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Stevens Treatment Programs Special Education Teacher in Swansea, Massachusetts

Stevens Treatment Programs empowers youth to lead successful lives through high quality treatment and education in a safe and nurturing environment. Stevens provides comprehensive services to adolescent males who require the safety and consistency of our residential treatment program. Stevens? private residential special education school serves youth between the ages of 11 and 22 with a history of complex trauma and behavioral problems. Stevens School offers teachers the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of youth by formulating positive relationships, providing education and academic supports, and bolstering the social development and emotional wellbeing of youth within the classroom. Stevens is seeking an educator who is looking for a challenging, yet rewarding professional experience, and who is passionate about providing education in a creative, individualized and holistic manner. The ideal teacher is able to focus on youth?s academic needs and support youths? goal of successful re-integration into community life. The Special Education Teacher at Stevens Treatment Programs instructs small classes of adolescents in a private residential school setting. Class ratio is one teacher, one teacher assistant and no more than nine students. The teacher provides instruction in Math and Science or English and Language ArtsHistory. The Teacher is a member of an interdisciplinary team providing integrated services to students. The education program is year-round. Teachers receive vacation during school breaks, as well as an extended summer vacation for those who qualify. Mandatory Requirements: Massachusetts certification in Special Education or willingness to become SPED certified through the MA Dept. of Elementary & Secondary Education Compensation: \$47,000- \$54,000 based on qualifications/experience; (\$2000 annual if bi-lingual, fluent in Spanish); \$1000 SIGN ON BONUS! Benefits: Health/dental, 401(k) with employer match, tuition assistance, paid leave, life/accident insurance, and more