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Student Services Coordinator

Cornerstone Learning Community (CLC) is seeking a Student Services Coordinator for the 2017/2018 school year. While the position will begin as primarily an ESE position, it is intended to be a program development position and anticipate the role evolving into a Student Services Director-level position over time.

CLC’s mission is to inspire and empower compassionate global learners.

Responsibilities for the position of the Student Services Coordinator include:

  • Coordinate our integrated support services program.
  • Lead the school’s effort to promote and support individual student success.
  • Facilitate meetings with parents, students, and/or teachers to effectively and efficiently meet goals related to 504 plans, IEPs, and other undiagnosed learning/development needs.
  • Create and lead direct and indirect student support services including, but not limited to, screening, referrals, consultations, and collaborations with teachers, parents, and outside professionals.
  • Work closely with teachers, students, parents, and the support services team to provide a continuum of care for all students.
  • Coordinate fall standardized testing for 3rd through 8th grade and facilitate score interpretation.
  • Coordinate services for students with IEPs, 504 Accommodation Plans, and emerging learning needs.
  • Serve on the school leadership team to surface and address pedagogical problems of practice through a social and emotional perspective.   
  • Provide support, guidance, and instructional development alongside teachers in meeting students’ needs.

The successful candidate will demonstrate his or her capacity as:

  • An excellent communicator who builds and sustains bridges with students, colleagues, and families.
  • A visionary who can imagine, create, and sustain programs related to the whole child.
  • A compassionate and empathetic professional who understands and is responsive to the developmental needs of a neurodiverse student population.
  • A life-long learner interested in interpersonal development and pursuing professional development in counseling, educational psychology, and related guidance counseling programs.
  • An educator and learner who prioritizes the needs of students first.
  • A reflective practitioner who incorporates research and input from their professional network to improve practice.
  • A student advocate who is responsive and adaptive to the dynamic needs of a student or the student body.
  • A knowledgeable relationship-builder who understands neurodiverse students, their needs, and how to navigate providing services.
  • A creative problem solver who can observe, listen, learn, and collaborate to address complex issues.
  • A group facilitator with experience empowering others’ voices and leveraging diverse talents to ensure every voice is heard.  
  • A community-minded collaborator who is motivated by service leadership and cultivating compassionate, global learners.
  • A flexible and dynamic personality who can re-orient and respond to emerging dynamics in thoughtful and compassionate ways.

Requirements include:

  • A master’s degree (or higher) in ESE, education-related field, and/or counseling areas of focus.
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in special education and preferably with demonstrable experience in collaboration, working with school leaders, and program development.
  • A demonstrable passion for student support, universal design for learning, and mission focused education.

Interested in working alongside dedicated professionals in a progressive learning community dedicated to social emotional learning with students, staff, and families alike?

Email Human Relations (hr at cornerstonelc dot com) with two items:

  1. Resumé that includes all relevant experience and education.
  2. Cover letter that includes your philosophy of education and concrete examples of how you put that philosophy into practice.

Qualified candidates will be invited to:

  • Tour the school.
  • Interview.
  • Meet with Teachers.
  • Provide written materials as requested.

Committee review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

Afterschool Teachers

Cornerstone Learning Community is seeking three part time (15 hours per week) afterschool teachers to join its preschool and afterschool teams for the 2017-2018 school year. Our afterschool balances teacher organized activities with free play for our students ranging in age from 3 – 13 years old.

Our mission: Inspire and empower compassionate global learners.

Cornerstone teachers are:

  • Excellent communicators with students and parents, and have well-developed oral and written language skills
  • Passionate educators who respect and nurture individuals
  • Knowledgeable educators who are informed by current research and seek opportunities for professional growth
  • Comfortable with change, embracing of diversity, and working with a team in a dynamic environment

Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing students in our upper or lower school afterschool program
  • Communicating with parents
  • Keeping students safe, engaged, joyful
  • Organizing and playing crafts, games, activities
  • Taking initiative to bring new opportunities and experiences
  • Being involved with the students

Requirements include:

  • A love of children
  • 3 to 5 years of experience working with kids
  • Comfortable creating and leading whole group activities
  • Being a team player and taking initiative
  • Dependability
  • Bachelor’s or AA degree preferred, but not required
  • Bilingual a plus, but not necessary

Successful candidates will then be asked to:

  • Come for a tour
  • Interview

Send a resume that includes all relevant experience and schooling with a cover letter that includes why you are a good fit for Cornerstone to: hr at cornerstonelc dot com Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

But wait! Don’t go yet! Any interest in substituting?

We have hired a number of our staff from our substituting ranks. It is a great way to get your foot in the door and position yourself to be in the right place at the right time when an opportunity does arise. Plus, it might give you additional experience to build your skill set (and resumé) until the right job does come along. In the meantime, you’ll have the chance to work with some of the most professional, creative, compassionate, and innovative educators in town. And our students are pretty awesome too.

Interested? Send your resumé to Human Resources. Thanks!

Cornerstone Learning Community is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or national origin. 

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