Success Starts Here

February – June 2019
The Gateway Lower School, serving students ages 5-10, is seeking a nurturing and collaborative individual with a Special Education and Early Childhood/Elementary background to join our teaching team mid-year. The Head Teacher develops, implements and assesses the efficacy of instruction for a class of 9–10 students. The position involves daily collaboration with the Assistant Teacher and other professionals. The ideal candidate is an experienced independent school teacher with a strong desire to work in a collaborative environment and a commitment to teaching students with language-based learning disabilities.


  • Master’s degree in Special Education or Education
  • Minimum of two years of teaching experience
  • Independent school experience preferred
  • Strong classroom management, communication and organizational skills
  • Experience implementing multi-sensory, explicit instruction designed to meet the needs of students’ instructional needs

The Gateway School offers a competitive compensation package and a comprehensive professional development program. Applicants are required to submit a resume, cover letter, and two reference letters.  Please submit by email to and indicate position of interest in the email subject line.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

It is the policy of The Gateway School to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, creed, sexual orientation, citizenship, veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected by law.