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Middle School Math and Science Teacher (Maternity Leave Replacement)
The Gateway Middle School is an independent school serving students with learning differences. Located in the vibrant Upper West Side of Manhattan, our beautiful LEED certified facility, innovative faculty, and small class size make this an ideal learning environment for both students and faculty. We have a leave replacement opening for a Middle School Math and Science Teacher for our highly creative, learner-centered environment. We are seeking innovative and collaborative individuals with a strong Math and Science background to join our teaching team.
The ideal candidate is an experienced special education teacher with a strong Math and Science background and familiarity with inquiry and project-based learning approaches. This position requires a demonstrated knowledge of the cognitive and developmental needs of young adolescents and a desire to join a highly collaborative teaching team. A passion for working with young adolescents, strong communication and organizational skills, and a desire to personalize instruction to meet the needs of a range of students is desired. An advanced degree in Special Education, Gifted and Talented Education, Math or Science, and experience working in an independent school is strongly preferred.
Applicants are required to submit a resume, cover letter, and two reference letters. Please submit by email to: Posting125@gatewayschool.org. We will begin reviewing applications immediately.
Occupational Therapist (part-time)
We seek a part-time (one day per week) Occupational Therapist to work in our supportive and collaborative program that utilizes a positive, strength-based approach to working with students with learning disabilities. The ideal candidate for the position will have experience working in both clinical and school settings and will be able to identify and address the needs of individual students while helping them to generalize their skills to work as part of a group.
Ongoing assessment of individual students
Developing and implementing treatment plans for students in groups
Frequent collaboration with Adaptive Physical Education teacher, classroom teachers and other related service providers
Communication with parents
Certification is required
Prior employment working with students with learning disabilities and in groups is strongly preferred
Applicants are required to submit a resume, cover letter, and two reference letters. Please submit by email to: Posting135@gatewayschool.org. We will begin reviewing applications immediately.
Middle School Learning Specialist
We are seeking innovative individuals with an English and Language Arts background to join our highly collaborative and flexible teaching team. Candidates for this full-time Literacy and Learning Specialist should possess an Advanced Degree in Special Education. The ideal candidate is an experienced Learning Specialist with a desire to support and teach English and Language Arts (ELA) in an independent school setting. Candidates should also have familiarity with reading and writing workshop methods, young adolescent development, relevant learning and the brain research, and strong communication and organizational skills.
Provide individual, small group, and classroom academic coaching, instruction, and support to students
Serve as the key liaison with faculty, learning specialists, psychologists, and the Division Head to support students with varied learning needs
Coordinate the assessment and tracking of student progress
Participate in grade level teaching teams in English and Language Arts
Provide expertise and stay current in the fields of special education, learning and the brain, classroom methodologies, and literacy instruction to young adolescents
Serve as a resource for faculty to differentiate instruction and apply effective teaching strategies to meet the varying learning needs of students
Communicate with families on topics related to learning and learning differences
Applicants are required to submit a resume, cover letter, and two reference letters. Please submit by email to: Posting125@gatewayschool.org.