Assistant Teacher

Assistant Teacher
We currently have an Assistant Teacher opening for the 2018-2019 school year.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience with children/adolescents in a special education setting preferred
  • Ability to develop an understanding of special needs population and therapeutic milieu
  • Proven interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Strong communication skills

 Schedule:

  • 10 months/full time
  • 7:30am-3:30pm; Monday–Friday

 Responsibilities:

  • Provide in-class support to teachers and students
  • Assist teachers with lesson planning, grading, or prep work, as requested
  • With guidance from a classroom teacher and at times independently, work with students on one-to-one basis or in small groups
  • With the support of the classroom teacher, become familiar with students’ goals as defined in the IEP
  • Facilitate and lead students during transitions, lunch, electives and group activities
  • Provide one-on-one support to students in or outside the classroom in order to meet their needs
  • Assist with facilitating off campus school trips
  • Demonstrate respect for diversity among our staff and student body and promote an atmosphere which values this diversity

Please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Britt G. Zartman, MSM
Benefits & Payroll Manager
The Gifford School
177 Boston Post Road
Weston, MA 02493

T: 781-899-9500
E: bzartman@gifford.org
F: 781-899-4515


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