Overview

The Lourie Center for Children's Social & Emotional Wellness is a private, non-profit agency with a mission to improve the social and emotional health of young children and their families through prevention, early intervention, education, research and training. The Lourie Center has four core programs serving children birth through age 12 and their families: Head Start, The Lourie Center School, The Therapeutic Nursery Program and Parent-Child Clinical Services.

The Special Education Teacher:
Demonstrates knowledge of the nature and needs of exceptional children, normal developmental processes, curriculum development and programming, psychodynamic and behavioral management skills, psycho-educational assessment and special education record keeping and monitoring tools for children ages 4-12 years old.
Shown the ability to teach different subjects utilizing a variety of approaches/methods that address the individual's and groups' needs. Proven capacity to identify concerns and needs of parents of children with emotional and multiple areas of difficulty as part of an ongoing therapeutic process
Demonstrates skills in oral and written presentation of diagnostic findings, progress reports, anecdotal records, development of behavioral goals and objectives for individual educational plans and weekly lesson plans.
Able to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team by being open and responsive to other's input. Demonstrates supervisory experience and expertise in teaching theoretical approaches and in integrating diagnostic assessment and curricular programming and practices used in early childhood special education

Qualified candidates will possess:
Qualified candidates will possess:
Must have a bachelors degree and ability to be certified by MDSE to hold a provisional or Standard I teaching certificate.
A minimum of 2 years teaching experience in early childhood/elementary special education
Active BLS CPR card

Work Schedule:

Day shift M-F

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:

  • Work life balance through non rotating shifts
  • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
  • Free Employee parking
  • Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
  • 100% Coverage for inpatient care – at Adventist HealthCare facilities
  • 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide – after copay

Join the Adventist Healthcare team today! Apply now to be considered.

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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