Lower School Director of Educational Resource Programs (ERP)
• Strong understanding of current research related to learning, pedagogy, and intervention strategies
• Demonstrated leadership experience, including the management of people
• Demonstrated experience in supporting diverse learners
• Demonstrated experience supporting teachers and parents of struggling students
• Demonstrated skills in human relations with students, parents, and peers
• Possess a comprehensive understanding of contemporary reading research and how it informs literacy development, instruction and remediation
• Well-versed in the acquisition of mathematics skills and intervention strategies
• Communicate policy and procedures to tutors
• Schedule students with tutors
• Ensure that tutors are up-to-date with current best practices in intervention and have the materials necessary to best serve the students they work with
• Support tutors in individualizing instruction, assessing, and understanding student learning profiles, and problem-solving persistent learning challenges.
• Provide monthly tutor billing information to Human Resources Manager
• Act as case manager for and monitor the progress of all students who are in the ERP.
• Serve as a member of the Student Support Team with the Lower School Administrative Team and Lower School Counselor
• Partner with teachers to support individual students’ academic growth. Provide teachers with strategies and act as an instructional coach, as needed.
• Provide testing for students as needed and report testing results to teachers, parents and the Student Support Team
• Provide summaries of psychoeducational reports for teachers and ensure that teachers read them
• Work with the Early Childhood Director and the Lower School Director of Studies to monitor classroom accommodations for ERP students
• Visit classrooms to become familiar with the curriculum in all grade levels and to observe students to identify and follow up on student needs
• Partner with the Lower School Director of Studies and the Lower School Counselor to facilitate Strategy Share Meetings with homeroom teachers in 2nd-4th grade
• Monitor Lower School Student Assessment Data and attend Data Analysis meetings to identify necessary tiers of intervention for kindergarten and 1st grade students
• Partner with the Lower School Reading Specialist
• Work on sectioning of students annually
• Be a resource for families
• Collaborate with teachers and tutors to provide annual recommendations for summer and school year tutoring
• Coordinate with other divisional ERP Directors to ensure continuity of philosophies, policies, and procedures, to discuss all-school ERP needs and trends, to facilitate data transfer during transition years, etc.
• Facilitate meetings to review testing reports with outside psychologists, parents, teachers and Early Childhood Director/Lower School Director of Studies
• Work closely with contracted Speech-Language Pathologists and Occupational Therapists on campus to coordinate communication with parents, teachers, and school administrators
• Summarize psychoeducational reports
• Maintain current and accurate digital records regarding student evaluations
• Facilitate communication between classroom teachers, ERP tutors, and outside support
• Prioritize division needs and report to Head of Lower School and Assistant Head of School
• Develop positive relationships with outside professionals
• Demonstrate ability to educate colleagues about learning disabilities and differentiation for students
• Serve as a resource to faculty
• Assist in the hiring of tutors
• Partner with ERP, LS Administration, teachers, and families to ensure students are successfully making appropriate growth
• Ability to communicate effectively and honestly while demonstrating care and compassion for students and families
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