Cutchins Programs for Children & Families ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3012780
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : October 5, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Cutchins Programs for Children & Families is currently seeking a year round, motivated and highly skilled Special Education Teacher with a Moderate Special Education license grades, 5-12 or K-8. We seek an experienced, creative team player with in-depth knowledge of special education and the subject content area (all subjects). The candidate must have the ability to plan for and provide content-based instruction (all subject areas) for middle school aged students and differentiate and modify curriculum to meet a wide range of needs.

The position involves working with others to:
• Provide input into IEP’s,
• Follow behavior management and DBT plans,
• Curriculum planning,
• Grading & progress reports,
• Communication with parents/guardians and other members of the team, and
• All other tasks identified by the Education Coordinator.

The successful candidate will be positive, outgoing, enthusiastic, patient, flexible, and creative. Must possess strong positive behavior guidance skills and have experience working with diverse populations. Must obtain & maintain all licenses & training's appropriate to field & possess a commitment to personal/professional growth. All candidates must complete and pass background record screening process. Must have a BA, MA preferred, be MA licensed, Moderate Special Education, grades 5-12 or K-8 and have at least one (1) year experience teaching.

Benefits: Excellent benefits including health, dental, & vision insurance; non-match retirement contributions; generous time off package.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
  • Job Requirements

    • To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume and three professional references to hrose@cutchins.org or mail to Cutchins Programs for Children & Families Inc., 78 Pomeroy Terrace, Northampton, MA 01060, Attn: Human Resources-MS. www.cutchins.org AA/EOE.

      Cutchins Programs for Children & Families has 40 years of providing uncompromising care not easily found in today’s health care environment. Our residential, outpatient, and special education services provide children and families struggling with the effects of trauma and mental illness in a sanctuary of safety and love.

      Our mission is to help children and families transform significant emotional distress into increased resilience, hope and quality of life. Using clinical sophistication and expertise we incorporate humility, kindness, and passion to create a community of care. We seek to support the healing process with innovation and integrity, and to serve as a model for best and promising practices. Our clinicians, teachers, and staff hold a willingness to look deeply—to learn and to play.

    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Heather Rose
    • 78 Pomeroy Terrace
    • Northampton, Massachusetts 01060

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