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Special Education Teacher

Company: Boys & Girls Village, Inc.
Location: Milford
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Milford, CT -- BGV is seeking certified Special Education Teachers for our K --- 12 therapeutic school, Charles F. Hayden. -- Increased compensation for Bi-lingual Spanish speaking candidates -- $2,000 sign on bonus offered POSITION OVERVIEW: The Special Education Teacher functions as an instructional leader on a multi-disciplinary team of professionals. The Certified Special Education Teacher will be responsible for the assessment, planning, programming and provision of special education instruction in a milieu model of specialized services. Provide draft goals and objectives to PPT and Core Curriculum through engaging instructional experiences to promote student---s exploration of ideas and acquisition of the necessary knowledge to achieve their full potential. Develops and implements curriculum/materials which address individualized IEP goals and objectives. Attend all team meetings, teacher rounds, relevant training and seminars in an effort to exercise and promote the highest level of professional development and judgement. Formally and informally assesses child---s basic foundation of skills utilizing assessment results to determine educational needs and related modifications per PPT recommendation. Provide input into the development of the IEP, incorporating assessment (as described above) with appropriate services and curricula. Provide input into the development of the IEP in collaboration with sending school districts based on informal/formal testing, teacher observations and student performance. -- DSAP, Initial, Provisional or professional Connecticut State Special Education Teaching Certification is required. Previous experience working with special education students. Bachelor---s or Master---s (preferred) Degree in Special Education PURPOSE/FUNCTION OF PROGRAM: Charles F. Hayden School is committed to serving children through a psycho-educational, clinically informed therapeutic milieu. Collaborative educational planning and placement teams including families and district personnel design Individualized Educational Programs (IEP) for every student. COME JOIN OUR TEAM! Boys & Girls Village (BGV) takes pride in the supportive, team-oriented environment we offer to our employees. FOR YOUR HEALTH & WELLBEING Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, including an option that is free to employees. Currently using United HealthCare Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account Free annual flu shots Wellness workshops FOR YOUR FUTURE a 401K plan with employer contributions Company paid life and AD&D insurance, short and long-term disability. FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT A tuition reimbursement program and free licensing supervision. Partnership with CT Non-Profit Alliance for tuition discounts at participating universities Training and development opportunities FOR WORK-LIFE BALANCE Competitive salaries, with increased compensation for Bi-lingual in Spanish staff Generous benefit time, including vacation, sick, and personal time Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling for employee and family COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS -- Remote interview process offered -- Personal protective equipment provided and required -- Plastic shields at work stations -- Temperature screening at all entrances -- Social distance guidelines in place -- Sanitizing, Disinfecting, & Cleaning procedures in place We are an equal opportunity employer. Job Requirements:

  • Preparing special education lesson plans
  • Provide individualized education programs to students
  • Provide special education to students with significant developmental needs
  • Develop and implement students' individualized education plans
  • Manage instructional programs for students with special needs
  • Coordinating the activities of all staff members that work with students in the classroom and for teaching students
  • Implement academic and behavioral plans for special education students
  • Maintain accurate student records and special education files for caseload of students
  • Provide direct instruction to students with disabilities
  • Provide special education to students with multiple developmental and/or medical needs
  • Teach in special education classrooms
  • Provide equal access to education for all of students
  • Work with students in program
  • Communicating and cooperating with other teachers regarding special education programs
  • Develop lesson plans and classroom learning activities
  • Work with elementary school age students with learning, emotional and behavioral disabilities in an 8:1:1 BOCES
  • Adapt or differentiate small group instruction for students with special needs
  • Supervise teacher assistants/ParaEducators supporting the instruction of students with disabilities
  • Oversee special education student services provided by contractual service providers
  • Providing educational services to children and adolescents in a special education full-time emotional support classroom

Keywords: Boys & Girls Village, Inc., Milford , Special Education Teacher, Education / Teaching , Milford, Connecticut

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