Establish an instructional technology curriculum based on and aligned with content standards and consistent with national technology standards;

 Ensure that instructional practices related to technology instruction are consistent with the unique needs of children with hearing loss, dyslexia and language-based learning disabilities, and speech-language disorders; as well as with preschool children

 Develop professional learning activities that include in-class demonstrations, web-based tutorials, didactic lessons, web-based resource center, and other accessible methods of instruction for teachers;

 Stay abreast of key learning theories and research trends as well as methods of integrating technology into classroom instruction, and adaptive technology methods;

 Provide technical assistance and collaborate with coordinators and teachers to determine effective digital tools and resources for all learners;

 Develop a long-range strategic plan to guide technology integration program development;

 Serve as chairperson of the School’s Technology Committees;

 Maintain budget for software, curriculum, and other technology-related resources, and consultation with the Technology Director recommend hardware; and

 Model and facilitate the safe, legal, and ethical uses of technology and digital information.

Qualifications and Requirements:

 Master’s Degree in Education with experience in technology integration in schools, curriculum design, and instructional technology preferred, or a Masters Degree in Instructional Technology

 Consideration will also be given to other candidates who have five or more years of experience in curriculum design, technology integration in schools, and instructional technology

 A current Georgia teaching certification, professional licensure or comparable credential in specialty field is preferred

 Computer knowledge of Windows (XP to Current) and Macintosh (8 to current), HTML, and Basic Networking. Strong background in Microsoft Office, Crystal Reports, Graphics Editing Software

 Experience creating, managing and editing video media, podcasting, and video capture software (e.g., Camtasia)

 Understanding of social networking and the integration of social networking in the classroom and parent communication technology

 Familiarity with assistive technology software packages such as Dragon Naturally Speaking and Read Write Gold

 Experience working with and developing material for Learning Management Systems

 Strong verbal and written communication skills

 An appreciation for working in a collaborative environment


BENEFITS
Salary is commensurate with experience. This full-time position offers a generous benefit package including health/dental/life/vision and long term disability insurance; the School subsidizes health insurance premiums of staff and families. Other benefits include Flexible Spending Account; 403(b) Plan; cost reduction of some Atlanta Speech School services; complimentary meals during working hours; and accrued personal and sick leave.

TO APPLY
Please submit all of the following documents by July 14, 2017 to ensure that your information is considered: cover letter, resume, college transcript, and written submission describing how your particular skills, talents, and/or expertise could be beneficial to the Atlanta Speech School (please limit to 500 words).

CONTACT
Iris Goodson
Director of Human Resources
hr@atlantaspeechschool.org

Subject line: Technology Integration Specialist

No phones calls, please
The Atlanta Speech School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.


Contact name: Iris Goodson- Director of Human Resources
Contact email address: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org Subject Line: Technology Integration Specialist


Middle School-Upper School French Teacher

School: Mount Vernon Presbyterian School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Mount Vernon’s Middle and Upper School seek an innovative, ambitious and flexible educator to join our team as a French teacher beginning in August 2017.

This individual will:
Be a curious and collaborative lifelong learner dedicated to facilitating and encouraging the growth of students and colleagues.
Provide meaningful instruction in Middle and Upper School French courses using a variety of research-based and innovative teaching methods, while including relevant and situational real-world problems.
Collaborate with faculty across disciplines to facilitate interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, and project-based learning experiences.
Establish and maintain a safe and positive learning environment; taking all reasonable precautions to protect students, facilities, and materials.
Provide a competitive college preparatory environment, offering students an opportunity to explore their creativity and pave the way with their individual interests.
Possess strong character with an absolute drive for excellence, a team-oriented spirit, and a commitment to meeting the academic and social needs of students.
Motivate student learning and participation while ensuring the integrity of the academic experience and prepare students to confidently navigate a fast-paced, digital and global marketplace.
Employ excellent written and verbal communication skills, including appropriately using technology to communicate with students, parents, and colleagues.
Demonstrate effective time management and collaborative skills.
Follow and comply with written and verbal directions and expectations of the Middle School and Upper School Leadership Teams.
Demonstrate cooperation and flexibility in performing other related duties as assigned.

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in French or a related field, teaching experience, coaching experience and proficiency with educational and presentation technology. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Please do not contact the School directly. All applicants should apply via our online portal: www.mountvernonschool.org/discoverMVPS/employmentopportunities.


Contact name:
Contact email address:


Middle School Science Teacher

School: Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic School, a Catholic pre-K through eighth grade school located in Brookhaven, seeks a full-time middle school Science Teacher with a current Georgia teaching certificate. Master’s degree is preferable. Teaching responsibilities would include science for sixth, seventh, and eighth grade. Please apply via email with a cover letter and detailed resume to lcordell@olaschool.org. No phone calls please.


Contact name: Mrs. Lisa Cordell
Contact email address: lcordell@olaschool.org


Director of Marketing and Communication

School: Landmark Christian School
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

Landmark Christian School, K-12, Independent Christian School located in Fairburn, and Peachtree City, GA

Job Description:
Private independent Christian School seeks an energetic, highly motivated Director of Marketing and Communication for the 2017-2018 school year. This administrator will report to the Headmaster and work with the senior administrative team. The Director of Marketing and Communications will lead, plan, direct and implement overall strategies for all marketing and communications on behalf of Landmark Christian School in order to raise Landmark's visibility, advance its brand, and articulate clear messaging to internal and external constituencies. The Director will oversee and actively participate in the creation, design, budget and production of regularly produced events and all school publications. Additionally, the Director will coordinate all advertising, publicity, and public relations and serve as the school's spokesperson when so designated by the Headmaster. The primary objective of the Director of Marketing and Communications is to create and communicate a compelling story about Landmark Christian School. This message should lead to increased admissions applications and should support the efforts of the Development Department. The Director of Marketing and Communications will oversee and collaborate with one staff member focused on school-wide communications.
We recognize that when the student is at school, our faculty and staff stand in the place of the parent. We believe that the role of a Christian school employee is to demonstrate through philosophy and lifestyle his or her personal relationship with Jesus Christ, a consistent reflection of Godly character, and a heart to meet the needs of students and staff. The main campus (Fairburn, K-12) currently enrolls 706 students; our Peachtree City campus (K-5) enrolls 98 students for a total enrollment of 804, of which 25% are ethnic minorities. The school is fully committed to culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body.
Essential duties include:
• Rapidly acclimate to Landmark Christian School; thoroughly know the history, culture, traditions and constituencies of the school; understand the educational philosophy; know all marketing 'and communications activities of the department
• Develop marketing and communications strategies and plans that advance Landmark Christian School and drive increased engagement with prospective and current constituencies
• Collaborate with administrative departments in articulating their purpose and ongoing
work--specifically this includes the Headmaster, Development, Admissions, Academic Divisions, and Institutional Technology
• Ensure brand and messaging quality and consistency and establish guidelines to apply across all departments, activities and events at the school and among professional and volunteer leadership
• In collaboration with the Directors of Admissions, design strategies and implement concrete plans to increase student applications and maintain prospective student and family interest
• In collaboration with the Director of Development, design strategies and implement concrete plans to capitalize on increased visibility and clear branding of the school to drive increased contributed revenue
• Plan for and deploy digital activities: website, online campaigns, email marketing, social media and digital content production
• Plan and manage the department budget in order to maximize the effectiveness of all communications. This includes bidding out production of materials when appropriate to outside vendors
• Create and execute a plan that regularly places the school in local media. Manage all messaging in the media.
• Review, revise, and update as necessary the school's crisis communication plan
• Manage all aspects of the school's print and electronic communications, ensuring the continuity of the school's brand and logo. Oversee the work of graphic designers and print vendors in production of printed materials and web visuals
• Engage actively in professional development in order to remain current in best practices related to independent school communications, emerging social media, and effective marketing and advertising strategies
• Provide staff leadership to the department in all respects, including hiring, day-to-day management and motivation of marketing staff and contractors, ensuring professional development and excellence
• Participate actively in the work and success of the senior leadership team and provide support for school events and administrative jobs as requested

Qualifications:
• A BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university in a field related to marketing and communications; an advanced degree is preferred
• Seven to ten years of increased leadership experience in marketing and communications, preferably in an independent school or other non-profit organization
• Outstanding speaking, writing, and editing skills
• Deep knowledge of the principles of marketing and communications and fluency in using social media effectively
• Ability to develop, monitor, and adhere to budgets and production schedules
• Ability to create print materials using Photoshop, InDesign, or other comparable layout software
• Demonstrated success in bringing regular, positive media attention to an organization
• Demonstrated success in supervising and managing a staff
• Demonstrated success in managing multiple projects with shifting priorities and competing deadlines

Personal Characteristics include:
• A mission-driven individual with a belief in and commitment to Landmark Christian School's mission and values
• A good listener and strategist; comfortable receiving input from many sources, and able to analyze and formulate disparate information into a sound, well-organized plan
• Intrepid yet tactful; determined yet respectful of others' concerns; someone with the flexibility and creativity needed to find alternative ways to reach objectives when barriers arise; a skilled negotiator who does not drive him/herself or others into a corner
• A team builder - confident and competent, with strong skills in management and leadership; one who understands the subtleties of motivating and directing a diverse group of personalities with different work styles
• A hard worker with a high energy level; a "doer" with willingness to work hands-on in developing and executing a variety of development and advancement activities
• Emotionally mature with a very good sense of humor and the flexibility and sensitivity to work with diverse personalities and situations

