UPPER SCHOOL: Learning Services Director
Founded in Tacoma in 1884, Annie Wright Schools are comprised of a co-educational Day School (grades PS-8) and two single-gender Upper School divisions (grades 9-12). The Upper School for Boys enrolled its first class this fall. The Upper School for Girls, which has existed since the School’s founding, totals 188 students, 95 of whom live in residence, and offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.
Responsibilities: The Learning Services Director reports to the Director of the Upper School for Girls (USG), sits on the USG Administrative Team, and oversees all learning support within the USG. Primary responsibilities include:
- Develop academic support and intervention plans for struggling students.
- Based on the results of externally conducted learning evaluations, draft and implement accommodations via an “Individualized Accommodation Plan” (IAP).
- Work with students one-on-one and in small group settings during study hall and tutorial periods throughout the day.
- Monitor student performance across the USG, paying particular attention to students of concern.
- Lead communication efforts with parents of struggling students.
- Support faculty with proctoring of exams (midterms, finals, etc.) for students with IAPs.
- Manage testing accommodations with SAT, ACT, and IB
Qualifications: Strong applicants will have a master’s degree in Special Education (or related field), a teaching background, familiarity with 504 Plans, and previous experience working within learning support at an independent school.
Salary/Benefits: Compensation includes salary (based on education and experience) and full benefits.
Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to: