ELEMENTARY SPECIAL EDUCATOR

Milestones Day School (Special Ed School) ( learn more )

Milestones Day School (Special Ed. School)

Waltham, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3039572
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 8, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Milestones Day School is a private school, located in Waltham, MA. We support high functioning students with a wide range of special needs including but not limited to Autism spectrum disorders, Learning Disabilities, ADHD, Anxiety Disorders and other psychiatric issues. We are currently recruiting for a Special Education Teacher to supplement our existing elementary teaching staff working with 3rd to 5th grade students.

Our state of the art facility provides a creative and supportive environment for students to reach their highest level of potential. Milestones offers students a unique and intensive year-round academic and therapy program. Teachers work collaboratively with our clinical staff allowing multidisciplinary teams that consist of Teachers, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, Reading and Math Specialists, BCBA, Principal and Directors. We have a low student to staff ratio and a teacher assistant to support teaching in each classroom.

Primary Responsibilities include:
Develop lesson plans that include differentiated instruction and opportunities for hands on learning.
Assist in the development of student Individualized Education Plans and attend IEP meetings.
Write quarterly progress reports and report cards.
Gather, analyze and use student performance data to inform instruction.
Develop positive and meaningful relationships with families through weekly communication to highlight each student’s social-emotional and academic progress.

Qualifications:
Active Massachusetts Licensure in Moderate Disabilities PreK-8 OR Elementary 1-6
Masters degree in Education or Special Education (preferred); Bachelor's degree in a related field (required)
Positive disposition and a team-player mentality
Excellent communication skills
Well-developed writing skills
Strong organizational skills
Flexible approach to classroom management



MILESTONES PROVIDES EXCELLENT BENEFITS, INCLUDING:
Competitive salary
6 weeks of paid Vacation, 8 Sick days, and 2 Personal days in addition to scheduled holidays. Earn 1 additional Vacation day after 1 year of service and up to 2 additional days for every year of service thereafter.
Medical Insurance including Fitness Center Reimbursement and Annual Physical Exam Bonus
Dental Insurance & Vision Plan
Onsite Workout Facility
401K Plan, Long-Term Disability, and Life insurance
Paid Parental Leave and Pre-tax Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
Community Service Opportunities
Half-day Summer Fridays
We supply all materials (no out-of-pocket expenses!)
Employer sponsored conference and workshop attendance for professional development
Supportive and collaborative co-workers

Please submit a cover letter and resume on School Spring for consideration.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Learning Disabled
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Milestones Day School (Special Ed. 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

    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Heather Miller , Education Operations Manager/Human Resources
    • 410 Totten Pond Rd
    • Floor 2
    • Waltham, Massachusetts 02451

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