Employment Opportunities

The Schenck School is now accepting applications/resumes for teaching positions, Math Curriculum Coordinator and Director of Student Services.  

If you are interested in applying, please submit the following for consideration and possible interview:

1.The Schenck School Employment Application
   (click here for PDF of The Schenck School Employment Application)
2. Current Resume
3. Cover Letter
4. List of Professional References

Please submit all documents to Michele Santa Maria, Director of HR, at msantamaria@schenck.org.

 

Math Curriculum Coordinator

The Schenck School
Job Description

Job Title: Math Curriculum Coordinator
Department: Faculty
Reports To: Principals
Payroll Status: Salary, Exempt - Full Time 10½ months
Revised: April 2017

PURPOSE/GOALS

To advance the mission of The Schenck School which is to build a solid educational foundation for students with dyslexia and develop their rich potential. In addition to the many but not all of the responsibilities of a classroom teacher, the Math Curriculum Coordinator is responsible for helping design, implement and offer on-going support and coaching for K-6 foundational skills and inquiry-based approach to math instruction.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Serve in a teaching team with modified responsibilities, including O-G instruction
  • Audit current math practices and data to develop a baseline understanding of current instruction and its effectiveness
  • Work with the Strategic Plan Math Design Team to research and then design a math instructional approach based on a co-teaching model, current research and student data
  • Design an implementation timeline, training model and budget that maximizes current resources and teacher buy-in
  • Design a school-wide math assessment system to monitor student performance on a macro and micro level and suggest instructional changes as appropriate
  • Design and oversee an on-going, data-informed instructional coaching model for math
  • Coordinate, collaborate, and communicate clearly with all grade level teams on a regular basis with the goal of keeping them informed, involved and current in the best practices for math teaching and learning for our particular dyslexic student population
  • Continually monitor math research and practices at area schools to ensure a responsive approach to math instruction
REQUIREMENTS
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in education or other related field
  • Extensive experience in the Orton-Gillingham approach to reading instruction is required
  • Graduate level training in math and/or curriculum design is preferred
  • Must show documented interest in furthering understanding of math instruction through professional development, trainings, reading, etc.
  • Should be highly skilled in and have experience working with teachers in a Kindergarten through 6TH grade environment to introduce new instructional practices, approaches, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to take initiative and follow-through with minimal supervision
WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

  • Parents, Faculty, Students

  • QUALIFICATIONS
    Candidate must be able to perform each primary responsibility satisfactorily. Must be able to read and interpret documents and to write routine reports and correspondence. Must be able to communicate both written and oral information clearly and effectively, and interact with all personality types and levels of management. Must show an ability to work effectively as part of an institutional and management team. Able to apply common sense understanding and to carry out instructions furnished in both written and oral form. Demonstrate competency with basic word process, spreadsheet, database and internet functions. Able to establish priorities. Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds. Will be required to file in both low and high file drawers. Requires relevant experience and educational background.

    Salary is commensurate with experience. A comprehensive and competitive benefits package is available to the successful candidate.

    Interested candidates should complete The Schenck School application and submit with a current resume, cover letter and a professional reference list to:

    Michele Santa Maria, Director of Human Resources
    Email: msantamaria@schenck.org
    Fax: 404-252-7615
    Mail: The Schenck School 282 Mt. Paran Road, NW Atlanta, GA 30327

    The Schenck School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Schenck School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

    The Schenck School expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of The Schenck School’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

    Director of Student Services

    The Schenck School
    Job Description

    Job Title: Director of Student Services
    Department: Administration of the David T. Schenck Institute (DTSI)
    Reports To: President of the DTSI
    Payroll Status: Salary, Exempt - Full Time, 12 months
    Revised: April 2017

