Stephen Gaynor School is an independent, special education school for bright children with learning differences ages three to fourteen. Founded in 1962, Gaynor provides a rich, rigorous, and nurturing environment in which students gain the skills and confidence necessary to learn, grow, and reach their full potential. What truly distinguishes Gaynor is its individualized curriculum, designed to fit the learning styles of each and every child, paced at his/her level.
Stephen Gaynor School recently expanded to a two-building campus totaling nearly 80,000 square feet. The expansion has allowed the school to grow both academically and in the arts, reaching more children with learning differences.
Gaynor is known for attracting outstanding faculty and practitioners and is a leading special education school in New York City.
We are currently seeking an experienced Full-Time Maternity Leave Replacement Math Specialist to join our dynamic faculty.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Teach and support one-on-one, in small groups, or in the classroom, providing remediation and/or enrichment
Monitor each student’s progress in math during classroom observations and collaborate with to other Math Specialists/Teachers to create and implement appropriate interventions
Identify and develop resources to enhance the implementation of appropriately differentiated curriculum
Effectively mentor/coach classroom teachers by planning instruction, modeling lessons and providing curriculum guidance
Visit classrooms and engage teachers in conversations about effective instructional strategies, methods, and materials
Work collaboratively with others and establish effective working relationships to best support teachers and students
Timing: Position to begin August 20, 2018.
Master’s degree in Special Education and/or Mathematics is required
Minimum of 3-5 years of teaching experience in the area of mathematics
Experience with Singapore Math and Stern Structural Arithmetic preferred
Understanding on instructing using the Concrete, Pictorial and Abstract (CPS) approach
Deep and broad understanding of mathematical content and pedagogy at the elementary school level
Salary: commensurate with experience.
No phone calls please.
Thank you for your interest!
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About Stephen Gaynor School
The Stephen Gaynor School is an independent, nonprofit elementary and middle school for bright students with learning differences. Our school comprises nearly 300 students ages 3 to 14 with a range of learning challenges, from Attention Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) to speech, language, and motor delays. In a comfortable, nurturing environment and with an unparalleled level of personal attention from our experienced staff, Gaynor School students break down barriers to learning, build self-esteem, and bridge the gap between their intellect and performance.