Teacher-Baird School $2,000 SIGN ON BONUS

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Teacher-Baird School

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

The Baird School, an intensive special education school serving students with emotional-behavioral challenges, is seeking a licensed General Education Classroom Teacher (K-8) for the 2022-2023 school year. Candidates should have an interest in teaching all content areas to a small, self-contained class of approximately 9 students while working as part of a multi-disciplinary team. 

The ideal candidate will be a motivated and responsible professional who loves teaching young children with a variety of strengths and challenges. Applicants should have strong classroom management skills and embrace proficiency-based learning. In addition, qualified candidates should be skilled in the areas of differentiated instruction within all major content areas. Experience implementing progress monitoring and MTSS is strongly desired. 


  • 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
  • Teaching License - EducLevel_I or EducLevel_II
  • Valid driver's license and use of a personal vehicle
  • Fingerprints: School
  • Physical capability to safely and effectively implement physical crisis
  • Driving Required


  • Full time (40 hours / 193 day contract)
  • Union 
  • Exempt


  • 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.