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Latham Centers Inc. Special Education Teacher40 in Brewster, Massachusetts

Design and implement an individual educational program for each student. Modify the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks to accommodate individual student's academic abilities. Bachelor's Degree in Special Education or related field, and Massachusetts Certificate in Special Education required. Related teaching experience preferred. Requirements include current MA driver's license and the ability to handle children in crisis safely, with compassion. Key Responsibilities: Develop classroom schedule and implement daily academic lesson plans. Plan activities for school vacations and summer school recreational program. Assist in writing school curriculum. Write and implement IEPs. Design and implement pre-vocational and vocational curriculum within the daily schedule. Understand and implement the school behavior management program. Design and implement individualized and group behavior management programs. Participate in IEP meetings, team meetings and supervision. Have knowledge of MCAS testing including, knowing which students take it by accommodations or by alternative assessment portfolios. Gather MCAS information to create portfolios in time for spring submission. Continually track student progress, complete semi-annual report cards, and write student transcripts annually. Complete weekly, quarterly and annual reports. Maintain and organize classroom supplies and equipment. All other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor. Any work assigned shall be related to the Employee?s normal duties, except for occasional emergencies. Fluent English speaking and writing skills, empathy and the ability to listen, good time management skills and professional appearance and demeanor are all required for this position. Generous benefits package! Excellent health insurance coverage, with Latham covering the first 75% of the deductible through an HRA, retirement account with company match (up to 5%!), generous time off bank and more...! Benefits: Benefits are available to full and part-time employees who work 20 hours or more per week in a regular position. Eligibility is the first day of the 3rd month of employment in the benefited position. Details are provided through Human Resources and the collective bargaining agreement. The benefits package is reviewed periodically and subject to change. Latham Centers, Inc. (Latham) provides equal opportunity for all individuals served and employed. Latham does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, age, veteran status, or any other category protected under applicable law in treatment or employment at Latham, admission or access to Latham, or any other aspect of the programs and activities that Latham operates. Qualifications Skills Preferred Flexible Teamwork Dependability Behaviors Preferred Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest Motivations Preferred Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization