WHIN is currently seeking high performing elementary teachers who are ready to help grow a unique school community where compassion, kindness, and curiosity drive each and every day.


Specifically, ICT Special Education teachers at WHIN are responsible for:

  • Creating and maintaining a fun, engaging, and inclusive classroom culture where all students love to learn
  • Differentiating instruction to meet learners needs to improve development of sensory and perceptual motor skills, language, cognition, and memory
  • Developing, modifying, and implementing curriculum and assessments for students with disabilities as determined in a student’s IEP and/or 504 plan
  • 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 families


Qualifications for the Elementary Special Education Teacher positions are:

  • NYS or equivalent Special Education Teaching Certification
  • Urban elementary teaching experience
  • Experience teaching 3rd Grade
  • Demonstrated success raising achievement levels of all students
  • An unwavering belief that all students can achieve at a high level
  • Proven commitment and success working with students and families
  • 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
  • Early Childhood teaching experience and/or certifications
  • Project Based Learning and Inquiry Based Learning
  • Responsive Classroom, Love & Logic Student Management, and Restorative Justice models