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Riverside Community Care Special Education Teacher *$1,500 Sign On Bonus* in Needham, Massachusetts

Special Education Teacher $1,500 Sign On Bonus

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$1,500.00 Sign-On Bonus: $750.00 at hire and $750.00 after you complete 90 days of service

Exciting opportunity to join Riverside Community Care as a Special Education Teacher!

The Riverside School aims to provide student-centered educational experiences that foster a culture of mutual respect and appreciation for learning. Our services support opportunities for leadership within the school, home and larger community, allowing youth to develop self-esteem and to graduate within a timeframe commensurate with their peers.

The Riverside School serves students from grades six through twelve and offers a high staff to student ratio in a small group setting, with skilled educational and clinical professionals.

Primary responsibilities of the Special Education Teacher include:

  • teaching and participating in milieu development

  • participating in family meetings and interagency case conferences

  • development of IEP and progress notes

The Special Education Teacher will work collaboratively with the clinical and educational team and participate in professional development to ensure curriculum and pedagogy reflects current academic standards and best practices.

Biweekly supervision and ongoing training in curriculum development, implementation and assessment, behavior management, and differentiated instruction is provided.

The Riverside School is a 12-month school with 6 weeks of scheduled time off.

Work hours are Monday-Friday, 8AM-4PM.; Due to Covid19 programming is currently remote with plan to move to site-based when possible.

Salary range: $47,000 - $52,000/year

Occasional evenings required to attend parent advisory board meetings, open house events and other community building events.

To learn more about the Riverside School, please watch this inspirational video! Derek’s Story: Riverside School

Required Skills

  • Must have excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Basic computer fluency, including Microsoft Office, required

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable personal vehicle required for local travel

Required Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Special Education, Education or related field required

  • Concentration in Math and/or Science a plus

  • Must have licensure in special education for children with moderate disabilities (5-12); additional subject-specific license a plus

  • At least one year post-grad experience working with children or adolescents in an academic setting and experience working with special needs population preferred

The Riverside School (Riverside) does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, or homelessness in treatment or employment at Riverside, admission or access to Riverside, or any other aspect of the educational programs and activities that Riverside operates. Riverside is required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (Age Act), and their respective implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Parts 100, 104, 106 and 110, not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national origin (Title VI); disability (Section 504); sex (Title IX); or age (Age Act). Inquiries concerning the application of each of the aforementioned statutes and their implementing regulations to Riverside may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, at (617) 289-0111 or 5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, or to:

  • Section 504 Coordinator(s): Monica Garlick, (781) 320-5383, 270 Bridge Street, Suite 301, Dedham, MA 02026

  • Title IX Coordinator(s): Paulo Fulton, (781) 320-5312, 270 Bridge Street, Suite 301, Dedham, MA 02026

  • Age Act Coordinator(s): Monica Garlick, (781) 320-5383, 270 Bridge Street, Suite 301, Dedham, MA 02026

Job Location

Needham, Massachusetts, United States

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