Learning Support Teacher, Gwynedd-Mercy Academy Elementary
Gwynedd-Mercy Academy Elementary, is a private, Catholic, co-educational academy committed to quality education integrated with Gospel values. A ministry sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and established in 1861, Gwynedd-Mercy Academy combines a long tradition of academic excellence with innovative teaching methodology and progressive technology integration to create a caring, child-centered environment.
Gwynedd-Mercy Academy is seeking a creative and talented full-time Learning Support Teacher to serve in the McAuley Learning Center, a continually growing learning support program that was designed in 2015 to foster the Mercy mission and enhance the school-based programming of students identified with learning differences. The Learning Support Teacher supports the academic needs in and out of the classroom for students in Kindergarten through grade 8. The Learning Support Teacher will also work closely and collaboratively with faculty and parents serving as a resource member of the Student Support Team, implementing accommodations, facilitating students’ individualized academic goals, and promoting student self-advocacy skills.
Desire/commitment to work in a Mercy Mission focused, Catholic school environment
Master’s Degree in Special Education
PA State Teaching Certification
Reading Specialist certification or training in Wilson or Orton-Gillingham preferred
Creative thinker and problem solver
Effective oral and written communication skills, strong organizational skills and flexibility
Familiarity with the following applications or similar: iPad, Microsoft Office, G Suite for Education, Schoology
All candidates must pass Criminal Background, Child Abuse, and FBI Fingerprint Check and complete child abuse prevention trainings.
Salary is commensurate with background and experience. Excellent benefits. Must be a U.S. Citizen or possess a United States Permanent Residence Card. Candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume at https://www.gmaelem.org/about-us/careers/apply.