Careers at Sage
The Sage School is a Pre-K through Grade 8 school enrolling 160 students in Foxboro, MA. Sage, a school for gifted and talented students, is committed to providing advanced academics to students from the greater Boston and Providence areas and beyond. We are a small, cohesive, nurturing community that values the free expression of ideas, the individual contributions of our members, and all types of diversity. We are committed to the core values of Passion, Excellence, Respect, and Collaboration. The Sage School does not discriminate in its hiring practices and seeks to maximize the diversity of the school in terms of class, gender, ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, abilities/disabilities, and language.
We are looking for an experienced, creative, and approachable Learning Specialist to join our team. This individual would be a key member of the Student Support Team and work closely with the faculty and administrative teams in both divisions. Reporting to the Academic Dean, the Learning Specialist supports students in lower and upper school with learning strategies, organization, and study skills. In addition, they would provide individual instruction as appropriate and serve as a resource for faculty. This is an evolving position at The Sage School, so the Learning Specialist will need to collaborate with the leadership team in refining the school's learning support framework.
The ideal candidate will
- Demonstrate knowledge about a range of learning differences, developmental differences, health impairments, test anxiety, and general executive functioning challenges and their impact;
- Demonstrate knowledge of the twice-exceptionality and the complexities of gifted and talented students who also navigate learning differences;
- Provide one-on-one and small-group support/instruction for students, both in push-in and pull-out environments.
- Make regular assessments of student achievement and progress.
- Report regularly on student achievement and progress.
- Attend Parent-Teacher Conferences to discuss pupil progress with parents, if required.
- Meet with individual parents as necessary to discuss the progress of their children.
- Read and summarize all neuropsychological evaluations for Lower and Upper School and for Admissions as necessary.
- Assist with the writing of student learning plans (SLPs) that will target pupils’ specific curricular/learning needs.
- Counsel families on learning support and assessment accommodations.
- Support teaching staff by offering resources, assistance, advice, and training to enable faculty to better meet the needs of all learners.
- Develop and maintain communication and documentation protocols related to learning support.
- Assume an active role in Student Support Team (SST) meetings.
- Coordinate detailed testing of students by outside specialists.
- Organize and oversee standardized testing at Sage in concert with the Admissions and Secondary School Offices.
- Coordinate the use of external tutors and learning specialists.
- Act as the liaison with local school districts and attend IEP meetings as appropriate.
- Perform other duties as determined by the Head of School.
- Master’s degree in Special Education or related field. Familiarity with reading assessment and Orton-Gillingham methodology is a plus.
- At least four years of experience as a learning specialist or in a related role. Independent school experience is preferred.
- Familiarity with legal responsibilities of independent schools related to IEP and 504 plans.
- Ability to collaborate with faculty, staff, admin, and parents.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing.
- Positive attitude, flexible approach, and a sense of humor.
At The Sage School technology is meant to support, enhance, and advance the educational experience and daily operations of students, faculty, and administration while seamlessly establishing connections to a broader community. This role will coordinate and support the successful implementation of student and staff devices, our student information system Blackbaud, Google Workspace for Education, our technology network and infrastructure.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Meet with faculty and staff on a regular basis to assess needs and recommend suitable technology and/or assistance.
- Assist in the formulation of technology plans for the overarching School.
- Assist staff with systems such as Blackbaud, Google Workspace for Education services and apps.
- Maintain network, hardware, and software services.
- Oversee budget for technology capital and operating expenses.
- Oversee technical support to faculty, staff, and students on all technology-related issues in a timely manner, including troubleshooting hardware and software problems.
- Collaborate and support educational technology-related initiatives, integration, and implementation and provide leadership in the areas of hardware and software acquisition.
- Provides audio/visual support to the school community for events and monthly board meetings.
- Provide training for faculty in educational technology skills and applications.
- Perform minor technical repairs.
- Assist in maintaining the inventory of all hardware, software and electronic media/devices.
- Assist faculty and students in the classrooms with technology and applications as needed.
- Be a consistent presence on campus in locations where technology is being integrated, especially during technology-integrated instruction and other technology-mediated activities.
- Implement differentiated instructional techniques for all ages of our students.
- Interest in teaching computer science and/or upper school mathematics.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform these essential duties.
- Bachelor's degree, Master's degree is desirable.
- Specific training in computer science and its use in the educational setting is required.
- An understanding of appropriate uses of technology in the educational setting.
- Competency with all applicable Google ChromeOS, MacOS, and Windows applications.
- Competency and experience as an Admin for Google Workspace for Education, including inherent Chromebook policies, fleet deployment, enterprise enrollment and management.
- An understanding of TCP/IP networking.
- An understanding and competency of Windows servers, Netgear switches, Aruba API’s and firewalls.
- Current knowledge of available and emerging technologies.
- Ability to effectively communicate with faculty regarding technology use in both oral and written form.
