Middle School Math Teacher - Special Education in Institutional Settings (SEIS) - Tewksbury, MA

The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is seeking a MA Licensed secondary level Math Teacher to work at an adolescent Department of Mental Health program in Tewksbury, MA for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.  Experience working in institutional settings a plus.  Appropriate teacher license in special education is also desirable.

We may also consider unlicensed applicants – if you feel this is the right job for you, please apply!  CES has a Licensure Program to help you get your teaching career off to a great start.  Our convenient locations and hybrid-online format can help you easily make the transition to licensed teaching. 

This is a union contract position; salary is based on union scale which includes paid personal and sick time.  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) or the State Retirement System. Qualified staff may receive loan forgiveness - up to $17,500!
CES offers a variety of benefits, to learn more visit: https://www.collaborative.org/employment/human-resources/benefits

Who We Are: Dedicated and collaborative teams of educators committed to supporting teaching excellence thru 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 a 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 are an innovative, creative and collaborative secondary level Math Teacher; or an educator willing to secure an 8-12 level license at renewal, or within 2 years of renewal which occurs in the 19-20 academic year.
  • You have a passion for teaching, especially youth who have been placed at risk.
  • You welcome the opportunity to teach small classes which are personalized that focus on academic and behavioral success.
  • You value professionalism, positive youth development, and culturally responsive teaching.
  • 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:  

  • Provide effective, high quality, direct educational instruction to youth assigned to DMH.
  • Participate and implement effective instructional strategies and research based curriculum.
  • 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.