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Whitney Academy

85 Dr. Braley Rd
East Freetown, United States

Phone: (508) 763-2202 EXT. 326
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Special Education Teacher


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East Freetown, United States 


Nonprofit-Social Services

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Full time



Job Description:

The Whitney Academy, Inc. is a residential treatment center. We serve adolescent boys, ages 10 to 22 who present with cognitive delays and a spectrum of behavioral problems. These problems include psychiatric diagnoses, sexualized and trauma reactive behaviors.

Whitney Academy offers many benefits to its employees such as: a SIGN-ON BONUS, free gym membership, paid time off, and annual increases! We are currently accepting applications for our intensive treatment programs located in Dighton, Assonet and Freetown, Massachusetts.

Our mission is to provide education, residential and treatment environments that are as “normal” as possible given the needs of the students we serve. As a Special Education Teacher, you will provide classroom instruction and lesson planning to students performing below grade level in a six-student, self-contained classroom. Other requirements include excellent interpersonal, organization and communication skills, and ability to collaborate with other members of the interdisciplinary team.

Special Education Teacher 

(Certified in either Moderate 5-12, or Severe Disabilities K-12)


  • Providing individualized instruction based on student needs
  • Conducting evaluations in preparation for IEP development
  • Using the results to develop measurable IEPs
  • Special Education Teacher is responsible for monitoring IEP related programs to ensure accurate and consistent implementation
  • Collecting and summarizing data
  • Supervising and training Teacher Aide working in the classroom
  • Providing written student reports and presenting student progress at team meetings


  • Certified in either Massachusetts Moderate 5-12, or Severe Disabilities K-12
  • Bachelor’s degree in Special Education required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license
  • RMV, CORI and DSS checks required
  • Full Time (year-round) — 35 hours per week, 225-day school year


  • Salary based on licensure and experience
  • Fully Paid Medical, Dental, Life & Disability Insurances for Single Health Plan
  • There Is An Employee Payroll Deduction For A Family Medical & Dental Health Plan
  • Four weeks vacation time
  • Yearly Merit Increases
  • Sick, Holiday and Personal Leave Days
  • 403(b) plan
  • Tuition Assistance after one year of full time employment
  • Professional Development (Continuing Education) support
  • Free Gym membership
  • A wonderful opportunity for Personal & Professional Growth serving a unique and rewarding student population

Interested parties please Email, Mail or Call:

Call: 1(508) 763-2202 Ext. 329

The Whitney Academy, Inc.

Attn: Recruitment

P.O. Box 619

East Freetown, MA 02717

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time