- Ability to effectively train faculty in technology use.
Do you enjoy teaching high school level math and have the energy, passion, and creativity to engage with gifted middle school students?
We are looking for an experienced, flexible, and approachable math teacher to join our team. This individual would be a key member of the Upper School Faculty with the potential to grow into an academic leadership position. Sage math students learn through a combination of blended, small group instruction, and project based learning opportunities. In Upper School, students have the opportunity to learn concepts from pre-algebra through statistics and pre-calculus. Groups are determined by progress/need areas, and lesson topics are determined by independent work and assessment data.
The Sage School is a Pre-K through Grade 8 school enrolling 160 students in Foxboro, MA. Sage, a school for gifted and talented students, is committed to providing advanced academics to students from the greater Boston and Providence areas and beyond. We are a small, cohesive, nurturing community that values the free expression of ideas, the individual contributions of our members, and all types of diversity. We are committed to the core values of Passion, Excellence, Respect, and Collaboration. The Sage School does not discriminate in its hiring practices, and seeks to maximize the diversity of the school, in terms of class, gender, ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, abilities/disabilities, and language.
Responsibilities will include
- Co-teach math small-group sections in 4th–8th grade
- Mentor small groups of STEAM-based interdisciplinary projects
- Communicate in a timely and professional manner with all community stakeholders, including parents
- Integrate classroom technologies to enhance teaching and learning
- Actively participate in the development of the department curriculum and co-curriculum
- Assist students in project-based research as well as recognizing and developing academic and leadership abilities
- Maintain an active presence and participate fully in campus life by attending School events and activities when possible.
- Assume additional responsibilities (e.g., serving on committees and advising clubs) in other areas of school life
- Stay current with the latest developments and research in math education by attending professional development opportunities to enhance teaching skills and knowledge
- Collaborate with other teachers and staff to develop interdisciplinary projects and integrate science concepts across the curriculum
- Bachelor's degree in education, math, physics, or a related STEM field (Master's degree preferred)
- Prior experience teaching middle school math or science, preferably in a gifted education or advanced learning environment
- Strong knowledge and passion for math and science concepts and their application to real-world contexts
- Familiarity with inquiry-based learning and hands-on, experiential teaching methods
- Ability to differentiate instruction and adapt teaching strategies to meet the needs of diverse learners
- Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
- Collaborative mindset and a commitment to professional growth and lifelong learning
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing
- Positive attitude, a flexible approach, and a sense of humor
Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and three letters of reference to:
The Sage School
171 Mechanic Street
Foxboro, MA 02035
- Position Type: Part-time
- Positions Available: 1
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Ability to work and communicate with Pre-K to Grade 8 students
- Drive a school bus on scheduled routes and/or on all types of trips in support of School approved activities.
- Ensure that vehicles are in safe and proper condition.
- Maintain control over student passengers as related to safety. Report unsafe acts or conditions that require the attention of anyone other than the driver.
- Operate a school bus in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
- Follows all safety rules and regulations.
- Perform the required operational and safety inspections of the school bus and all related equipment.
- Perform other school bus driver related duties as directed by the School.
- Part-time position with benefits including individual medical insurance, and paid winter and spring breaks.
- Have a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with a Passenger (P) Endorsement and a School Bus (S) Endorsement. Paid CDL training covered by Sage.
- Have a School Bus Driver Certificate from the Department of Public Utilities
- Complete a satisfactory Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check
- Complete a satisfactory fingerprint based national criminal history check (CHRI)
- Have a Medical Examiner's Certificate (in accordance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations)
- Pass random drug and alcohol screenings
- CPR and First Aid Certified or willing to be certified
- Have three continuous years of driving and a CLEAN driving record
- At least 3 years of relevant school bus driver experience preferred
- High School/Trade School degree
- Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
- Betsy Bauler, Auxiliary Programs Coordinator and Administrative Assistant to the Head of School
- The Sage School
- 171 Mechanic Street
- Foxboro, Massachusetts, 02035
- E-mail: email@example.com
Please submit a resume by email to the contact noted above.
Substitute teacher job description:
- Provide meaningful instruction to students in assigned classrooms while regular teacher is absent
- Review and implement regular teacher's routines, procedures, lesson plans, and curriculum objectives
- Establish and maintain a safe and orderly classroom environment
- Report any student injuries, illness, and serious discipline problems to school administration
- Perform other duties as directed by school administration
- Provide instructional reinforcement for individual students or small groups of students
- Assist teacher with classroom management and general supervision of the class
- Assist with administrative duties such as setting up equipment and preparing materials
- Supervise students in the cafeteria, recess, specials, hallways, etc.
- Attend to students' physical, personal, academic, and emotional needs
- Perform other duties as directed by the classroom teacher and school administration
- Bachelor's Degree
- Willingness and enthusiasm to work with students in a variety of age groups.
Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and three letters of reference to:
The Sage School EEO Statement
The Sage School is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.