Sep 08, 2020

Special Education Teacher

  • TrulyHired
  • West Springfield, MA, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities in West Springfield is currently accepting resumes for Special Education Teacher to work in a classroom setting providing educational services to children and adolescents with autism or other developmental disabilities.

Come be part of our dynamic team! We value small class sizes usually consisting of six students with a 1:1 student to staff ratio. As the classroom's special education teacher, you will have the opportunity to teach alongside a well-trained team while having access to support and resources to develop your professional growth.

We provide full-day, year-round educational and vocational services for children and adolescents from preschool to age 22, using proven methods of treatment and teaching based on the latest clinical and applied research.

For six decades, May Institute has set the national standard for providing comprehensive, research-based services to children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities, brain injury and mental illness.

May Institute blends science with service to help make progress possible for thousands of children, adults, and families each year.

Join us in our mission to promote independence, choice, dignity and respect for those we serve.


Train staff on implementing student programming

Help design individualized curriculum and write IEPs

Collect and evaluate data

Write and review student progress reports

Implement comprehensive behavior support plans

Provide case management and home consultation

Deliver individualized and group instruction and other educational objectives

Prepare and complete MCAS and MCAS Alternative portfolios


Bachelor's degree with enrollment in special education master's program working towards moderate or severe special education considered

Master's degree in special education preferred

Massachusetts certification in moderate or severe special education preferred

Experience in ABA and working with students with Autism and other developmental disabilities preferred

Strong organizational and communication skills

Availability to work year-round Monday through Friday

Valid Driver's License

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
Job Categories: Special Education > Autism
Special Education > General Special Education
Special Education > Life Skills
Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
Special Education > Severe/Profound Disabilities
Employer Description
May Institute is an award-winning nonprofit organization that provides educational, rehabilitative, and behavioral healthcare services to individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities, brain injury, mental illness, and behavioral health needs.

The organization is one of the largest and most well-respected providers of services and special education schools for children and adults with autism and other special needs in Massachusetts and in the U.S. Learn more about us...
Location Description
The May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities in West Springfield, Massachusetts, provides educational services to children and adolescents ages 3-22, with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. It is one of May Institute's four special education schools in Massachusetts and California for students with autism and other special needs.

The classrooms have 1:1 staff to student ratios, and our highly trained staff utilize the most effective methods of working with autistic children. Classroom activities emphasize all areas of a child's development, including communication, language, social, school readiness, self-care, and play skills. Learn more about us...
Equal Opportunity Employer
May Institute is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
Job Requirements
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
Contact Information
  • Rachel Vieu
  • 511 Main St
  • West Springfield, Massachusetts 01089

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