The Briarwood School is a K-12 independent school specializing in educating children with diagnosed learning disabilities. We believe that Every child CAN learn and deserves to be taught in the way he or she learns best.
The Middle Upper Math Teacher reports to the Director of Upper School and will facilitate the mathematical growth of students through direct, multi-sensory instruction utilizing evidenced-based curriculum.
Skills and Knowledge
Commitment to Briarwood’s mission, purpose, and culture
Passion for working with students who learn differently
Eagerness to continue learning through robust professional development opportunities
Provides a safe, nurturing, inclusive and structured classroom environment
Develops strong rapport with students, parents and colleagues
Enthusiastic collaboration with a department/team
Strong oral and written communication skills
Follows research-based curriculum and strategies adopted by the school
Aligns routines and procedures across grade-level and vertically
Maintains a structured, consistent and yet flexible approach to classroom management
Skilled at differentiating instruction and providing individualized accommodations
Educational Background and Experience
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred)
Current teaching certification is required
Prior teaching experience required
Experience teaching students with LD preferred
Strong content knowledge
Proficient with technology, especially Google Suite
Strong work ethic
Additional Salary Information: The Briarwood School offers a competitive health insurance program, retirement benefits, paid time off, and robust professional development opportunities. Relocation compensation is NOT included with this position.
About The Briarwood School
The Briarwood School is a not-for-profit, independent co-ed day school devoted to educating students in grades K-12 with diagnosed learning disabilities, language disorders and/or ADHD. Founded in 1967 and accredited by Cognia/AdvancED, the Briarwood School now serves over 300 students in small class sizes of 10 or fewer students. All of the students in Lower School and Middle Upper demonstrate average to above-average intelligence with a broad range of learning disabilities that include dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, speech/language disorders, along with written and expressive language disorders. Additional diagnoses addressed through accommodations include attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and processing disorders as they relate to academic issues. The Briarwood School does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of sex, race, color, national or ethnic origin, handicap or disability, religion, age, sexual orientation or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.