Brooklyn private independent school

Employment Opportunities

Learning Specialist, Middle and Upper School

Berkeley Carroll is a Pre-K through grade 12 college preparatory school of close to 1000 students located in the Park Slope section of New York City. Our vibrant intellectual community draws students from all over the city, admission to the school is competitive, and both our parents and students value achievement. 

Job Description

The Berkeley Carroll School is seeking a full-time learning specialist to join our Middle/Upper School student support team for the 2023-2024 school year. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience working as a learning specialist in a rigorous academic environment. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to culturally responsive student support and must have a nuanced understanding of learner variability, neurodiversity, and executive functioning. 

Familiarity with the process of applying for standardized testing accommodations (ACT/SAT) is a plus, but training will be provided if needed; an advanced degree in special education, psychology, or a related discipline is required. 

The successful candidate will:

  • help students in grades 5-12 develop effective techniques for planning/prioritizing, organizing materials, preparing for assessments, and sustaining attention.
  • assist with accommodations management (for school-based assessments and standardized tests, e.g. ACT/SAT).

Salary and benefits are highly competitive and will be offered commensurate with experience and credentials. The salary range for this position is $70K-$90K.

Berkeley Carroll is committed to creating an environment that includes a diversity of perspectives and to cultivating an equitable, inclusive learning community in which everyone has the opportunity to experience a sense of belonging. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to and experience with diversity, equity or inclusion work are especially encouraged to apply.

All employees of Berkeley Carroll are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Candidates should send a cover letter, resume with a list of references, and completed Berkeley Carroll Employment Application to:  

Elizabeth Epstein, Director of Learning Strategies,