Start Date: ASAP

Applications accepted until position is filled

Organizational Mission, Vision, and Strategic Commitments

One in 5 children experiences learning and attention challenges that limit their school success. For over twenty years Lee Pesky Learning Center has worked together with children, families, schools, and communities to understand and overcome obstacles to learning. Our vision is to create a pathway to learning for every child. We have positioned ourselves to positively impact learners throughout the country.

Position

Lee Pesky Learning Center is an innovative educational nonprofit organization with the mission of working with our clients to understand and overcome challenges to learning so that they can find success in school and in life. As program coordinator in the Pathways to Literacy program at Lee Pesky Learning Center, you will participate in multiple aspects of the PTL program, including working with families and students who are Latinx and/or English learners. The PTL program coordinator also coordinates outreach efforts with schools, and other organizations who share LPLC’s commitment to improve literacy outcomes for English learners. Recruiting and retaining students in the program is a primary responsibility of this position. This person also teaches reading to young people in a 1:1 setting. The coordinator will assist in providing early literacy resources and parent workshops to support children’s reading development at home.

Essential Attributes

  • Believe in our mission and work tirelessly to help accomplish it
  • Self-determined, self-aware, strategic, and resilient
  • Flexible team player
  • Excellent and appropriate communication skills

Responsibilities

Teach reading intervention sessions for up to 4 English learning students

  • Follow prepared lesson plans for each session
  • Collect and maintain on-going data (every session) on student performance

Maintain close communication with parents or guardian

  • Provide a Learning Update to the parents or guardian at least once monthly
  • Coordinate data collection with parents for Spanish reading program
  • Conduct a final meeting with parents at program end

Administrative responsibilities

  • Write lesson Plans
  • Train, observe and mentor other tutors and Education Specialists serving students through this program
  • Participate in the development of new training curriculum and products
  • Review, evaluate, order, organize, and maintain educational materials
  • Participate in the program evaluation of Center services

Provide parent classes and external training related to this reading program

Act as a liaison between LPLC and families, including translating spoken communication when necessary

Translate early learning materials into Spanish

Qualifications

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education (in literacy, bilingual education or special education)
  • Minimum 2 years working with students who are English learners
  • Experience with systematic teaching methods
  • Proficient in Spanish

Knowledge of:

  • Intervention techniques and instructional methodology
  • Special education instructional procedures and practices
  • Literacy programs for English learners

Abilities

  • Teach one-one sessions and supervise others delivering instruction
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Skilled in using computerized office programs
  • Well organized, detail oriented
  • Comfortable in a team work situation
  • Has good problem solving capabilities

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and comfortable in a teamwork situation
  • Software and computer proficiency
  • Work independently and meet schedules and deadlines
  • Maintain confidentiality

Compensation:

Compensation commensurate with degree, experience, and skills.

Lee Pesky Learning Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

To Apply
1. Complete the Application for Employment

2. Send these, a cover letter, and a resume to MScott@lplearningcenter.org, or fax to 208-333-0888. Or mail to:

Matt Scott, Director of Operations
Lee Pesky Learning Center
3324 Elder Street
Boise, ID 83705