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Director of Learning Support

August 14, 2024 - June 14, 2025



Evergreen Country Day School (ECDS) is seeking a passionate Director of Learning Support to join our team for the 2024-25 school year.  

To apply: please send a resume to Kabe ErkenBrack at [email protected] 

Who we are: 

The mission of ECDS is to prepare and inspire students to THRIVE and create a better world. THRIVE is also an acronym for our core values (Transformation, Heads/Hands/Hearts, Relationships, Inspiration, Vigor, and Emotional Intelligence). ECDS is in Evergreen, just off I-70, with easy access to the city and mountains.  

We are a school of 220 students, from Toddler through 8th grade, situated on a beautiful, modern 11-acre campus. 

We are a learning community of dedicated educators where autonomy, collaboration and a growth mindset are valued.  

Our parent community is thoughtful, supportive, and engaged in the mission of the school. Throughout the year, our parent organization actively supports the faculty so that they can do their best work for the students in the building. 

Reports to: Head of Middle School 

Work hours and expectations: Exempt administrative position; involves working outside of school hours as needed. 

The ideal candidate: 

  • Degree in Special Education, Literacy, or related field; graduate degree preferred 

  • 3+ years of teaching experience 

  • Knowledge of learning disabilities, psycho-educational evaluations, reports, and associated technology 

  • Successful experience offering literacy instruction; mathematics support experience preferred 

  • Full understanding of differentiated instructional strategies across the curriculum 

  • Outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills 

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills 

  • Tactful and discreet 

  • Technologically savvy 

Primary Responsibilities: 

The Director of Learning Support is responsible for coordinating support for students with mild to moderate learning differences in grades K-8. The Director of Learning Support is expected to: 

  • Promote enhanced?instruction and student learning by: 

  • Coaching and working with teachers to develop more effective?teaching practices 

  • Sharing information that addresses the way in which students learn best 

  • Assisting teachers in differentiating curriculum to meet student needs 

  • Supporting teachers’ instructional practice using strategies such as demonstration teaching/modeled lessons, co-teaching, classroom observation, data analysis, and debriefing. 

  • Work with teachers to identify students who need learning support and, when appropriate, make?referrals for diagnostic evaluations. 

  • Assist?parents and faculty in interpreting evaluation results.? 

  • Review psycho-educational evaluations; translate results into recommendations for teachers by creating Student Learning Plans (SLP) which include testing summaries, accommodations, and modifications.?Hold annual SLP meetings with teachers and parents. 

  • Manage student roster and confidential data for students being served by Summit Learning 

  • Supervise small groups of students in completing work in their areas of challenge. 

  • Support student success in all academic areas, organizational skills and social/emotional needs.?? 

  • Collaborate with tutors to align tutoring materials and content with Evergreen Country Day curriculum and expectations and with?students'?remediation?needs.?? 

  • Secure standardized testing accommodations for qualifying students 

  • Work with Director of Admissions to review incoming students’ files and advise in selecting mission-appropriate candidates.  

  • Pursue professional development opportunities to aid in continual growth and to remain current with industry trends. 

  • Participate in school meetings and school-sponsored events. 

  • Be actively involved in the school community at large. 

  • Assume responsibility for other projects as assigned by the Head of School. 

Salary and Benefits: 

ECDS offers a competitive benefits package that includes retirement match, health, dental, and vision care plans. 

This salary will likely be between $50,000 and $65,000, depending on experience and qualifications. 

Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap. 

We hope you will join us in creating an environment where students THRIVE academically and develop a lifelong appreciation for the English language and literature. 

Interested candidates should email their resume to Head of School, Kabe ErkenBrack, at [email protected]