The teacher of special education is responsible for implementing a functional academic curriculum with an emphasis on life skills, social and behavioral skills.

Special Education Teacher Responsibilities:

  • Planning, implementing and evaluating lessons
  • Working cooperatively with a team of related service providers to best meet the educational needs of the individual student
  • Modifying instruction for diverse learners
  • Engaging students in the lesson by providing opportunities for participation
  • Managing disruptive behavior inside the classroom
  • Implementing IEP goals and behavior plans, including tracking student data
  • Completing required paperwork related to students’ IEPs
  • Attending IEP and related meetings

The Guild School offers a supportive environment with on-site training and the ongoing opportunity to share ideas in an open forum through frequent in-house team meetings and training opportunities.

Crisis Prevention Intervention, First Aid, CPR and other required training is provided in-house. Support from teaching, clinical, behavior and communication specialists help to promote independence for all students and provide growth in the special education field for teachers.

We are seeking Certified Special Education Teachers 5-12, who can offer our students the opportunity to reach their full potential and develop independent living skills. Applied Behavior Analysis experience is recommended for the position.

Some employee benefits include ongoing training and support from experienced professionals in the field, employer-subsidized medical/dental/disability insurance, 403B retirement opportunities, 14 paid holidays with two annual paid school vacation breaks, and accrued time off.



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in special education required.
  • Massachusetts Special Education Certification 5-12 in Moderate and/or Severe Special Needs in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is required when applying for this position



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