K-8 Learning Specialist

K-8 Learning Specialist, Our Lady Star of the Sea, Bremerton

Job Description

Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic school in Bremerton, Washington is looking for a faithful and enthusiastic learning specialist with experience. This is a full-time position that provides individualized support to students needing academic or behavioral support within the class setting or in the resource room. Also, this position assists students in fulfilling the requirements within one’s IEP, Private School Service Plan or 504. The top candidate will work closely with students, teachers, and parents to develop learning strategies tailored to each student’s particular learning style, to help support their academic progress. The candidate will also be familiar with providing classroom teachers with an appropriate behavior plan and assist in implementation.

Learning Specialist Responsibilities

• Helping students to develop effective learning strategies that promote academic improvement.
• Educating parents and teachers about learning differences.
• Assessing and tracking data of students on a weekly basis.
• Updating parents through well written communication on a frequent basis along with inputting strengths and weaknesses on report cards.
• Building supportive, trusting relationships with students.
• Collaborating with local school district personnel regarding formal evaluations.
• Organizing parent and teacher conferences when needed.
• Creating individual curriculums for given students needing intervention.

Learning Specialist Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in education or special education (Master’s preferred).
• State teaching license or working towards one (or equivalent certification).
• Experience teaching students in a variety of age groups.
• Have experience teaching within an elementary level classroom
• Knowledge of learning differences and strategies.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Ability to work effectively with students, teachers, parents, and school administration.
• Be a practicing Catholic willing to pledge fidelity to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church
• Clear a background check and complete safe environment training


$41,000 – $55,000

Any offered salary is determined based on internal equity, internal salary ranges, market data, applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience, degrees, and certifications.


A comprehensive package of benefits is offered including two medical plan options, dental, vision, life, accidental death and disability, long term disability, pension, 403(b), HSA, FSA, and generous sick leave, vacation, and holidays.

Application Process

Please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic School Mission
Under the patronage of our Blessed Mother, the mission of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Classical School is to support parents in their role as the primary educators of their children. Our classical training nourishes the students’ natural sense of wonder and guides them to know and love what is genuinely good, true, and beautiful. Faithful to the teachings of the Catholic Church, we form our students to be virtuous disciples of Jesus Christ and joyful witnesses to the Gospel.

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