Employment Opportunities

Substitute Teachers

The Schenck School is accepting applications/resumes for substitute teaching positions for the 2018-19 school year. If you are interested in applying, please submit the following for consideration and possible interview:


1. 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 Human Resources.
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.

Remediation Specialist - The Dyslexia Resource

Job Title:            Remediation Specialist
Department:      The Dyslexia Resource
Location:            T. H. Slater Elementary School
Address:            1320 Pryor Road, SW., Altanta, GA 30315
Reports To:        Director of Research & Development
Payroll Status:   Salary, Exempt, Part-time (approx. 25 hours)
Revised:            May 2019
 
The Dyslexia Resource is a nonprofit launched by The Schenck School as a means for sharing the reading expertise of the School with struggling readers. This position is part of our partnership with Purpose Built Schools Atlanta and is located at T. H. Slater Elementary School in the Atlanta Public School system. To learn more about The Dyslexia Resource, please click here.
 

PURPOSE/GOALS:

  • To provide high quality intervention through the Orton-Gillingham based Schenck School Reading Model in small groups at The Schenck School / Dyslexia Resource partner schools
  • To enrich the partnership by becoming a part of partner school communities, working to understand and contribute to its culture and literacy practices while helping improve and grow The Schenck School / Dyslexia Resource’s intervention model

REQUIREMENTS:

A Remediation Specialist uses her/his extensive knowledge and experience of the Orton-Gillingham Approach and the Schenck School Reading Model to advance the literacy skills of at-risk readers at Purpose Built Schools Atlanta sites at Thomasville Heights and T. H. Slater Elementary Schools.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Providing comprehensive Orton-Gillingham-based reading intervention in small groups, to include all areas of reading as needed based on data from norm-referenced and curriculum-based measures
  • Providing understanding and patience for students who struggle with reading for a variety of complex reasons
  • Demonstrating understanding for students whose behavior and choices may be influenced by trauma 
  • Embracing flexibility in both the instructional needs of students and the execution of the remediation model
  • Collaborating with partner schools’ faculty and staff to establish positive relationships with students and within the school community based on mutual respect and growth

MAIN WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

Director of Research & Development, Dyslexia Resource Operation Manager, Director of Teacher Training, Partner School Faculty and Staff

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of a B.S.
  • Extensive and documented experience utilizing the Orton-Gillingham Approach, preferably with membership in the Academy of the Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators at the Classroom Educator level or above
  • Extensive education experience, preferably working with students in an urban, high poverty environment and/or students with a language-based reading disability such as dyslexia
  • Flexibility and a willingness to prioritize a mission and goal over a prescribed plan or curriculum

Interested candidates should submit the following for consideration and possible interview:

  1. Schenck School / The Dyslexia Resource Employment Application
  2. Current Resume
  3. Cover Letter

Please submit all documents via email to Director of Human Resources Michele Santa Maria:

Email: 
 

The Schenck School/Dyslexia Resource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Schenck School/Dyslexia Resource 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/Dyslexia Resource 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 School’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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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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