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Center School Special Education Teacher in Holyoke, Massachusetts

HOLYOKE Special Education Teacher Full-time - up to 40 hours per week What shift:7:30-3:30 Position description: ARE YOU READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS? WE?VE BEEN WAITING FOR YOU... Center School, a Full-Year (12 month) private Special Education day school located in Holyoke, MA, serves students from ages 5-22. We are seeking dedicated candidates for Licensed Special Education Teacher openings at all levels - Elementary, Middle School, High School. Center School provides a unique and rewarding opportunity to serve students with a wide variety of moderate to severe special needs in many different settings. Activities such as swimming, community outings, field trips, life skills & vocational activities are designed to enrich & enhance the student experience. We offer an outstanding benefits package which includes health & dental insurance, life insurance, PTO & Earned Sick Time, paid school vacations/holidays/snow days, gym membership, 401K. We also offer an excellent tuition reimbursement program, providing up to $6,000.00 per year for reimbursement of tuition and fees. Special Education Teachers serve students by: - Providing & instructing age/grade appropriate lesson plans; obtaining and/or developing appropriate curricular materials in all subjects; - Completing & maintaining evaluation records; - Providing appropriate homework and assigning & correcting student work; - Arranging for testing of students as prescribed by IEP & advocating for other testing/service needs; - Administering standardized & informal tests appropriate to credentials; - Providing input for IEP development & treatment planning; providing rough draft IEP for Team meetings with input from appropriate service providers; - Attending IEP, review & emergency meetings; Minimum education requirement: (if there is one for the position). Applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelor?s degree in Education or a related field; a Master?s degree is preferred. Current/Valid Massachusetts DESE Special Education certification is required (Moderate Disabilities PK-8 or 5-12 or Severe Disabilities, All Levels); prior experience working with students with moderate to severe special needs is strongly preferred. NOTE: All candidates who have been given an offer of employment will be subject to screening through the following agencies: CORI, SORI, DCF, SAFIS (Fingerprinting)

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