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Collaborative for Educational Services

97 Hawley Street

Company Description:
Salary Range:Location:
Job Type:Category:
Part TimeEducation/Training
Education Level:Work Experience:
Bachelor's Degree
Preference: Preferred

Preference: Nice to have
The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is seeking a dedicated Part-Time Substitute Teacher to work in adolescent Department of Mental Health program site in Springfield, MA for the 2018 - 2019 academic year. Massachusetts license, elementary, required. Appropriate teacher license in Special Education desirable. Experience working in institutional settings a plus. We are a supportive, collaborative team who offer teachers growth through continued professional development, as well as excellent administrative support. Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Department: Special Education in Institutional Settings
Title: SEIS Teacher
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports to: SEIS Coordinator
Salary: SEIS Teacher Scale

Purpose: The SEIS Teacher provides content instruction to students in host agency settings

Essential Functions:
- Develop and implement curriculum lessons and mini­units, assessing and modifying as designated in student IEPs
- Provide content area instruction, integrating students’ IEP goals and objectives, learning style
information, accommodations and modifications as appropriate
- Implement effective instructional strategies and research based curriculum, in accordance with the
Standards and Indicators of Effective Teaching and with host facilities’ policies and procedures
- Maintain effective, ongoing communication with colleagues and host agency representatives to improve student outcomes
- Collaborate in the development of IEP planning notes and IEP progress reports
- Evaluate student course work, assign grades, and track progress toward IEP goals
- Maintain updated student records, including IEPs, professional reports and required data for all students, in accordance with student records regulations
- Participate in and contribute to professional development events, coaching sessions, and other trainings at the program level
- Participate in and contribute to collaborative meetings at the program level, to improve practice and student outcomes
- Collaborate with host agency staff and families to support students, including participating in evening parent­ teacher conferences and events to showcase student work
- Assume control of emergency/crisis situations, informing appropriate sources, obtaining assistance as needed, dispatching staff as indicated and filing appropriate documentation of same
- Maintain professional boundaries and standards with students and others, in keeping with CES and SEIS policies
- Maintain, analyze and report data on all essential functions of the position
- Use data to promote continuous improvement of job performance and program outcomes

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
- Maintain records and files in designated fashion
- Develop and maintain a personal Educator Growth Plan leading to continued licensure
- Maintain inventory of all classroom equipment and curriculum materials
- Assume any additional responsibilities as directed by SEIS Contract Administrator
- Administer statewide testing within the educational setting and ensure the level of security and
confidentiality as outlined by ESE
- Use all SEIS resources according to established policies and procedures
- Assist with annual inventories of all resources

Working Conditions:
- Requires physical condition and mental stamina to endure job stress in the performance of duties, as
well as periods of sitting or standing
- Will work in locked settings, with high security for students and staff
- May be reassigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed, within two days of a vacancy arising in another program

Terms of Employment:
- CES/SEIS School calendar Monday through Friday 186 days (187 for new teachers)
- Requires an 8 hour work day
- Full benefits package as outlined in CES Personnel Policy

CES is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome candidates from all cultural, ethnic and racial
backgrounds. Candidates whose backgrounds are well suited to understanding and addressing the need of the diverse student populations we serve are encouraged to apply.
- Bachelor's Degree from accredited College or University, Masters Degree desirable
- Massachusetts teacher licensure in a core content area at the appropriate level
- Appropriate teacher license in special education desirable
- Demonstrated successful teaching with high risk youth desirable

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