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Special Education Teacher

Company: Whitney Academy Inc.
Location: East Freetown
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

*The Whitney Academy, Inc.* is a residential treatment center. We serve adolescent boys, ages 10 to 22 who present with cognitive delays and a spectrum of behavioral problems. These problems include psychiatric diagnoses, sexualized and trauma reactive behaviors.Whitney Academy offers many benefits to its employees such as: a *SIGN-ON BONUS*, free gym membership, paid time off, and annual increases! We are currently accepting applications for our intensive treatment programs located in Dighton, Assonet and Freetown, Massachusetts.Our mission is to provide education, residential and treatment environments that are as "normal" as possible given the needs of the students we serve. As a Special Education Teacher, you will provide classroom instruction and lesson planning to students performing below grade level in a six-student, self-contained classroom. Other requirements include excellent interpersonal, organization and communication skills, and ability to collaborate with other members of the interdisciplinary team.*Special Education Teacher**(Certified in either Moderate 5-12, or Severe Disabilities K-12)**Responsibilities: ** Providing individualized instruction based on student needs* Conducting evaluations in preparation for IEP development* Using the results to develop measurable IEPs* Special Education Teacher is responsible for monitoring IEP related programs to ensure accurate and consistent implementation* Collecting and summarizing data* Supervising and training Teacher Aide working in the classroom* Providing written student reports and presenting student progress at team meetings*Requirements: ** Certified in either Massachusetts Moderate 5-12, or Severe Disabilities K-12* Bachelor's degree in Special Education required, Master's degree preferred* Valid driver's license* RMV, CORI and DSS checks required* Full Time (year-round) — 35 hours per week, 225-day school year*Benefits: ** *SIGN-ON BONUS** Salary based on licensure and experience* Fully Paid Medical, Dental, Life & Disability Insurances for Single Health Plan* There Is An Employee Payroll Deduction For A Family Medical & Dental Health Plan* Four weeks vacation time* Yearly Merit Increases* Sick, Holiday and Personal Leave Days* 403(b) plan* Tuition Assistance after one year of full time employment* Professional Development (Continuing Education) support* Free Gym membership* A wonderful opportunity for Personal & Professional Growth serving a unique and rewarding student population*Interested parties please Email, Mail or Call: **Call: 1(508) 763-2202 Ext. 329*The Whitney Academy, Inc.Attn: RecruitmentP.O. Box 619East Freetown, MA 02717_We are an Equal Opportunity Employer_Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible schedule* Health insurance* Paid time off* Professional development assistance* Referral program* Retirement plan* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shiftSupplemental pay types:* Signing bonusWork Location: One location

Keywords: Whitney Academy Inc., New Bedford , Special Education Teacher, Education / Teaching , East Freetown, Massachusetts

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