Special Educator - Fay Honey Knopp School

The Special Educator - Fay Hone Knopp School position provides leadership and oversight for academic portions of school program, including training/guiding teachers in differentiating instruction, and ensuring that student's individual education goals, services, modifications and accommodations are being implemented.  The Fay Honey Knopp School is based in Rutland, VT. 

Fay Honey Knopp is a licensed school providing a supportive and therapeutic educational environment to residents of Howard Center's Park Street Program. The Park Street Program is a residential treatment program in Rutland, VT specializing in therapy for adolescent males who have engaged in sexually harmful behaviors. Programming is family centered and trauma informed.


  • Plan and organize materials and provide specialized instruction
  • Provide oversight of academic programming, ensuring that students goals, services, modifications and accommodations are being implemented
  • Train, model, guide and provide feedback to teachers and program staff in differentiating instruction for a diverse group of learners
  • Assess student's social, emotional, behavioral and academic functioning
  • Collaborate with treatment team members regarding admission/discharge/reintegration


  • Bachelors degree
  • Valid Vermont Teaching License with a Special Education endorsement
  • 3 years' experience in the field of Special Education, specifically with students who demonstrate significant social, emotional and behavioral needs

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  • This is a full time, benefit-eligible position

Perks & Benefits:

- Comprehensive BCBS Medical with agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families 
- Delta dental 
- Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of service); pro-rated for positions 16 hours or more
- Agency paid 401K retirement and additional incentive match program
- Life insurance
- 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 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.