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Learning Support Teacher – Little Flower Catholic High School

  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Position Length: Permanent
  • Contact Person: Kathleen Gould, Director of Special Education, kgould@archphila.org

Job Description

Learning Support Teacher

Little Flower Catholic High School

1000 Lycoming Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19140

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Catholic Schools seeks a Learning Support Teacher to work with high school students who have learning, behavioral or medical issues.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Understanding of Special Education and ADA Law within a non-public school
  • Experience working with Psychoeducational Evaluations, IEPs, and 504s
  • Familiar with progress monitoring in a high school learning environment
  • Knowledge of behavior and medicals issues that impact learning
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills for students, parents, administration and faculty.
  • Problem-solving approach to uncover how students learn, identify their learning strengths and weaknesses, and work with classroom teachers to help these students experience learning success
  • Ability to provide classroom demonstrations and staff development for teachers on techniques that will assist them in dealing with learning issues.
  • Ability to provide staff development/training for teachers on working with students with learning issues

 

  • Professionalism: maintain appropriate confidentiality, adhere to applicable legal directives; support the teachings of the Catholic Church; work in conjunction with administration, guidance department and nurse.
  • Attendance/punctuality: consistently at work and on time. Ensures work responsibilities are covered if absent. Arrives at meetings in a timely fashion.

 

This is a 10 month position.

Interested parties should send cover letter, resume, list of references and salary requirements, electronically, to Kathleen Gould, Director of Special Education at:

kgould@archphila.org

Interviews for this position will commence immediately and continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

PA required clearances and Safe Environment Certification and official transcripts will be required before employment can begin.

As a religious organization, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is also bound by Canon Law and Catholic teachings.  For this reason, there may be occasions when an employee’s failure to adhere to the truths of the Catholic faith are a factor in employment-related decisions.  In the event an employee fails to adhere to, or takes a position publicly that is contrary to, Catholic doctrine and teachings, or any policy or procedure maintained by the Archdiocese, the employee may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.

Employment practices will not be influenced by an individual’s legally protected status or any other basis as may be required by local, state and/or federal law as those laws apply to the Archdiocese.

Any employee with questions or concerns about any type of discrimination in the workplace is encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of Human Resources.  Employees can raise concerns and make reports without fear of reprisal.  Anyone found to be engaging in any type of unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

Posted on November 5, 2019

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