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Meeting Street the Schwartz Center Adaptive Physical Education Teacher in Dartmouth, Massachusetts

Adaptive Physical Education Teacher Schwartz Center Meeting Street, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing services to children and families in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, is seeking a full-time Adaptive Physical Education Teacher who reports to the Schwartz Head of School in Dartmouth, MA. If you are looking for a rewarding career to make a difference in children?s lives, then you have found the right path with Meeting Street. This is an opportunity to join Meeting Street where individuals of all abilities learn, play, work and live together. Meeting Street respects and celebrates the diversity that contributes to a healthy, caring community. Meeting Street believes the dignity of each person is paramount. We recognize that our community?s future strength rests firmly on our commitment to our values of respect, compassion, integrity, inclusivity, and excellence. As the Adaptive Physical Education Teacher, you will work full time, year-round and 50% of the time as a Special Education Teacher/Teacher Assistant to students ages 3 to 22 years old with physical and cognitive disabilities. The Adaptive Physical Education Teacher will develop and implement developmentally appropriate and motivating adaptive physical education activities for students as specified by their Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals. In addition, collaborate with Physical Therapists for individual instruction, make and/or modify equipment/materials for students to participate, provide swimming instructions and support to students in the therapy pool, create opportunities for students to participate in community-based recreational activities. As the Special Education Teacher/Teacher Assistant Substitute you will follow lesson plans and implement motivating age-appropriate activities to address goals as specified in each student?s IEP, access students and/or assist with student data collection to maintain records on each student?s progress and provide accurate evaluations and progress reports. Meeting Street is currently offering a four-step $5,000 bonus to new employees for full-time, benefit eligible positions. Full-time employees at Meeting Street enjoy low cost benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), vision insurance (VSP), employer-paid life insurance and long term disability, optional employee and dependent life insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 5% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, paid time-off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days, BCBS Wellness Program, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program and much more! Requirements The position requires licensure by the Massachusetts DESE as Physical Education Teacher PreK-8 and 5 -12 The scheduled hours are Monday/8:00 AM to 3:15 PM; Tuesday/8:00 AM to 4:00 PM; Wednesday/8:00 AM to 3:30 PM; Thursday/8:00 AM to 3:15 PM; Friday: 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM; Summer: 8:30 AM ? 3:00 PM. COVID-19 vaccination is required. We do not discriminate in services or employment based on ethnicity, race, age, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, economic background/circumstances, physical and/or mental abilities, veteran status, marital status, or resident immigration status. To uphold these commitments, we expect all employees to recognize and properly respond to racism and other forms of injustice. Learn more about us at https://www.meetingstreet.org/

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