Grade K-3 Special Education Teacher

Staff / Part-Time

Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston, Newton, MA

Schechter Boston is looking for a dynamic and engaging Special Education teacher for Grade K-3. This is a 0.6 FTE position, with the possibility of additional hours.

Job Description:

  • Design, plan and implement curriculum accommodations and modifications for students on caseload.
  • Prepare and implement differentiated instruction, activities and assessments that meet the needs of students on caseload
  • Maintain and update learning plans, and share with grade level teams
  • Build respectful relationships with students, and help them to stay actively involved in school.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for families if they have questions about the support their child is receiving from that provider, and encourage family involvement as needed
  • Gather, collect, and organize information on students, including, but not limited to: observational data, transition notes, teacher/parent concerns, and any testing or evaluations
  • Provide progress notes at designated intervals
  • 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 sounding board/ offer guidance in implementing activities that support student’s goals and other areas of need and in collecting data
  • Implement social skills training approaches and programs as needed
  • Support the transition of students within the classroom and building by using positive behavior supports, visuals, and developmentally appropriate interventions
  • Organize daily schedule to meet caseload requirements
  • Create and maintain a safe, organized, well-structured physical environment that is conducive to student learning
  • Other duties as outlined by the Team Lead for Support

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • MA Teaching Certification, preferred.
  • Minimum of two years experience teaching students, preferably as a special educator.
  • Experience providing support to English Language Learners prefered
  • 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 jobs@ssdsboston.org.

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

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
Day
All Gender
Religiously-Affiliated