Cont-Temp - Teacher, Garvin School

The Jean Garvin School, a therapeutic school program of the Howard Center seeks a 3 month substitute to provide coverage from January 4, 2021 through March 26, 2021 for one of our Special Educators.  This position, in conjunction with a Special Educator will support the teaching staff in creating and sustaining multiple pathways for learning. The Jean Garvin School is a small (28 student) Therapeutic Alternative Education program serving students in grades 7 - 12, and is located in Williston, VT.  

The ideal candidate will have a passion for alternative education, be trauma sensitive and informed, enjoy working with expressive adolescents, be self-motivated, have clear written and oral communication skills and be highly skilled in collaborative, strengths based classroom consultation.  Successful candidates must have the ability to remain calm and respond with compassionate understanding while engaging in all interactions.  One must be able to thrive within a dynamic environment that utilizes Trauma Sensitive and Informed instructional strategies and have a system in place for maintaining self-care.The Jean Garvin School is a small (28 student) Therapeutic Alternative Education program serving students in grades 7 - 12, and is located in Williston, VT. 

Responsibilities:

  • Implement academic, behavioral and social programming that addresses the unique needs of each student
  • Understand and respond therapeutically to students while maintaining professional boundaries
  • Coordinate school-based interventions with other treatment approaches

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Have a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record

Structure:

  • This is a temporary position
  • This position requires travel within Chittenden County

Perks & Benefits:

Employee Assistance Program
- Employee referral program with financial payment
- Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
- Award-winning workplace wellness program HC4ME including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
- Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.  Minorities, people of color and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.