Education Specialist

Full-Time Exempt

Salary Range: $50,000 – $54,000

Salary commensurate with experience


Boise, Idaho, United States


Company Description

Are you ready to significantly impact the lives of individuals who face obstacles to learning? If so, Lee Pesky Learning Center (LPLC) is seeking a passionate and dedicated Education Specialist to join our team.

LPLC, a leader in education nonprofits, is a comprehensive training, service, and research center with a rich history and a promising future. Located in Boise, Idaho with satellite offices in Sun Valley, LPLC was founded in 1997 by Alan and Wendy Pesky in honor of their son, Lee. Today, LPLC provides one-on-one intensive intervention to individuals facing obstacles to learning while also training teachers in the classroom and supporting students in schools and communities. We recognize that obstacles to learning can be multi-faceted, and we understand the power of prevention.

As an Education Specialist you will be responsible for providing explicit instruction in the core subjects of reading, writing, and math. You will play a pivotal role in equipping students with the foundational skills they need for academic success and personal growth.

Why Join Us?

  • Transformative Work: Be a key player in transforming the educational experience for students who learn differently. Our individualized interventions provide students with the tools and strategies they need to excel, positively impacting their academic trajectories.
  • Research-Based Methods: Utilize evidence-based methods to create effective and systematic lessons. We believe in following research-based practices to provide the best learning experience for our students.
  • Collaborative Environment: Work alongside a team of dedicated professionals committed to making a difference. Collaboration is at the heart of our integrated service delivery system, ensuring that each student receives comprehensive support.
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: LPLC is committed to improving school and life outcomes of individuals facing learning or attention challenges while also addressing the systemic obstacles faced by our communities.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach 1:1 – In-person and Online: Deliver intervention in-person or online via Zoom. We believe in reaching students where they are, removing barriers to students’ learning opportunities.
  • Provide Explicit Instruction in Reading, Writing, and Math: Design and deliver individualized intervention in a one-on-one clinical setting. Use of explicit instruction ensures that students receive clear, direct, and comprehensive guidance, fostering deep understanding and mastery of essential concepts and skills.
  • Engage in Formative Assessment: Create intervention plans, set instructional objectives, and utilize progress monitoring to ensure each student is reaching their learning goals.
  • Build Connections: Develop strong connections with students, parents, guardians, and school personnel through frequent communication and mini conferences, ensuring that everyone is aligned and actively involved in each student’s educational journey.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in education. (Master’s preferred)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience working with students with learning and attention challenges.
  • Experience delivering evidence-based intervention in reading, writing, and/or math.
  • Proficiency in using technology [for instruction.]

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive salary based on experience, education, and skills.
  • Positive and inclusive work environment where your ideas are valued.
  • Full medical and dental insurance
  • Simple IRA with 3% match
  • Short-term disability & vision insurance
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • Professional development including opportunity for service-based sabbatical.

How to Apply

Lee Pesky Learning Center is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity at all levels.