Openings as of 9/20/2021
POSITION TITLE: Learning Specialist
WOLCOTT College Prep, located at 524 N. Wolcott in Chicago, is Chicagoland's independent college prep high school for students with learning differences. www.wolcottcollegeprep.org
Wolcott College Prep is currently seeking an experienced high school Learning Specialist dedicated to teaching to the strengths of college-bound students with learning differences to join our team of professionals. Expertise in supporting students with dyslexia, learning disorders, and ADHD with strength based instructional methods is desired. Wolcott College Prep offers in-person instruction, and this position requires in-person teaching.
The Learning Specialist also collaborates with faculty across the curriculum and content areas to: create deeper curricular connections, embed strategies and scaffolds into classroom instruction, and, when needed, develop individualized approaches for students.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INVOLVE WORKING WITH INDIVIDUAL STUDENTS, AND INCLUDE:
Providing academic support services for students including, but not limited to: executive functioning skills, study skills, and learning plan development.
Assisting students in recognizing their strengths and maximizing their academic performance and educational outcomes.
Creating and tracking individual learning plans, focusing on strengths and challenges
Developing strengths and understand learning styles
Imparting strategies to achieve academic success
Guiding the development of academic skills
Facilitating collaboration with faculty
Reflecting on individual student growth and progress
Developing metacognition (ability or awareness of how you think and learn)
Conducting student-led learning plan meetings
Using technological tools to enhance executive function and academic skills
Leading workshops on a range of topics, including: Executive Functioning, Growth Mindset, Reflections on Teachers Comments, Interview Skills, Self-Awareness, College Essay Writing and the Application Process
Education: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university,
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid Illinois Professional Educator License with appropriate endorsements preferred.
Experience: Previous experience teaching college bound high school students with learning difference preferred.
WOLCOTT COLLEGE PREP Physical Education - Health Teacher
WOLCOTT COLLEGE PREP, located at 524 N. Wolcott in Chicago, Chicago's independent college prep high school for students with learning differences. www.wolcottschool.org
We are seeking an experienced high school Physical Education and Health teacher dedicated to teaching to the strengths of college bound students with learning differences to join our team. Coaching and additional opportunities may be available.
WOLCOTT COLLEGE PREP Instructional Assistant - Full Time Instructional Assistant opportunity for the 2021-2022 School Year.
WOLCOTT COLLEGE PREP, located at 524 N. Wolcott in Chicago, is Chicagoland's independent college prep high school for students with learning differences. www.wolcottcollegeprep.org
We are seeking an Instructional Assistant dedicated to teaching to the strengths of college bound students with learning differences to join our team.