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North Adams Public Schools Special Education Teacher (Grade 7-12) in North Adams, Massachusetts

Job Goal:To provide each special education student with a program that will enable the student to reach his/her fullest physical, emotional, psychological, and behavioral potential. Supervision:Reports to the Building Principal. Supervises personnel as designated by the Principal or the Superintendent. Please visit https://www.napsk12.org/ for full job description and to apply Job Requirements Required: MASSACHUSETTS DESE LICENSURE AS SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER, MILD TO MODERATE DISABILITIES OR MODERATE TO SEVERE DISABILITIES (PreK-8) (5-12). Preferred: Prior work experience as a Special Education Teacher. Physical Requirements:The position requires a moderate amount of walking, standing, sitting and climbing stairs and step stool whenever necessary. Activities also include moderate physical exertion in body movement such as reaching, bending, twisting, grasping, pushing, and pulling of objects. The position requires lifting objects of 20 pounds on a frequent basis, and over 20 pounds occasionally. There is a frequent requirement of fine manipulation associated with the required use of a computer, typewriter, keyboard, calculator, and other business machines. The applicant may be required to restrain special education students. Environmental Conditions: The occupant is required to work indoors. The regular chemical solvents are toners, inks, and cleaning fluids. The occupant may come into contact with medical and/or bodily fluids. Citizenship, residency or work visa required The Committee's policy of nondiscrimination will extend to students, staff, the general public, and individuals with whom it does business; No person shall be excluded from or discriminated against in admission to a public school of any town or in obtaining the advantages, privileges, and courses of study of such public school on account of age, race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or homelessness.

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