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Upper Grades Educational Support Coordinator

Feb 08 2018 | San Francisco Waldorf School | San Francisco

General Description
The Upper Grade School Educational Support Coordinator (UGS/ESC) is a .5FTE position. This position primarily manages and coordinates evaluation services and interventions for students in 3rd grade through 8th grade. The UGS/ESC will teach small groups for students in need of academic learning support in language arts and/or math. The UGS/ESC and the LGS/ESC also share with the Care Group the responsibility to continually develop resources for teachers and families in the form of therapies, interventions, and professional development for faculty members.

• Conduct small groups in language arts and math for students in need from 3rd grade through 8th grade
• Collaborate with teachers to create Student Support Plans, which include reasonable and appropriate accommodations
• Fifth Grade Screening of Academic Skills in conjunction with the LGS/ESC who will conduct a Fifth Grade Screening of Developmental Milestones
• Collaborate with the LGS/ESC for students in grades 3 through 8 in need of Extra Lesson sessions or Extra Lesson Spot Check-Ins
• Coordinate the administration of a 7th grade standardized achievement test with the class teacher
• Participate in weekly Care Group, Faculty, and Subject Teacher’s Meetings
• Participate in Upper Grade School Teacher Meetings
• Attend Parent Teacher Conferences during conference week and throughout the year as needed
• Maintain communication with the High School Educational Support Coordinator to maintain a bridge between the Grade School and High School. Attend HS Admissions meeting with the 8th grade class teacher to present profiles of students with Student Support Plans
• Coordinate with the LGS/ESC and High School ESC to schedule families for visits with an Anthroposophic MD who comes to the school yearly.
• Classroom Observations
• Intake Screenings in conjunction with the Admission Office and Teacher(s)

Other Duties
• Participation in recess duties, school assemblies, and substitutions based on FTE school guidelines
• Participation in all school faculty meetings at the beginning of the school year in August and at the end of the school year at both the GS and HS based on FTE school guidelines

• Waldorf Teacher Training Preferred
• Class Teaching Experience Preferred
• Bachelor’s Degree Required, Master’s Degree in Education related field or Credential in Special Education or Educational Therapy Required

Benefits and Compensation
This is a .5FTE position. Benefits include dental, voluntary vision, flexible spending plans, retirement plan (after one year), and pro-rated tuition remission (.5FTE) for eligible dependents in our N-12 program. There is no medical insurance but eligible for San Francisco Health Care Ordinance, a medical reimbursement account. Salaries are paid on a 12-month schedule.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment
• Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.
• Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including heat and cold
• Regularly sitting or standing 4-8 hours

FLSA Classification: Faculty; Exempt from overtime

Reports to: Grade School Chair

Hired by: Grade School Steering Committee

Date Modified: February 2018

San Francisco Waldorf School is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, age, gender, or any protected class. We recognize that the range of ethnicities, nationalities, languages, socio-economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, learning differences, and life experiences within our community enhance the school’s learning environment, and we are committed to fostering equity and inclusion. All minorities are encouraged to apply.

Please send resume and letter of interest to jobs@sfwaldorf.org

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