Grade Level Math/Reading Specialist (Full-time)

February 9, 2021

About this Position

Berman Hebrew Academy, in Rockville, MD seeks a Middle School level Math and/or Reading Specialist for the 2021-2022 school year. The ideal candidate will have a passion for working collaboratively to support students in the classroom. The specialist will be responsible for working to support students in math, reading, and executive functioning skills. The specialist will work with small groups of students in grades 6-8 to provide additional support in all academic areas. The specialist will also push into classrooms to provide support and guidance for students.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides research-based interventions, accommodations, and modifications to curriculum for identified students in grades 6-8
  • Provides small group instruction as well as co-teaching
  • Provides case management for students including frequent parent and teacher communication and progress reports
  • Collaborates with other members of the academic team in planning and implementing the instructional program
  • Serves on the ESS (Education Support Services) Team along with the Dean of Students and Guidance Counselor
  • Prepares documentation for outside support including Montgomery County Public Schools and mental health professionals
  • Attends faculty, curriculum and team meetings (held before the opening of school and throughout the school year), and will attend professional days and workshops
  • Maintains an attractive, organized, and engaged learning environment
  • Attends school events such as Back-to-School Nights, Open Houses, and Eighth Grade Graduation

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education with concentration in Special Education
  • Master’s Degree in Special Education (Preferred)
  • A minimum of two years classroom teaching experience
  • Leadership experience preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Superb interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management and classroom management skills
  • Knowledge of 21st century learning, principles theory and practice

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and references to jobs@mjbha.org and include “Reading and/or Math Specialist” in the subject line. 

About Berman Hebrew Academy

Berman Hebrew Academy is an Orthodox Co-Educational Day School that provides a comprehensive Jewish and secular education in an atmosphere of reverence, good citizenship, and love of the Jewish people and Israel. 

Adhering to standards of academic excellence and exemplary moral conduct, it prepares its graduates to become Halachically observant, well-educated Jews. It provides opportunities for each student to achieve the maximum of his or her potential, engaged with, and contributing to both the Jewish community and the society at large.