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Rockstar Elementary Trained Special Education Teacher

May 12, 2022

Portlan, OR
Full-time 10-month


Bridges Middle School is located in trendy Portland, Oregon’s largest city. We sit one block away from the Willamette River, with a view of snow-capped Mt. Hood. Washington Park is just up the hill, the Portland Art museum is a 22 minute walk and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is found across the Tilikum walking bridge. Portland is known for its parks, bicycle paths and bridges. Our name reflects not only our city, but also our commitment to building bridges for our students and families to close that gap often created with students with learning differences. We have assembled a staff that provides an outstanding educational experience for our students, every class, every day. We are looking for passionate teachers who want their time and dedication to make a difference, while working with incredible students and families.

If this sounds like you, we would love to meet with you!

Our school works as a team. If you are looking for a job where you can fulfill your passion for working with students with learning differences, we would like to hear from you.

As one of the few schools in Oregon devoted to students with learning differences and the only one focused exclusively on middle school, Bridges offers its 5th through 8th grade students small class sizes, differentiated instruction, and a safe place to learn and grow.

Please check out our web site at: to learn more about our one-of-a-kind program before applying for this position.


Bridges’ teachers plan curriculum, assist in developing and implementing individualized student learning interventions, and provide one-on-one and large/small group instruction.

  • This full-time 10-month exempt position requires an Oregon Teaching License with an Elementary endorsement.

  • Special education endorsement is appreciated, but not required.

  • A passion for working with students with learning differences is required.


Salary commensurate with experience.  Bridges offers an excellent employee benefit and paid time off package, including medical, dental, short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance and a 401k plan with employer matching ($.50 match to each $1.00 contributed up to 4% of salary).


Please send resume and cover letter to to apply.
Position open until successfully filled.