Teaching Interventionist - Jean Garvin School - $2,000 SIGN ON BONUS

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-Bob Bick, Chief Executive Officer

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Teaching Interventionist - 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.

Deliver a differentiated curriculum that supports varied learning styles. Develop and implement plans to meet transition goals, while working creatively and collaboratively as part of a team. 

Teaching Interventionists have the unique opportunity to collaborate with master classroom teachers, special educators, and clinicians to develop skills in differentiating instruction, restorative practices, and trauma-transformative education. This is a unique opportunity for early career educators to refine and build skills as classroom teachers.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach academic and social skills curriculum to identified students
  • Substitute teacher for all classrooms
  • Curriculum development, daily lesson planning
  • Collaborate with educational & clinical staff to assist in coordinating the education and mental health treatment for students
  • Model and implement behavior techniques to maintain and shape behavior

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • VT Teaching License, grades 7 - 12 or License eligible
  • 1-2 years in the Education field (preferred)
  • Experience with adolescents with learning challenges, ASD, Complex Trauma and other mental health challenges. 
  • Capable of being compassionately assertive and thriving within a dynamic environment that utilizes Trauma Informed instructional strategies.
  • Valid driver's license and an acceptable driving history

Structure:

  • Full-time (37.5 hours) / Year-round position 
  • Union 
  • Annual salary starting at $42,689.13
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience

Watch this YouTube clip to hear from others doing the work!

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Benefits:

  • 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
  • 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 ValuesClients 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.