Position Description:

This position is for an assistant teacher in a multi-grade classroom at Havern School, serving students with learning disabilities. We follow a self-contained intervention model, with the teachers responsible for teaching all subject areas (reading, writing, math, science, and social studies). Differentiated instruction is delivered in a small group format, in groups of 3-5 students per teacher. Daily hours are 8:00-3:00.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Deliver instruction to students, following the directions and guidelines of the lead teacher.
  • Help create a positive classroom environment where students are engaged, challenged at their individual level, and supported (both emotionally and academically).
  • Supervise students at recess and lunch.
  • Develop a respectful, positive, and caring rapport with students.
  • Maintain a positive attitude toward work with colleagues and families and students.
  • Attend to the social and emotional needs of students.
  • Attend school functions, meetings, and trainings. 
  • Maintain a willingness to increase knowledge and understanding about student needs and to learn and grow through in-service opportunities, speakers, summer reading assignments, etc.

Havern School offers a full package of benefits including health, dental, life insurance, and retirement.

Please look at our website for more information about our school:  If you are interested in the position please submit a cover letter and resume to Molly Buttitta, Interim Head of School at