Special Education Teacher: $3,500 SIGN ON BONUS - Kittery - job 636333

Connections For Kids

Date: 02/23/2021

City: Kittery, Maine

Employment type: Full-time

Company Description




Live your passion at Connections for Kids!


Connections for Kids is one of Maine's leading mental health agencies. We are a small group of talented individuals united by a common path to purpose and committed to making a difference in the lives of children and families.




Job Description




We are seeking an experienced Special Education Teacher for grades 7-12 to join our team.


$3,500 sign on bonus!


Kittery Academy is a special purpose school in Kittery, ME which provides individual support services to 10 students who have mental health, behavioral and educational challenges.  As a Teacher at Kittery Academy you will make a real difference while working with a great team!


Duties include developing IEP’s, planning the curriculum, preparing instructional materials, and implementing a variety of effective teaching strategies.  Positions starting at $45,000-$53,000 per year.


Come teach in our safe, small and clean classroom environment!


This is a full time, school year position following a school year calendar with a 6 week ESY summer program. 




Qualifications




If you...



  • Have a completed Bachelor's degree in Education or related field,

  • Hold a current 282 Special Education Teacher Certification (Targeted Need, Conditional, or Provisional status) from the State of Maine Department of Education, or able to be certified in the State of Maine,

  • Have 1-2 years of teaching experience,

  • Hold a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and proof of auto insurance,

  • Love teaching, have a positive attitude and strong work ethic. 


....then you're our ideal candidate!




Additional Information




We offer a competitive starting salary and top tier benefits package that includes:



  • $3,500 SIGN ON BONUS 

  • Medical,

  • Dental,

  • Vision,

  • Paid time off,

  • Short-term disability,

  • Complimentary long-term disability and life insurance provided at no cost,

  • Company issued cell phone and laptop,

  • Tuition reimbursement,

  • Participation in the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program,

  • Discounts to area businesses such as an 18% discount to Verizon,

  • Convenient school hours, Monday through Friday,

  • 403b Retirement plan with matched contributions after a year of employment,

  • Paid training for Safety Care, and First Aid/CPR!


If you’d like to be part of our amazing educational team submit your cover letter and resume today!


Location: This position is located in Kittery, ME





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