Send LCS Application and Resume to: khaney@landmark-cs.org


Contact name: Kathy Haney
Contact email address: khaney@landmark-cs.org


Director of Annual Giving

School: Landmark Christian School
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Position: Director of Annual Giving
School Profile: Founded in 1989, Landmark Christian School is a well-respected, non-denominational, independent, college preparatory school with more than 800 students. It is located in Fairburn, Georgia just off I-85 fifteen miles south of Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The school is seeking an energetic professional to serve as its first Director of Annual Giving. The successful candidate will lead the continued growth of the annual campaign with a goal of eclipsing $1 million consistently within five years.
Landmark Christian School seeks to honor Jesus Christ by equipping college-bound students to become lifelong servant leaders in their communities and in the world. We partner with Christian families to pursue and nurture excellence in the spiritual, academic, artistic, physical, and social growth of our students. We offer a comprehensive, academically rigorous K4-12 education within a non-denominational, Christ-centered worldview. To learn more, visit our website - https://www.landmarkchristianschool.org/page/home#about-us
Position Description: The Director of Annual Giving will report to the Director of Advancement and serve the school’s mission as part of a team of four professionals within the Office of Advancement. The director will oversee the day-to-day execution of Landmark Christian School’s annual giving program, including the creation and support of an annual campaign volunteer team, and participate in other philanthropic initiatives as assigned. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years fundraising experience and possess sophistication in these areas:

1. Independent school institutional advancement
2. Conceiving, planning, and executing a multi-faceted annual giving program
3. Grooming a portfolio of 50+ customers using face-to-face contact
4. Recruiting, training and motivating volunteers
5. Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge
6. Prioritizing goals, objectives and workload
7. Written and oral communication skills
8. Servant-leadership within the team construct
9. Impeccable attention to detail
10. Discretion with confidential information

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree preferred along with a minimum of three years’ experience in the field including solicitation and volunteer management.
Salary and Benefits: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, and includes an attractive benefits package with opportunities for professional development.
Special Note: This is a full-time, 12-month position that does not require out of town travel, but will require occasional evening and weekend duties with advanced notice.
How to Apply: Please email a cover letter, LinkedIn profile address, resume and the names & contact information of three professional references to Martin J. Riggs, Director of Advancement, at mriggs@landmark-cs.org. Reference the Director of Annual Giving search in the subject line. Application deadline is June 30, 2017.
* Additionally, complete and sign the following application and statement of faith scanning and emailing both documents with the materials listed above. Both can be downloaded by clicking here - https://www.landmarkchristianschool.org/page/about-us/employment


Contact name: Martin Riggs
Contact email address: mriggs@landmark-cs.org


Middle School Science ~ Long-term Substitute Fall 2017

School: Wesleyan School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Wesleyan School is a K - 12 Christian school of academic excellence located in Peachtree Corners, GA, a northeastern suburb of Atlanta. This open position is for a long-term middle school science substitute teacher for a portion of fall semester 2017. Interested candidates should visit the website at www.wesleyanschool.org to learn more about the school and to complete an online application.


Contact name: Anna Myrick
Contact email address: amyrick@wesleyanschool.org


Assistant Director of College Advising

School: Wesleyan School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Wesleyan School is a K - 12 Christian school of academic excellence located in Peachtree Corners, GA, a northeastern suburb of Atlanta. Wesleyan is a full activity school with opportunities for students to participate in athletics and the arts. This open position is for an additional Assistant Director of College Advising to begin serving in January, 2018. Interested candidates should visit the website at www.wesleyanschool.org to learn more about the school and to complete an online application.


Contact name: Ken Connor
Contact email address: kconnor@wesleyanschool.org


Substitute Specialist

School: The Atlanta Speech School
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

Substitute Specialist: The Atlanta Speech School

Start Date: August 2017
The Atlanta Speech School has evolved over its 78 years into the nation’s most comprehensive center for language and literacy – earning a rising national reputation as the educational equivalent of a teaching hospital. The School attracts a staff of the most gifted and committed teaching professionals who apply the research of the nation’s leading brain development and educational experts to achieve transformational language and literacy outcomes for children through its four school divisions, five clinical programs, and Rollins Center for Language & Literacy (“Rollins Center”) professional development program. The School has never turned away a child in need of services based on his or her family’s financial circumstances. All of the School’s efforts are interrelated and intentional, creating a circle of impact that is continually refined and strengthened across all programs. Our mission is to help each person develop his or her full potential through language and literacy. Please visit our website for further information: www.atlantaspeechschool.org.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Atlanta Speech School is seeking an organized and dependable Substitute Specialist to begin August 2017. As a school that always challenges itself to grow in our ability to achieve our mission, we seek a candidate who embodies that same spirit of curiosity and tolerance, commitment to excellence, and ability to both innovate and execute. All work is accomplished in the context of reflecting the highest standards in advancing the mission, values, and principles of the Atlanta Speech School.
The Substitute Specialist is responsible for filling temporary classroom vacancies when teachers are absent. It demands ongoing communication with substitute and classroom teachers to ensure that assignments and the classroom experiences are optimal for students. Providing each substitute teacher an orientation to the School and to his/her assigned classroom is a responsibility that is critical to the successful transition to the classroom. Managing the electronic communication system and training teachers and substitute teachers in its use are other key responsibilities of this position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Fill the role of substitute teacher as first response to absences
• Manage the system for coordination and assignment of substitute teachers, including the AESOP system
• Maintain a pool of active, high quality substitute teachers
• Assign substitute teachers to fill all classroom needs
• Provide orientation to all substitute teachers
• Train new and current staff on AESOP system
• Ensure ongoing communication with substitute and School teachers in order to maintain an efficient and effective system
• Inform relevant coordinators of substitute teacher assignments in their respective departments
• Provide reports and feedback to teachers and coordinators
• Assist substitute teachers to obtain classroom materials if no lesson plans are available
• Maintain records for each substitute that will include, at minimum, attendance logs and feedback regarding his/her work performance

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
• Demonstrated successful classroom experience, preferably with children with special needs
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Great interpersonal and organization skills
• Excellent computer skills
• Demonstrated ability to work independently

SALARY: Salary is commensurate with experience.
BENEFITS:

This 190-day, full-time position offers a generous benefit package including health/dental/life/vision and long term disability insurance; the School subsidizes health insurance premiums of staff and families. Other benefits include Flexible Spending Account; 403(b) Plan; cost reduction of some Atlanta Speech School services; subsidized meals during working hours; and accrued sick leave.

TO APPLY:

Please provide a cover letter, resume, certification, transcripts, and writing sample via e-mail by June 2, 2017. The writing sample should describe what you consider to be essential qualities that a teacher must possess in order to be effective. The sample should be no more than 500 words.

CONTACT:

Iris Goodson
Director of Human Resources
hr@atlantaspeechschool.org

Subject line: Substitute Specialist

The Atlanta Speech School, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, or disability.


Contact name: Iris Goodson- Director of Human Resources
Contact email address: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org Subject Line: Substitute Specialist


Director of Finance

School: Cumberland Academy of Georgia
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

The Director of Finance provides financial, operational, and programmatic support to Cumberland Academy of Georgia. The Director of Finance handles all financial aspects of Cumberland and is the financial spokesperson for the school. The Director of Finance reports directly to the CFO and Founding Director as well as the Board of Directors of Cumberland.

Applicants must have:
- Bachelor's degree (or higher) in accounting, business, or finance at an accredited college or university.
- Five to seven years of financial experience and management experience with the day-to-day financial operations of an educational organization
- Five to seven years of experience in not-for-profit accounting in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principals
- Knowledge and experience with:
Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher)
Quickbooks
Google Docs
Gmail and Calendar


Contact name: Debbi Scarborough and Valerie Laura
Contact email address: debbi.scarborough@cumberlandacademy.org; valerie.laura@cumberlandacademy.org


After Care Support (Part-Time)

School: The Howard School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The After Care Support will create a dynamic, safe and enriching program after the school day hours. The Facilitator will supervise student recreational activities, provide mentoring for homework and facilitate enrichment activities.

2:00 – 5:30 PM, Monday – Friday, following the school calendar. (Flexible as needed)

Please see http://www.howardschool.org/employment for a complete job description, essential functions and qualifications.


Contact name: Claudia Ramos
Contact email address: cramos@howardschool.org


Director of Communications

School: The Howard School
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

The Director of Communications will lead, plan, direct and implement overall strategies for all communications and marketing on behalf of The Howard School in order to raise visibility, advance its brand, and articulate clear messaging to internal and external constituencies. Leads the generation of online content that engages the community audience and leads to measurable action. Manages the development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic material. Coordinates webpage maintenance to ensure that new and consistent information is posted regularly (article links, stories, and events). Coordinates all communications with all divisions of the school and manages the master communications calendar. Activities include print, electronic, and social media communications with constituents. Develops a community ambassador and brand program.

Please see http://www.howardschool.org/employment for a complete job description, essential functions and qualifications.


Contact name: Claudia Ramos
Contact email address: cramos@howardschool.org


Teacher’s Assistants

School: Springmont
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Springmont, an independent school in Sandy Springs, is seeking Teacher’s Assistants to begin July 31. Hours are Monday - Friday, 7:50 am – 3:45 pm. Salary is commensurate with experience, ranging from $12 to $19 hourly, plus benefits.

The ideal candidate would be reliable, cheerful, organized and flexible, possessing good written and verbal communication skills and basic computer skills. Experience with children is preferred.

Assistants support the Teacher’s work in the classroom and supervise children at recess and lunch, responding to the Teacher’s directions and reinforcing community routines and expectations.

We welcome warm and skilled individuals to join our collegial and dedicated faculty as support staff. We are dedicated to our children and seek others with similar passion to join our vibrant and diverse school community.

If interested, please email jobs@springmont.com, including a cover letter in the body of the email and a resume as an attachment. Only candidates of interest will be contacted.


Contact name: Julie Strickland
Contact email address: jobs@springmont.com


After-School Elementary Program Supervisor

School: Springmont
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

Springmont, a private pk-8 school in Sandy Springs, is accepting applications for a part-time After-school Program Supervisor for Elementary students, ages 6 – 12. This person will be responsible for serving snack and overseeing outdoor play and social time, Monday - Friday, 2:00 - 6:15 p.m. Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience with Elementary-aged children, be approachable, flexible and personable and find enjoyment in working with children. Ideal candidates would also have knowledge of Montessori or progressive education and possess good communication skills and sound judgment.

This position is for the 2017-18 school year. Compensation is commensurate with experience, beginning at $15/hour. Please email jobs@springmont.com including a cover letter in the body of the email and attaching a resume. Only candidates of interest will be contacted.


