Saint Paul's Clearwater's Independent School
Clearwater, FL
Grades PK - 8 with 425+ students

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Saint Paul’s is a proud co-educational, Episcopal-affiliated, independent school serving over 425 students from 8 weeks through 8th grade. Our 12-acre, waterfront campus is nestled in a private neighborhood in the heart of Clearwater, Florida. In line with our Episcopal values, Saint Paul’s welcomes and celebrates families with a range of ethnicities and religions.  We are now seeking a dynamic Associate Director to launch an exciting new program, with room to develop a “school-within-a-school” to serve students diagnosed with dyslexia and other language-based differences.

  • Experience teaching students with diagnosed language-based learning differences using structured literacy/multi-sensory approach
  • B.A./B.S. or equivalent in an appropriate field
  • Orton Gillingham trained/certified or willing to pursue
  • Experience in leadership position or desire to learn 
  • Demonstrates a love for children
  • Enthusiastically embraces school life/functions/mission
  • Sees the promise and possibilities in people
  • Has a growth-mindset, a “big-picture” thinker
  • Values humility, collaboration, flexibility, and isn’t afraid to “lean in”
  • Possesses strong organizational skills and punctuality
  • Competitive with full benefits
  • Commensurate with experience, education, and local independent school markets
REPORTS TO: Head of School and Division Heads
  • Partners with faculty and staff
Program Goal:  To develop a model program for students with LBLD that is fully emersed and integrated with the academics, resources, and daily life at Saint Paul’s.
Program Launch
  • Teaching students with LBLD
  • Benchmarking students using Orton Gillingham assessment
  • Mentoring teachers in best practices to support students with LBLD
  • Developing multi-sensory curricula to support students in program
  • Networking with well-established LBLD schools and leaders
  • Building trusting relationships with local educational psychologists
  • Building strong partnerships with students and parents
  • Other responsibilities assigned by the Head of School

Already an active candidate? Contact your counselor!

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