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8 Apr 2021

Teacher Associate Special Education Teacher

West End Day School
 New York, New York County, New York, United States

Job Description

Associate Teacher Job Description


West End Day School (WEDS) is an independent, elementary school dedicated to offering a social-emotional approach to learning.  Our mission centers on creating a safe haven for learning and fostering the development of resilience in children to build a strong foundation for their lifelong success.  The foundation of our school highlights that all behavior has meaning, and how children feel impacts how they learn.  At the core of our guiding principles is the notion that ‘relationships matter” and having positive relationships with one’s teachers and peers at school makes all the difference when it comes to learning.  We are looking for candidates who share our relationship based, team-based approach, and who have an interest in understanding a child’s behavior to help them make meaningful changes. 


West End Day School is striving to diversify its faculty and student body. We encourage people of color and members of other underrepresented groups to apply and join our community as we continue to grow and learn.  We are deeply committed to equity, inclusion, social justice, compassion, and non-violence; and seek candidates who share this commitment and strive to join us in celebrating and honoring differences. This loving school does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, ethnic origin, age, socio-economic status, physical disability or sexual orientation in any form. This is true for all hiring practices, privileges, administration of our education policies, admissions policies, and other school-related programming. 


Responsibilities including but not limited to:


  • Create and deliver lessons to small groups of students in core academic areas.
  • Help to prepare classroom materials and help plan whole group lessons and activities.
  • Support Head Teacher during whole group lessons.
  • Assist Head Teacher with evaluation of students as well as writing reports for bi-annual report cards.




  • Must be a certified teacher with some experience in Special Education.
  • Strong communication skills – ability to work collaboratively with clinical and professional staff.


How to Apply:


Resumes should be sent to Katy Jenkins or Jessica Chambers, Co-Education Heads


How to Apply

How to Apply: Resumes should be sent to Katy Jenkins or Jessica Chambers, Co-Education Heads Email:

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher.

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