SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER (EES) (#UEP-2019-102)

Pittsfield Public Schools ( learn more )

Pittsfield, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2972412
  • Application Deadline: July 24, 2018
  • Posted : July 10, 2018
  • Starting Date: August 22, 2018

Job Description

The teacher is the district's primary agent for instruction with responsibility for presenting the prescribed curriculum effectively and employing a diagnostic/prescriptive approach to identification and subsequent adaptation to the needs and interests of the students.

The duties commonly associated with the position include but are not limited to:
- maintaining up-to-date knowledge of curriculum content
- planning and assessment of instruction and curriculum
- maintaining classroom management
- planning and delivering effective instruction
- promoting high standards and expectations for student achievement
- communicating with students, parents, and other district employees to work on behalf of students
- promoting equity and appreciation of diversity


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > Emotionally Disabled
    Special Education > Learning Disabled
    Special Education > Mentally Disabled
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
    Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
    Special Education > Severe/Profound Disabilities
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Pittsfield Public Schools 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.

    Job Requirements

    • Master's Degree in Special Education preferred

      MA DESE Teacher Certification Students with Severe Disabilities - All Levels; Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8) considered

      Experience working with elementary school students who have multiple significant developmental disabilities; experience with language development and various communication methods; experience with ABA methodologies

      Ability to deliver differentiated instruction of curriculum; ability to work with a variety of student needs and disabilities while promoting student safety and behavior; ability to support functional language, fine motor, physical and social/emotional skills as well as learning skills
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Gretchen West , Director of Special Education
    • 269 First Street
    • Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201

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