SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER/COUNSELOR

Farr Academy ( learn more )

Cambridge, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3034667
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : January 3, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Please submit credentials to mculhane@farracademy.org

A small (36 student) therapeutic day school serving bright adolescents (7th-12th grade) with a range of special needs, among them emotional, social, ADHD and learning disabilities, has an opening for a skilled, enthusiastic, caring Special Education teacher who wishes to work in a team-oriented school emphasizing enhancing student academic performance while teaching students how to successfully manage the emotional issues and learning challenges they face.

Candidates should have familiarity with MA Curriculum Frameworks, modifications and accommodations used to teach students with a wide range of abilities, learning needs and the ability to teach a full range of courses and levels from advanced to remedial; a clinical framework as part of classroom management practices; ability to work with troubled and challenging adolescents. Familiarity with Orton Gillingham approach.

Candidates should have excellent written language skills and experience formulating and writing IEPs and progress reports.

Interest and skill in athletics and camping helpful; tenacity and a good sense of humor are essential.

Immediate employment opportunities. We are currently interviewing.

MA Teaching Licensure required. Experience preferred.

AA/EOE
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Behavior Specialist / EBD
    Special Education > Emotionally Disabled
    Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Learning Disabled
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
  • Job Requirements

    • Please provide evidence of Massachusetts Licensure when applying.


      Small group and individual classroom teaching in all subject areas, primary Homeroom Teacher/Counselor responsibility for homeroom group, ability to work in co-teaching model, ability to offer elective and athletic options, quarterly report cards, progress reports and IEP writing.
    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Michael Culhane , Executive Director
    • 71 Pearl Street
    • Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

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