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  • Assistant Principal

    TAL Academy is an Orthodox Jewish elementary school for students with language-based learning disabilities. We are dedicated to providing our students an outstanding Judaic and general studies education within a specialized setting designed to address their learning challenges while celebrating their strengths and talents.

    All of our staff members share the core belief that helping our students succeed is our primary goal. We work collaboratively within an environment that embodies a culture of mentoring, coaching and continued professional development. To meet the needs of our students with language-based learning disabilities, we seek an outstanding assistant principal to join our leadership team.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES

    • Collaborate with the leadership team and teachers in overseeing instruction, curriculum development and projection and implementation of appropriate goals for each of our students
    • Collaborate with the school's leadership team, classroom teachers, therapist, and parents to support all students in achieving success
    • Help to design, supervise and participate in various special programs
    • Provide teachers and staff with strategies and interventions for struggling students
    • Participate in faculty hiring and retention
    • Participate in group and individual faculty meetings.

    QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE JOB

    Education: Masters or higher in special education or speech and language pathology
    Experience: Extensive experience in the classroom in addition to leadership roles

    KEY COMPETENCIES

    • Strong knowledge base of programs designed for students with language-based learning disabilities
    • Strong work ethic and standards of professionalism
    • Ability to be flexible and work collaboratively with others interface positively with students, parents and faculty
    • A strong , clear communicator, with the ability to speak and write with clarity and professionalism in a timely and pleasant manner.
  • Special Education Teachers

    TAL Academy is seeking highly motivated special education teachers for the 2023-2024 school year to teach students in grades 2 - 4.  Applicants should have an approved degree in Special Education.  Although we will be providing intensive teacher training, experience with Orton-Gilliingham multisensory techniques is preferable.

    Responsibilities:

    • Small group instruction in addition to classroom teaching
    • Creativity in preparing and executing lessons
    • Assessing students' work and adapting lessons accordingly
    • Developing and adapting individualized teaching methods that are suitable for each of their students
    • Using special tools and equipment provided to create a stimulating and inviting learning environment
    • Provide meaningful feedback to parents regarding their child's progress
    • Participate weekly in team meetings to discuss student progress

    Skills and qualifications:

    • State approved Masters degree or higher
    • Ability to build good relationships with children, parents, teachers and social workers
    • Ability to work well with children from different backgrounds and varying abilities
    • Well-organized and self-driven to devise and adopt new techniques for teaching and keeping the class orderly
    • Strong classroom management skills
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Knowledge of and comfort with the use of technology
  • Rebbeim

    TAL Academy is seeking highly motivated Rebbeim for the 2023-2024 school year to teach students in grades 2-4.  Applicants should have a state-approved Bachelor’s degree or higher.  Although we will be providing intensive teacher training, individuals with experience in teaching kriah and/or a highly organized systematic approach to teaching Chumash and Mishnayos is preferable.

    Responsibilities:

    • Small group instruction in addition to classroom teaching
    • Creativity when preparing and executing lessons
    • Assessing the students’ work done in class
    • Developing and adapting individualized teaching methods that are suitable for each of their students
    • Using special tools and equipment provided to create a stimulating and inviting learning environment
    • Provide meaningful feedback to parents regarding their child's progress
    • Participate weekly in team meetings to discuss student progress

    Skills and qualifications:

    • State approved Masters degree or higher
    • Ability to build good relationships with children, parents, teachers and social workers
    • Ability to work well with children from different backgrounds and varying abilities
    • Well-organized and self-driven to devise and adopt new techniques for teaching and keeping the class orderly
    • Strong classroom management skills
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Knowledge of and comfort with the use of technology
  • Speech Language Pathologists

    TAL Academy is seeking highly motivated Speech Language Pathologists for the 2023-2024 school year to work with students in grades 2 - 4.  Applicants should have a state-approved Master’s degree and licensing in their field.  Although we will be providing intensive training, experience with students diagnosed with language-based learning disabilities and multisensory techniques is preferable.

