The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) has an opening for a licensed Special Education Teacher in the DYS Brockton Education Program and the Plymouth County House of Correction, Southeast 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.
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!
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 offers waivers and supports 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.
Workplace Health and Safety: CES employees working on site in DYS, DMH, DPH or CHC facilities are required to demonstrate that they have received the COVID-19 vaccination.
CES offers a competitive compensation and benefit package: Teacher scale is based on licensure and education with a range $51,600-$73,500. Benefits include – Health, Dental, Vision, Health Reimbursement Account and/or Health Savings Account, FSA/DCA, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, MA Teachers Retirement System, voluntary Short Term Disability and Additional Life Insurance. CES provides comprehensive professional development, mentoring and tuition forgiveness eligibility.
Application Process: apply online at CES Career page, upload cover letter, resume, license and references.