Classroom Teacher - Adelbrook
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Music
Job Title: Music Teacher / Fine Arts
Job Location: Adelbrook - Cromwell
Beginning: Jul 30, 2021
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Music, Pre-K-12 (049)
District: Adelbrook
Cromwell, CT 06416
Telephone: 860-635-0330 EXT 212
Job Description:
Adelbrook is committed to being the premier resource for children, families and communities to meet the needs of youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other behavioral and developmental challenges. Through collaboration, both internally and externally, we will utilize our expertise to provide high quality, comprehensive, data-driven, person-centered services with compassion. By building trust in a safe and nurturing environment we will help those we serve find a future filled with achievement, dignity, happiness and hope. See below details for this position and the great benefits we offer to our employees.
JOB SUMMARY: To design/implement a music curriculum that will facilitate a student’s treatment process. To develop a student’s musical, social and behavioral skills thereby strengthening his/her potential for success in the area of music. Reports to the Director of Education. This is an exempt, twelve month, ESY position that reports directly to the Director of Education.
  • Develop an appropriate music curriculum to supplement the academic curriculum and enhance each student’s learning.
  • Participate in development and implementation of the behavior modification system used throughout the agency, particularly in the Learning Center.
  • Evaluate each child’s learning progress by assessing achievement of objectives set for the student.
  • Provide updated written student progress reports and report cards as requested by the Director of Education, other team members, LEA, DCF, or parents/guardians.
  • Establish a safe environment and work to enhance the being of the whole child; strive to build the student’s self-esteem and ability to control and be responsible for personal behavior.
  • Complete Critical Incident Reports when involved in situations requiring them.
  • Support other members of the education and/or treatment team and participate actively in team processes and functions.
  • Attend and participate in all in-service training sessions and regularly scheduled department meetings.
  • Collaborate in planning and implementation of extracurricular or special school events sponsored by the Learning Center; support other activities and events sponsored by the agency.
  • Display exemplary role modeling on the job.
  • Maintain current Connecticut Teacher Certification.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Director of Education.
Education, Experience, Other Qualifications:
BS/BA degree in Music from an accredited college or university and CT State Certification in Music (#049) and/or Special Education required. Two years teaching in a regular or special education classroom with emotionally disturbed adolescents desired.
Must have a positive attitude, demonstrated good judgment and the ability to establish rapport with children, colleagues and staff. The ability and willingness to learn and implement components of a behavior management system is requisite. Flexibility in meeting program and student’s needs is desirable. Post-employment training in TCI and CPR is required.

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