Contact name: Julie Strickland
Contact email address: jobs@springmont.com


Middle Years School Counselor

School: High Meadows School
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

High Meadows School is an independent, co-educational day school in Roswell, Georgia, a northern suburb of Atlanta, serving 390 children in prekindergarten through eighth grade. The school’s innovative, inquiry-based, integrated curriculum emphasizes the love of learning, creativity, meaningful connections and environmental responsibility. With its Center for Progressive Learning, a professional development outreach for teachers and parents, the school is a national leader among progressive schools.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

High Meadows School seeks a full-time, experienced, licensed Middle Years School Counselor beginning August 3, 2017 to help middle school students overcome problems that impede learning and social growth, and to personally and directly assist in preparing them to make positive life choices. The Middle Years’ School Counselor will also assist families and eighth grade students with transitioning into High School. Emphasis will be placed on working with students on an individual or small group basis in the solution of personal problems as related to peers, home and family, health, and emotional adjustment. He or she should be available to students so as to provide counseling that will lead to increased personal growth, self-understanding, and maturity.

REQUIREMENTS

The candidate must have a master’s degree in school counseling or be a licensed professional counselor or licensed master of social work. A minimum of five years of experience as a Middle Years Counselor is required. Experience in an independent school is preferred. The ability to speak Spanish is highly desired.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Middle Years Counselor will…

• establish the middle years’ school counseling program by collaborating with the Director of Support Services and the Middle Years Principal to develop activities and resources to implement and evaluate the program.
• create and implement a high school placement and advisement program middle years students and their families.
• provide individual and group counseling services to meet the developmental, preventive and remedial needs of students.
• consult with parents, teachers, school administrators, or social workers regarding student adjustment issues.
• conduct professional development workshops on identifying at-risk students and consults with students, parents, teachers, and other school and community personnel to assist in meeting the needs of students.
• facilitate the intervention team process.
• coordinate all counseling services for middle years students and assist with the coordination and implementation of student services in the school.
• assist teachers with the guidance curriculum.
• plan and lead workshops on psychological-educational topics, e.g., drug and alcohol prevention, anger management, study skills, social media guidelines and human reproduction.
• respond to school crises and emergency situations by collaborating with the Director of Support Services and the Middle Years Principal.
• interpret test results and other student data and assist teachers with the educational placement of students by using appropriate educational assessment strategies.
• adhere to ethical standards of the counseling profession, and abides by the laws, policies, and procedures that govern the schools.
• participate in professional associations and upgrade professional knowledge and skills when needed.

Please sent a cover letter, resume and salary expectations to Jane Murphy, HR Manager, jmurphy@highmeadows.org. No phone calls please. Only candidates who have the stated requirements may be contacted by the Hiring Committee via the Director of Support Services; all others’ information will be kept on file.


Contact name: Jane Murphy
Contact email address: jmurphy@highmeadows.org


Middle Years English/Language Arts Teacher 2017-18

School: High Meadows School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Our educators are experienced, energetic, and collaborative individuals who follow a constructivist, progressive educational philosophy which is student-centered and hold students to high but reasonable standards. We look for educators who maintain excellence in relationships with families, work successfully within a team, and understand developmentally appropriate practices for students at different grade levels. At High Meadows, we believe that children possess a drive for cognitive, physical, and social engagement—a drive that is developed and enhanced by an environment that promotes academic challenge, creativity, personal responsibility, and a positive self-image.

We are looking for an experienced, energetic, and collaborative individual to teach 6th/7th grade English/Language Arts in our Middle Years program. We follow a progressive, constructivist educational philosophy which is student-centered.

Requirements: • Minimum of five current/consecutive years as a full-time High School English and Language Arts Teacher • Bachelor’s Degree in Education and current Georgia certification in Secondary English Education required; Master’s Degree in Education or MAT required • Gifted Certification a plus
• Experience as a progressive educator

Please send cover letter, educational philosophy and resume to: Attn: Jane Murphy, HR Manager, jmurphy@highmeadows.org or fax, 770-993-8331.
(Only candidates meeting the requirements above will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.)


Contact name: Jane Murphy
Contact email address: jmurphy@highmeadows.org


Elementary School Teachers

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grade pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia.
The role of the Elementary School Teacher, grade 1-5, is to teach, design and implement a program for instruction, and assess achievement. Reports to the Lower & Middle School Principal. This is a full-time 10 month position.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Instruction-Establish methods of instruction, implement one unit of inquiry per semester, create interdisciplinary lessons, meet needs of individual learners
• Planning-Incorporate curriculum standards into well-planned and successfully executed unit lessons
• Assess Achievement- Communicate expectations, utilize various assessment techniques, monitor progress, refer students to learning specialist as needed
• Maintain Communication with parents and instructional team members
• Professional Development- Participate in professional development, in-service meetings and professional growth opportunities
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have:
• Experienced Teacher
• IB training preferred
• Bachelor’s degree
• Lower School teaching experience
Job Posting Contact Name and Title: Submit cover letter, resume and references to Debi Doverspike, Human Resources Coordinator.


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


High School English Long-Term Substitute ~ Fall Semester 2017

School: Wesleyan School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Wesleyan is a K-12 Christian School located in Peachtree Corners, Georgia (Metro Atlanta). We are conducting a search for a long-term High School English teacher for fall semester 2017.


Contact name: Donna Dixon
Contact email address: ddixon@wesleyanschool.org


K-6 Afterschool Coordinator

School: Atlanta Speech School
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

K-6 Afterschool Coordinator

Start Date: August 2017
The Atlanta Speech School has evolved over its 78 years into the nation’s most comprehensive center for language and literacy – earning a rising national reputation as the educational equivalent of a teaching hospital. The School attracts a staff of the most gifted and committed teaching professionals who apply the research of the nation’s leading brain development and educational experts to achieve transformational language and literacy outcomes for children through its four school divisions, five clinical programs, and Rollins Center for Language & Literacy (“Rollins Center”) professional development program. The School has never turned away a child in need of services based on his or her family’s financial circumstances. All of the School’s efforts are interrelated and intentional, creating a circle of impact that is continually refined and strengthened across all programs. Our mission is to help each person develop his or her full potential through language and literacy. Please visit our website for further information: www.atlantaspeechschool.org.
The After School Program is seeking a self-motivated and enthusiastic Afterschool Coordinator who will advance the mission of the School by his/her work. This is a part-time position (27 hours per week) Monday – Thursday 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Friday 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The person selected for this position will be responsible for conducting and supervising social/recreational/educational programs. Additionally, the Afterschool Coordinator will be in charge of class preparation, updating the School’s website, and communicating with parents of children enrolled in the After School Program.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

A bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Physical Education, Elementary Education or related fields is required. Must have the ability and desire to partake in lively discussion and engagement with school age children, while fulfilling responsibilities in accordance with the after school program policies. Previous teaching experience with school age children is preferable.
Among the many programs at the Atlanta Speech School, children and adults with hearing loss and language processing difficulties are served. Therefore, the clarity of an applicant’s speech and language may be part of the hiring decision as they relate to performing the essential functions of the position.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Oversee and manage the day-to-day logistics of the after school program
• Demonstrate robust and active engagement with children during all after school activities
• Engage parents of students as students enter and leave the after-school program
• Participate in After School classes
• Plan and prepare materials for classes
• Supervise all activities to ensure safety at all times
• Maintain a safe and class-ready environment
• Assist in outdoor playground supervision
• Assist in homework supervision
• Organize materials at the end of the day
• Update and maintain the after school portion of the website
• Maintain certification in Pediatric First Aid and CPR
• Complete in-service training and professional development programs
• Demonstrate proficiency in the use of spreadsheets, email, social media, word processing, and presentation computer programs

SALARY: Salary is commensurate with experience.
BENEFITS:
This is a part-time position. Benefits available to part-time staff include cost reduction of some Atlanta Speech School services and meals during working hours; generous holiday schedule; and accrued sick time.

TO APPLY:
Please provide a cover letter, resume, certification, transcripts, and writing sample via e-mail by May 12, 2017. The writing sample should describe what you consider to be essential qualities that an Afterschool Coordinator must possess in order to be effective and examples in which you have demonstrated these qualities. The sample should be no more than 600 words.

CONTACT:
Iris Goodson
Director of Human Resources
hr@atlantaspeechschool.org

Subject line: Afterschool Coordinator


Contact name: Iris Goodson- Director of Human Resources
Contact email address: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org Subject Line: Afterschool Coordinator


Physical Education Teacher

School: Atlanta Speech School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Physical Education Teacher: The Atlanta Speech School

Start Date: August 2017

The Atlanta Speech School has evolved over its 78 years into the nation’s most comprehensive center for language and literacy – earning a rising national reputation as the educational equivalent of a teaching hospital. The School attracts a staff of the most gifted and committed teaching professionals who apply the research of the nation’s leading brain development and educational experts to achieve transformational language and literacy outcomes for children through its four school divisions, five clinical programs, and Rollins Center for Language & Literacy (“Rollins Center”) professional development program. The School has never turned away a child in need of services based on his or her family’s financial circumstances. All of the School’s efforts are interrelated and intentional, creating a circle of impact that is continually refined and strengthened across all programs. Our mission is to help each person develop his or her full potential through language and literacy. Please visit our website for further information: www.atlantaspeechschool.org.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Atlanta Speech School is seeking an exceptional Physical Education Teacher to begin August 2017. In addition to teaching experience and a strong background in language development, successful candidates will demonstrate a love of working with children, an engaging teaching style, the ability to interact well with parents and colleagues, and a willingness to create and promote an inclusive learning environment. As a school that always challenges itself to grow in our ability to achieve our mission, we seek an instructor who embodies that same spirit of curiosity and tolerance, commitment to excellence, and ability to both innovate and execute. All work is accomplished in the context of reflecting the highest standards in advancing the mission, values, and principles of the Atlanta Speech School.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES OF THE POSITION:

• Create and implement a multi-sensory Physical Education and Health curriculum that integrates classroom-based knowledge with physical activity for students with learning differences, grades Pre-K through 6

