Learning Support Specialist, 1-12
Prishtina High School, a K-12 grade school offers its students a premier college-preparatory education, certainly among the best in the country. The beautiful campus of PHS sits in the capital city and is surrounded by the beautiful green rolling mountains of Kosova. The student body of PHS consists of both local Kosovars and children from the international and expatriate communities.
The PHS mission is to provide a caring, learning community where students from a vast array of nations, ethnicities, and religions can learn from each other, work together in unity, and accept the challenge of changing the world for the better. PHS prepares international students to be life-long learners, effective communicators, responsible citizens, healthy people, and spiritually sensitive individuals. PHS partners with parents in their role to instruct their children in an environment where ethics, morals, and values are taught and modeled. In this partnership, PHS commits to providing a dynamic, challenging, and holistic education that recognizes the personal uniqueness of each student and develops them into the person they were created to be.
PHS is fully accredited through Cognia (formerly known as AdvancED) and has received permanent licensing from the Kosova Ministry of Education for grades K-12.
As a School Learning Support Specialist, your primary responsibility is to provide academic support to students within the school setting. Working closely with educators, administrators, and parents, you will play a crucial role in ensuring that students receive the necessary assistance to thrive in their educational journey. School learning support specialists may be asked to work as a co-teacher with a classroom teacher or provide more individualized support in small group centers or pull-out sessions. Your duties will encompass a range of activities aimed at fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment.
Plan and teach core course subjects
Develop and maintain a healthy learning environment
Develop and implement a developmentally appropriate classroom management plan
Differentiate instruction for a variety of learning styles and levels
Academic Support in the following subjects: Reading and literacy skills, Mathematics, Writing and composition, Study skills and organizational strategies, Test-taking strategies
Minimum of an undergraduate degree
Applicants with a degree in Special Education or a related field preferred
Patience and flexibility
Understanding of developmental needs