Royal Palm Academy is a joyful, vibrant, independent, and family-oriented Catholic PK-8 school located in beautiful Naples, Florida.
Royal Palm Academy is growing has an opening for a Learning Support Teacher Assistant for the 2023-2024 school year. This position can be structured as a part-time (20 hours) or full-time (30+ hours) hourly position. Royal Palm Academy offers competitive compensation and benefits for candidates to join our highly qualified faculty and staff. Applications are being accepted immediately and interviews will be scheduled for competitive candidates on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
THE POSITION: Learning Support Teacher Assistant
COMPENSATION: Range of $18-$22 per hour
An undergraduate degree or equivalent certification in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, Special Education, or a related program.
Orton-Gillingham certified is preferred (not a hiring prerequisite).
Experience working with students with learning challenges, developing a plan with the classroom teacher, tracking Response to Intervention, and handling parent communication with empathy.
Experience and some knowledge of special education laws and regulations is a plus.
Ability to develop and implement education plans as part of a RTI team.
Displays an enthusiastic support of our school mission: "Royal Palm Academy partners with families to provide an education of rich academics with Catholic formation. We teach the mind, educate the heart, and form the character of tomorrow's leaders."
Reliable, flexible, organized, hard-working, patient, excellent communication skills, and outstanding with children.
PHYSICAL AND OTHER DEMANDS INCLUDE:
Ability to perform repetitive physical tasks such as computer keyboarding, writing, and reading.
Required to maintain composure and to communicate appropriately in words and actions with students, parents, and fellow teachers.
To apply, please submit a Resume/CV as an electronic document in Adobe PDF format to Michael Bussman, Head of School, at [email protected]. A cover letter or email describing your interest in joining RPA is optional.
ABOUT ROYAL PALM ACADEMY
Royal Palm Academy is an independent, Catholic, pre-kindergarten to eighth grade school in Naples, Florida. Our mission is to partner with families to provide an education of rich academics with Catholic formation. Royal Palm Academy teaches the mind, educates the heart, and forms the character of tomorrow's leaders. This mission is pursued through the development of the whole person, integral formation, which encompasses the commitment to teach, to educate, and to form our students.