Grade 6-8 Special Education Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston, Newton, MA

Schechter Boston is looking for a dynamic and engaging Grade 6-8 Special Education teacher for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Job Description:

  • Design, plan and implement curriculum accommodations and modifications for students on your caseload.
  • Prepare and implement differentiated instruction, activities and assessments that meet the needs of students on your caseload. 
  • Maintain and update learning plans, and share with grade level teams and families. 
  • Build respectful relationships with students, and help them remain actively engaged in school.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for families if they have questions about the support their child is receiving.  
  • Provide families with proactive information about their child’s academic progress/ areas of development throughout the course of the year. 
  • Send families progress reports (parent teacher conferences, and at other intervals determined by the Team Lead for Support).
  • Gather, collect, and organize information on students, including, but not limited to: observational data, transition notes, teacher/parent concerns, and any testing or evaluations.
  • Keep track of and attend meetings with outside providers as needed; including, but not limited to IEP/504 meetings, private testers, outside service providers, etc.
  • Attend all parent/teacher conferences of the students that are being directly serviced. 
  • Ensure learning plan accommodations are being implemented by all teachers in the building for students on caseload.  Be a thought partner for teachers if they have questions about a student’s learning plan or support. 
  • Create and maintain a safe, organized, well-structured physical environment that is conducive to student learning.
  • Teach associated skills during learning center (ISS) blocks e.g. Executive Function Skills and so on, relevant to the student’s needs and/or areas of growth


  • Bachelor’s Degree required. 
  • MA Teaching Certification, preferred.
  • Minimum of two years experience teaching students, preferably as a special educator.
  • Exemplary teaching skills.

Pay & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience
  • We thrive to provide a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that supports our faculty and staff, including: health insurance, prescription drug benefit, vision, healthcare/dependent care flexible spending account (FSA), long term disability, life insurance, 403(b) with employer matching, paid holidays, sick time and personal time, and early dismissal on Fridays.

To Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to  

About the School:

Schechter Boston creates a Jewish educational experience where each child, 15 months through eighth grade, is known, belongs, is engaged and inspired.  Faculty, staff and students at Schechter benefit from a highly collaborative, mutually supportive environment in which each person’s individual strengths are recognized and cultivated, and are vital to the success and learning of the community as a whole. Individuals who work at Schechter Boston must thrive in a culture that lives every day by the following cultural values: 

  • Believing there is no limit to better
  • Providing honest and kind feedback
  • Failing forward
  • Leaning into complexity
  • Being kinder than necessary
  • Believing that together works better

Accessible by public transportation:

Schechter is accessible by NewMo, a Newton-sponsored ridesharing service from the following stations: Newtonville Station (Commuter Rail- Worcester Line), Needham Heights Station (Commuter Rail- Needham Line) Chestnut Hill Station (MBTA Green Line-D), Newton Highlands Station (MBTA Green Line- D). NewMo lets you book a ride ($2/ride) from any of these stations to the Wells Avenue Business District, where the school is located.

Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston

Newton, MA
Infant / Toddler, Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
All Gender