Special Education Teacher - Special Education in Institutional Settings (SEIS) - DMH Worcester

The Collaborative for Educational Services is seeking a licensed Special Education Teacher to join our Special Education in Institutional Settings (SEIS) team and work in an adolescent Department of Mental Health program site in Worcester, MA.   Our ideal candidate will hold a current Massachusetts license in Moderate Disabilities, level 5-12. This is a union contract position; salary is based on union scale which includes paid sick and personal time. Teachers in SEIS schools are part of the Massachusetts Teachers' Retirement System.  Teacher loan forgiveness may be available for successful candidates for up to $17,500!

CES offers a variety of benefits, learn more here: CES Employee Benefit Guide
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 empowering its educators, and investing in professional development to help them grow as professionals. 

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 love to learn, strive to understand emerging trends in education and seek to thoughtfully employ best practices.
  • You 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 the MA Department of Mental Health.
  • 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.
Review of resumes is ongoing and will continue until position is filled.