Lead Special Education Teacher – Middle School Math for September 2023
January 12, 2023
Department: MS Faculty
The Shefa School is a Jewish community day school in Manhattan serving students in grades 1-8 who benefit from a specialized educational environment in order to develop their strengths while addressing their learning challenges. We specifically serve students with language-based learning disabilities who have not yet reached their potential levels of success in traditional classroom settings. Shefa is a pluralistic community school, serving families across the range of Jewish involvement and observance. At Shefa, we believe that differences are a source of strength and that we are all enriched by the diversity of perspectives.
About the Position
The Shefa School is seeking a Lead Special Education Teacher to teach Middle School Math for September 2023.
The Special Education Teacher will teach and provide specialized math instruction to small groups of middle school students in Grades 6-8 using our multisensory math approach. In addition to developing curriculum and delivering instruction, the teacher will be responsible for assessing student learning, managing classroom routines and behavior, building relationships and communicating regularly with families, and collaborating with other faculty.
The ideal candidate will have expertise in working with students with language-based learning disabilities as well as deep mathematical content knowledge. We seek teachers who thrive in highly collaborative environments, who are reflective and committed to growth, who have strong communication skills, and who demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Applicants must have math teaching experience and should have a Master’s degree in Special Education. We believe in investing in our employees’ development and aim to provide a supportive work environment characterized by thoughtful and generous feedback and opportunities for growth and advancement. The Shefa School is committed to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion and ensuring a warm, welcoming, and nurturing environment for all. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We especially encourage candidates from historically underrepresented communities to apply.
Salary Range: $63,000 - $95,000 commensurate with experience.