SPED TEACHER

Doctor Franklin Perkins School

Lancaster, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3362928
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : January 19, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

The Doctor Franklin Perkins School provides an exceptional educational program for residential and day students in grades K-12 with educational, social and emotionally complex disorders. Our campus provides a beautiful setting and environment to explore. We are dedicated to the provision of exceptional academic, social, emotional, and behavioral supports with related services. You are supported by and gain experience from a highly skilled multidisciplinary team that includes Speech, Occupational, and Physical Therapists, Clinicians and Student Services in the educational setting.

This is a full-time (37.5 hours per week), 12-month benefit position

The Special Education Teacher is responsible for the creation of a differentiated curriculum, instruction of content, and, most importantly, supporting students’ ability to access the academic program at the Doctor Franklin Perkins School. You will also implement grade-level curricula to meet academic standards based on the Mass. Curriculum Frameworks and Common Core Curriculum. Requires ability to recognize the unique qualities of each student and incorporate them into appropriate lessons and/or projects.

Requirements:
-State of MA. Special Ed Moderate License
-Bachelor’s Degree in education, special education or related field
-Master’s Degree in special education is preferred
-Knowledge of evidence-based inclusive practices that meet the needs of social/emotional learners
-Knowledge of a range of special education interventions
-Understanding of behavioral principles
-Strong leadership and team-building skills

We offer an Outstanding Benefits Package:
When you join Perkins, full-time or part-time, we’ll offer a broad package of healthcare options, including medical, dental, and vision. We have a generous paid holiday package, vacation time, and sick time (unused sick time is paid back annually.) Tuition reimbursement, short and long-term disability, life insurance and outstanding 403(b) retirement plan, access to fitness center and pool, campus has free parking.

At Perkins our goal is to be a diverse and inclusive workplace, a place that both celebrates and thrives on the uniqueness of our different backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives. As an equal opportunity employer, we strongly encourage people of color, women, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, and people who have overcome challenges in their lifetime to apply.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Behavior Specialist / EBD
    Special Education > Emotionally Disabled
    Special Education > General Special Education
  • Location Description

    We serve children and adolescents with a range of psychiatric, social, emotional, and executive functioning issues. These include: depression; bi-polar disorder; attention-deficit disorder; post traumatic stress disorder; reactive attachment disorder; and childhood schizophrenia. Residents may have other co-existing challenges including substance abuse, eating disorders, history of sexual trauma, physical abuse, and cutting.

    Perkins also serves children with mild to moderate neurological impairment in which the choice of treatment is a focus on learning and social development.

    Individuals with Asperger Syndrome and Nonverbal Language Disorders

    Perkins offers two twelve-month programs for children, adolescents and young adults with Asperger Syndrome. Our program for children ages 12 to 18 years old is specially designed to provide serene living environments which include social and activity areas and single bedrooms in a beautiful homelike setting. In addition to attending school Monday through Friday, residents are provided a range of clinical, social, and recreational programs to support the development of interpersonal skills and independence.

    Post-Secondary Program for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome

    Perkins offers a unique program for young adults 18 years and older who have completed high school and are interested in college or career. This program provides these individuals with the right combination of social support, independence, clinical and psychiatric services, daily management, tutoring, and transportation, to help young adults reach their personal goals. Learn more about us...


    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Doctor Franklin Perkins 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 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Laura Wood , Human Resources Coordiantor
    • 971 Main Street
    • Lancaster, Massachusetts 01523

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