Content & Focus Teacher- Marin County, CA Campus

Winston Preparatory School is searching for excellent candidates for a full-time Content and Focus Teacher at the San Rafael, CA campus. This position is an immediate opening. Below is a bit of background information regarding our school and the position.
 
Winston Preparatory School is a co-ed day school for 4th through 12th grade students with learning differences such as dyslexia, nonverbal learning disabilities, expressive or receptive language disorders and executive functioning problems. Our mission is to facilitate the independence of individuals with learning difficulties through assessment-driven individualized education, research and outreach.
 
Our unique educational program for middle and upper school students with learning differences is designed to develop essential skills and challenge his or her strengths. As part of our learning program, every student benefits from the Focus Program, in which each student receives a daily period of one-to-one instruction concentrating on his or her greatest area of need. The implementation of the program has allowed us to further personalize instruction and strategies so that our students can better understand themselves, as well as verbalize their needs to become independent learners.
 
Focus teachers provide individualized remediation for students struggling with a wide-range of learning differences, while coordinating and facilitating consistent communication between classroom teachers and families. Content teachers deliver instruction in core content areas (Math, Science, English/Language Arts, History/Social Studies, etc.) with a focus on flexibly integrating a wide range of skills and content tailored to the individual needs of student class groupings. 
 
The successful candidate is a highly skilled teacher, preferably with Literature & Writing teaching experience, who can take on the responsibilities of both a Content and Focus teacher. The successful candidate will be a highly professional, creative thinker who is flexible and works well within a team environment. Candidates must also have excellent writing and communication skills. 

The nature of the position allows for someone with a varied background. Currently, WPS Focus staff includes social workers, reading specialists, speech therapists, learning specialists, school psychologists, as well as former lawyers and copy editors. Our classroom teachers have equally diverse and interesting backgrounds. 

Interested candidates should contact Head of School, Kristen Atkins, with resume and cover letter, at: sfnemployment@winstonprep.edu
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Winston Preparatory School is a leading school for students with learning disabilities, including dyslexia, executive functioning difficulties (ADHD) and non-verbal learning disorders (NVLD).

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