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The Home for Little Wanderers Art Design & Basic Computer Technology Certified Teacher-Bonus Eligible in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Description

This position is eligible for an up to $5000 sign-on bonus!

The Home for Little Wanderers seeks a Certified Art Design & Basic Computer Technology Teacher at the COVE School in Plymouth, MA, working with the Principal and with a dynamic team of motivated educators to integrate social/emotional learning and a community-building approach to student-centered education.

How You'll Be Making a Difference

  • Develops lesson plans, activities, and assessments that promote active learning and differentiates lessons to a variety of learning styles and modalities. Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities and prepares reports on student progress and development.

  • Provides individualized academic instruction in a core subject to students of wide-ranging academic skill levels. Assists in planning and implementation of individualized educational programs for assigned students.

  • Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all learning activities in collaboration with an interdisciplinary teaching team.

  • Encourages and monitors the progress and development of individual students and uses information to adjust teaching strategies.

  • Participates in all aspects of school community, including project-based learning, celebratory events, and restorative justice practices.

  • Maintains current knowledge of the facility/agency’s behavior management principles, system, and procedures, including Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training. Participates in application of TCI in the classroom including crisis intervention, use of restraints when required, processing with children during incidents, and teaching and modeling of social and emotional skills and growth.

  • Participates in provided training, professional development, and community-building activities, including trauma-informed care and educator mentorship programs.

  • Contributes as a member of student/client multi-disciplinary teams, provides information regarding the student’s progress in an educational setting and receives multi-disciplinary advice and guidance to facilitate achievement of treatment, behavioral, and educational goals. Meets and maintain liaison with collaterals as required and serves as student advocate.

  • May be asked to teach classes outside primary discipline (computer/technology skills, coverage of art periods, etc.)

  • Provides monitoring and coverage as needed in the program, which may include monitoring of lunch, recess, halls, and/or chaperoning on field trips, etc.

Qualifications

  • Massachusetts Educator Licensure highly desired.

  • Associates degree and knowledge in field of designated assignment or subject (such as art, vocational training, computer science, etc.) required.

  • Completion of MTEL/VTEL required.

  • Previous classroom experience required and experience with special education and program specific population of children is highly desired OR 4 years full-time employment in the industry.

What The Home Can Offer You

In addition to the chance to make a lasting impact on the lives of countless youth, The Home for Little Wanderers offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Generous time off including up to 20 days per year for new full-time employees, plus 11 holidays, 5 sick days, and 2 personal days

  • Health and Dental Insurance that is effective immediately upon hire

  • Extensive training to new staff

  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $2,400 per fiscal year

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer match

  • Employer paid Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance, plus Basic Life and AD&D Insurance

  • And more!

Valuing Diversity

We are committed to excellence in diversity, equity, and inclusion, while simultaneously creating a culture that supports those values. We believe the differences we bring enhance our ability to provide exceptional service and care to diverse children, families, and communities. Moreover, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging align with our values and our mission to help vulnerable children and their families build permanent, positive change.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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