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We are seeking an energetic, dedicated full-time Special Education Teacher with experience in both functional life skills and academic instruction for our self contained classroom program working with students with developmental delays, learning issues and severe emotional/behavioral challenges.
This position requires the ability to adapt curriculum to the academic levels of the students and to integrate it with activities of daily living and prevocational skills training. The successful candidates will possess excellent behavior management skills, be able to function in a team oriented environment and utilize a relational milieu therapy model.
Minimum qualifications are to hold or be eligible for Maine State Certification as Teacher of Exceptional Students (282) or Teacher of Students with Severe Intellectual and Associated Impairments (286), as appropriate to the position and age level of students. A background in assessments and learning challenges a plus.
Spurwink Services offers a competitive wage and benefit package including individual and/or family health plan, dental plan, medical and dependent care reimbursement accounts, health savings accounts, supplemental life insurance, 3 or more weeks of paid time off, flexible schedule options, contributions to a Defined Benefit plan, Long Term Disability and many other wonderful benefits. Our full-time benefits are available the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
For more information or to apply, please visit our Careers web page at www.spurwink.org/careers.php.