Summer Program Teacher/Counselor July 2024

Do you enjoy working with kids, but not sure if a career in teaching is right for you? Some of our best teachers and administrators started out the exact same way! The Gifford School is a small, therapeutic day school committed to helping students with social, emotional, and learning differences reach their full potential. We are also committed to fostering fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone can expect to be treated with respect and dignity.  This is NOT A JOB FOR JUST ANYONE, but if you have a desire to help kids and families, we want to hear from you! 

We currently have an immediate Teacher opening for our 2024 Summer program. 


  • Knowledge of subject area, content, and teaching methodology
  •  Massachusetts special education licensed (required)
  • Experience teaching in special education setting 
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently 
  • Understanding of therapeutic milieu and classroom management strategies
  • Strong communication, organization, and writing skills


  • June 27, 2024 through July 30, 2024
  • 7:30am-3:30pm; Monday–Thursday, 3:00 pm on Friday

If you think you are up for the task of helping children achieve success, send us your resume and a cover letter describing yourself to [email protected] with the intention of convincing us that you are the person we want.

Competitive salary for this 22-day program.