Careers

Speech Language Pathologist Position
This position is for a Speech Language Pathologist at Havern School. Havern is an independent school that serves students in kindergarten through eighth grade with diagnosed learning disabilities. This is a five day a week position and qualifies for full benefits. The school operates on a traditional school year calendar.

Roles and responsibilities:
• Develop suitable treatment plans and provide small group therapy (1-3 students) based on assessment of students’ needs, making adjustments as needed based on performance. SLP’s utilize a therapeutic approach and develop treatment plans based on student needs and do not write or utilize IEPs.
• Collaborate with colleagues, including two other Speech Language Pathologists and other school professionals. Collaborate with classroom teachers providing support and tools, consult for in-class performance, and work together to provide consistency of strategies for students.
• Administer initial testing to new students at the beginning of the year, and annual testing every spring to students on your caseload.
• Manage a small caseload of students.
• Prepare and write year-end reports, detailing strategies, learning goals and assessment results for of each student and recommendations for future speech language needs.
• Participate in leading a multidisciplinary class that all students in the school attend with their classmates each Monday. This is a collaborative course taught by Speech Language Pathologists and Occupational Therapists, all of whom belay students on the rock wall.
• Communicate regularly with parents, including scheduled conferences.
• Attend to the social, emotional and academic needs of students
• Attend school functions and meetings. Attend and participate in monthly staff meetings and weekly or biweekly staffings.

About Havern
For more than a half-century, Havern School has helped elementary and middle school students who struggle with learning disabilities become confident learners who leave Havern with the skills to continue to succeed in life far beyond our hallways. Our highly-skilled and compassionate teachers and therapists offer a comprehensive and collaborative team approach to addressing the complex learning needs of our student body.

At Havern, we believe our students…
• Can and want to learn
• Develop self-confidence from academic success
• Benefit from small group research-based instruction and a structured, consistent, multi-sensory approach
• Can become effective self-advocates
• Benefit from a strong school and family partnership

To apply please send resume and cover letter to Ellen Hall, ehall@havernschool.org

POSITION:
This position is for a lead teacher in a multi-grade classroom (grades 4-5). This specific classroom will have 15 students, a lead teacher, a co-teacher, and a teaching assistant. We follow a self-contained intervention model, with the teachers responsible for teaching all subject areas (reading, writing, math, science and social studies). Differentiated instruction is delivered in a small group format, in groups of 4-6 students per teacher. The lead teacher is responsible for all instruction delivered in the classroom, and the responsibilities include supervising and guiding the other teaching professionals in the classroom.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Create a positive classroom environment where students are engaged, challenged at their individual level and supported (both
emotionally and academically).
• Collaborate with co-teacher and teaching assistant in order to create and deliver instructional plans for students
• Develop suitable curricula, lessons, materials and effective teaching methods based on the assessments of students’ needs
• Understand students’ needs and adjust instruction accordingly
• Deliver differentiated, data-driven instruction across all subject areas
• Lead the classroom teaching team in a positive and collaborative manner
• Communicate regularly with parents
• Prepare and write year end reports, detailing strategies, curriculum and learning goals of each student
• Attend to the social and emotional needs of students
• Attend school functions and meetings
• Work with colleagues in a collegial and collaborative manner

ABOUT HAVERN:
For more than a half-century, Havern School has helped elementary and middle school students who struggle with learning disabilities
become confident learners who leave Havern with the skills to continue to succeed in life far beyond our hallways. Our highly-skilled and compassionate teachers and therapists offer a comprehensive and collaborative team approach to addressing the complex learning
needs of our student body.
At Havern, we believe our students…
• Can and want to learn
• Develop self-confidence from academic success
• Benefit from small group research-based instruction and a structured, consistent, multi-sensory approach
• Can become effective self-advocates
• Benefit from a strong school and family partnership

Havern’s beautiful 13-acre hilltop campus is located just outside of Denver, Colorado.
Please look at our website for more information about our school: www.havernschool.org

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to:

Ellen Hall, Director of Education
ehall@havernschool.org