Hoosac Valley Regional School District
Employment Opportunities


Hoosac Valley Elementary School
Hoosac Valley Regional School District
Adams, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3496259 Application Deadline: May 14, 2021
Posted: April 15, 2021 Starting Date: August 28, 2021

Job Description
Job Goal: The Special Education Teacher works predominantly with students with social emotional disabilities, their families, and the content teachers that serve them. Significant experience with this population of student needs is preferred, excellent mediation and communication skills are essential.
Performance Responsibilities:
Champion the district's effort to effectively and successfully serve all students
Analyze data, share and use data to inform instruction and support student achievement
Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students
Knowledge of a variety of academic strategies and differentiating instruction
Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students
Collaborates with content certified teachers to modify curriculum for special needs students and increase inclusion opportunities
Strong behavior management skills
Supporting social, emotional, and behavioral skills development
Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports, updated IEP goals and objectives
Confers frequently with parents and professional staff members regarding the educational, social well-being of students.
Oversees tutors and paraprofessionals as designated by the Principal or the Superintendent.
Completes and maintains records and documentation pertinent to the Special Education program as required by state and federal special education regulations.
Takes responsibility for professional growth and development.
Participates in special education team meetings, and faculty meetings when assigned.
Identifies student needs and works with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
Communicates with parents and school personnel on student progress.
Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the school and/or through self-selected professional growth activities.
Supervision: Reports to the Building Principal and the Director of Student Services

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Job Requirements
Required: Bachelor’s degree (Master’s Degree preferred) Massachusetts Educators Licensure in Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities with SEI endorsement. Skills in managing challenging student behaviors strongly preferred
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
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    Contact Information
    Lisa Bresett, Senior Administrative Assistant
    191 Church Street
    Cheshire, Massachusetts 01225
    Phone: 413-743-2939 x1104
    Email: lbresett@hoosacvalley.org