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Special Education Teacher (8 – 12 Grade)

Aaron School is a private special education school in Manhattan that provides integrated academic, enrichment, and therapeutic services to students with learning differences, with the goal of enabling them to become confident and successful learners. Aaron School is seeking a Special Education Generalist (grades 8 to 12) for the 2024-2025 school year at its 30th Street location (High School division). Offering an academically rigorous curriculum aligned with the New York State Learning Standards, Aaron employs an individualized approach to ensure student achievement while preparing them for post-secondary educational experiences and professional careers.
Candidate must hold NYS teaching certification. Special Education certification and experience preferred.
Salary range $60,000-$69,000


  • Teach courses in the core academic areas for students with special needs 
  • Facilitate assigned classes and all associated responsibilities (i.e., lesson planning, progress monitoring, grade reporting, etc.)
  • Design and implement lessons that are engaging for middle and high school students while adhering to the goals of the curriculum
  • Differentiate instruction and materials to ensure that the learning and social needs of all students are being met
  • Develop and implement necessary interventions and strategies to promote achievement of student goals and objectives
  • Maintain a current knowledge of curriculum and education best practices and trends
  • Develop appropriate goals and objectives for each student
  • Instruct students on socially acceptable behaviors and personal development skills by collaborating with Related Services providers regarding curriculum pertaining to social skills
  • Model effective instructional techniques and delegate appropriate tasks to Assistant Teachers
  • Collaborate with faculty and the administrative team to ensure that all academic curricula are being implemented and differentiated accordingly for all students
  • Manage student behavior through monitoring, supervising, assessing behavioral patterns, and implementing the school-wide behavior management system for all students, and implementing individual behavior plans when applicable
  • Assist parents with understanding and supporting educational objectives, learning expectations and behavioral standards through frequent emails, phone calls, meetings, parent-teacher conferences, etc.
  • Monitors, evaluates and documents student progress through ongoing informal and formal assessment devices


  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Candidate must hold NYS Teaching Certification
  • Special Education teaching experience preferred


 Competitive pay and benefits include: 

  • 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
  • Generous 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

Aaron School is part of the New Story network of schools, clinics and services. For more information about New Story Schools careers and benefits, please visit our website https://newstoryjobs.com/