Learning Skills Program Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Watkinson School, Hartford, CT

Watkinson School, offering inventive teaching to Hartford and surrounding communities since 1881, seeks a full-time Learning Skills Teacher for students in grades 6-12. Successful applicants will demonstrate creative approaches to instruction and a commitment to reaching all students. Applicants must possess enthusiasm for working in a dynamic environment, teaching a range of students, and developing and sustaining positive relationships with parents, faculty, school leadership, and staff.

The candidate must be a well-versed professional in special education and neurodiversity, as well as an educator who is willing and able to help students learn, grow, and progress in their academic and organizational skills.  Responsibilities include teaching in one-on-one and small group settings.  Other duties lie in supervising clubs, being an academic advisor, and taking on other roles within school life and activity.

A degree in a related field is necessary.  The ideal candidate is a passionate and skillful educator and collaborator, who is eager to invest their talents in becoming part of a thriving learning skills program that is integral to the mission and operation of the school.  They will also be committed to anti-racist education and teaching that focuses on inclusivity.

Watkinson is an equal opportunity employer and an open and affirming community that seeks candidates of diverse backgrounds. This 10-month position will begin in mid-August 2022. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to lsp-position@watkinson.org


Watkinson School

Hartford, CT
Elementary, Middle School, High School
All Gender