Teacher - Jean Garvin School $1000 Sign On Bonus

Teach adolescents with learning challenges, ASD, Complex Trauma and other mental health challenges.  Manage classrooms with differentiated instruction. Capable of being compassionately assertive, utilizing Relational and Trauma Informed instructional strategies. 

The Jean Garvin School is a State Board of Education approved independent school. It provides a therapeutic educational program offering unique learning opportunities to inspire personal change and well-being for adolescents, ages 12-18 years, grades 7-12.


  • Design/implement academic programming that addresses each student's academic level 
  • Design/implement social and behavioral programming
  • Foster a safe learning environment
  • Collaborate with Specialists, families, public school personnel and other treatment providers
  • Regularly assess/report on students' functioning (academic, social, behavioral)


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • A VT Teaching License, grades 7 - 12
  • Certification as a Highly Qualified teacher
  • Ability to implement effective behavioral and therapeutic interventions. 
  • Experience working with youth who exhibit significant social, emotional & behavioral challenges
  • Comfortable with and capable of being compassionately assertive and thriving within a dynamic environment that utilizes Relational and Trauma Informed instructional strategies. 


  • Full time (37.5 hours/week)
  • Benefit eligible position 
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience


  • 36 paid days off
  • 401k with up to 8% employer contribution
  • Excellent Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Disability Insurance
  • Childcare stipend

*All sign on bonuses are exclusively offered to external staff and internal staff are not eligible.

*All referral bonuses are exclusively offered to internal staff and external applicants are not eligible.

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