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Social Learning Specialist

Position
The Auburn School is actively recruiting for a Social Learning Specialist to join our leadership team serving our campus in Baltimore, MD. This is a full-time, 12 month position.
Responsibilities
Auburn is currently seeking a full-time Social Learning Specialist to work in an interdisciplinary manner with the school team. Specifically, the Social Learning Specialist will:
Provide leadership and direction to the social curriculum program
Plan and implement developmentally appropriate social skills curriculum across grade levels, from Kindergarten to 8th grade
Use assessments to track students social development
Integrate social communication goals into classroom activities
Collaborate with teachers on specialized strategies for use directly within classrooms
Work collaborative with an interdisciplinary team that includes the social learning specialist, OT, Behavior Specialist and educators
Support literacy programs in the school
Participate fully as a school staff member: attend faculty meetings, parent meetings and professional development opportunities
Desired Qualifications
We are seeking a highly motivated applicant with a proven track-record of success serving intellectually curious students with unique learning needs.
Bachelors degree required; Masters degree in Communication Disorders and Sciences or Special Education preferred
Three to five years of experience working with children diagnosed with ASD, preferably in schools
Strong enjoyment working with children diagnosed with ASD
Experienced with social skills instruction, Michelle Garcia-Winner's social thinking curriculum, and social assessments preferred
Knowledge of language disorders to include: delays, disorders, or processing issues in expressive/receptive language as well as social/interactive communication
Able to collaborate with team members to ensure the best program for student
Ability to use classroom management strategies for successful large group activities
Very strong communication and interpersonal skills
Record of success in previous positions as evidenced by excellent references
Highly organized and detail oriented
Technologically adept and enthusiastic
Compensation and Benefits
Highly competitive compensation, commensurate with experience
Full benefits, including health, dental, retirement, life and disability insurance.
School
The Auburn School is a private day school with a powerful social mission: Grow the social and academic potential of bright students with social and communication challenges. The Auburn School serves bright students with challenges in the areas of communication, social skills, pragmatic language, and organization. This includes students with Aspergers syndrome/ASD, PDD-NOS, NVLD or ADHD. Auburn teachers work in a collaborative environment to implement our unique, integrated academic and social curriculum in a highly professional work environment that brings teachers, social learning and occupational therapists, behaviorists and instructional assistants together on behalf of student success.
Auburn's Baltimore campus currently serves elementary to middle school students. Our founding team includes highly distinguished national, state and local education leaders and professionals. Through significant outreach efforts, Auburn has already extensive support from key leaders in the Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia professional and education communities.
The Auburn School is part of Capital Schools. Our mission is to change lives through leadership in education. As an organization, we are committed to the highest standards of program excellence and we seek to create national model programs. The Auburn School currently has three campuses open in Fairfax, VA, Silver Spring, MD, and Baltimore, MD.
The Auburn School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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