Cutchins Programs for Children & Family Special Education Teacher in Northampton, Massachusetts

NORTHAMPTON Cutchins Programs for Children & Families is currently seeking a part-time (20 hours), licensed, year round, motivated and highly skilled Special Education Teacher for grades 5-12, preferably with a Physical Education teaching background. We seek an experienced, creative team player with in-depth knowledge of special education and the subject content area. The candidate must have the ability to differentiate and modify curriculum to meet a wide range of needs. The position involves working with others to develop IEP?s, following behavior management and DBT plans, curriculum planning, grading, communication with parents/guardians and other members of the team, and all other tasks identified by the Education Coordinator. The successful candidate will be positive, outgoing, enthusiastic, patient, flexible, and creative. Must possess strong positive behavior guidance skills and have experience working with diverse populations. Must obtain & maintain all licenses & trainings appropriate to field & possess a commitment to personal/professional growth. All candidates must complete and pass background record screening process. Must have a BA, MA preferred, be MA licensed grades 5- 12 (or eligible) and have at least one (1) year experience teaching. Experience with Physical Education general content, preferred. Excellent benefits, including health, dental, & vision insurance; non-match retirement contributions; generous time off package. Cutchins Programs for Children & Families has over 40 years of providing uncompromising care not easily found in today?s health care environment. Our residential, outpatient, and special education services provide children and families struggling with the effects of trauma and mental illness in a sanctuary of safety and love. Our mission is to help children and families transform significant emotional distress into increased resilience, hope and quality of life. Using clinical sophistication and expertise we incorporate humility, kindness, and passion to create a community of care. We seek to support the healing process with innovation and integrity, and to serve as a model for best and promising practices. Our clinicians, teachers, and staff hold a willingness to look deeply?to learn and to play. Please send cover letter, resume and three professional references to Heather Rose, hrose@cutchins.org, or mail to Cutchins Programs for Children & Families Inc., 78 Pomeroy Terrace, Northampton, MA 01060, Attn: Human Resources-New Directions. www.cutchins.org AA/EOE.