Classroom Teacher - Milestones Behavior Services
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Activities
Job Title: Special Education Teacher
Job Location: Milestones Behavioral Services
Beginning: Jan 03, 2020
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Comprehensive Special Education, Grades K-12 (165)
District: Milestones Behavior Services
Orange, CT 06477
Telephone: 203-882-8810 EXT 313
Job Description:
We offer:
  • Free medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Quarterly performance bonuses
  • 401k retirement plan and employer matching contribution up to 3%
  • Use of Milestones fitness centers
  • RBT training
  • Daycare facility at discounted rate
  • Costco membership
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Ongoing professional development
  • And more!
Milestones Behavioral Services is seeking full time certified Special Education Teachers and Special Education Teachers eligible for Durational Shortage Area Permits (DSAP) for our school program. The Milestones school program is a private, non-profit, state approved school program that serves children ages 3-21 with Developmental Disabilities. Our teachers work as a team with Behavior Analysts to create and implement a variety of innovative programming for our students that is individualized to each of their needs. With team collaboration, Special Education Teachers have the opportunity to gain experience in programming for the social/emotional development, as well as the educational needs of students with Autism and related disorders. The work hours are 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
At Milestones, we value each individual’s strengths, creating a positive and rewarding culture within all of our classrooms. Milestones prioritizes providing opportunities for career growth within the organization to our staff, providing opportunities for professional development. Working as a teacher at Milestones provides the opportunity to make important and lasting impacts on the lives of our students and their families.
Responsibilities include:
  • IEP development in collaboration with families and school districts
  • General Classroom management
  • Collaboration with Milestones team members
  • Training instructors on implementing IEP goals and objectives
Performance Criteria:
  • Demonstrates excellence with organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrates good leadership skills
  • Demonstrates good problem-solving skills and flexibility
Required Qualifications for Special Education Teacher:
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree a plus
  • CT Comprehensive Special Education Certification (K-12/CT 165), OR
  • Completed a minimum of 12 credits of coursework and working under a DSAP
  • Experience teaching children with autism preferred but, not required
  • Experience in applied behavior analysis strongly preferred
  • MBS offers a full benefits package. EOE
Job Type: Full-time

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.