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Employment

Carroll School actively seeks employees who are dedicated to supporting the educational needs of children with language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia.

Carroll School offers a competitive salary and benefits package as well as professional development opportunities. Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer.

Be sure to visit our website at a later date to learn about future opportunities.

Current Employment Opportunities

Cognitive Development Department Head

Cognitive Development Department Head

 

School Overview:

Carroll School is a dynamic independent day school for elementary and middle school students who have been diagnosed with language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia.

 

Position Summary:

This position reports to the Lower School Division Head and Director of Lower School Curriculum and is responsible for maintaining and growing the Piagetian Cognitive Development Program.  The program is a specific hierarchy of activities designed to address fundamental domains of learning and development needed for academic success.  This person is responsible for teacher training and coaching, collaboration with teachers and other departments to construct a developmentally appropriate curriculum for students, in-depth knowledge and analysis of students’ learning profiles, and working with students in the cognitive development program.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare for and run cognitive development classes that are developmentally tailored to each group of students. 
  • Collaborate with the cognitive development team to deepen understanding of foundational elements of academic learning and relationship of cognitive development activities.
  • Assess students and design a developmentally tailored cognitive program with teachers.
  • Supervise Cognitive Development teaching staff and coach teachers.
  • Chairs cognitive development department meetings. Responsible for setting the agenda facilitating regularly scheduled department meetings.
  • Participates in weekly Department Head meetings.
  • Represents Carroll at required special events.
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers on student progress, lesson planning and specific instructional needs, etc.
  • Write quarterly reports and attend parent conferences as needed.
  • Summer cognitive development training and occasional teacher workshops.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree in Education or Psychology preferred
  • Deep understanding of Piagetian levels of development and the impact on a child’s learning and performance
  • Ability to work closely with and collaborate with other teachers and department heads
  • Able to provide trainings and presentations
  • Strong communication skills
  • Flexible and willing to learn

 

Carroll School offers a competitive salary & benefits package as well as professional development opportunities. Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Director of Annual Giving

School Overview:

The Carroll School is a dynamic independent day school for elementary and middle school students who have been diagnosed with language-based learning disabilities (LBLD), such as dyslexia.

Position Summary:

The Director of Annual Giving is responsible for planning and executing an ambitious Annual Fund program focused on increasing both dollars raised and overall participation.  This is a full-time position that reports to the Director of Development.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Create an Annual Fund operating plan that develops strategies and initiatives to increase both unrestricted dollars and overall constituent participation (parents, alumni parents, alumni, grandparents and others);
  • Manage the Annual Fund leadership gift program and coordinates other staff and volunteer efforts in support of these initiatives;
  • Manage a portfolio of Annual Fund prospects (50-100), with emphasis on leadership donors, including all aspects of identification, qualification, cultivation and solicitation;
  • Identify and recruit Annual Fund volunteers (leadership and participation) and manage and support their efforts;
  • Plan and execute the 8th Grade Parent Gift Program;
  • Coordinate activity with the Database Manager to ensure accurate gift accounting and acknowledgment practices;
  • Prepare reporting materials for development committee meetings, and support the Development Committee Chair by providing Board of Trustees updates;
  • Manage the Annual Fund budget;
  • Help to design reports and analytical tools for ongoing progress tracking;
  • Work with other members of the Development team and the Director of Communications to help raise the visibility and impact of philanthropic support at Carroll School;
  • Oversee the layout, production and execution of Carroll’s annual “Celebration of Philanthropy” Report to recognize the generosity of donors and volunteers;
  • Collaborate with fellow Development Team members to ensure excellent donor stewardship;
  • Coordinate with other development staff in support of the Annual Fund and capital campaign as part of collaborative team.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Development

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4-8 years of fund-raising experience, preferably in an educational environment
  • Demonstrated organizational and communication (written and oral) skills as well as the ability to work with and inspire volunteers and colleagues
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle competing priorities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and fundraising databases, preferably Raiser’s Edge
  • Able to exercise good judgment and handle confidential matters with discretion

 

The Carroll School offers a competitive salary & benefits package as well as professional development opportunities. The Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates who represent diversity.

 

 

Speech & Language Pathologist

School Overview

Carroll School is a dynamic independent day school for elementary and middle school students who have been diagnosed with language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia.

Position Summary:

The role of the Speech Language Pathologist is to support Carroll’s diagnostic and prescriptive approach to teaching rather than provide direct therapeutic services in a “pull-out” model.  The Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) continuously consults and collaborates with our classroom teachers. The SLP’s class activities focus on language comprehension and expression, including the development of pragmatic language skills, improvement of deductive and inductive reasoning skills, and strengthening of students’ ability to take a strategic approach to learning.

Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively to uphold the mission of the school
  • Will help students with language-based learning disabilities achieve increased independence through self-advocacy and remediation of communication deficits
  • Will intervene and remediate by introducing, and helping students solidify, compensatory strategies to enhance academic and social performance
  • Provide current speech-language information, materials, ideas and instruction to faculty and staff
  • Identifies students, defines needs, and makes recommendations based on observations and available student testing
  • Provides direction, guidance, and support to students, parents and faculty as needed
  • Assists in making referrals to outside evaluators and practitioners as necessary
  • Develops curriculae that teach specific skill sets needed
  • Consults on various aspects of the Language curriculum development
  • Provides in-class consultation with content-area teachers
  • Consults with content area teachers to provide support in planning and execution of lessons
  • Co-teaches with classroom teachers in classes made up of students identified as demonstrating significant speech-language concerns
  • Facilitates small groups as needed
  • Participates in the Child Study Team process

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS, MS Speech-Language Pathology
  • Massachusetts License in Speech-Language and Hearing
  • Massachusetts DESE License in Speech Language and Hearing Disorders
  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence for Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP)
  • Experience in delivery of Speech and Language services in the classroom environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of dyslexia/language based learning disabilities
  • Has the ability to:
    • Convey ideas clearly both orally and in writing.
    • Communicate effectively with parents, students, teachers, and administrators, especially about program.           
    • Manage time and set priorities.
    • Be flexible

Carroll School offers a competitive salary & benefits package as well as professional development opportunities. Carroll School is an equal opportunity employer.