Special Education Teacher - Jean Garvin School - $2,000 SIGN ON BONUS

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Special Education Teacher - Jean Garvin School

Employees in this position may be eligible for up to $3,000 in grant-funded tuition or loan assistance.

Jean Garvin School is expanding their current structure to include supports for a more intensive educational program and wants YOU to be a part of it! This is a great opportunity to help grow a unique, new program for youth in our community. The Jean Garvin School is an inclusive space that inspires transformation.  Our mission is to provide a supportive and differentiated approach for students to experience success through independence, mastery, belonging and generosity.

Develop Flexible Pathways to meet student needs while supporting teachers and staff to understand learning differences. Provide resources and strategies to support differentiated instruction. Provide direct instruction in supporting student IEP goals.

 Responsibilities:  

  • Collaborate with Teachers and other colleagues to create safe, inclusive, and culturally responsive learning environments to engage students in meaningful learning activities and social interactions
  • Utilize diagnostic teaching, informal assessments, and ongoing progress monitoring to assess student's academic, social, emotional, and behavioral functioning
  • Help to resolve interpersonal conflicts, teach problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Contribute to student progress notes, comprehensive evaluation reports and individualized education plans (IEP's)
  • Facilitate IEP and quarterly meetings for students
  • Facilitate student reintegration to public school

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Special Educator licensure (grades 7-12) Applicants who are eligible for a provisional license are also encouraged to apply.
  • Valid driver's license, use of a personal vehicle and a clean driving record
  • Must be comfortable with and capable of being compassionately assertive and thriving within a dynamic environment that utilizes Relational and Trauma Informed instructional strategies.

Structure:

  • Full time 
  • Exempt 
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience

Click the link below to hear from individuals currently in this role:

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Benefits: 

  • 193 day contract with paid school breaks plus 11 paid holidays and 10 personal/ sick days
  • Comprehensive BCBS Medical with 80% agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families (pro-rated for part time). This Point of Service Plan features no deductible.
  • Two Dental options through Delta Dental
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employer 401(k) contributions 
  • Employer Paid Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term insurance
  • Medical & Childcare Flexible Spending Account
  • Childcare Stipend
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee referral program with financial payment
  • Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
  • Award-winning workplace wellness program 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!
  • Employee Referral and Sign on Bonus is subject to Howard Center Policy

Our Values: Clients are at the heart of our decision making. We are committed to individual and collective well-being and success. We are responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to us. We are steadfast in our practice and pursuit of excellence

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, LGBTQIA and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.