Job: Special Education Teacher

Hillcrest Educational Centers
788 South St.
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

Fax:413 445-2693
Website:hillcresteducationalcenters.org

Company Description:
Hillcrest Educational Centers is a private not-for-profit agency that provides a range of individualized and comprehensive clinical, psychological and special education services for children, adolescents and families in Berkshire County, MA and the Northeast. The students served by Hillcrest in nonresidential and residential programs have complex psychiatric, behavioral and/or developmental disorders, including autism, and a variety of high risk behaviors. Hillcrest Educational Centers, with 4 sites located in the scenic Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts, serves over 109 students and provides full and part time employment to over 500 staff. 24 hours a day, year round delivery of services allows for flexible schedules for students finishing undergraduate or graduate degrees. Hillcrest Educational Centers offers extremely competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package that includes tuition assistance, medical, dental, life, disability, and retirement plan.

Job Title:
Special Education Teacher
Salary Range:Location:
Pittsfield
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeEducation/Training
Education Level:Work Experience:
Master's Degree
Preferred
Skills/Certifications/Licenses:
Moderate Disabilities and/or Severe Disabilities - Preference:
Description:
We would love to have you consider joining Hillcrest Educational Center as a member of one of our teams. We are a premier human service organization with more than 30 years of experience improving the quality of life for special needs youth through education, clinical, and residential services.

STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS SEVERE and/or MODERATE DISABILITIES LICENSURE PREFERRED

As a Full Time employee, Hillcrest will offer you:
-Pay for your PDP's. Many can be earned online within our Learning Management System that contains over 400 training topics.
-Child care reimbursement
-Tuition assistance to support you earning a college degree
-Student Loan Pay Down Program to reduce your college loan debt
-8 weeks paid leave for new moms to rest and recover
-Medical, dental, and vision insurance so you can stay healthy
-We pay for your short term and long term disability, as well as life insurance
-Reduce your health insurance premiums with our Wellness Program credit
-Hillcrest has it's own dental office where you can make payment through payroll deduction if needed
-403B plan to help you save for retirement
-Two weeks of orientation training

NO EXPERIENCE? WE PROVIDE TRAINING TO PREPARE YOU FOR YOUR ROLE
-learn about the mission and culture of our organization
-listen to program leaders and staff as they share their experiences
-hear from a student panel about their challenges and successes
-get certified in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention
-get certified in 1st Aid and CPR
-spend a day doing a guided observation

Why work with Hillcrest? You will have the opportunity to:
-Challenge yourself professionally while contributing to the education of youth facing mental health/behavioral challenges
-Lend your expertise and collaborate with highly certified professionals
-Empathize with traumatized youth needing support
-Join a dedicated organization leading the field in residential treatment
-TRANSFORM LIVES OF THOSE IN OUR COMMUNITY AND BEYOND!!

Bachelor's Degree required. Master's Degree preferred.

Respond through BerkshireJobs. You can visit our website at www.hillcrestec.org and go into our career section to complete your application. We hope to hear from you!

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