• Engage students in perceptual motor activities using unilateral, bilateral, and cross-lateral activities

• Create effective lesson plans to teach physical education appropriate to the age or grade level

• Develop student strength, confidence, and well-being by cultivating student awareness, and ownership of personal performance data

• Promote teamwork by teaching groups of students how to set collective and personal development goals, by celebrating individual and collective accomplishments, and by teaching the importance of self-improvement/competing against self, rather than competing against teammates

• Regularly evaluate student progress toward standards and keep school directors and parents well informed of student progress by collecting and tracking data, providing regular feedback and assessments

• Provide accommodations and modifications for growth and success of all students

• Participate in school-wide professional development and seek continual feedback and coaching to develop as an instructor

• Nurture our strong, positive culture of commitment to excellence, a joyful work and learning environment and a caring community

• Perform other necessary duties including, but not limited to carpool, lunch and after-school duties

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

• Undergraduate degree in Health and Physical Education. A Master’s degree with teaching experience is preferred

• Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in teaching and curriculum development

• Knowledge of best practices in preschool and special needs early education, particularly related to the value of language and literacy development

• Knowledge of recent federal and state legislation concerning schools and standards

• Possess patience and extensive knowledge of physical fitness, sports, and exercise

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Strong interpersonal and organization skills

SALARY: Salary is commensurate with experience.
BENEFITS:
Salary is commensurate with experience. This 190-day, full-time school position offers a generous benefit package including health/dental/life/vision and long term disability insurance; the School subsidizes health insurance premiums of staff and families. Other benefits include Flexible Spending Account; 403(b) Plan; cost reduction of some Atlanta Speech School services; subsidized meals during working hours; and accrued sick leave.

TO APPLY:
Please provide a cover letter, resume, certification, transcripts, and writing sample via e-mail by May 12, 2017. The writing sample should describe what you consider to be essential qualities that a Physical Education Teacher must possess in order to be effective and examples in which you have demonstrated these qualities. The sample should be no more than 600 words.

CONTACT:
Iris Goodson
Director of Human Resources
hr@atlantaspeechschool.org

Subject line: Physical Education Teacher

The Atlanta Speech School, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, or disability.


Contact name: Iris Goodson- Director of Human Resources
Contact email address: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org Subject Line: Physical Education Teacher


Middle School Language Arts Teacher

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grade pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia.
The role of the Middle School Language Arts Teacher is to teach the Core Knowledge Curriculum, design and implement a program for instruction and assess achievement. Reports to the Lower and Middle School Principal. This is a full-time 10 month position.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Instruction-Establish methods of instruction, implement one unit of inquiry per semester, create interdisciplinary lessons, meet needs of individual learners
• Planning-Incorporate curriculum standards into well-planned and successfully executed unit lessons
• Assess Achievement- Communicate expectations, utilize various assessment techniques, monitor progress, refer students to learning specialist as needed
• Maintain Communication with parents and instructional team members
• Professional Development- Participate in professional development, in-service meetings and professional growth opportunities
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have:
• Experienced Teacher
• IB-MYP training preferred
• Bachelor’s degree
• Middle School teaching experience


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


Middle School Latin and Literature Teacher

School: Mount Vernon Presbyterian School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

passionate.innovative.leader

This position reports directly to the Head of Middle School.

The Mission. We are a school of inquiry, innovation, and impact. Grounded in Christian values, we prepare all students to be college ready, globally competitive, and engaged citizen leaders.

The Vision. We seek to be the best in developing and delivering a 21st century learning experience.

The Goal. How might students be empowered to pursue their unique passions and curiosities, while building a solid academic foundation for Upper School and beyond?

The Opportunity. At Mount Vernon, we are building something extraordinary. We are interested in solution seekers, ethical decision-makers, communicators, creative thinkers, collaborators and innovators. We are not interested in red-tape or blending in.

Important Qualities
Faculty at Mount Vernon are inquisitive, nurturing, flexible, and creative. They model lifelong learning for their colleagues and students. They involve themselves in areas of the School beyond their classroom walls. The teacher is responsible for fulfilling all of his/her responsibilities in accordance with the mission and philosophy of the School.

Innovative Collaborator. We are interested in individuals who are excited about collaborating with teachers on projects and experiences that make a difference. What if school was less about learning facts/figures and more about answering important questions?

Opportunity Maker. What opportunities can we make available for students to demonstrate their passions, curiosities, and learning? How can we showcase students in deep and meaningful ways. How might students inspire their peers & parents through excellent, meaningful demonstrations of learning?

Passionate Learner. Our teachers are always looking to improve their skills by learning new educational approaches, investing in their strengths, seeking out professional development opportunities, and continually learning what emerging technologies & practices exist.

Student Champion. Our teachers come alive in the classroom. They are fueled by student success and invigorated when students develop a passion for learning.

The Role.

Professional Leadership & Purpose
Regardless of title or position, leverage your influence for the good of the School and its stakeholders in pursuit of our shared Mission, Vision, MV Continuum, Strategic Plan, and Wildly Important Goal.
Commit to and act in accordance with the Standards of Professional Excellence.

Pedagogy
Seek to be the best in your field by engaging in consistent goal setting, research, and growth towards the practice and craft of teaching and learning.
Instruction - Use innovative and research-based approaches.

Assessment - Master the use of formative and summative assessment, as well as the creation authentic, real world performance tasks.

Curriculum & Content - Possess a growing, expert knowledge of the content and learning outcomes. Give input and feedback regarding resources.

Learning Environment - Practice the art of flexible and interactive space, creating welcoming, inviting, and stimulating learning environments, not only in the classroom, but on the campus and beyond.

Communication
Seek to build community and relationships through constant, pro-active, positive communication with all stakeholders (students, parents, colleagues, and all others). Our goal is to gain commitment, not mere compliance.
Utilize the School’s specific channels of communication: Haiku, PowerSchool, 73 & Below, Student-Led Conferences, major assessment calendar, email/call within 24 hrs or less, Twitter, etc.

Reflective Practice
Engage in seasonal reflection and discussion with colleagues utilizing Folio, SMART goal setting, cultivating a PLN (professional learning network), and attending/leading at conferences.

Operations & Safety
Assist with the daily operations and safety of the School by gaining clarity around your role in emergency procedures, carpool & lunch supervision, chaperoning trips and events, maintaining red binder sub plans, serving as advisor and conference mentor, facilitating Christian Education small groups, following PTO process, and abiding by handbook, etc.

Student Life
Engage in life beyond the classroom by sponsoring a club, coaching a sport, attending events, and participating in the annual Mount Vernon Fund, etc.

This individual will:
Be a curious and collaborative lifelong learner dedicated to facilitating and encouraging the growth of students and colleagues.
Provide meaningful instruction in Middle School Latin and Literature courses using a variety of research-based and innovative teaching methods, while including relevant and situational real-world problems.
Collaborate with faculty across disciplines to facilitate interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, and project-based learning experiences.
Establish and maintain a safe and positive learning environment; taking all reasonable precautions to protect students, facilities, and materials.
Provide a competitive college preparatory environment, offering students an opportunity to explore their creativity and pave the way with their individual interests.
Possess strong character with an absolute drive for excellence, a team-oriented spirit, and a commitment to meeting the academic and social needs of students.
Motivate student learning and participation while ensuring the integrity of the academic experience and prepare students to confidently navigate a fast-paced, digital and global marketplace.
Employ excellent written and verbal communication skills, including appropriately using technology to communicate with students, parents, and colleagues.
Demonstrate effective time management and collaborative skills.
Follow and comply with written and verbal directions and expectations of the Middle School Leadership Team.
Demonstrate cooperation and flexibility in performing other related duties as assigned.

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in Latin, Classics, or a related field, teaching experience, coaching experience and proficiency with educational and presentation technology. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Please do not contact the School directly. All applications must be submitted via our online portal: https://www.mountvernonschool.org/page/discover-mvps/employment-opportunities.


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Director of the Katherine Hamm Center

School: Atlanta Speech School
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

The Atlanta Speech School – Director of the Katherine Hamm Center

Start Date: August 2017

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Atlanta Speech School is currently seeking an exceptional leader to be the Director of our Katherine Hamm Center. The Hamm Center is for children from birth to 5 years old who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) and their families. The mission of the Speech School is to help each person develop his or her full potential through language and literacy. To this end, the Director will be responsible for leading and supporting an extraordinary team of highly-trained and motivated professionals who are intensely focused upon ensuring that each Hamm Center child and every DHH child in the State of Georgia is on a path to reading proficiency by the end of third grade. To accomplish this objective, Hamm Center professionals seek to maximize children’s brain development by ensuring timely and effective access to services for all families. The Hamm Center model focuses on an essential partnership with each child’s family as they learn to provide the foundation of language to their infants and toddlers.

The Director of the Hamm Center will join the Speech School staff and partners from across the state in a national movement dedicated to radically changing outcomes for children who are DHH, regardless of preferred modality. The Director will be charged with working closely with the Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health and the state EHDI Coordinator, the co-chairs of Georgia Pathway to Language and Literacy (the Director of the State Schools for the Deaf and the Speech School’s Executive Director), and numerous others to implement a public health and early education system that prevents disabilities by ensuring access to services for all families. The Director will work to create lasting systems change relative to (1) access to services, (2) urgent diagnosis and enrollment into intervention, and (3) family education content required to prevent the human-made language disorder of illiteracy, rather than to remediate a physical “disability” of deafness or hearing loss.

The Hamm Center Director is a member of the Speech School’s Leadership Team that fosters and facilitates the School’s highly intentional collective efforts to have the greatest impact possible on each child we serve and all young children in our state. The Director reports to the Chief Academic Officer.

