Key Lower School: 4th Grade Language Comprehension Teacher - #196996

Carolina Day School


Date: 04/08/2021 13:03 PM

City: Alexander, North Carolina

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

For the 2021-2022 school year, we are seeking a full-time 4th Grade Language Comprehension teacher to join our Key School division. We are looking for an experienced Orton-Gillingham practitioner who is committed to lifelong learning, takes initiative, and is willing to embrace a variety of professional development opportunities. Responsibilities will include assuming team responsibilities, attending team planning sessions, collaborating with our KLS team for shared responsibility of students, upholding Key School professional development expectations, assume responsibilities for a duty rotation, and advisory responsibilities. Candidates should be well versed in current teaching pedagogy, innovative program design, and diverse learning styles and profiles.


Our ideal candidate will have:



  • A minimum of 5 years of teaching experience
  • Bachelor's degree required / Master's degree preferred in education or language-related areas
  • Experience working with students with dyslexia
  • Orton-Gillingham coursework and experience
  • Initiative and willingness to pursue lifelong learning in dyslexia education

Other duties outside this description may be assigned as necessary.


Americans with Disability Specifications:


Physical Demands:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment:


Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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