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College Learning Specialist - Schwab Learning Center (Part-time)

Company: Children's Health Council
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

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Behind every child who believes in their own potential is an adult who believed first. Could that be you?
CHC is seeking to grow our team with passionate professionals who believe that:

  • every child who walks through CHC's doors is filled with promise and potential (even if they don't see it themselves).
  • differences are superpowers and kids are superheroes (even when they're in disguise).
  • if a child is struggling, a whole family is struggling, and we can offer them the first glimmer of hope they may have seen in a very long time.
    By becoming a part of CHC, you have the unique opportunity to:
    • collaborate with some of the most renowned child and adolescent experts in the country.
    • be an instrument of healing, leading children, teens and young adults to roads filled with growth, promise and self-discovery.
    • leverage your own unique talents to change lives every day.
      At CHC, we believe in the promise and potential of every child, teen and young adult. Our mission is to transform young lives by providing culturally responsive best-in-class learning and mental health services to families from diverse backgrounds regardless of language, location or ability to pay. We specialize in ADHD, Learning Differences, Anxiety & Depression.The Schwab Learning Center at CHC celebrates the fact that we all learn in a variety of ways. We help college and high school students with diverse learning challenges in all areas of our lives.The High School Learning Specialist is responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring interventions indicated by testing and self-reports that referred students are in need of in order to be successful at their respective high school. The specialist is knowledgeable and insightful into the academic and social-emotional challenges often confronting students with learner variability including learning disabilities. The High School Learning Specialist reports to one of the two SLC Sr. Learning Specialists.
      Responsibilities:
      • Analyze individual student strengths and challenges and develop interventions to resolve issues which may span multiple areas, using advanced technical and professional expertise
      • Develop and implement individualized programming, and develop strategic recommendations for expanding the center's programs.
      • Ensure student confidentiality and HIPAA by adhering to the policies and practices on the student's contracts and with the students' high school.
      • Fulfill reporting requirements that address the Center's metrics.
      • Attend to portals, and student facing communications in a timely and professional manner.
      • For each student served, evaluate and make recommendations on technology resources, and learning strategies that will enhance the student's opportunity for success.
      • Provide direct advice to students on a range of issues including, but not limited to, academic support, accessibility, workplace demands, executive functioning, and community standards to assist them in making appropriate choices and decisions.
      • Provide consulting advice to key personnel involved with the student to elevate their understanding of the student's challenges and accommodations that will enhance the student's opportunity for being successful with that professor and/or related support personnel.
      • Abide by established processes and policies designed to safeguard student's confidentiality.
      • Contribute to the development of staff training programs.
      • Possess the ability to administer a variety of standardized academic assessments, rating scales and conduct clinical interviews as part of developing a student's Comprehensive Learning Profile.
      • Collaborate with relevant professionals across the CHC agency especially those in the Clinical Services Division and Administrative support areas.
      • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.
        Qualifications:
        • MA or Ph.D. in Special Education, Learning Sciences, Psychology, or other related program to learning disabilities, neurodiversity, learner variability, cognitive neuroscience,
        • Familiarity with Universal Design for Learning.
        • Experience and interest in assessment of student and program outcomes.
        • Experience working with high school students with learning differences.
        • Experience administering and/or interpreting psychoeducational evaluations and cognitive testing typically associated with the diagnoses of learning disabilities, ADHD, and other types of learning differences.
        • Experience with developing e-portfolios preferred.
        • Experience collecting and analyzing data for accountability purpose.
        • Demonstrated interest in applying research-based strategies and techniques.
        • Conference presentation experience.
          Competitive Benefits:

          We value our employees' time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation and an attractive and extensive benefits package for employees working at least.75 FTE or greater, including:
          • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
          • 401(k)
          • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
          • Training and development
          • Educational reimbursement
          • Adoption assistance
          • Life and personal accident insurance
          • Short and long-term disability coverage
          • Free continuing education classes offered on-site
          • Paid sick leave
          • Paid vacation
          • 14-16 paid holidays each year
            We work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning, and culture.

Keywords: Children's Health Council, Palo Alto , College Learning Specialist - Schwab Learning Center (Part-time), Other , Palo Alto, California

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