ATLANTA SPEECH SCHOOL OVERVIEW:
Positioned at the intersection of brain science and social science, the Atlanta Speech School effects transformative change in the lives of children and adults through research-based practices, innovation, advocacy, and partnerships with other organizations so that each child at the School and every child in Georgia can acquire the language and literacy abilities essential to decide his or her own future. The Atlanta Speech School has evolved over its 78 years into the nation’s most comprehensive center for language and literacy – earning a rising national reputation as the educational equivalent of a teaching hospital. Through its academic programs, the School provides an unmatched educational experience for more than 400 students each year. Another 1,000 individuals of all ages are served through our five clinical programs. Our Rollins Center for Language & Literacy and its free and universally accessible online Cox Campus www.readrightfromthestart.org provide professional development for early childhood and early elementary teachers across Georgia and far beyond. Given the Speech School’s commitment to admitting all children in need of our services regardless of their parents’ financial circumstances, our Rollins Center is focused on supporting teachers of children birth to 8 whose families have experienced generational lack of access to educational opportunity and resulting illiteracy and poverty. The Rollins Center is now impacting more than 100,000 children annually and rapidly extending its reach. All of the Speech School’s efforts are interrelated and intentional, creating a circle of impact that is continually refined and strengthened across all programs.
Please visit our website for further information: www.atlantaspeechschool.org and be sure to watch our three-minute videos that offer our view of our promise to children birth to 5 www.2020promise.org and children in elementary school. www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxyxywShewI.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Oversees the development of goals and policies pertaining to the Hamm Center
• Ensures the provision of specialized and differentiated services in the areas of Audiology, Auditory Verbal therapy, tele-therapy, and early intervention
• Ensures programmatic structure that engages and empowers parents as the key facilitators of their children’s language
• Works collaboratively with state and national leaders to achieve the goal of language and reading proficiency for all children who are DHH
• Retains, attracts, and recruits highly skilled and motivated staff
• Provides professional development, coaching, and evaluation for staff to continue to advance evidence-based practices and maximize outcomes for children
• Conducts ongoing program evaluation and identification of needs
• Manages budget and seeks opportunities to increase access to services and financial resources
• Guides strategic planning and its implementation
• Collaborates with the Chief Academic Officer and Director of Research and Innovation in managing clinical research programs
• Manages the assessment and program evaluation process to maximize outcomes for children
• Collaborates with other Directors within the Atlanta Speech School to utilize most effectively the collective resources of the School

In addition to these specific responsibilities, the position of Hamm Center Director carries an expectation of promoting the mission of the School and maximizing its impact upon thousands of children and families across Atlanta and beyond. Proficiency in language and literacy creates a change in the course of children’s lives and transforms their futures. We are seeking the person who will help expand the School’s reach and deepen understanding of the powerful impact of our work. This person will help us change children’s potential into reality.

REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION:
• Doctoral degree in Audiology or Master’s in Speech/Language Pathology or related field
• Demonstrated strong leadership, intellectual, and collaborative skills required to maximize outcomes for children
• Established organizational and program management skills, including organizational development, personnel management, project management, and strategic planning
• Three or more years of experience in provisions of services to young children who are DHH
• Strong oral and written communication skills
Therefore, the clarity and accuracy of an applicant’s speech and language may be part of the hiring decision as they relate to performing the essential functions of the position.
SALARY: Salary is commensurate with experience.

BENEFITS:
Salary is commensurate with experience. This full-time school position offers a generous benefit package including health/dental/life/vision and long term disability insurance; the School subsidizes health insurance premiums of staff and families. Other benefits include Flexible Spending Account; 403(b) Plan; cost reduction of some Atlanta Speech School services; subsidized meals during working hours; and accrued sick leave.

TO APPLY:
Please provide a resume, certification, and writing sample via e-mail by May 5, 2017. The writing sample should describe what you consider to be critical qualities that a leader must possess in order to be effective, and examples in which you have demonstrated that quality. The sample should be no more than 600 words.

CONTACT:
Iris Goodson
Director of Human Resources
hr@atlantaspeechschool.org

Subject line: Director of Katherine Hamm Center

The Atlanta Speech School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.


Contact name: Iris Goodson-Director of Human Resources
Contact email address: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org Subject Line: Director of Katherine Hamm Center


High School Science Teacher

School: Cumberland Academy of Georgia
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Cumberland Academy of Georgia, a special needs school, is seeking a high school science teacher (Chemistry, Physics, Environmental) for the 2017-2018 school year. You can learn more about our school at www.cumberlandacademy.org.


Contact name: Don Sasso, Principal
Contact email address: don.sasso@cumberlandacademy.org


High School Chemistry Long-Term Substitute ~ Fall Semester 2017 through March 2018

School: Wesleyan School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

To apply, please submit the faculty application found on the employment page of the Wesleyan website, www.wesleyanschool.org.


Contact name: Leslie Grogan
Contact email address: lgrogan@wesleyanschool.org


Lead Licensed Psychologist – Clinical Services (Immediate Availability)

School: Atlanta Speech School
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

The Atlanta Speech School
Lead Licensed Psychologist – Clinical Services
Start Date: Immediate Availability
The Atlanta Speech School is currently seeking applicants for a full-time lead licensed psychologist. The candidate for this position will be expected to provide psychoeducational evaluations, in conjunction with a language and learning specialist, in the Learning Evaluation Clinic. The psychologist will also provide clinical support and leadership in the Learning Evaluation Clinic. The Learning Evaluation Clinic provides comprehensive psychoeducational evaluation services to individual enrolled in the Atlanta Speech School’s school programs as well as from the community.
The Atlanta Speech School has evolved over its 78 years into the nation’s most comprehensive center for language and literacy – earning a rising national reputation as the educational equivalent of a teaching hospital. The School attracts a staff of the most gifted and committed teaching professionals who apply the research of the nation’s leading brain development and educational experts to achieve transformational language and literacy outcomes for children through its four school divisions, five clinical programs, and Rollins Center for Language & Literacy (“Rollins Center”) professional development program. The School has never turned away a child in need of services based on his or her family’s financial circumstances. All of the School’s efforts are interrelated and intentional, creating a circle of impact that is continually refined and strengthened across all programs. Our mission is to help each person develop his or her full potential through language and literacy. Please visit our website for further information: www.atlantaspeechschool.org.
POSITION SUMMARY
The lead licensed psychologist supervises a small team of licensed psychologist and speech-language pathologists, providing clinical and administrative support. In this role, the lead psychologist will collaborate with directors in our other programs to ensure high quality services. The opportunity to consult with multidisciplinary teams and contribute to planning consultative services are additional aspects of the position. In collaboration with the Director of Clinical Services, the lead psychologist also supports programmatic needs and decision making related to the Learning Evaluation Clinic. Responsibilities include completing comprehensive psychoeducational evaluations to students in their last year of preschool through their college years within a multidisciplinary team. In-depth analysis and interpretation of assessment results in the areas of intellectual functioning, oral language, memory and learning, auditory and visual processing, executive functioning, academic achievement, and social/emotional functioning will be expected. The individual will be required to write timely, in-depth reports and provide feedback to parents and school personnel. This individual will be responsible for providing consultative and/or direct services to preschool programs at the Atlanta Speech School.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES OF THE JOB
• Serve as primary contact for potential clients with questions specific to the clinic
• Support team in the clinic through case consultation, report review, weekly staff meetings, and annual job performance evaluation
• Assess ongoing program evaluation and monitor service delivery consistent with the goals of the clinic and school
• Interview prospective staff members and assist the Director of Clinical Services with hiring recommendations
• Select, administer, and interpret standardized assessment measures in the areas of intellectual functioning, memory, visual processing, executive functioning, academic achievement, and social/emotional functioning
• Complete in-depth reports with appropriate diagnoses and specific recommendations for intervention for weaknesses identified during evaluation
• Provide concise feedback to parents and school personnel related to assessment results and recommendations
• Consult with school program personnel to develop plans that support student progress, address classroom behaviors or academic concerns, or improve student productivity
• Consult with classroom teachers, parents, and outside professionals regarding strategy development, behavioral plans, or social-emotional concerns
• Attend parent-teacher conferences, as needed, to discuss behavioral or emotional concerns as they relate to academic performance
• Provide weekly classroom lessons using a classroom-based social skills and problem solving program
• Contribute to the development and implementation of parent education, child therapy, and staff development programs
• Supervise school psychologist and post-doctoral fellowship candidates completing clinical assessments

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
• Ph.D. degree in Clinical Psychology; training in assessment is required
• Two or more years of work experience as a Ph.D. level Clinical Psychologist is required
• License to practice psychology in state of Georgia or eligible for license within three months of employment
• At least two years’ experience in providing psychoeducational assessments to children is required. Experience with children with language and/or learning disabilities is required and knowledge of assessment of children with hearing loss is preferred
• Strong organizational skills as well as the ability to meet established deadlines
• Ability to communicate well both orally and in writing
• Experience in providing teacher consultation, individual or group child therapy, and staff development courses for school personnel
• Commitment to professional development
• Knowledge of and willingness to implement statutes, practice standards, and ethical guidelines related to professional psychology
This job requires excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to provide an appropriate speech and language model for children with hearing loss who are learning spoken English.

BENEFITS
Salary is commensurate with experience. This full-time position offers a generous benefit package including health/dental/life/vision and long term disability insurance; the School subsidizes health insurance premiums of staff and families. Other benefits include Flexible Spending Account; 403(b) Plan; cost reduction of some Atlanta Speech School services; complimentary meals during working hours; and accrued personal and sick leave.
TO APPLY
Please submit all of the following documents by April 28, 2017 to ensure that your information is considered: cover letter, resume, college transcript, and written submission describing how your particular skills, talents, and/or expertise could be beneficial to the Atlanta Speech School (please limit to 500 words).
CONTACT
Iris Goodson
Director of Human Resources
hr@atlantaspeechschool.org

Subject line: Lead Licensed Psychologist/Clinical Services

No phones calls, please
The Atlanta Speech School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.


Contact name: Iris Goodson-Director of Human Resources
Contact email address: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org Subject line: Lead Licensed Psychologist/Clinical Services


Music Teacher

School: Atlanta Speech School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The Atlanta Speech School
Music Teacher

Start Date: August 2017

Description:

The Atlanta Speech School is currently seeking a dynamic music educator to foster children’s creative talents and abilities. The teacher will provide music instruction to both preschool and elementary students, allowing children to showcase their abilities through a variety of performances including lunchtime recitals, musicals, and operas, parent evenings, and a flash mob here and there. This position offers a wonderful opportunity to inspire enthusiasm for the arts, and help students find the joy in performing and to foster the development of confidence in themselves so that they may find their voice – both in and out of the classroom. The music teacher should support the mission of the Atlanta Speech School by creating a positive and rich musical environment that cultivates the whole child, using music as a way to help children improve their physical, social, emotional and cognitive skills. As a member of and collaborator with the Enrichment Team, the music teacher encourages experiential learning in the areas of singing, moving, listening, performing, composing and improvising, and reading and writing for the stage.
The Atlanta Speech School has evolved over its 78 years into the nation’s most comprehensive center for language and literacy – earning a rising national reputation as the educational equivalent of a teaching hospital. The School attracts a staff of the most gifted and committed teaching professionals who apply the research of the nation’s leading brain development and educational experts to achieve transformational language and literacy outcomes for children through its four school divisions, five clinical programs, and Rollins Center for Language & Literacy (“Rollins Center”) professional development program. The School has never turned away a child in need of services based on his or her family’s financial circumstances. All of the School’s efforts are interrelated and intentional, creating a circle of impact that is continually refined and strengthened across all programs. Our mission is to help each person develop his or her full potential through language and literacy. Please visit our website for further information: www.atlantaspeechschool.org.

Essential candidate qualities, preferences, and skills:

The Atlanta Speech School seeks experienced candidates who are creative, innovative, resourceful, and team-oriented. The successful applicant will understand the role of collaboration in the teaching process and will team with classroom teachers to integrate themes across curriculum areas. In addition, the music teacher should:

 Model a passion for and appreciation of music and life-long learning
 Be sensitive and responsive to different learning styles
 Have exceptional organization, communication, and classroom management skills
 Be excited to share with our students and know how to have fun

The Atlanta Speech School employs passionate professionals who strive to be leaders in their field and who are committed to excellence in the education of all children. We seek to hire thoughtful teachers who choose to work in an environment where they can truly make a difference in the life of a child. The Atlanta Speech School encourages all of its students, educators, specialists and clinicians to be engaged learners.

Requirements:
 A Master’s Degree in Music Education preferred
 A love of music
 Experience teaching preschool and elementary students preferred
 Experience teaching students with learning disabilities and/or hearing loss preferred
 Excellent organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work collaboratively as a member of a teaching team

Responsibilities:

 Help all children develop their musical potential, imagination, and voice
 Encourage children to explore sound by listening, singing, dancing to various rhythms, and playing instruments
 Create a sequential, meaningful and developmentally appropriate general music curriculum that exposes children to diverse musical styles, represents various time periods, and evolves with the changing needs of students
 Collaborate with classroom teachers to tie into specific themes and areas of study
 Organize and direct children in a variety of performances
 Prepare written reports that address children’s individual and unique progress
 Participate in Enrichment Day and other important School special events, which may include occasional after-school, evening or weekend activities
 Consult with teachers about ways to infuse music into their classroom curriculum
 Share in the duties of morning and afternoon carpool, lunch, and recess

Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with experience. This 190-day, full-time school position offers a generous benefit package including health/dental/life/vision and long term disability insurance; the School subsidizes health insurance premiums of staff and families. Other benefits include Flexible Spending Account; 403(b) Plan; cost reduction of some Atlanta Speech School services; subsidized meals during working hours; and accrued sick leave.

To Apply:
Please submit all of the following documents by April 28, 2017 to ensure that your information is considered: cover letter, resume, copy of your Master’s in Music Education Certificate, all college transcripts, and written submission describing how your particular skills, talents, and/or expertise could be beneficial to the Atlanta Speech School (please limit to 500 words).

CONTACT:
Iris Goodson
Director of Human Resources
hr@atlantaspeechschool.org

Subject line: Music Teacher

No phone calls, please

The Atlanta Speech School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.


Contact name: Iris Goodson-Director of Human Resources hr@atlantaspeechschool.org, Subject Line:
Contact email address: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org Subject Line: Music Teacher


Early Learning Center Teachers

School: Mount Vernon Presbyterian School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Mount Vernon Early Learning Center, an innovative learning environment, is seeking three qualified and energetic teachers. We are a school of inquiry, innovation and impact, grounded in Christian values. We believe that children learn best in a play-based environment, where teachers shape the activities and environment to best serve each child’s individual needs.

We are seeking full time teachers for three of our classrooms: Infants, Toddlers, and Early Preschool (two-year-olds) for the 2017-2018 school year. Working alongside classroom co-teachers, educators will develop lesson plans and plan developmentally appropriate curriculum that meets the needs of their classrooms. We believe strongly in teacher professional development and will provide opportunities for training and conferences during the school year.

A degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development is preferred. Candidates should also have strong communication skills and be comfortable using various forms of technology for student documentation and assessment. Preferred candidates will also have experience with NAEYC standards and criteria.

Please do not contact the School directly. All applications must be submitted through the online platform: https://www.mountvernonschool.org/page/discover-mvps/employment-opportunities.


Contact name: Angél W Kytle
Contact email address: akytle@mountvernonschool.org


Extended Play Teachers

School: Mount Vernon Presbyterian School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

At Mount Vernon, we have an engaging and exciting after-school program. Our Extended Play faculty plan engaging afternoon activities for our students in the Early Learning Center through grade 6 and assist with homework in the older grades as needed. We believe strongly in teacher professional development and will provide opportunities for training and conferences during the school year. The position is a salaried faculty position, with work hours from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

A degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or Elementary Education is preferred. Candidates should also have strong communication skills and be comfortable using various forms of technology. Preferred candidates will also have experience with NAEYC standards and criteria.

Please do not contact the School directly. All applicants must submit and applications on the online platform: https://www.mountvernonschool.org/page/discover-mvps/employment-opportunities


Contact name: Angél W Kytle
Contact email address: akytle@mountvernonschool.org


Director of Advancement

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grade pre-k through high school located in Duluth, Georgia.
The role of the Director of Advancement is to implement the development strategy for the school. Reports to Head of School. This is a full-time 12 month position.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Designs and implements comprehensive development strategy
• Initiates and implements all fundraising activities
• Manages all donor relations, major gifts and planned giving activities
• Manages and directs all grant initiatives
• Directs all special events
The ideal candidate will have:
• Master’s degree in Marketing, Communications or a related field
• Extensive experience in managing non-profit fundraising
• Experience in a school setting
• Previous capital campaign experience preferred
• Excellent management and writing skills
Interested candidates should visit www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment for position posting and information. Please submit cover letter, resume and references to employment@ndacademy.org


Contact name: Deborah Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


Middle School Science Teacher and Coach

School: Pace Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Pace Academy is seeking an experienced Middle School Science Teacher and
Coach for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Teacher will teach five classes of
Middle School Science and coach one or more Middle or Upper School sports.
Standard duties for this position include the preparation of course objectives and
outlines for course of study in conjunction with other Middle School Faculty
following curriculum guidelines. Expertise and enjoyment in working with middle
school students is a necessity. Participation in faculty and professional meetings,
educational conferences, and teacher training workshops is required. The Teacher
will help coordinate and participate fully in one grade level overnight trip.
Additionally, the Teacher must be able to serve as advisor, attend parent gatherings,
and perform related duties such as sponsoring student organizations.

Pace Academy serves 1,105 students in Pre-First through 12th grade and offers
outstanding programs in academics, athletics, the arts and global leadership, with a
strong emphasis on educating the “whole child.” Pace believes in knowing and
loving every student. The faculty is committed to building relationships with
students, encouraging them to challenge themselves to reach their full potential and
imbuing them with the Pace motto: "To have the courage to strive for excellence.”
Pace partners with parents to maintain a team approach to educating each student.

Requirements:
Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Science required
Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree preferred.
Demonstrated success teaching middle or upper school required. (At least two years
of experience.)
Demonstrated successful coaching experience preferred.
Private-school experience preferred.
Strong sense of humor, flexibility and a desire to work with adolescents is required.
Attendance at evening and weekend functions is occasionally required.

Excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, employer provided life
insurance, and a generous 403(b) employer match.

Applicants can learn more about the Middle School at
http://www.paceacademy.org/page/academics/middle-school

Qualified applicants should email a resume, cover letter, educational philosophy,
and references to Jobs@PaceAcademy.org.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


Contact name: John Anderson or Graham Anthony
Contact email address: Jobs@PaceAcademy.org


Lowert School Assistant Head of Curriculum and Professional Development

School: Pace Academy
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

Pace Academy, one of Atlanta’s top independent schools, seeks a highly energetic and
experienced Assistant Head of Curriculum and Professional Development starting July 1,
2017. This is a full-time, 12-month position.

With 369 students in Pre-First through fifth grade, the Pace Academy Lower School is a
vibrant learning environment that provides an innovative academic program within a
nurturing community. Our expert teachers create meaningful learning opportunities for
students through lessons that emphasize academic excellence, critical thinking, empathy
and integrity.

To leverage the significant strides we have made in recent years, our new Lower School
Assistant Head of Curriculum and Professional Development will review the Lower School’s
current curriculum with an eye towards best practices and our mission to “create prepared,
confident citizens of the world.”

The Lower School Assistant Head of Curriculum and Professional Development will lead,
engage, and collaborate with teachers to enable reflection on current teaching practices
and encourage opportunities for growth, ensuring that students continue to flourish.

Responsibilities will include the examination of frameworks for delivering instruction to
ensure a balance between direct instruction and student-led questioning, discussion,
inquiry and innovation. The candidate will work with teachers on curriculum, both hidden
and explicit, to further authentic learning and support the development of each student’s
voice. The position requires a comprehensive understanding of curriculum adoption,
review, and implementation across content areas and grade levels, as well as a working
familiarity with Design Thinking and STEAM.

If you are forward-thinking, have a passion for empowering students and teachers to take
risks, and will be committed to serving alongside our team of faculty and staff, we welcome
your interest in the Lower School Assistant Head of Curriculum and Professional
Development.

