The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) has an opening for a licensed Special Education Teacher for 2021-2022 School Year to work in Department of Youth Services program sites in the Metro Region of Massachusetts as a member of our Special Education in Institutional Settings (SEIS) team. We are especially excited about candidates with experience working in institutional settings.
Other locations and positions available: Worcester, Westborough and Western Mass.
Please click on our careers page to view opportunities: https://www.collaborative.org/employment/careers
Substitute teaching opportunities are available click here to learn more.
Benefits: This is a union contract position; salary is based on union scale which includes paid personal and sick time. Health, Dental, Vision, HRA/HSA, Flexible Spending Accounts, LTD/ADD, Life Insurance, voluntary Short Term Disability. If you need it, sick leave may be advanced - 4.5 days for new hires; prorated based on start date. Teachers are part of the teachers’ state retirement system (MTRS). Qualified staff may receive loan forgiveness - up to $17,500! CES provides a robust professional development program for educators, offering instructional coaches and mentors.
Compensation scale: based on education and licensure status. $49,387 - $68,241
Who We Are: Dedicated and collaborative teams of educators committed to supporting teaching excellence through coaching, professional development and excellent administrative support. CES prides itself on providing robust and engaging learning opportunities to all its teachers.
We value: Quality and excellence, innovation, creativity and vision, inclusiveness, equity and diversity and collaboration with others. Creating a community of care is foundational to the work we do,together!
Social Justice and Equity work is central to our mission, especially in these times. We understand that all forms of oppression are damaging. We engage in this work pro-actively and purposefully, with the intent of positive outcomes, and because we need to.
We hope that you will join us in this work!
This is you:
You have a passion for teaching all students, especially those who have been marginalized.
You value professionalism and culturally responsive teaching.
You hold a current Massachusetts license in Moderate Disabilities, level 5-12 and . Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university required.
You love to learn! You strive to understand emerging trends in education, seek to thoughtfully employ best practices, support diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).
You recognize that addressing societal oppression and inequities requires ongoing education and a commitment to allyship.
Highlights of What You Will Do:
Develop and implement curriculum lessons and mini-units, 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 on curriculum, in accordance with the Standards and Indicators of Effective Teaching and with host facilities’ policies and procedures.
CES offer waivers and support educators with the certification process. If you are looking for a rewarding career and an opportunity to help students learn and grow, this is the job for you. Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Requirements: Current Massachusetts license in Moderate Disabilities, level 5-12 and . Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university required. Support provided to candidates with out of state licensure.
Everyone is a learner: We are a non-profit educational service agency, committed to reaching and educating learners of all ages, and experienced in working with educators to help students learn and succeed.
Founded in 1974, we are governed by representatives from our 37 member school districts in Hampshire and Franklin Counties. We work with children, youth and adult learners; families; schools, districts, and educators; and community members in the Pioneer Valley and across Massachusetts to create and improve educational opportunities both in and out of the classroom and ensure that every child has the opportunity to achieve their full potential.
Students are at the heart of our work: We are a community of innovative and effective professionals dedicated to improving education. We know that everyone is a learner from the day they are born, and we know how to create classrooms and other environments in which every learner can flourish. We know how to reach, inspire, support and educate children, youth and adults, and we help others to do the same.
CES directs major initiatives in Early Childhood, Special Education, After School Programs, Professional Development, Educator... Licensure, Technology in Education, Social Justice in Education, English Learner Education, and the education of vulnerable youth.
Our Mission: Our mission is to develop and foster educational excellence and opportunity for all learners through collaboration, and leadership. We believe: The common thread through all our work is that obstacles to learning can be overcome, and once that happens, learning is natural for everyone. The emotional and social development needs of children and youth must be addressed if they are to succeed in school, and consequently, in life.
The principles and practices of social justice, equity and inclusion are foundational to our organization.
They have always been critical to our mission. To guide that work, we have adopted four principles as an organization:
1) A culture of community and care
2) Equity and Inclusion
3) Self-awareness and Growth
4) Action and Transformation