Seven Hills Foundation Special Education Teacher in Barre, Massachusetts
Stetson School, an affiliate of Seven Hills Foundation, offers a $1500.00 Sign-on Bonus!
Benefits for Full-time employees:
Health Insurance: Offered through Blue Cross Blue Shield, with generous company contribution.
Enhanced Retirement Plan: 25% - 33% Employer match based on tenure.
Student Loan Assistance: Consolidation, counseling, & limited employer contribution!
Discounted Tuition with College & University Partnerships!
Tuition Assistance: Reimbursed or prepaid college coursework!
Home Mortgage Initiative: Favorable down payment (3-5%), reduced closing costs co-paid by Seven Hills!
Generous Accrued Paid Vacation: 3 weeks in your first year!
Vacation Cash-Out Option
3 Paid Personal Days
11 Paid Holidays
Accrued Paid Sick Time
Special Education Teacher teaches elementary, middle school and/or secondary school subjects in a special education environment and helps students learn subject matter and skills that contribute to their development as mature, able, responsible, and productive citizens. Prepares lesson plans that reflect Massachusetts’ curriculum frameworks and individualizes instruction based on student needs. Develops Individual Education Programs and documents students’ progress. Aids students with behavioral, emotional and/or physical needs or disabilities.
Other duties include:
Prepares and implements lesson plans to meet individual needs of students, considering state and agency requirements, and the physical, emotional and educational levels of student development. Lesson plans reflect the MA curriculum frameworks.
Designs, modifies and/or selects instructional materials and strategies appropriate to individual student needs.
Employs differentiated instruction using a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media and materials.
Utilizes appropriate assessment techniques, instructional materials and strategies to implement instruction with a variety of learners.
Designs, develops and implements Individualized Education Programs (IEP).
Develops and attends Individual Service Plan (ISP) meetings for assigned students.
Models and demonstrates caregiver qualities that treat all students and staff with dignity and respect, creating a warm, nurturing classroom environment for student learning.
Manages student behaviors within their classroom to ensure a safe and secure learning environment for students.
Works closely with ABC I in implementing individual behavior plans.
Teaches socially acceptable behavior employing techniques such as behavior modifications and positive reinforcement.
Student Supervision and Behavior Management
Administers annual standardized assessment to assigned students.
The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
Bachelor's degree in Education or related field (psychology, human services), Masters preferred.
Experience with age-range based upon teaching position needs.
Required use of computer, e.g. Microsoft Word, use of Internet-based systems (IEP and lesson planning), Internet, and report writing.
Teachers must possess or, in the alternative, must obtain licensure post-hire. Licensure determination rests with the MA Department of Education. Teachers must comply with the individual specific requirements as outlined by the MA Department of Education.
Preliminary, Initial, or Professional license (Massachusetts) in Moderate Disabilities required. If not licensed, must meet waiver eligibility, apply for licensure and obtain licensure post-hire.
Valid driver's license.
Thank you for your interest in Seven Hills Foundation! We value every applicant. If you experience any difficulty in applying or need assistance, please contact the main office at 508-755-2340.
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Schedule: M-F 7:15 AM - 3:15 PM
Street: 455 South Street