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The Windward School is seeking dedicated and enthusiastic Teachers-in-Residence to join our community across multiplecampuses. Each role is based at one specific campuses and candidates are encouraged to express their preference for placement during the hiring process. As integral members of our vibrant educational community, Teachers-in-Residence cultivate strong and trusting relationships with students and collaborative relationships with faculty. While participating in a structured teacher training program, Teachers-in-Residence are in pursuit of pedagogical knowledge and instructional expertise. This effort is achieved through rich professional development and opportunities for reflection.

As a Teacher-in-Residence at The Windward School you would have the following responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Becoming knowledgeable about the elements and structure of spoken and written language
  • Participating in the Windward Teacher Training Program (WTTP) and Windward Institute (WI)workshops and courses
  • Developing formal lesson plans and teaching such lessons under the observation of coordinators and administrators
  • Attending and actively participating in weekly staff development sessions
  • Assisting mentor teachers with the instructional classroom program as appropriate
  • Meeting frequently with mentor teachers and a Staff Developer to discuss teacher training progress, educational/instructional strategies, and overall performance
  • Providing supervision for students during lunch, recess, arrival, and dismissal
  • Actively contributing and supporting the DEIB (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging) initiatives of The School
  • Becoming familiar with The Windward School culture by attending school activities and programs
  • Gaining knowledge in the research and strategies that support the multisensory instructional program
  • Developing an understanding of the emotional and social needs of our students and techniques used to support those needs

Embodying Windward’s core competencies of commitment, growth, impact, and community in order to support these goals, Teachers-in-Residence are required to enroll in Windward Institute (WI) core courses: Multisensory Reading Instruction (PAF), Teaching Basic Writing Skills and Language, Learning and Literacy. These courses reflect the research base of the Windward program and provide the foundation of knowledge about language. Teachers-in-Residence are also required to read selected articles that describe the body of research that supports the Windward program.


Specific Requirements

  • BA/BS degree required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong technology skills
  • A passion for learning and growth and an ability to thrive in a rigorous training program
  • Open to constructive feedback and reflection
  • Commitment to DEIB (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging) work and creating an inclusive environment
  • Previous experience working with school aged children preferred

Our Vision

A world where every child with a language-based learning disability is empowered to achieve unlimited success.

Our Mission

The School is an independent, coeducational day school dedicated to providing an excellent instructional program for children with language-based learning disabilities. The multisensory curriculum is designed for students of average to superior intelligence who can benefit from the unique educational experience provided. Through direct instruction in small class settings, a trained staff assists students to improve their language skills. Academic success, combined with opportunities for social and emotional growth, enables students to understand their learning styles, build confidence, and develop self-advocacy skills. Windward is committed to helping students achieve their full potential in preparation for a successful return to the mainstream educational environment. To meet these goals, the School provides ongoing training to its faculty based on the most current research and also shares its expertise with the parent body, other educators, and the broader community.

Salary Range:

$52,000-$55,167 annually for the 2024-2025 school year

Manhattan Stipend: $3,000 annually