New Bedford Public Schools
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Sgt. Wm. H. Carney Memorial Academy
New Bedford Public Schools
New Bedford, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3215541 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: January 9, 2020 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
The Special Education Teacher is responsible for day to day management of the ASD classroom and provider of instruction, including development and implementation of the Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals, assessment, and curriculum design. The teacher is also responsible for the supervision of classroom staff (ABA therapists, Paraprofessionals, etc..) and ongoing parent contact.


1. Implement elementary curriculum through a combination of whole group, small group, and individualized instruction, and including technology-aided and technology-mediated instruction.
2. Determine individual learning needs of each student through data analysis from various formal and informal assessments and including technology-based assessment instruments.
3. Plan and implement lessons and projects based on objectives tied to the state and federal learning standards adopted by the district, and communicate those objectives to students daily in written and oral form.
4. Create an optimal learning environment for students, conducive to learning and the accomplishment of various student learning objectives.
5. Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests, including through the use of provided instructional technology tools and technology-mediated instruction.
6. Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
7. Monitor and evaluate student progress and record student outcomes.
8. Employees may be requested to attend professional development opportunities during the regular work year.
9. Experience working with students with social/emotional disabilities preferred
10. Skilled in behavior management

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 2

Equal Opportunity Employer
New Bedford 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, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements

1. Bachelor’s degree.
2. Valid teaching license from the Mass. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
3. Demonstrated skills in working with students with various ability levels.
4. Experience with various assessments for measuring and monitoring reading and mathematics achievement progress.
5. Experience using computer/technology in classroom.

REPORTS TO : Building Principal


Salary and terms of employment are governed by the N.B.E.A., Unit A Contract

The New Bedford Public Schools do not discriminate on account of age, race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, genetics, or disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions in employment for potential employees. New Bedford Public Schools encourages people with multilingual skills, particularly in Cape Verdean Creole, Portuguese and/or Spanish, to apply. Every available opportunity will be taken in order to assure that each applicant is selected on the basis of qualifications, merit and ability.
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Maria Reidy
    247 Elm Street
    New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740
    Phone: 508-997-4511 x2520
    Fax: 508-991-3659