SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER - SEVERE DISABILITIES (#CERT REQUIREMENT)

Meeting Street - Schwartz Center

Meeting Street

Dartmouth , Massachusetts

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Job Description

The Schwartz School operates a year round school program, approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as a special education school, designed to educate and support students ages 3 to 22 years old with physical and cognitive disabilities. We have a long-standing reputation in the community as a provider of exceptional educational and therapeutic services for children with special needs. Our compassionate and professional staff includes licensed teachers, licensed therapists in the areas of speech/language pathology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and sensory integration/sensory processing, nurses and related paraprofessionals.

About this Role:

Our Special Education Teachers lead creative, engaging, age and ability appropriate lessons designed to address the goals of each student's unique needs. They strive to create an environment that is not only academically challenging, but facilitates interactions among children that provide opportunity for social, emotional and cognitive growth.

Special Education Teachers are responsible for supervising and instructing Teacher Assistants and other collaborative staff.

Key Qualities:

• Flexible and team-oriented
• Patient
• Empathetic

Key Skills:

• Knowledge of educational assessment practices
• Behavior management techniques
• Ability to communicate sensitively to children and their families
• Comfortable in providing instruction and feedback to other team members

Meeting Street is a non-profit organization offering a high-coverage, low-cost benefits package to employees working thirty or more hours weekly. Our package includes health, dental and vision insurance, FSA, Paid Time Off, 403b Retirement Plan and more.
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
    Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
    Special Education > Severe/Profound Disabilities
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Meeting Street is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

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