Sayre School actively seeks qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds and talents who will make a positive contribution to school life. The School is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, citizenship status, uniform service member status, genetic information, religion, handicap or disability, if the individual is a smoker or non-smoker as long as the individual complies with workplace smoking policies, or any other protected status in accordance with all federal, state, or local law.
Sayre’s Academic Services Department seeks a temporary, full time reading interventionist to work with students in the middle and upper schools. The ideal candidate has an educational background in reading intervention and experience working with middle or upper school age students. The position requires strong skills for supporting students with learning differences or gaps in curriculum content. The specialist will work primarily with middle school students using a direct instruction Orton Gillingham reading program. The position also secondarily supports middle school Language Arts curriculum to ensure academic success. Some collaboration with classroom teachers to share classroom instructional strategies will also be required. Knowledge of learning differences including dyslexia, direct instructional strategies, and data collection for tracking student progress is required. The ideal candidate will have Orton Gillingham training, excellent organizational skills and be able to communicate with parents and staff professionally. Knowledge of curriculum resources, strong initiative for designing interventions, and previous experience with intervention or special education is necessary. Other duties include scheduling and sharing intervention strategies with classroom teachers. The arrangement for support services is a 1:1 pull out setting.
Bachelor’s degree and previous teaching experience in intervention or special education required. Send letter of interest and/or résumé to Jennifer Weis, Director of Academic Services.
Time Requirement: Full time, anticipated November 27th-February 8th
The Sayre School Library seeks to build its Substitute Librarian pool for the 2017-2018 school year and beyond. The Substitute Librarian will provide services, on an on-call basis, to Lower, Middle, and/or Upper School students. He/she will perform routine circulation functions, including checking in and out materials and placing holds. For Lower School students, the Substitute Librarian will provide supervision of children and conduct story-times and lessons for preschool-5th grade students, and assist children in selecting books to check out. For Middle School students, the Substitute Librarian will provide supervision during the school day as individual students come in to check out books and during Middle School Study Hall after school. Desired background: substitute teaching experience; familiarity with library procedures, including book circulation and shelving. Interview and background check required. Send letter of interest and/or résumé to Stacy Meier, Library Director.
Buildings/Grounds/Bus Driver staff position. One year of similar experience, valid driver’s license and a background check required. Competitive compensation/benefits package. Send letters of interest and/or résumés to Brooks McLamb, Director of Finance and Operations.