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Career Center
January 6, 2020

Learning Specialist Job Description

Episcopal School of Nashville
Nashville TN United States
Pre-K through 6th grade for 2020/2021
Position Starts: June 30, 2020
Application Deadline: July 1, 2020

The Episcopal School of Nashville is seeking a Learning Specialist Teacher for the 2020-2021 academic school year. Located on the grounds of St. Ann’s Episcopal Church in East Nashville, the school opened its doors in the summer of 2016. The Episcopal School of Nashville is a diverse urban independent school, and is dedicated to nurturing the joy of learning and the spirit of discovery in each of its students. Caring, committed faculty members, in partnership with parents, serve as role models, mentors and guides. Episcopal School continually strives for an academically talented and ethnically diverse student body and seeks the same in its faculty.

A Learning Specialist Teacher at Episcopal School of Nashville would provide individualized academic support to students in grades PK – 6th grade. They would work closely with students, teachers, and parents to develop strategies tailored to each student’s particular learning style, to support their academic progress.

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Assessing students to identify those who have learning differences
  • Ability and willingness to work with students in subject areas of both reading (including phonemic awareness) and mathematics
  • Targeted training (i.e. Orton-Gilligham, SPIRE, Take Flight) for differences such as dyslexia, processing disorders, etc.
  • Adhere to guidelines, procedures, and policies in the Employee Handbook
  • Help children with organization, problem solving, and conflict resolution to support individual needs
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with parents, teachers, administrators and colleagues
  • Attend required in-service days, meetings, and training sessions as designated
  • Have a professional desire to work in the classroom and to continue to develop teaching skills in the academic disciplines, as well as the ongoing work of social/emotional development of children

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to our Episcopal School of Nashville hiring team through employment@esnashville.org.

Contact Information

413 Woodland Street

Nashville, TN 37206