The Center School

Holyoke, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3007641
  • Application Deadline: March 2, 2021
  • Re-posted : February 22, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description


Center School, a Full-Year (12 month) private Special Education day school located in Holyoke, MA, serves students from ages 5-22. We are seeking dedicated candidates for Licensed Special Education Teacher openings at all levels - Elementary, Middle School, High School.

Center School provides a unique and rewarding opportunity to serve students with a wide variety of moderate to severe special needs in many different settings. Activities such as swimming, community outings, field trips, life skills & vocational activities are designed to enrich & enhance the student experience.

We offer an outstanding benefits package which includes health & dental insurance, life insurance, PTO & Earned Sick Time, paid school vacations/holidays/snow days, gym membership, 401K. We also offer an excellent tuition reimbursement program, providing up to $6,000.00 per year for reimbursement of tuition and fees.

Special Education Teachers serve students by:

- Providing & instructing age/grade appropriate lesson plans; obtaining and/or developing appropriate curricular materials in all subjects;

- Completing & maintaining evaluation records;

- Providing appropriate homework and assigning & correcting student work;

- Arranging for testing of students as prescribed by IEP & advocating for other testing/service needs;

- Administering standardized & informal tests appropriate to credentials;

- Providing input for IEP development & treatment planning; providing rough draft IEP for Team meetings with input from appropriate service providers;

- Attending IEP, review & emergency meetings;

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 3
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > Emotionally Disabled
    Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Learning Disabled
    Special Education > Life Skills
    Special Education > Mentally Disabled
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
    Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
  • Location Description

    Holyoke Center School is a Full-Year private day school serving students ages 5-22 with a variety of special needs. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Center School 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

    • Applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field; a Master’s degree is preferred. Current/Valid Massachusetts DESE Special Education certification is required (Moderate Disabilities PK-8 or 5-12 or Severe Disabilities, All Levels); prior experience working with students with moderate to severe special needs is strongly preferred.

      NOTE: All candidates who have been given an offer of employment will be subject to screening through the following agencies: CORI, SORI, DCF, SAFIS (Fingerprinting)
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Khadija Husain , HR Generalist
    • 1913 Northampton Street
    • Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040
    • Phone: 413-538-6860
    • Fax: 413-538-4806
    • Email: click here

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