The Gillen Brewer School is an independent school and a thought leader in the area of educating children who have specific learning needs. Uncovering The Specialness In Every Child™ is our expertise and working with our families is at the heart of everything we do at Gillen Brewer. By accepting and celebrating the differences of each child, we are redefining what “special” in the world of “special education” means. Our diverse student body includes up to 82 children, ages 2.8 to ten years old, with executive functioning deficits, language-based and non-verbal learning disabilities, and social and emotional deficits, as well as children on the autism spectrum.
We provide each student with a rich and nurturing 12-month program of rigorous academics, art, music, science, technology and physical fitness. Speech-language and occupational therapies and counseling services are integral to our program and staff works in a highly integrated manner.
Gillen Brewer is defined by a commitment to our students and inspired by their determination. Working collaboratively with families and utilizing the exceptional skills of our highly qualified professional staff, we help each child build a foundation that will enable them to become confident, independent and engaged learners. Gillen Brewer offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a comprehensive professional development program. All applicants are required to submit a resume, cover letter, and two reference letters. The Gillen Brewer School is an equal opportunity employer.
NAIS Principles of Good Practice for the Hiring Process
Gillen Brewer is a proud member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and has adopted the NAIS Principles of Good Practice in our hiring process. The quality of the hiring process sets the tone for a mutually satisfying relationship between Gillen Brewer and the candidate and communicates to the candidate the spirit and values our our institution.
We require that job candidates also follow these principles of good practice by adhering to the following candidate obligations:
- The candidate discloses all information that is necessary for the school to make a well-informed decision.
- The candidate accepts an invitation to visit at the school's expense only if he or she is seriously interested in a position.
- The candidate responds to an offer within a reasonable period of time.
- The candidate notifies the current employer as soon as reasonably possible of any plans to work for another employer.
- The candidate does not accept more than one job at any time and seeks a release from any obligation with a current employer before signing a contract with a new employer.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
At Gillen Brewer, we believe that our success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified persons, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or perceived disability, citizenship status, or veteran status. Gillen Brewer is an equal opportunity employer. This policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as they apply to recruitment, hiring, compensation, fringe benefits, professional development and training, promotion or transfer, lay-off or termination, or any other condition of employment. We highly value diversity of thought and out-of-the-box thinking.