Music Teacher, (Part-time, 10 months, The Spire School)
The Spire School in Stamford, CT, is actively recruiting for a part-time music teacher. One to three years or more of teaching experience with middle and high school age students is preferred and additionally, if you have exposure and /or experience teaching in a special education classroom it is a significant plus.
Spire is a state-certified special education school, grades 6 -12, for students with social and/or emotional challenges that preclude the student's ability to thrive in a 'normal' academic setting. Our model of individualized behavior plans and our small group setting (classes are no more than 6:1, some are smaller) makes us unique, and 75% of our students are district-placed.
Candidates for the position must have a demonstrated passion for teaching and a collaborative style to work on a team prepared to meet the individualized needs of each student enrolled in our school. If you have had experience with this type of differentiated instruction, writing IEPs, coaching students, and daily challenges then you are a candidate for this position. Our school has about 50 students enrolled and has a very strong, established team of leaders, teachers, and Life Coaches who collaborate for the common goal of having each child reach their full personal potential.
Benefits include: Medical/Dental, Vision, PTO, Life Insurance, LTD, STD, FSA, 401k, $600/year Professional Development fund, on-site gym, free staff lunch, and more!
Please email resume, 3 references, and your certification(s) firstname.lastname@example.org
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The successful candidate will meet the following requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in Music or related field -Candidates must hold valid Connecticut state teacher certification in the content area (Comprehensive, 049-Music) - 2 years of experience teaching special education student populations with language-based learning differences preferred - Familiar with the IEP process and the collection of progress monitoring data - Create and maintain an orderly and aesthetic learning environment that accounts for students social, emotional, and executive functioning need - Commitment to helping children of all abilities reach their full potential - Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a collaborative, enthusiastic style to fit with our small-team
Additional Salary Information: Competitive with other independent schools in the Fairfield County, CT and Westchester County, NY area.
About The Spire School
The Pinnacle School and The Spire School are located in Stamford, Connecticut