SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER - HIGH SCHOOL

Greenfield High School ( learn more )

Greenfield Public Schools

Greenfield, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3078175
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : June 24, 2019
  • Starting Date: August 22, 2019

Job Description

Greenfield Public Schools serves over 1,750 students in picturesque Franklin County. Greenfield Public Schools enjoys steady enrollment and the support of its community. Comprised of Preschool through High School, our small neighborhood schools, brand new LEED-certified High School, and strong cross-curricular focus makes Greenfield Public Schools a sought-after choice for families in Franklin County and beyond!

This Special Education Teacher plays a vital role in the life of our High School. As the leader of a thriving Life Skills program, this teacher will supervise the instruction and related services for a group of students with a broad range of strengths along with significant cognitive and social-emotional needs

Duties
• Designs and/or implements a specialized program for students with academic, social-emotional and behavior needs
• Provides individualized and/or small group instruction in various content areas with consultation provided to general education teachers as needed
• Assesses and reports on student performance
• Behavior plan development in coordination with consulting clinical and behavioral service providers
• Supervises assigned paraprofessionals
• Serves as liaison for a caseload of students with responsibility for chairing IEP team meetings and preparing IEP-related documents
• Works collaboratively and effectively with a team of teachers, administrators, related service providers, and parents
• Other duties as assigned.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 3
  • Job Category : Special Education > Life Skills
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Greenfield 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

    • • MA License for Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities or Severe Disabilities
      • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s Degree preferred)
      • SEI endorsement (required within 12 months of hire)
      • Experience in programs designed to support students with social-emotional and behavioral needs
      • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality
      • Proven record of working well with other staff and administrators
      • School Bus Driver Certificate (preferred)
      • Such reasonable alternatives as deemed acceptable.

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

    Application Questions

    This employer has requested that ALL applicants answer the following questions. It IS highly recommended that you type ANY essays IN a word processing program, save them, AND THEN paste them ON the proceeding job application page.

    • 1. Briefly describe your experience in fostering independence for students with significant disabilities. (100 word max.)
      Short Essay (Answer limited TO 600 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • Karin Patenaude
    • 21 Barr Avenue
    • Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301
    • Phone: 413-772-1350
    • Fax: 413-774-6204
    • Email: click here

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