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Special Education Teacher – High School

Sage Alliance High School in Rochelle Park, NJ is seeking a Special Education Teacher for our students in grades 9 to 12 with social and emotional challenges. You will play an integral role in the success of our students while managing all functions within your classroom, including service delivery, reporting, and management of assistants and aides. You will be a critical element in our mission to create a dynamic partnership between parents, students, staff and school districts for the provision of a safe, therapeutic and highly academic environment that addresses the social, emotional and educational needs of students so they can achieve in school and in their community. Hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 3:00 pm. Start date August 28, 2024


  • Meet and instruct assigned classes in the location and the times designated
  • Create a consistent, emotionally safe classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity, interest, and abilities of emotionally fragile students
  • Guide the learning process toward the achievement of Sage Alliance curriculum goals
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives to the students for all lessons, units and projects
  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media, consistent with the space and resources provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved
  • Strive by instruction and action to implement Sage Alliance’s philosophy of education, instructional goals and objectives, and performance expectations as outlined in the Policy and Procedure manual
  • Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis, provide progress reports as required, and communicate with parents as deemed necessary
  • Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, Sage Alliance policy, and administrative regulations
  • Develop a code of conduct for the classroom which is consistent with established administrative policies and develop rules of classroom behavior which are enforced in a fair and just manner
  • Make provisions for being available to students and parents by appointment
  • Maintain an ongoing program for professional growth that satisfies Sage Alliance requirements and personal expectations 
  • Take an active part in the Sage Alliance teacher evaluation process, contributing to a mutual agreement concerning the results of the evaluation
  • Attend staff meetings to promote communication and mutual decision making among the staff
  • Serve on Sage Alliance committees, which develop curriculum and enhance instruction
  • Attend established, traditional school-sponsored activities (e.g. Parents’ Night, Parent/Teacher Conferences, Arts Festival
  • Contribute to decisions made by Sage Alliance and administrators regarding budget, curriculum and personal well being
  • Other duties as assigned by the Principal


Eligible New Story Employees will receive competitive pay and benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Company-paid 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

Sage Alliance 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.