Responsibilities:
Evaluate current Lower School curriculum and create an ongoing Lower School
Curriculum Action Plan that is consistent with best practices and current research
Maintain knowledge of publishers across curricula areas
Develop/manage the curriculum-adoption process and schedule
Establish curriculum-review committees
Establish a positive working relationship with the faculty and supervise implementation
of current and new curriculum
Provide ongoing curriculum review and updates consistent with evidence-based
practices
Analyze student performance, including test data, to determine areas of the curriculum
that need support/revision
Provide ongoing professional development opportunities to support the current
curriculum and curriculum changes
Create an annual schedule for professional development
Provide teachers with a list of resources to support their professional growth
Collaborate with the Isdell Center for Global Leadership team, Director of Design
Thinking, Director of Professional Development and Curriculum Studies, and Director of
Diversity so the curriculum reflects a global mindset, diversity/inclusion and 21-century
skills
Prepare written reports for the Board of Trustees and Head of the Lower School
detailing curriculum and professional development updates
Provide coaching and mentoring for every classroom teacher
Collaborate with faculty to ensure excellence in teaching and engagement in student
learning
Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:
Master’s degree in education; preferably with a concentration in curriculum and
instruction, or a related instructional field
Minimum five years classroom teaching experience
Minimum two to three years experience serving as a curriculum specialist or similar
experience demonstrating knowledge of elementary curriculum development and
planning
Extensive knowledge of best practices related to curriculum implementation and current
research on curriculum trends
Administrative/leadership experience managing faculty and reviewing, designing and
implementing curriculum
Deep understanding of the developmental needs of students in Pre-First through fifth
grade
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Excellent listener and collaborator

Applicants can learn more about the Lower School at
http://www.paceacademy.org/page/academics/lower-school

Qualified applicants should email a resume, cover letter, educational philosophy, and
references to Jobs@PaceAcademy.org.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


Contact name: Syreeta Moseley
Contact email address: Jobs@PaceAcademy.org


Executive Director

School: The Cloverleaf School
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

Are you a passionate school leader looking to join a team committed to empowering neurodiverse students through student-centered, whole-body learning?

The Cloverleaf School is now in its fifth year-- the foundational building blocks are firmly in place and the school growth plan is well under way. Our next step is to find a new Executive Director to come in and build upon the groundwork that has been so carefully laid. Every organization goes through distinctive seasons: Cloverleaf’s “start-up” season is drawing to a close as its “growth” season begins. We are seeking a strong growth leader who can grow Cloverleaf to reach all new heights and stand out as the paradigm of special education that it is!

Please see our website for a complete job description: www.cloverleafschool.org/employment


Contact name: Sharonda Frazier
Contact email address: sharonda.frazier@cloverleafschool.org


Reading Specialist for Children with Language-Based Learning Disabilities

School: Atlanta Speech School- The Wardlaw School
Available Position:
Description:

The Atlanta Speech School

Reading Specialist for Children with Language-Based Learning Disabilities: The Wardlaw School

Start Date: August 2017

The mission of the Atlanta Speech School is to help each person develop his or her full potential through language and literacy. Established in 1938, the Atlanta Speech School serves children and adults with speech, hearing, language, or learning disabilities through clinical and educational programs, in addition to providing professional development for teachers and educators in partner schools and preschools. All of our programs are built upon a foundation of caring instruction, based on proven research, and strengthened with a depth of academic and clinical knowledge. We encourage applications for employment from professionals seeking meaningful careers and who are committed to the mission, values, and principles of the School.

The Wardlaw School for children with dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities is currently seeking an outstanding professional to serve as a reading specialist in our multi-disciplinary, collaborative educational environment. www.atlantaspeechschool.org.
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Wardlaw School is dedicated to serving children with average to very superior intelligence and mild to moderate language-based learning disabilities including dyslexia (reading disability). Children accepted into the Wardlaw School may exhibit underlying auditory and/or language processing problems that make it difficult for them to learn in their present educational setting. Our students are between the ages of 5 and 12 years old and are in kindergarten through 6th grade. Wardlaw School students typically have a diagnosis of dyslexia or “red flags” for dyslexia. They may also have difficulty understanding and/or using spoken language, expressing themselves through written language, or experience mathematical difficulties.

The Wardlaw School employs passionate professionals who strive to be leaders in their field and who are committed to excellence in the education of all children. Knowledge and understanding of research-based practices in the areas of language development, reading and math are the cornerstone for all that we do. We seek to hire innovators and thinkers who choose to work in an environment where they can truly make a difference in the life of a child. The Wardlaw School encourages all of its students, educators, specialists and clinicians to be engaged, perpetual learners.

REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION:
A Master’s degree in learning disabilities, reading or special education is required. In addition, all candidates should possess or be eligible for a current Georgia teaching certificate, eligibility for Georgia certification and/or certification from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association as appropriate. An understanding of the interaction between language and learning is expected and training in at least one multi-sensory reading method is required. Experience is preferred. The Wardlaw School is dedicated to ongoing staff development and provides opportunities for individuals to add to their repertoire of skills and methodology. We are looking for professionals who seek to be the best in their field and who enjoy working in a multi-disciplinary, collaborative environment. Opportunities are available to present locally and nationally.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES OF THE POSITION:
• Plan and implement a remedial program of reading instruction for three groups of students enrolled in our full time program. Children in our program have a diagnosis of dyslexia and/or related language-based learning disabilities. Children are grouped by age, reading level and approach. Group size ranges from two to six. Our staff is trained in a variety of reading approaches and instructional decisions are made based upon a child’s learning profile and diagnostic teaching.
• Provide individual remediation to students identified as needing an increased level of instructional intensity and frequency.
• Administer standardized and informal tests to monitor progress
• Complete the reading section of two written reports per school year and participate in parent-teacher conferences as appropriate.
• Work within a collaborative framework maintaining communication with team members including your students’ lead classroom teachers, parents, director, speech-language pathologist.
• The position is full time (5 days per week 7:45-2:45)
BENEFITS:
Salary is commensurate with experience.

This 187-day, full-time school position offers a generous benefit package including health/dental/life/vision and long term disability insurance; the School subsidizes health insurance premiums of staff and families. Other benefits include Flexible Spending Account; 403(b) Plan; cost reduction of some Atlanta Speech School services; complimentary meals during work hours; and accrued sick leave.

TO APPLY:
Please submit all of the following documents by March 15, 2017 to ensure that your information is considered: cover letter, resume, copies of certificates and/or license, college transcript, and written submission describing how your particular skills, talents, and/or expertise would be beneficial to the Wardlaw School (please limit to 500 words).

Email: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org
Subject line: Wardlaw Reading Specialist

Please no phone inquiries

The Atlanta Speech School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.


Contact name: Human Resources
Contact email address: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org Subject line: Wardlaw Reading Specialist


Full-Time Classroom Teacher

School: Atlanta Speech School-Wardlaw Upper School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The Atlanta Speech School
Full-Time Classroom Teacher in the Wardlaw Upper School
for Children with Language-Based Learning Disabilities

Start Date: August 2017
The mission of the Atlanta Speech School is to help each person develop his or her full potential through language and literacy. Established in 1938, the Atlanta Speech School serves children and adults with speech, hearing, language, or learning disabilities through clinical and educational programs, in addition to providing professional development for teachers and educators in partner schools and preschools. All of our programs are built upon a foundation of caring instruction, based on proven research, and strengthened with a depth of academic and clinical knowledge. We encourage applications for employment from professionals seeking meaningful careers and who are committed to the mission, values, and principles of the School. Please learn more about us at www.atlantaspeechschool.org.
The Wardlaw School for children with dyslexia is currently seeking an outstanding professional to serve as classroom teacher in our multi-disciplinary, collaborative educational environment.
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Wardlaw School is dedicated to serving children with average to very superior intelligence and mild to moderate dyslexia (reading disability). Children accepted into the Wardlaw School may exhibit underlying auditory and/or language processing problems that make it difficult for them to learn in their present educational setting. Our students are between the ages of 5 and 12 years old and are in kindergarten through 6th level. Wardlaw School students typically have a diagnosis of dyslexia or “red flags” for the disorder. They may also have difficulty understanding and/or using spoken language, expressing themselves through written language, or experience mathematical difficulties.
The Wardlaw School employs passionate professionals who strive to be leaders in their field and who are committed to excellence in the education of all children. Knowledge and understanding of research-based practices in the areas of language development, reading and math are the cornerstone for all that we do. We seek to hire innovators and thinkers who choose to work in an environment where they can truly make a difference in the life of a child. The Wardlaw School encourages all of its students, educators, specialists and clinicians to be engaged, perpetual learners.

REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION:
A Master’s degree in learning disabilities, reading, speech/language pathology, or special education is required. All candidates should possess or be eligible for a current Georgia teaching certificate, eligibility for Georgia certification and/or certification from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association as appropriate. An understanding of the interaction between language and learning is expected and training in at least one multi-sensory reading method is desirable. Experience is preferred. The Wardlaw School is dedicated to ongoing staff development and provides opportunities for individuals to add to their repertoire of skills and methodology. We are looking for professionals who seek to be the best in their field and who enjoy working in a multi-disciplinary, collaborative environment. Opportunities are available to present locally and nationally.
Among the many programs at the Atlanta Speech School, children and adults with hearing loss and language processing difficulties are served. Therefore, the clarity of an applicant’s speech and language may be part of the hiring decision as they relate to performing the essential functions of the position.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES OF THE POSITION:

 Plan and implement a remedial program of instruction for a class of nine or ten children, each with the diagnosis of mild to moderate dyslexia or language-based learning disability. Instructional emphasis and goals are derived from students’ psycho-educational evaluations and diagnostic teaching.
 Complete two written reports per school year and lead three parent-teacher conferences.
 Serve as the case manager for each student in the class to secure other services provided by the school or by referral to outside sources.
 Work within a collaborative framework with the Speech/Language Pathologist for your class to establish and implement appropriate language goals for each student within the class setting.
 Establish an effective means of communication with parents.
 Maintain student files.
 The position is full time (5 days per week 7:45-2:45)

BENEFITS:
Salary is commensurate with experience.

