Music & Film Assistant


The Gifford School is a non-profit, special education day school located in Weston, Massachusetts working with students who have a variety of social, emotional, and learning challenges. We currently have a Music & Film Assistant position available for the ongoing 2021-2022 academic school year.

Gifford's Studio is a multimedia learning center where students engage in a range of activities including improv, short film production, theatrical performances, and news broadcasts on our own Gifford News Network (GNN). The studio program supports students in taking positive risks, working as a team, and improving aspects of social communication such as maintaining eye contact, appropriate tone of voice, rate of speech and emotional expression.  Students also gain valuable and relevant technology experience while cultivating artistic expression and having fun.

Special Education > Moderate Disabilities (5-12) and/or Related Experience in filmmaking/music production/theatre 

Job Requirements

  •  Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Experience with children/adolescents, special education setting preferred.
  • Technical Skills with computers, video-production and post-production, music performance, and live audio/video technology.
  • Willingness to work creatively & collaboratively in a team setting.
  • Strengths in classroom management, collaboration, and a love of teaching.

The Gifford School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

Please send your resume and cover letter to: hiring@gifford.org

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