High School Learning Assistance Teacher
JOB ID: 23000055
Milton Hershey School (MHS) is a tuition free, home, and private school for over 2,000 Pre-K through 12th grade students. Founded in 1909 by Milton and Catherine Hershey, the lives of more than 11,000 students have been positively transformed through MHS’s high-quality career-focused education, nurturing home life, and extensive extra-curricular opportunities.
MHS is hiring a highly qualified, dynamic High School Learning Assistance Teacher (LAT) to provide direct instruction, co-teach, and tutor students with learning support needs in the 23/24 school year. MHS’s High School serves over 900 lower-income students enrolled in 9th through 12th grade. MHS strives to provide small class sizes (average of 1/15 – 18) and well-resourced classrooms which includes state-of-the-art technology for students and faculty.
MHS High School Learning Assistance Teachers are responsible for delivering high quality supplemental instruction so that students are able to succeed at grade level in their core subject areas. They plan, prepare, and deliver lessons with rigor and relevance. Additionally, they create and analyze formative and summative assessments to differentiate instruction, inform programming, and accommodate individual student and whole group needs. This position entails extensive data utilization including the ability to statistically analyze, interpret and apply the information to drive achievement. This position also requires a deep commitment to re-mediating students beyond the classroom to ensure all students are prepared for post-graduate success.
MHS teachers collaborate extensively with fellow faculty, including team teaching. In addition to the core academic curriculum, MHS teachers are responsible for supporting School initiatives such as social & emotional learning and wellness to ensure a whole child approach is taken to student development. Teachers are also required to schedule and complete an additional duty to their teaching schedules.
- Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education and PA (or other state) teacher certification in Special Education required. A Master’s degree is a plus.
- Demonstrated successful learning support instruction experience.
- Experience working with diverse high school students from lower income preferred.
- Demonstrated success in creating engaging, rigorous and relevant learning experiences for a diverse student population.
- Demonstrated success utilizing data to drive classroom instruction and develop instructional plans and curriculum.
- Exceptional skills in positive behavioral management & classroom management are required. Restorative justice practices experience a plus.
- Demonstrated skills in applying current trends in education including utilizing technology and integrating 21st century learning skills.
- Demonstrated skills in differentiating instruction.
- Highly skilled in effectively collaborating with others as a positive and contributing member of multi-disciplinary teams.
- Demonstrated skills in using creative teaching strategies to increase students’ ability to think critically.
- Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills are required.
- Must demonstrate a high degree of integrity as all MHS staff are considered to be role models for students.
- MHS desires candidates who are “all in” and are eager to actively engage with students beyond the classroom in various extra-curricular opportunities.
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