WHIN is currently seeking a high performing Special Education Teacher Support Service (SETSS) Teacher who is ready to help grow a unique school community where compassion, kindness, and curiosity drive each and every day. 


Specifically, the SETSS Teacher is responsible for:

      Specially designed and/or supplemental instruction to support the participation of the student with a disability in the general education classroom

      Consultation to the student's general education teacher and design services to be flexible, helping students to remain in the general education classroom and utilize the combined expertise of both the general and special education teacher

      SETSS provider may use a combination of either push in or pull out service model  as well as provide both direct and indirect services for a student

      Must be knowledgeable about instructing students in all core content areas and be able to create and maintain a fun, engaging, and inclusive culture where all students love to learn in small group or inside the classroom

      Targeting instruction and differentiating instruction to meet specific learners needs to improve sensory and perceptual motor skills, language, cognition, and memory using smaller groups of students

      Developing, modifying, and implementing curriculum and assessments for students with disabilities as determined in a student's IEP and/or 504 plan

      Actively engaging students in rigorous, project based, common core aligned learning experiences

      Collect data to drive individual and group instruction as well as conduct Functional Behavior Assessments/Analysis (FBA) to create and implement Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs) as needed

      Driving academic outcomes for all students by analyzing data, differentiating instruction, and supporting each learner’s unique needs

      Contributing to the Child Study Team’s assessments of student needs

      Collaborating with colleagues to implement an effective integrated co-teaching model to serve all students in an inclusive classroom

      Implementing a music-infused academic curriculum with support from the Director of Music and Directors of Curriculum and Instruction.

      Inspiring students and fellow staff to perform at his or her highest potential

      Developing and maintaining strong and professional relationships with WHIN parents and families

Qualifications for the Elementary Special Education Teacher positions are:

      NYS or equivalent Special Education Teaching Certification and having Dual Elementary Education Teaching Certification and Special Education Teacher Certification is preferred

      Urban elementary teaching experience

      Demonstrated success raising achievement levels of all students

      An unwavering belief that all students can achieve at a high level

      Strong verbal and written communication skills.

      Strong interpersonal skills; the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.

      A big heart and compassion for students who are in need of social, emotional, and academic support

      The ability to thrive in a startup environment

      The ability to excel in a fast-paced, dynamic, and exciting school

      A sense of humor and kindness towards your colleagues


Advanced proficiency in one or more of the following areas is strongly preferred

      Bilingual (Spanish)

      Music performance

      Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and/or Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Program training preferred

      Early Childhood teaching experience and/or certifications

      Project Based Learning and Inquiry Based Learning

      Responsive Classroom, Love & Logic Student Management, and Restorative Justice models