Learning Specialist for Grades 6-12

Posting Date


Closing Date

Application materials will be received thru 4:00 p.m., Monday, March 4th or until position is filled


SSM is seeking a learning specialist in the Center for Academic Achievement, our support program for students with learning differences. The Learning Specialist provides direct tutorial services to students, facilitates accommodations and support for students with learning disabilities, and collaborates with families and faculty to monitor the progress of students. This position will likely focus on Middle School students, but the learning specialist should be prepared to work with students at all grade levels 6-12.  Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as a learning specialist, reading specialist, special education teacher, or other relevant position. In addition, we are seeking an individual with excellent interpersonal skills who will work collaboratively with members of the faculty to encourage development and growth and who will be an active presence in our school community. More information about the specific duties and responsibilities of this role and the structure of the CAA will be provided during the interview process.   


Shattuck St. Mary’s School is a boarding/day school and faculty members are expected to be involved with both co-curricular activities and standard residential life duties involved with a residential school setting.




  • Master’s degree in Education, Special Education, Learning Disabilities, or other relevant fields preferred.
  • Experience supporting students with learning disabilities in an independent school environment. 
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and a fair and balanced approach in all situations.
  • Interest in teaching and working in an innovative educational environment.
  • Ideal candidates should have at least 3-5 years’ experience working with Middle School age students; however, we will consider candidates new to this field with relevant educational experience.


In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Shattuck-St. Mary’s School is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.  The school encourages applications from individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas, and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

To Apply

Email resume and cover letter to: Erin Sellner, Human Resources Director, [email protected]. (507)333-1613.  Application materials will be received thru 4:00 p.m., Monday, March 4th or until position is filled.



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