SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER (CCS) (ANTICIPATED) (#UEP-2019-153)

Pittsfield Public Schools ( learn more )

Pittsfield, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3012832
  • Application Deadline: October 19, 2018
  • Posted : October 5, 2018
  • Starting Date: October 22, 2018

Job Description

Anticipated opening

Location:Conte Community School

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 > Emotionally Disabled
    Special Education > Learning Disabled
    Special Education > Mentally Disabled
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
    Special Education > Multiple 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

    • Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree in Special Education preferred

      MA DESE Teacher Certification in Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8)

      Experience working with students and providing direct instruction in small groups; understanding of learning disabilities and accommodations; reading, writing and math interventions

      Ability to take initiative to complete tasks and to assist with executive functioning skills; ability to accommodate and support student learning, social/emotional and behavioral needs at the elementary level
    • 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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