SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER - SCHWARTZ SCHOOL

Meeting Street - Schwartz Center

Meeting Street

Dartmouth, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3383671
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : January 7, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

The Schwartz School at Meeting Street operates a year round school program, approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as a special education school, designed to educate and support students ages 3 to 22 years old with cognitive, developmental and physical disabilities, and medically complex conditions. We have a long-standing reputation in the community as a provider of exceptional educational and therapeutic services for children with special needs. Our compassionate and professional staff includes licensed teachers, licensed therapists in the areas of speech/language pathology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and sensory integration/sensory processing, nurses and related paraprofessionals.

Key Skills:

Creating adaptable lesson plans to meet each student's unique needs
Developing and implementing all aspects of individual IEPs
Partnership with therapists and clinicians to implement an integrated educational and therapeutic model with content specific objectives
Facilitate interactions that promote opportunities social, emotional and cognitive growth
Knowledge of standard and alternative educational assessment practices
Demonstrates positive guidance techniques
Effective behavior management techniques
Ability to communicate sensitively to students and their families
Direct supervision of Teacher Assistants and other classroom staff
Comfortable in providing instruction and feedback to other team members
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
    Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
    Special Education > Severe/Profound Disabilities
  • Employer Description

    Meeting Street, in Providence, Rhode Island, is a pioneer and leader in providing educational and therapeutic services to children of all abilities ages birth-21. Since 1946, we have been leaders in child development and inclusive education and are committed to the success of every child. Our employees are our most important asset and we strive to support our professionals in many ways. The environment at Meeting Street is accepting and nurturing; encouraging feedback and interdisciplinary team work. Working at Meeting Street gives you’re the opportunity to work in a state-of-the-art, conveniently located facility that meets the needs of employees and clients alike. One of the reasons employees come to work and stay at Meeting Street for many years is because we offer a competitive benefit package and opportunities for professional growth. Learn more about us...

    Location Description

    The Schwartz School operates a year round school program, approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as a special education school, designed to educate and support students ages 3 to 22 years old with physical and cognitive disabilities. We have a long-standing reputation in the community as a provider of exceptional educational and therapeutic services for children with special needs. Our compassionate and professional staff includes licensed teachers, licensed therapists in the areas of speech/language pathology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and sensory integration/sensory processing, nurses and related paraprofessionals. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Meeting Street 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 or higher in Special Education
      MA DESE Special Education License required
      MA DESE Severe Disabilities endorsement strongly preferred, Moderate Disabilities endorsement acceptable with willingness to pursue Severe Disabilities endorsement (tuition reimbursement offered)
      2+ years of Special Education teaching experience strongly preferred

      Meeting Street is a non-profit organization offering a high-coverage, low-cost benefits package to employees working thirty or more hours weekly. Our package includes health, dental and vision insurance, FSA, Paid Time Off, 403b Retirement Plan and more.
    • No experience required
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Dayna Kingsland , Talent Acquisition Specialist
    • 1000 Eddy Street
    • Providence, Rhode Island 02905
    • Phone: 401-533-9162
    • Fax: 401-533-9101
    • Email: click here

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