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Teacher - Behavioral Health Education

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Natchaug Hospital


Norwich, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: School year calendar with paid school holidays and breaks

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Natchaug Hospital is Eastern Connecticut’s leading provider for children, adolescents and adults with mental illness and substance abuse addictions. We offer a variety of programs including inpatient and outpatient behavioral health, residential treatment for court-involved teenage girls, geriatric services, clinical day treatment schools and chemical dependency services. Through our multi-site network of care, we constantly strive to meet its mission in helping people find their way while educating and empowering individuals to participate in their own care and recovery.


Job Summary
The Teacher is responsible for classroom instruction for 6-8 students in a Clinical Day Treatment environment at Natchaug Hospital. These small classes and focused teams equate to successful student outcomes and a healthy work-life balance for staff.  Coordinate academic expectations with the sending school district. Serve as the Liaison between the home school and clinical staff.  


• BA/BS degree + 30 credits or MA required
• Current certification from the CT State Department of Education
• Experience working with children and adolescents in an educational setting (public or private). Experience working with children and/or adolescents with behavioral and emotional needs preferred
• Knowledge of education procedures for working with/teaching emotionally disturbed students, a plus
• Knowledge of special education laws and regulations, child and adolescent growth and development, and student learning styles, a plus

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Hartford Healthcare provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits package and all the benefits of working with a top notch organization:

  •  School year calendar with paid school holidays and breaks
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement according to plan guidelines
  • Generous paid time off with accrual starting on the date of hire
  • Additional voluntary benefits as well as employee discount programs 

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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