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Teacher - Special Education

Requisition ID:

22158416

Business Unit:

Institute of Living

Location:

Hartford, CT

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Description

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

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues 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.

The Institute of Living, one of the first mental health centers in the U.S., remains one of America’s leading not-for-profit centers for patient care, research and education in the fields of behavioral, psychiatric and addiction disorder. Through our dedicated, experienced and skilled clinicians, we provide patients and their families with the highest quality of personalized care. Programs are offered for children, adolescents and adults struggling with mental illness as well as offering services specializing in Anxiety, Eating Disorders, and Geriatric Services.

The Webb Schools are growing, and it’s a great time to get involved in changing young lives.

Our population consists of special education students who require outplacement to a therapeutic clinical day school. Ideal candidates are enthusiastic about engaging students in individualized education plans that will help them realize their potential and grow into productive and responsible members of a diverse society.

The advantages to employment at a private, not-for-profit special education school for a mental health organization are many and diverse. The Institute of Living has a 200 year history and national recognition for being on the forefront of mental health care and education. Our holistic approach unites multi-disciplinary teams to provide the needed support for students. Regular professional development crosses disciplinary lines in order to facilitate staff and program growth.  In all of our programs the ratio of students is 4:1. These small classes and focused teams equate to successful student outcomes and a healthy work-life balance for staff.


Job Summary

  • Works with interdisciplinary team to develop curriculum, manage the milieu and communicate in the psycho-educational environment.
  • Plans and implements academic plans for special education students.
  • Work with multidisciplinary team to support development of behavior support plans and FBA’s.
  • Implements aforementioned plans.
  • Responsible for educational assessments - formal and informal
  • Participate in the school’s evolving culture
  • Serves as student advisor
  • Reports to the principal

Qualifications

  • Current CT teaching certification (065) in Special Ed and/or specific curriculum area with ability to DSAP.
  • Experience in similar setting preferred.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Understanding of child development.
  • Bachelors Degree.


We take great care of careers.

As a Hartford Healthcare entity, The Hartford Hospital Institute of Living provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits package and all the benefits of working in a thriving centrally located urban community:

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