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Hillcrest Educational Centers, Inc* Art Teacher in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

JOIN HILLCREST TODAY! We would love to have you consider joining Hillcrest Educational Center as a member of one of our teams. We are a premier human service organization with more than 38 years of experience improving the quality of life for special needs youth through education, clinical, and residential services. BENEFITS BEYOND THE ORDINARY - We will pay for your PDP\'s. Many can be earned online within our Learning Management System that contains over 400 training topic - HEALTH INSURANCE through Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA - TUITION ASSISTANCE REIMBURSEMENT to support you earning a college degree. We reimburse up to \$425 per credit hour. Whoa! - That\'s up to \$1275 per 3 credit course! - STUDENT LOAN PAY DOWN PROGRAM to reduce your college loan debt - EMPLOYER PAID LIFE INSURANCE - WELLNESS PROGRAM CREDIT of \$500 for individuals plans and \$1000 for family plans to reduce your health insurance costs - EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM to support you through stressful times in life - Hillcrest has it\'s own dental office where you can make payment through payroll deduction if needed - 403B RETIREMENT PLAN to help you save for your financial future - CHILD CARE REIMBURSEMENT paid quarterly to you (up to \$2400 paid annually/\$600 per quarter) - Two weeks of orientation training will support you in your new role - Professional development offered through workshops, conferences, and quarterly department training days. Why work with Hillcrest? You will have the opportunity to: - Challenge yourself professionally while facilitating the education of youth facing mental health/behavioral challenges - Lend your expertise and collaborate with highly certified professionals - Join a dedicated organization leading the field in residential treatment and educational programming - TRANSFORM LIVES OF THOSE IN OUR COMMUNITY AND BEYOND! Art Teacher\'s Responsibilities: An Art Teacher develops, implements, reviews and improves the educational program for students; ensuring that the education or service plans are in compliance with agency polices and the Department of Education regulations. Foster a safe and creative environment conducive to learning in which the students are able to achieve success based on interests and abilities both academically and socially. Educational Requirements: Bachelors Degree Required. A Masters Degree highly desired. Experience: Experience working in a special education setting working with children highly desired. Licenses or Certification: License in grade-level appropriate Special Education, Moderate Disabilities, Severe Disabilities or Subject Area is preferred. If not licensed, must be eligible for an initial waiver, enroll in license track coursework, and make sufficient progress (Academic & MTEL) towards licensure to maintain waiver status.