Support Teacher

$41,700 - $45,700 yearly
  • High Meadows School
  • Roswell, GA
  • Mar 15, 2023
Full time Teacher

Job Description

High Meadows School in North Atlanta (Roswell), Georgia seeks a Support Teacher. The School takes pride in hiring dynamic, compassionate, and diverse faculty and staff who are among the finest in their areas of expertise.

School’s Mission Statement

The High Meadows community celebrates and perpetuates each individual’s quest for knowledge and skill, sense of wonder, and connection to the natural environment. We empower each to be a compassionate, responsible, and active global citizen.


Our educators are experienced, energetic, and collaborative individuals who follow a constructivist, progressive educational philosophy which is student-centered and hold kids to high but reasonable standards. We look for educators who maintain excellence in relationships with families, work successfully within a team, and understand developmentally appropriate practices for students at different grade levels. At High Meadows, we believe that children possess a drive for cognitive, physical, and social engagement—a drive that is developed and enhanced by an environment that promotes academic challenge, creativity, personal responsibility, and a positive self-image.

Knowledge and Skill Set Requirements

  • Must be motivated, nurturing, creative, self-directed and a collaborative team member.
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a passion and energy for teaching children.
  • Desire to play a meaningful role in each student’s daily school life and the life of the school.
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate, collaborate, and work effectively in a teaching partnership.
  • Ability to nurture and challenge each student. Models continuous learning, and demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Understands academic, social, behavioral, and emotional development milestones of children.
  • Understands positive discipline in a progressive educational setting.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Adhere to the school philosophy recognizing the developmental nature of childhood growth and each child’s need for belonging.
  • Support students in the elementary (1st-5th) and middle school level (6th-8th) in both push-in and pull-out settings, individually and in small group.
  • Work with parents and teachers to formulate the best program for the child at High Meadows.
  • Work with a child’s strengths and weaknesses in a pro-active manner. Modifications and creative strategies are required to teach the child who has difficulty learning in the mainstream setting.
  • Design and implement reading instruction and assessment with specialized approach such as Orton-Gillingham when needed.
  • Understand instruction in all subject areas with a focus on differentiated instruction and alternative approaches.
  • Develop individualized student goals and evaluate and report progress.
  • Collaborate with support team teachers as well as classroom teachers.

The Campus

High Meadows School sits on 42 wooded acres in Roswell. The school is housed in several buildings spread across the two meadows on the property. We have an active barnyard on campus, serving as the home for horses, sheep, bunnies, chickens, and pigs. Faculty and staff must be comfortable traveling between buildings in all types of weather, participating in outdoor activities on the meadows and in the forest, and intermingling with animals.

Minimum Education/Prior Experience/Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Special Education preferred, Master’s degree in Education preferred
  • Preference given to Orton-Gillingham certification, Wilson or specialized GA Reading Endorsement
  • Preference given to applicants with current GA teaching certificate
  • Must have a superior understanding of Learning Disabilities and different learning styles
  • Minimum Five years’ current teaching experience in support/resource setting

Salary commensurate with experience and education; master's degree or a PHD degree are a plus. Benefits package (health, dental, vision) and 403B employer's match since the first day of work.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Lori Kennedy, Lower Years Principal,

High Meadows School does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, veteran status, sex, age or sexual orientation in employment, admission of students or in providing its services in any manner.

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