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Special Education Teacher

Company: Thrive Behavioral Health
Location: East Greenwich
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

The Eleanor Briggs School is actively recruiting teaching and support staff for our recent program expansion, and we are looking for an elementary and a high school teacher for our primary campus in Warwick. Entry level salary and benefits are competitive with both private and public school positions.The Eleanor Briggs School is a leader in the field of special education and mental health for children whose behavioral and emotional difficulties significantly impede their progress in public school. In an environment that promotes learning and growth, students are able to achieve their full potential. This is why, for over 30 years, families and educators throughout Rhode Island have turned to The Eleanor Briggs School.The ideal candidate will be results-driven, team-and detail-oriented professional who is comfortable working on multiple tasks in a deadline-oriented environment.General Summary: Provide clinical services, and school adjustmeGENERAL SUMMARY: Teach students with significant emotional/behavioral disorders in a clinical day-school setting. Develop and monitor student Individual Education Programs (IEP) in accordance with Department of Education regulations and standards.ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES/TASKS:

  • Develop content specific lesson plans in accordance with established curriculum and Department of Education Grade Span Expectations and Grade Level Expectations.
  • Teach academic courses as assigned, in correlation with written lesson plans.
  • Develop and monitor appropriate academic goals and short term objectives for student's Individual Educational Programs (IEP).
  • Conduct Educational Assessments, as warranted.
  • Provide behavioral support and follow established behavior management plans with students.
  • Maintain a daily grade/participation record and report academic progress quarterly in a manner consistent with center standards.
  • Assist with the physical management of physically aggressive or violent students. Completing all appropriate documentation per Department of Education regulations.
  • Engage students in an appropriate manner and use appropriate reinforcement techniques.
  • Attend and participate in daily multidisciplinary team meetings (debrief) and weekly staff meetings. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:Bachelor's Degree in Teaching or Education. Experience working with children who have behavioral or emotional disabilities.CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:Rhode Island Secondary Special Education Teaching CertificateValid driver's license and automobile insurance which meets Rhode Island minimum standards required, or the ability to obtain necessary transportation in order to perform the responsibilities/tasks of the job.Benefits:Thrive Behavioral Health provides a friendly/family working environment, whose values include Dignity, Respect, Teamwork and Professional Support and Development. Thrive offers generous benefits after 30 days, PTO, paid holidays, your birthday off, and a 401k plan.If you are excited to join Thrive Behavioral Health, go to https://www.thrivebhri.org/job-opportunities to learn more about our career opportunities.www.thrivebhri.orgNo Phone CallsEEO/VET/LGBTQ+ Employer

Keywords: Thrive Behavioral Health, Warwick , Special Education Teacher, Education / Teaching , East Greenwich, Rhode Island

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