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High School Math Teacher

RFK Community Alliance
dental insurance, life insurance, vision insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, retirement plan
United States, Massachusetts, Springfield
June 12, 2024

High School Math Teacher


Springfield, MA

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RFK Community Alliance has an exciting opportunity for a High School Math Teacher or Secondary Special Education Teacher with Math experience in Springfield, MA!

$2,500 Sign-On Incentive
This position is eligible for the RFK Community Alliance Sign-On Incentive in the amount of $2,500 in your first year of employment. You will receive $500 after 3 months; $500 after 6 months; $1,500 after 12 months.

Why this job is amazing

The RFK Academy at RFK Community Alliance is a state-approved special education day school that serves students 10-22 years of age with multiple disabilities. The Math Teacher contributes to the application of functional and academic education as a key educational team member within a therapeutic milieu. The Math Teacher will develop and oversee progress on content and skill-based goals and evaluate and articulate progress collaboratively with the team according to treatment planning and students' Individualized Education Programs.

Here's where you come in!

The Math Teacher is vital in creating a differentiated curriculum, instructing content, and, most importantly, supporting students' ability to access the academic program. You will also implement grade-level curricula to meet academic standards based on the Mass. Curriculum Frameworks and Common Core Curriculum. Requires ability to recognize the unique qualities of each student and incorporate them into appropriate lessons and/or projects. Key responsibilities:

  • Operates a classroom that meets the student's needs for safety, educational growth, and social/emotional development.
  • Evaluates student's specific educational needs in the area of Mathematics and develop educational plans and programs to meet those needs.
  • Produces educational assessments (both formal and informal) in the area of Mathematics for each student.
  • Assists in the development of Individual Education Program goals with the Education Coordinator.
  • Provides classroom instruction necessary to help each student meet any Mathematics goals established in their Individualized Education Program as well as curriculum goals for RFK Community Alliance and Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks.
  • Participates in TEAM and Treatment Team Meetings that involve any of their classroom students.
  • Follows and actively participates in the implementation of the Behavior Management System.
  • Supervises and develops a team atmosphere with colleagues and teaching assistants.
  • Attends and actively participates in Staff meetings and Professional Development Days.
  • Actively participates in teacher team meetings and implements team goals.
  • Acts as a positive adult role model with students and a positive team member with all RFK staff and outside collaterals.
  • Assumes other responsibilities necessary to ensure program safety and continuity.

Who You Are

You are someone who leas with compassion and who values collaboration, professionalism and teamwork. The best-qualified candidate will have a Bachelor's degree but a Master's degree and MA certification in Mathematics (5-12) or Moderate Disabilities, (5-15) is preferred.

  • Special Education Teacher: Moderate Disabilities, High School, Science background preferred.


  • 40 hours per week: Monday - Friday, days; 12-month benefited position

Who We Are
RFK Community Alliance is a therapeutic day school that provides educational and clinical services to students with diverse social emotional, behavioral, mental health, and learning disabilities. Our educational and related services support students to reach milestones such as graduation, the transition to post-secondary educational or vocational opportunities, or a return to their local school district. We strive to ensure that each of our students is Connected, Capable, and Healthy, so that when they leave us, they are well positioned to experience sustained and meaningful well-being over the course of their lives.

How we promote equity, cultivate leaders, and grow together

At RFK Community Alliance, we're dedicated to a culture where everyone can show up to work as their full authentic selves. Diversity and inclusion don't happen by accident, it's by design. Together we're the designers. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace makes our organization stronger. We care about including diverse perspectives and experiences throughout every level, which is why we're committed to honoring, celebrating, and fostering diversity and inclusion on our team, clientele, and community. Our team must reflect our community and vice versa. We value, respect, and support all types of diversity across all identities, including ethnicity, race, gender, LGBTQIA, age, religion, and abilities. We take responsibility for the community we're creating here at RFK Community Alliance, and we're here to contribute to the progression of our society to a more inclusive and equitable one.

Why you'll love us

We offer amazing benefits, including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Generous paid time off
  • Holiday Pay
  • Educational Assistance
  • Employer-paid life insurance
  • Employer paid Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Plan with generous employer match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program

$2,500 Sign-On Incentive
This position is eligible for the RFK Community Alliance Sign-On Incentive in the amount of $2,500 in your first year of employment. You will receive $500 after 3 months; $500 after 6 months; $1,500 after 12 months.
SPED, Special Education, Teacher, Teaching, IEP, Special need, Learning disabilities, Curriculum development, , Lesson planning, Education

Pay Range: $70,000 - $80,000 per year

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