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Helix Human Services Special Education Teacher in Springfield, Massachusetts

Special Education Teacher Provide education and behavior modification approaches in a small class, highly structured alternative school. The special education teacher will function as a member of a treatment team, which will address the educational, and emotional/behavioral needs of the students as set forth in the IEP and in the treatment plan. This is a twelve-month position. Full time Western MA The Mill Pond Schools, with locations in Springfield and the Berkshires, serve students \"kindergarten through age 22\" who have social-emotional and/or behavioral challenges, a learning disability, or who may have a diagnosis of high-functioning Autism. We are committed to serving the whole child, including the child\'s family. Our goal is to assist students in developing the skills necessary to successfully return to a less-restrictive environment, and, ultimately, to their previous school setting. Schedule This is a twelve-month position; year round. Monday shift, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Tuesday - Friday shifts, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Qualifications Requires a bachelor\'s degree with teaching certification or certification eligible. Requires Special Education Certification or be Special Certification certifiable. If not special education certifiable, teacher is required to enroll in special education certification program prior to starting the second year of employment. Requires experience with children with emotional/behavioral challenges. Requires good communication skills, both oral and written. Requires a current valid driver\'s license. Competitive Salary/Comprehensive Benefit Package Helix Human Services is an inclusive organization. LGBTQIA+ and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply! Helix Human Services is dedicated to providing trauma-informed therapeutic and educational services to diverse children and families, building the foundation for lifelong success at home, school, and the community.