    Responsibilities:

    • Working with a small group of students with a wide range of abilities, inside and outside of the classroom
    • Participating in preparing and executing lessons
    • Working with classroom teachers and rebbeim on listening, speaking, reading, writing, and learning strategies that are suitable for each student based on their language needs
    • Provide meaningful feedback to parents regarding their child's progress
    • Participate weekly in team meetings to discuss student progress
    • Collaborate with and train other professionals and parents
    • Serve as consultants to other educators and related professionals

    Skills and qualifications:

    • Ability to build good relationships with children, parents, teachers and social workers
    • Ability to work well with children from different backgrounds and varying abilities
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Knowledge of and comfort with the use of technology
  • Mental Health Professional

    TAL Academy is seeking a highly motivated mental health professional for the 2023-2024 school year to work directly with students in grades 2 - 4 and to interface with teachers, parents and administration. Applicants should have a state-approved  degree and licensing in their field.

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide counseling for students with language-based learning disabilities in grades 2-4 individually and in small groups
    • Provide teacher and classroom consultation
    • Assist teachers in developing and monitoring behavior plans for struggling students
    • Collaborate with teachers in implementing a strong SEL curriculum
    • Collaborate with the school’s leadership team, classroom teachers, and parents to support all students in achieving success
    • Participate in weekly team meetings to discuss student progress
    • Facilitate connections with outside professionals working with our students

    Skills and qualifications:

    • Ability to build good relationships with children, parents, teachers, and administrators
    • Ability to work well with children from different backgrounds and varying abilities
    • Strong work ethic and standards or professionalism
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Knowledge of and comfort with the use of technology
    • Applicants should have a Master's degree or higher as well as certification in school psychology or social work
  • Occupational Therapist

    TAL Academy is seeking a highly motivated Occupational Therapist for the 2023-2024 school year to work directly with students in grades 2 - 4 and to interface with teachers, parents, and administration. Applicants should have a state-approved degree and licensing in their field. This is a part-time position with opportunities for growth as our school expands.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide evaluations, assessments and ongoing therapy for children in grades 2-4
    • Work as part of a comprehensive multidisciplinary core team
    • Attend weekly team meetings
    • Collaborate with and direct teachers in addressing their students’ occupational therapy needs within the classroom

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Ability to build good relationships with children, parents, teachers, and administrators
    • Ability to work well with children from different backgrounds and varying abilities
    • Strong work ethic and standards of professionalism
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Knowledge of and comfort with the use of technology
    • Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy (OTR/L) required
    • Meet all prescribed professional requirements and rules of professional conduct as an Occupational Therapist including
      certifications and/or licensures
  • Art Teacher

    One - two days per week.

    Boost creative thinking, impart artistic skills to students.

    • plan, develop and implement an art curriculum
    • advise on the purchase of art materials and maintain the inventory of art materials
    • give demonstrations to students to teach them art techniques
    • assign art projects to students, grade the finished art projects, maintain records of the students' progress
    • organize art exhibitions to display the artworks of students
    • collaborate with teacher and school administration, attend faculty meetings and participate in parent-teacher discussions
  • Assistant Teachers

    TAL Academy is seeking Assistant Teachers for the 2023-2024 school year to provide support and assistance to the lead classroom instructor and to  supervise students.

    Responsibilities:

    • Works directly with students under the supervision of a teacher or instructor
    • Supervises students
    • Gives students additional attention and instruction
    • Is present and engaged during class sessions
    • Enforces school and class rules to help teach students appropriate behavior
    • Helps teachers prepare for instruction by getting materials ready or setting up equipment
    • Collaborates with instructors to support student success and create an inviting learning environment


    Skills and qualifications:

    • At least 75 credits toward an accredited bachelor's degree
    • Solid communication skills and compassion for others
    • Comfortable interacting with children
    • Time management skills
    • Organizational skills
    • Knowledge of and comfort with the use of technology
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