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Posted
March 19, 2019
School
Position
Learning Support Faculty
Description
LEARNING SUPPORT FACULTY

Midland School, founded in 1932, is a rigorous college prep school merging academics, work, and play on our 2,800-acre campus in Los Olivos, California (Santa Barbara County). Through study and work, intentional engagement with both new and old technology, and a deep commitment to experiential and place-based education, Midland prepares students for college and beyond. Over thirty percent of our students identify as students of color, over half receive generous financial aid to attend, and the depth of the Midland experience facilitates both top-tier college admissions and future success. Our scale empowers students with authentic leadership opportunities, provides highly personalized learning, and inspires the pursuit of intellectual passions. Please see www.midland-school.org for more information.

PRIMARY DUTIES
Oversee Academic & Learning Support Program(s)
Teach 9th Grade Seminar (study & life skills class)
Periodic individual learning support/coaching
Oversight of tutoring services
Management of learning accommodations system

BENEFITS
Full-time salaried (DOE) exempt teaching position
Health insurance
Retirement benefits
9 ˝ month per year academic work schedule
On campus breakfast and lunch

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR EXPERIENCE
B.A. or higher
Passion for teaching learning strategies
Prior relevant experience
Enthusiasm for working with teenagers
Highly motivated, organized, and hard-working
Outstanding verbal & written communication skills
Sense of humor and friendly demeanor
Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
Successful passing of criminal & driving checks
Health clearance for TB screening

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS or EXPERIENCE
Related academic degree
Prior secondary level tutoring & academic support
Evaluation of educational testing results
Boarding or residential educational environments
Rustic living, experiential & outdoor education
Other diverse skills and interests to share with our community
Experience working in a mission-focused environment with adolescents & their families

HOW TO APPLY
Applicants should first carefully review the minimum and desired qualifications and the Midland School website. After that, please submit the following four items: 1) Cover letter that addresses the alignment of your experience and interests with the position, as outlined above, and Midland School mission, 2) Résumé, 3) Midland Employment Application (see website), and 4) a list of 3-5 references. Submit applications via e-mail in the pdf file format as a single document to Terry Atkinson, HR Director at [email protected] Initial correspondence via e-mail is preferred.
We will begin our initial review of applications in mid-April 2019 and will continue reviewing applications until the position is filled. Finalists will visit Midland for interviews and to meet our community. Start date is mid-August 2019.
Contact
Terry Atkinson
[email protected]

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