Charles Armstrong School unlocks the unique potential of students with dyslexia and related learning differences, changing the trajectory of their lives.
Charles Armstrong School is looking for middle school teachers with extraordinary vision: to inspire, guide, and teach students with language-based learning differences so that they can meet their full academic and emotional potential.
Homeroom co-teacher: Teacher will work in a co-teaching model to create an educational setting where students have the opportunity to fulfill their cognitive and social/emotional potential. Teacher will act as academic advisor to a group of students within the homeroom class.
Small group math teacher:
Candidates will possess a knowledge base and passion for teaching students with language-based learning differences as well as teaching math.
Teacher will lead mathematics (foundational and pre-algebra) instruction for 6th and 7th grade students in small groups of approximately 8-10 students.
Teacher will be responsible for organizing and implementing an instructional program that will capitalize on student strengths and result in students achieving academic success in accordance with Charles Armstrong methodology and mission.
Using direct instruction, teacher will implement differentiated instructional activities in small and whole group settings that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
Identify, select, and modify instructional resources to meet the needs of students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and learning needs.
Maintain effective and efficient documentation.
Use classroom management systems that are effective with students with learning differences.
Work in a collaborative professional learning environment.
Provide a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process.
Communicate effectively with students, parents, teachers, teaching partner and other professionals on a regular basis.
Model professional and ethical standards when working with students, parents, peers, and community.
Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating and planning.
Education, Certifications, and Work-Related Experience:
Valid teaching credential (Special Education certification or Master’s Degree preferred)
Three to five years of classroom teaching experience (preferred)
Understanding of interactive, multisensory instructional methodology
Experience with and understanding of adolescent children in grades 6-8
Charles Armstrong School offers:
Competitive salaries commensurate with experience
Attractive medical, dental and vision package, 403b plan
Professional development program
Collaborative teaching environment with seasoned professionals
Charles Armstrong School is the premier school for children with dyslexia and learning differences in the San Francisco Bay Area with a national reputation for excellence. Charles Armstrong School is a non-profit, independent, coeducational day school of approximately 240 students in grades 2-8. Charles Armstrong School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Charles Armstrong School
Charles Armstrong School was founded in 1968 and enrollment has grown to approximately 250 students serving grades 1-8. Charles Armstrong serves high potential students with language-based learning differences, such as dyslexia, empowering them to strive as learners in school and life. Armstrong is recognized as the premier school for LD students in northern California.