Math Specialist

Job Type

Full Time Temporary Contract


Details: commensurate with experience



Start Date:


Application Deadline:



148 West 90th Street
New York
United States


About Stephen Gaynor School:

Stephen Gaynor School is an independent, special education school for bright children with learning differences ages three to fourteen. Founded in 1962, Gaynor provides a rich, rigorous, and nurturing environment in which students gain the skills and confidence necessary to learn, grow, and reach their full potential. What truly distinguishes Gaynor is its individualized curriculum, designed to fit the learning styles of each and every child, paced at his/her level.

Stephen Gaynor School recently expanded to a two-building campus totaling nearly 80,000 square feet. The expansion has allowed the school to grow both academically and in the arts, reaching more children with learning differences.

Gaynor is known for attracting outstanding faculty and practitioners and is a leading special education school in New York City.

We are currently seeking an experienced Full-Time Math Specialist to join our dynamic faculty.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Teach and support one-on-one, in small groups, or in the classroom, providing remediation and/or enrichment
  • Monitor each student’s progress in math during classroom observations and collaborate with to other Math Specialists/Teachers to create and implement appropriate interventions
  • Identify and develop resources to enhance the implementation of appropriately differentiated curriculum
  • Effectively mentor/coach classroom teachers by planning instruction, modeling lessons and providing curriculum guidance
  • Visit classrooms and engage teachers in conversations about effective instructional strategies, methods, and materials
  • Work collaboratively with others and establish effective working relationships to best support teachers and students

Timing: Position to begin August 20, 2018.


  • Master’s degree in Special Education and/or Mathematics is required
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of teaching experience in the area of mathematics
  • Experience with Singapore Math and Stern Structural Arithmetic preferred
  • Understanding on instructing using the Concrete, Pictorial and Abstract (CPS) approach
  • Deep and broad understanding of mathematical content and pedagogy at the elementary school level

Salary: commensurate with experience.

No phone calls please.

Thank you for your interest!

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is the policy of Stephen Gaynor School to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, creed, sexual orientation, citizenship, veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


401(k), medical, vision, dental, AFLAC, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and professional development.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

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