Position Description: Antilles School seeks an experienced teacher with expertise in supporting students with learning differences to coordinate the Learning Resource Program. This is a faculty position with a 10.5 month contract.
The Learning Resource Program serves students in grades 6-12 with mild to moderate learning differences who are experiencing difficulty with school success. The program features inclusion, stand-alone classes, peer tutoring, and after-school study assistance led by the Coordinator who also provides up-to-date information of current research, trends, and best practices to classroom teachers and parents.
The Coordinator builds the capacity of the school to teach academic skills, foster intellectual habits, nurture a growth mindset, and cultivate a strong culture of achievement. The Coordinator leads the Student Support Team, develops and manages all modified educational plans, liaising with teachers, school nurse, and external professionals as needed.
As a Teacher, this individual must create a flexible educational program and friendly learning environment that provides specialized instruction and learning activities in order for students to benefit from their educational experience to the greatest extent possible.
The Learning Resource Program Coordinator has excellent interpersonal, communication, and technology skills. A successful candidate possesses high emotional intelligence, has the ability to work independently, and the ability to forge effective working relationships with a broad range of internal and external constituents. An understanding of, and a commitment to, a culturally and ethnically diverse population is essential.
Performance review conducted annually by the Division Head.
Bachelor’s degree; master’s degree in education or special education desirable
Experience as a teacher, preferably in independent schools
Strong leadership skills
Demonstrated success teaching/coaching students with mild to moderate learning disabilities
Professional competence and knowledge of current research, trends, best practices, and laws related to learning disabilities and exceptionalities
Ability to interpret test data, evaluation, achievement tests, behavioral scales, and adaptive behavioral scales
Exceptional written and oral communication skills
Excellent organizational and presentation skills
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About Antilles School
Antilles School is an independent coeducational day school located on St. Thomas, in the US Virgin
Islands. Antilles enrolls approximately 425 students in a toddler program through grade 12.
Excellence, Diversity and Community are the guiding principles for each day at Antilles. We pride
ourselves on inspiring each student to reach his/her potential in a multicultural setting that is one of the
hallmarks of our School. Antilles combines educational excellence and character development to transform
our students into young adults prepared for college, career, and life. Antilles strives to develop the whole
child through challenging academic courses, technology, music, art, and athletics.
Antilles School is committed to maintaining an atmosphere of collaborative learning, to building a diverse
community based on mutual respect, and to fostering social and emotional learning as well as social equity,
diversity, and inclusivity into our school life.
Antilles School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Antilles does not discriminate on the basis of race,
religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental
disability, national ...origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Employment
decisions are decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and demonstrated need.
Send letter of interest, resume, and references to Liz Morrison, Head of School, Antilles School, 7280 Frenchman Bay, St. Thomas, VI 00802 or via firstname.lastname@example.org.