The Pinnacle School, a private, special education day school for college-bound students in grades 2 through 12, seeks a High School and Middle School Science Teacher for a full-time, school-based position (10 months).
The Science Teacher will provide high quality, data-driven instruction to students aligned with the school’s mission and philosophy. Teachers will differentiate curriculum to support students’ learning styles and current achievement levels. Teachers will cultivate open and positive lines of communication with students and parents regarding academic, social and emotional progress and development, as well as maintain collaborative relationships with colleagues.
The Pinnacle School enables students with language-based learning differences to thrive through small class sizes, differentiated instruction, active problem-solving and relationship building. Candidates will be joining a robust and collaborative team of highly trained clinicians and teachers with expertise in special education, school counseling, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, and classroom and behavior management. Pinnacle faculty and staff work tirelessly to support each student to become an enthusiastic learner and an engaged member of the community. We hire accomplished, inspiring people with a combination of teaching experience, advanced degrees, contagious enthusiasm, and engaging communication skills.
Salary and benefits are competitive and consistent with other independent schools in the Fairfield/Westchester area. Benefits include: Medical/Dental, Vision, PTO, Life Insurance, LTD, and Retirement.
To apply, please send your resume, certification, 2 references and a brief, email cover note to: firstname.lastname@example.org; please note “Pinnacle School - HS/MS Science Teacher” in the subject line of your email reply.
The successful candidate will meet the following requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Special Education, Science or related field; Master’s degree preferred
Candidates must hold valid Connecticut state teacher certification in content area or special education (such as 165-Special Education: Comprehensive, 033 Earth Science gr. 7-12, 034 General Science gr. 7-12, 030 Biology gr. 7-12).
Minimum 2 years experience teaching special education student populations with language-based learning differences
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 environment
Additional Salary Information: An additional $3,000 - $3,750 for working ESY for the month of July
About The Pinnacle School
Greenwich Education Group houses a rich array of academic resources, including subject tutoring, SAT, ACT, & ISEE test preparation, day and boarding school advisory services, college counseling, diagnostic assessment, clinical and coaching services and social skills support.
Our three NEASC accredited, co-ed, independent day schools, Links Academy, The Pinnacle School, and The Spire School offer unique environments and curricula designed for their students. Spire and Pinnacle are licensed by the state of Connecticut as Special Education Schools