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Lower School Learning Specialist

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Saint Andrew's School - Boca Raton, FL


About Saint Andrew’s School:

Saint Andrew's School is an independent, co-educational school for grades PK-12, Saint Andrew's is both a day school and a boarding school, educating students from across the United States and throughout the world. As a college preparatory school in the Episcopal tradition, Saint Andrew's welcomes students of all faiths, customs, cultures, and beliefs. "Honor Above All," academic excellence and education in Mind, Body, and Spirit reflect Saint Andrew's experience. We are committed to educating the "whole child" while instilling a dedication to lifelong learning. 

Saint Andrew’s School seeks employees who are committed to our mission to provide educational excellence in an inclusive community, fostering lifelong learning and nurturing each individual in mind, body, and spirit in the Episcopal tradition. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds and experiences will help us promote an inclusive school culture. We are committed to respecting the dignity of each member of our community, and we strive to recruit a diverse and talented faculty and staff.

The Lower School Learning Specialist is responsible for organizing and implementing school-approved support for students with disabilities and/or students who require targeted interventions to achieve grade-level objectives. This position is responsible for facilitating an educational environment in which students have the opportunity to reach their academic potential and achieve intellectual, emotional, physical, spiritual, and psychological growth. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with faculty, counselors, learning specialists, and divisional leadership to support students with learning differences and/or other educational needs

  • Coordinate and facilitate communication between student, family, school, and other relevant professionals     

  • Provide specialized instruction for students in grades PK-5 focused on, but not limited to literacy, math, and English language acquisition

  • Teach individual and groups of students in both push-in and pull-out modes of instruction 

  • Review and interpret psycho-educational evaluations

  • Develop and write student accommodation plans

  • Communicate and ensure the faithful implementation of approved accommodation plans

  • Observe individual students displaying academic or behavioral difficulties and use the data to recommend in-school and community resources for identified students

  • Secure and provide standardized testing accommodations for qualifying students

  • Maintain confidential student records, ensuring proper documentation of consent for the external release of student information related to student accommodations

  • Liaise with the Admissions Department regarding prospective students 

  • Coordinate the work of divisional student support team

  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor


  • Bachelor’s degree in education-related field; Master’s Degree in Exceptional Student Education or related field, preferred

  • Demonstrated experience serving students with diverse learning needs

  • Ability to maintain the privacy of personal and highly sensitive information, (such as psychoeducational evaluations and accommodation plans), only sharing with the appropriate school personnel, as necessary

  • Technical skills: Proficiency on Google Suite

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong work ethic and ability to communicate effectively with a variety of constituents

  • Cultural Competence

  • Ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and promote a positive working environment

  • Commitment to a growth mindset and continuous development

Physical Demands:  Must be able to sit, stand, walk, bend, lift, and for the majority of the work day. May be required to lift up to 25lbs.


Saint Andrew’s School is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, gender, race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or familial status, pregnancy, disability or handicap, genetic information, military status, or any other protected status in accordance with the requirement of all federal, state, and local laws. 


Saint Andrew’s is a drug-free workplace. All employees must successfully maintain an acceptable Level II criminal background check.  Saint Andrew’s School may, in its discretion, modify or adjust the position to meet the school’s changing needs.