About The Siena School The Siena School (www.thesienaschool.org) has two campuses, one in Oakton, VA, which opened in fall, 2021, and one in Silver Spring, Maryland, which is in its 17th year. Both campuses are experiencing expanding enrollment. The Siena School has become a national leader in educating bright, college-bound students with mild to moderate language-based learning differences. Siena enrolls approximately 40% students of color. The school focuses on the professional development of its staff who are regularly published and have presented at national and international conferences, including the NAIS Annual Conference. Siena is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The Siena School is committed to equitable hiring practices, and enthusiastically encourages professionals of all backgrounds to apply.
The Siena School Teacher is passionate about teaching and an advocate for children with learning differences. We are looking for a highly collaborative individual committed to meeting a range of student learning needs and interests and multisensory and differentiated instruction. At The Siena School, teachers encourage students' creative expression, incorporate student interest and passions, and develop critical thinking by creating a vibrant, student-centered environment that supports the learning and personal growth of each student. Siena faculty and staff work collaboratively with students, parents and professionals to create a nurturing but rigorous learning environment. We know our children well and engage them on a daily basis in exciting, intellectual dialogue. Through individualized, multisensory instruction, students develop critical thinking skills and acquire the tools and strategies needed to become successful and independent learners. A positive learning experience inspires our students to have confidence in themselves and their abilities. Siena teachers work with students in small classes of 10:1 and address their individualized needs through both small-group and individualized instruction. They are skillful
The position includes a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience including but not limited to: health, dental and vision insurance, retirement plan, and professional development opportunities