This 190-day, full-time school position offers a generous benefit package including health/dental/life/vision and long term disability insurance; the School subsidizes health insurance premiums of staff and families. Other benefits include Flexible Spending Account; 403(b) Plan; cost reduction of some Atlanta Speech School services; complimentary meals during work hours; and accrued sick leave.
TO APPLY:
Please submit all of the following documents to ensure that your information is considered: cover letter, resume, copies of certificates and/or license, college transcript, and written submission describing how your particular skills, talents, and/or expertise would be beneficial to the Wardlaw School (please limit to 500 words).

Email: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org
Subject line: Wardlaw 3rd-5th Grade Classroom Teacher

Please no phone inquiries.


Contact name: Human Resources
Contact email address: hr@atlantaspeechschool.org Subject line: Wardlaw 3rd-5th Grade Classroom Teacher


Gifted/Talented Teacher

School: Notre Dame Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Notre Dame Academy is a Marist Catholic and International Baccalaureate World School serving students in grades pre-k through high school and located in Duluth, Georgia. Notre Dame Academy is seeking a Gifted/Talented Teacher to establish criteria for the identification of gifted/talented students, design and implement a program for instruction, and track progress. This role reports to the Principal of the Father Colin School. This is a part-time 10-month position. For a detailed position posting and to apply, please visit www.ndacademy.org/our-story/employment.


Contact name: Debi Doverspike
Contact email address: employment@ndacademy.org


Principal of the Elementary School

School: The Epstein School
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

Summary: The Epstein School, a highly-recognized Independent Jewish Day School serving the metro Atlanta area, welcomes your application for Principal of the Elementary School.

School Background: The Epstein School – Solomon Schechter School of Atlanta – is a preschool – 8th grade Independent Jewish Day School serving 500 students. Each student is challenged and prepared to become a confident and engaged learner, and a knowledgeable and passionate leader of our local and global communities. We are committed to high quality educational practices and a collaborative team approach, and utilize differentiated instruction to meet the needs of a wide range of learners. We are dedicated to realizing the potential of our students in the arena of 21st century skills and teaching them the enduring value of richly reading a wide range of texts. Our bilingual program utilizes the proficiency model of language learning, and seamlessly integrates technology as one of many educational tools. We are an inclusive community guided by the principles and values of the Jewish people. Building on the strengths of the past, this is an ideal time to join our leadership team and help shape our school's future.

Position Scope and Responsibilities: The Principal of the Elementary School will be a member of the educational leadership team that includes the other two division Principals; Principal of Digital Learning and Technology; Principal of Learning, Teaching and Innovation; and the Head of School. The Principal of the Elementary School, working in collaboration with members of the professional community, will be responsible for:
• Leading and managing the day-to-day operations of the division with empathy, skill, compassion, humor, and a commitment to the greater good
• Leading all constituencies in creating a positive, nurturing learning environment that respects both the needs of the individuals and of the community by building a culture of trust, partnership and support
• Connecting authentically and joyfully with students, understanding the importance of each student being known and supported, and supporting the needs of a diverse student population
• Partnering effectively and genuinely welcoming input from a wide spectrum of perspectives to make clear, thoughtful decisions that are skillfully communicated
• Leading with vision and creativity in the resolution of issues, realization of initiatives and in forwarding of the school’s mission
• Clearly articulating and skillfully communicating the vision of the school and decisions made to inspire both internal and external constituents
• Serving as a resource, support, and guide to faculty on their work with children and families, curricular matters, and their ongoing growth as professionals
• Empowering faculty to innovate and make decisions that align with the student's needs and the school's approach
• Working with the faculty to ensure effective and consistent communications with the parents of each and every student
• Appreciating, welcoming and supporting the parents’ role in their children’s learning and growth and overseeing the support of individual students and their parents on matters of concern
• Collaborating with teachers and the educational leadership team to ensure that the educational program is coherent, continues to develop, is aligned across the school, and meets the needs of all students
• Working with the leadership team to create, modify, and implement faculty evaluation, support and induction programs that seek to ensure teachers are striving towards excellence and have the resources to succeed
• Partnering with school leadership to develop and implement a budget that balances the multiple needs of the division

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have/be:
• A leader who projects a compelling personal presence and engenders support through his/her knowledge, experience, creativity, vision, dedication, and guidance
• Be a visible presence in all areas of the school and enthusiastically represent it within the larger community
• An individual of high integrity and earned reputation who understands the importance of honor, commitment and confidentiality
• An experienced, energetic educational leader who is capable and committed to building and stewarding strong relationships and a committed learning community
• A good listener and communicator who is intuitive, thoughtful, considerate, compassionate, and strives to build relationships with others
• A life-long learner driven by curiosity, appropriate risk-taking, resilience, and possessing a growth mindset who is able to cultivate those characteristics in others

To apply: Send email to hiring-ESPrin@epsteinatlanta.org with a copy of your resume, cover letter, list of 3 professional references, and sample of writing focused on education. Competitive benefits and salary commensurate with experience. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage candidates with diverse experience or background to apply.


Contact name:
Contact email address: hiring-ESPrin@epsteinatlanta.org


Speech-Language Pathologist

School: Porter Academy
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

Part-time Speech-Language Pathology position is available at Porter Academy, a small school for children aged 4-14 with learning or developmental differences. You will be responsible for evaluating students (using SCAN:3-C, PPVT, EVT, and clinical observations), developing individual student goals, planning and implementing group-based speech-language interventions, and tracking student progress on goals throughout the year. The hours are Monday through Thursday 9:30-2:00, and the position is available immediately.


Contact name: Barbara Richard
Contact email address: brichard@porteracademy.org


Director of Advancement

School: Immaculate Heart of Mary School
Available Position: Non-teaching Staff
Description:

Immaculate Heart of Mary School has an immediate opening for a Director of Advancement/Development. The position will be responsible for developing and implementing the development strategy for the school. This includes managing the annual giving campaign and GRACE Scholars donations, cultivating and nurturing relationships with current and potential donors and sponsors, researching and writing grant proposals to corporate and foundation funders, developing and growing the donor base for both annual fund and endowment efforts; cultivating major gifts and business partnerships, developing and growing alumni program, and training and leading volunteers to support advancement efforts.
Candidates should have previous experience in advancement/development, fundraising or similar activity, preferably in a non-profit setting. A proven track record of achieving revenue goals and demonstrated experience in partnership building and event planning skills is important. Candidates should have a positive attitude, flexibility, teamwork and attention to detail as well as a high degree of initiative. Experience in database and records management is a must.
Applicants who meet the above requirements should send their resume and cover letter by January 6, 2017 to: Kellie DesOrmeaux, Principal, Immaculate Heart of Mary School, 2855 Briarcliff Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329; kdesormeaux@ihmschool.org.


Contact name: Lisa Rhodes
Contact email address: lrhodes@ihmschool.org


Director of Admissions

School: The Atlanta Academy
Available Position: Administrator
Description:

Position: Director of Admissions

This job is a 12-month, Full-Time position reporting to the Head of School. S/he is responsible for managing all facets of the admissions process in the school’s effort to attract, enroll, and retain a diverse and dynamic student population.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Communicate the mission and purpose of the school to prospective candidates through tours and personal outreach.
• Direct the admissions process from point of inquiry through final enrollment and onboarding.
• Coordinate/administer all admissions testing
• Identify and execute effective community outreach to expand Atlanta Academy awareness by organizing internal Open Houses, participation in local community activities/private school fairs to recruit students and other school-wide events that prospective families might attend.
• Coordinate all re-enrollment activity with constant monitoring of attrition and retention.
• Work closely with the Director of Marketing to develop a strategic recruitment and marketing plan.
• Work closely with the Business/Financial office with regards to financial aid.
• Mobilize, recruit and train parent volunteers and student ambassadors to extend admissions efforts.
• Prepare and maintain statistics regarding enrollment, geographical distribution of students, financial aid, and attrition. Interpret these statistics, when appropriate to the administration.
• Promote good relationships with outside institutions or groups (schools, libraries, civic associations, preschools, real estate agencies, corporations, etc.) that can be helpful in attracting quality students.
• Invite various independent high school admissions representatives for our High School Fair.
• Attend AAAIS and other admissions seminars and/or conferences hosted locally.
Events
• Event support

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Five to seven years of experience in education, preferably in admissions
• Ability to think critically and creatively
• Demonstrated leadership qualities
• The ability to work collaboratively with other school community members
• Outstanding oral and written communication skills
• Maintain confidentiality in all school matters

Personal Characteristics:
Intelligence, self-motivated, competitive drive, creativity, energy and enthusiasm, tolerance for risk, strong organizational skills and attention to detail, experience with research, financial aid and budgeting, and marketing and communications, understanding of the independent school world and ability to work with faculty, students and parents


Contact name: Stephanie Kashdan
Contact email address: skashdan@atlantaacademy.com


Classroom Substitute

School: Springmont School
Available Position:
Description:

Springmont is currently accepting resumes for Classroom Substitutes to work with children in our Toddler (18 months – 3 years), Primary (3-6 years), Elementary (6-12 years) and Middle School (12-14 years) classes. Prior experience working with children of various ages is essential and a working knowledge of Montessori education is preferred. Flexibility is a must.

Springmont is a non-sectarian, accredited day school serving 260 students ages 1½ to 14 located on six wooded acres in north metro-Atlanta. Recognized as a premier independent, progressive school with a legacy of more than 50 years, we serve a unique and distinctive mission, and our graduates matriculate to competitive private area high schools. Springmont proudly employs a dedicated and experienced faculty and staff and offers on-going professional development, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, including health and dental insurance and retirement opportunities.

Springmont School provides equal employment opportunity without regard to an applicant’s race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, religion, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. Springmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If interested, please contact us at jobs@springmont.com. Please attach your cover letter and resume. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.


Contact name:
Contact email address: jobs@springmont.com