Employment

Beacon College campus building

Become part of a community dedicated to students with learning differences.

Beacon College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution committed to affirmative action and advocates a drug-free environment. Beacon College seeks qualified and diverse candidates with multicultural experience including members of protected class groups. Beacon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

Inquiries:
Office of Human Resources
Phone: 352-638-9762
Email: employment@beaconcollege.edu

Beacon College is dedicated to attracting talented, high caliber staff and supporting all employees in their professional development. Positions currently open are listed below:

Positions at Beacon College

Learning Specialist

Beacon College is a private, liberal arts community that is experiencing carefully managed, robust growth among its full-time, largely residential undergraduate population. The College enjoys the distinction and legacy of being the first four-year institution in the United States regionally-accredited to award bachelor degrees exclusively to students with specific learning disabilities and/or ADHD.

Over close to 30 years, Beacon has continuously assessed and strengthened an effective undergraduate teaching model that is paralleled by and aligned with the academic personal support essential to collegiate success. As a consequence, the College’s student outcomes in measures such as persistence, four-year graduation, and post-degree employment are unsurpassed in American higher education. Set in historic Leesburg, amidst the beautiful lakes region of Central Florida, Beacon College is less than one hour’s drive to Orlando and an hour from both the State’s east and west coast beaches and shorelines.

Beacon’s Center for Student Success is currently recruiting for Learning Specialists, a pivotal role in the delivery and coherence of the College’s program of academic and developmental support. Successful candidates will be informed (through both professional preparation and experience), dedicated, and hands-on educational practitioners who welcome the opportunity to work one-on-one and in group settings with. The position requires of the incumbent a facility in guiding the acquisition learning techniques and strategies, addressing executive function deficits, and supporting and reinforcing critical thinking skills.

The Learning Specialist helps students to develop compensatory skills to improve academic performance, monitors and assesses student progress, provides substantive feedback, and works collaboratively with faculty, staff and families to foster student success. Undergraduate caseloads consist of between 25 and 28 assigned students during the fall and spring semesters. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to consider either a 10-month (no summer work) or 12-month, renewable position.

Qualifications: Requires a Master degree with a concentration in Special Education, Teaching and Learning, or a related field in education, psychology, or rehabilitation. The candidate must demonstrate excellence in working with students with a range of abilities. Experience working with students with learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is preferred, and understanding and professionalism are required.

Beacon College offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefit program and rewarding employment in a growing educational community. Beacon is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). The College seeks qualified and diverse candidates with multicultural experience including members of protected class groups. To find out more about our community please visit our website at www.beaconcollege.edu