Multi-Sensory Education | K-8th | Potomac, MD
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Careers at The Diener School

Special Education Teaching Partner

Job Description

The mission of the Diener School is to teach through experience, stimulate academically, prepare socially, and create a successful educational journey that motivates minds and inspires capabilities for a lifetime.

We are currently seeking a Special Education Teaching Partner for the 2020-2021 school year.

Our students have a wide range of abilities. Many of them have several challenges that impact learning including:

  • Learning Disabilities
  • ADD or ADHD
  • Language Delays (expressive, receptive and processing)
  • Sensory Processing Disorders
  • Executive Functioning Challenges
  • Social Pragmatics and Social Communication Disorders

Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree in Special Education or Education.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with teaching partner in the areas of classroom design, classroom management
  • Responsible for multi-sensory lesson planning and implementation, report writing, and data gathering
  • Communication and collaboration with administration, staff, therapists, and families
  • Demonstrate professional flexibility, a growth mindset, optimism, and a sense of humor
  • Demonstrate initiative, confidence, and joy in aspects of work and in front of teaching partner, other colleagues, parents, and students
  • Demonstrate an ability and willingness to collaborate with a teaching partner
  • Implementing behavioral programs and sensory diets
  • Frequently discuss and reflect on teaching partnership as it relates to professional work and professional growth
  • Demonstrate a commitment to teamwork
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently with teaching partner on all aspects of the position, including student progress and information

Salary based on experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Please submit resume to:
info@thedienerschool.org

School Counselor/Social Worker

The mission of the Diener School is to teach through experience, stimulate academically, prepare socially, and create a successful educational journey that motivates minds and inspires capabilities for a lifetime.

We are currently seeking a part-time School Counselor for the 2020-2021 school year.

Job Description

  • Implement and supervise a guidance program providing students with non-judgmental ways to voice their concerns.
  • Serve as a mediator between students and teachers and improve parent-teacher relationships.
  • Analyze student performance in class, identify potential problems, and provide guidance.
  • Listen to students' concerns about personal or academic issues and give referrals to mental health specialists when appropriate.

Our students have a wide range of abilities. Many of them have several challenges that impact learning including:

  • Learning Disabilities
  • ADD or ADHD
  • Language Delays (expressive, receptive and processing)
  • Sensory Processing Disorders
  • Executive Functioning Challenges
  • Social Pragmatics and Social Communication Disorders

Requirements

  • Master's degree in social work, counseling, or related field and at least 2+ years of relevant work experience. Previous experience in a non-public setting a plus.
  • Current Maryland State licensure as a LCSW-C or LCPC

Salary based on experience.

Job Type: Part-time

Please submit resume to:
info@thedienerschool.org
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