Teacher- Jean Garvin School - $1000 sign on Bonus

"We value the many contributions of our staff, and we recognize that every person, every job, contributes to the well-being of the children, adults, and families we serve. I hope you will consider joining one of our many teams to make a difference in the lives of so many of our neighbors and community members."

-Bob Bick, Chief Executive Officer

Teacher - Jean Garvin School :

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.

 Responsibilities:  

  • 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)

Requirements:

  • 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. 

Structure:

  • Full time (37.5 hours/week)
  • Benefit eligible position 
  • Annual salary starting at $41,807 
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience

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!

*All sign on bonuses are exclusively offered to external staff and will be prorated for any positions with less than 37.5hrs

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

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.