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Elementary School Learning Specialist
The Village School Houston

Job reference: 011147

Location: The Village School Houston

Closing date: 26/07/2021

Department: Teachers

JOB TITLE: Lower School Learning Specialist

POSITION SUMMARY / JOB GOALS:  The Lower School Learning Specialist is an integral part of a multidisciplinary team of educators and is responsible for providing individualized academic support to students with learning disabilities, and instructional support to teachers, and respective families. The Learning Specialist creates student-centered small group learning experiences and in-class interventions that align with best educational practices to develop independent and ambitious learners.


  • Classroom teaching experience Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education or related field
  • Teaching certification​​​​​​​


  • Experience in supporting students with disabilities such as dyslexia and dysgraphia, autism spectrum disorder, and ADHD.
  • Demonstrates successful teaching experiences with a wide range of learners
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge and skill in teaching students with learning disabilities
  • Integrates educational technology to enrich student learning and provide accommodations
  • Demonstrates knowledge of educational theory and best practices


  • High levels of personal integrity
  • Conscientious and able to focus on completing work to a consistently high standard
  • Flexible and positive approach to work
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills; high attention to detail
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and able to prompt others to ensure deadlines are achieved
  • Adaptable to working in a fast paced ever changing environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and remain calm
  • Proactive and willingness to take on multiple tasks
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must be a team player, willing to help and be flexible
  • Continually strive for improvement

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