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Vocational Teacher - Behavioral Health Education

Requisition ID:

21157104

Business Unit:

Natchaug Hospital

Location:

Danielson, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 10 month school schedule

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

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 Vocational/Transition teacher is responsible for providing a diverse, dynamic and innovative educational experience for special education students enrolled in Natchaug Hospital’s clinical day treatment schools.  This position encompasses developing and implementing: worksite based learning, hands-on educational lessons, assessing student career/vocational interests, school to career curriculum development and collaboration with teachers and administrators in order to ensure successful transition outcomes for all students.

Qualifications

  • 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.
  • BA/BS degree required
  • Certification from the CT State Department of Education.
  • Knowledge of special education laws and regulations, child and adolescent growth and development, and student learning styles.
  • Computer and keyboarding skills required.

We take great care of careers.

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

  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • 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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