    PURPOSE
    To advance the work of The Schenck School and the Dyslexia Resource Trust through mission-aligned auxiliary services. The School’s mission is to build a solid educational foundation for students with dyslexia and develop their rich potential. The mission of the Dyslexia Resource Trust is to facilitate teacher-training, champion the support of students and parents, and educate the public about dyslexia. The Director of Student Services will supervise, organize and promote auxiliary programs at The Schenck School and community-facing services through the DRT. These programs and services include but are not limited to Summer Adventures Camp, Study Lab, Afterschool enrichment, tutoring, evaluations, etc.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
    • Supervise, enhance and promote current school auxiliary programs such as Summer Adventures Camp, Study Lab, etc.
    • Supervise, enhance and promote emerging student services through the DRT such as sliding fee scale, tutoring, evaluations, OT/SLP screenings and therapies, etc.
    • Identify, evaluate and recommend new opportunities to serve the School student body and the broader dyslexic community through direct services
    • Maintain and manage relationships with community providers of student services
    • Establish, execute and maintain policies and procedures regarding qualifications for student services and corresponding financial assistance
    • Work with the DTSI’s Business Office to award financial assistance for student services based on qualifications and strategic resource deployment
    • With the DTSI’s Operations Coordinator, ensure the day-to-day operations of the School and DRT student services, including employees, carpool, scheduling and attendance
    • Interact with parents, teachers, administrators and community partners as needed to effectively perform all duties
    • With the DTSI’s Operations Coordinator ensure software databases and related information for all camps, programs , services and their customers – including registration – and all other required forms are maintained
    • With the DTSI’s Operations Coordinator create a Community Student services database that includes community providers, authorized customers and their associated incomes and expenses
    • Recruit, interview and hire staff for each program, working with the Director of Human Resources
    • Conduct regular and progressive evaluations of all staff members
    • With the DTSI’s Operations Coordinator, coordinate with the Facilities Manager for space usage and setup requirements
    • Under the leadership of the Director of Communications and with the DTSI’s Operations Coordinator, organize and coordinate marketing efforts, including advertising, brochures and website content
    • Ensure all programs and staff have appropriate health and safety training, and ensure appropriate safety drills are scheduled
    • Work with the President of the DTSI, the Executive Director of the DRT and the Director of Finance to design programs and service budgets
    • Ensure payroll and other expenses are submitted to DTSI’s Business Office and the Director of Human Resources on a timely basis
    • With the DTSI’s Business Office and Director of Human Resources ensure timely completion of any required outside contractor paperwork such as background checks, contracts, insurance certificates, W-9 forms, etc.
    • Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the President of the DTSI or the Executive Director of the DRT.
    REQUIREMENTS
    • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in educational administration and supervision, education or other related field is required
    • Proven experience should reflect a deep understanding of language-based learning differences
    • Teaching, program supervision and program development experience is preferred
    • Proven ability to work in a faced-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and demands
    • Excellent computer literacy skills
    • Highly skilled in communication, relationship-building and decision making
    • Must have the ability to work efficiently and accurately, maintain confidential information and exercise good judgment
    • Must be able to take initiative and follow-through with minimal supervision
    • An entrepreneurial spirit and proven ability to think strategically, analytically and logistically are preferred

    • WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
      • High level administrators, service providers, vendors, faculty, staff and parents
      QUALIFICATIONS
      • Must be able to perform each primary responsibility satisfactorily
      • Must possess a keen written communications competency; read and interpret documents as well as write routine reports and correspondence.
      • Able to verbally communicate information clearly and effectively, and interact with all personality types and levels of management
      • Able to work effectively as part of an institutional and managerial team
      • Able to apply common sense understanding, and to carry out instructions furnished in both written and oral form
      • Demonstrate competency with basic word processing, spreadsheet, database and internet functions
      • Must be able to establish priorities
      • Able to lift up to 30lbs, and will be required to file in both low and high file drawers

      Salary is commensurate with experience. A comprehensive and competitive benefits package is available to the successful candidate.

      Interested candidates should complete The Schenck School application and submit with a current resume, cover letter and a professional reference list to:

      Michele Santa Maria, Director of Human Resources

      Email: msantamaria@schenck.org

      Fax: 404-252-7615

      Mail: The Schenck School 282 Mt. Paran Road, NW Atlanta, GA 30327

      The Schenck School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Schenck School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

      The Schenck School expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of The Schenck School’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

    The Schenck School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Schenck School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

    The Schenck School expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of The Schenck School’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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