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Social Emotional Coach

Do you have a passion for education and being a part of a mission-driven organization?  Do you want to join a fast-growing company with excellent benefits, such as competitive health and wellness benefits, tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off, and so much more?

The Pinnacle School, a private, special education day school for students in grades 2 through 12, is looking for a Social/Emotional Coach for a full-time school-based position.


  • You will work in the classroom setting to proactively support students and teachers and optimize the learning environment in order to meet students’ academic, social and emotional goals.

  • Support the teacher within the classroom setting by assisting with instruction and classroom management strategies.

  • Support individual and small group activities in collaboration with teachers, provide instructional support, use proactive de-escalation strategies, model behavior intervention techniques and coach students in social and emotional learning strategies.

  • Bachelor’s degree in special education, psychology, or related field preferred
  • Experience working with students with language-based learning differences; experience working with students with behavioral or social/emotional challenges greatly preferred.
  • Demonstrated student management skills, including proactive de-escalation strategies requiring patience, creativity and resourcefulness
  • Collaborative approach to working with an interdisciplinary team to maximize student’s academic, social and emotional well-being.
  • Create and maintain an orderly and aesthetic learning environment that accounts for students social, emotional, and executive functioning need
  • Familiar with the IEP process and the collection of progress monitoring data
  • Commitment to helping children of all abilities reach their full potential
  • Excellent communication skills, and a collaborative, enthusiastic style to fit with our small-team environment.


Eligible Employees will receive competitive pay and benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Company-paid Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Hospital, and Accident Coverage
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401K with 100% vested company contribution
  • Healthcare, dependent care, and commuter Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Rewards program which allows you to earn points to purchase items

Greenwich Education Group operates special education schools that offer unique environments and curricula customized for the specific learning styles of our students. It contains three NEASC-accredited, co-ed, independent day schools, Links Academy, The Pinnacle School, and The Spire School, which offer Executive Functioning coaching, unique learning environments, and curricula designed to meet the needs of their students.

New Story (the parent company) is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in the workplace. We are also committed to providing a drug-free, safe workplace for our employees and the students we serve.