History Teacher - DYS Western Region

Posted a month ago


The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) has a current opening for a History Teacher to provide direct educational instruction to youth assigned to the Department of Youth Services (DYS) in Western, MA. Classes are small and teachers should have a highly personalized approach with a focus on academic and behavioral success. 

If you are looking for a rewarding career and an opportunity to help students learn and grow, this is the job for you.  We hope you will join us in this work!  

This is a union contract position; salary is based on union scale which includes paid personal and sick time. Teachers are part of the teachers’ state retirement system (MTRS) or the State Retirement System. Qualified staff may receive loan forgiveness - up to $17,500!
CES offers a variety of benefits, learn more here: CES Employee Benefit Guide
Who We Are: Dedicated and collaborative teams of educators committed to supporting teaching excellence thru coaching and professional development.  CES prides itself on providing robust and engaging learning opportunities to all its teachers.
We value: Quality and excellence, innovation, creativity and vision, inclusiveness, equity and diversity and collaboration with others. Creating a community of care is a foundational to the work we do… together!

Social Justice and Equity work is central to our mission, especially in these times. We understand that all forms of oppression are damaging. We engage in this work pro-actively and purposefully, with the intent of positive outcomes, and because we need to.    
This is you:

  • You are an innovative, creative and collaborative high school level teacher; or a 5-8 grade teacher willing to secure an 8-12 level license at renewal, or within 2 years of renewal within the 20-21 academic year.
  • You have a passion for teaching, especially youth who have been placed at risk.
  • The opportunity to teach small classes which are personalized that focus on academic and behavioral success.
  • You value professionalism, positive youth development, and culturally responsive teaching.
  • You love to learn! You strive to understand emerging trends in education, seek to thoughtfully employ best practices, support diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). 
  • You recognize that addressing societal oppression and inequities requires ongoing education and a commitment to allyship. 
Highlights of What You Will Do:  
  • Provide effective, high quality, direct educational instruction to youth assigned to DYS.
  • Participate and implement effective instructional strategies and research based curriculum.
  • Support the development and implementation of multiple pathways for learning, including, as appropriate, GED preparation, diploma, post-secondary coursework, career exploration, and vocational opportunities.
  • Integrate individual student’s education background information to design instruction, including IEP goals and objectives, EYF education and career goals, learning style information, and accommodations as needed.

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Collaborative for Educational Services

97 Hawley Street, Northampton, MA 01054