Special Education Teacher: $3,500 SIGN ON BONUS

  • 518 US-1, Kittery, ME 03904, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Live your passion at Connections for Kids!

Connections for Kids is one of Maine's leading mental health agencies. We are a small group of talented individuals united by a common path to purpose and committed to making a difference in the lives of children and families.

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Special Education Teacher for grades 7-12 to join our team.

$3,500 sign on bonus!

Kittery Academy is a special purpose school in Kittery, ME which provides individual support services to 10 students who have mental health, behavioral and educational challenges.  As a Teacher at Kittery Academy you will make a real difference while working with a great team!

Duties include developing IEP’s, planning the curriculum, preparing instructional materials, and implementing a variety of effective teaching strategies.  Positions starting at $45,000-$53,000 per year.

Come teach in our safe, small and clean classroom environment!

This is a full time, school year position following a school year calendar with a 6 week ESY summer program. 


If you...

  • Have a completed Bachelor's degree in Education or related field,
  • Hold a current 282 Special Education Teacher Certification (Targeted Need, Conditional, or Provisional status) from the State of Maine Department of Education, or able to be certified in the State of Maine,
  • Have 1-2 years of teaching experience,
  • Hold a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and proof of auto insurance,
  • Love teaching, have a positive attitude and strong work ethic. 

....then you're our ideal candidate!

Additional Information

We offer a competitive starting salary and top tier benefits package that includes:

  • $3,500 SIGN ON BONUS 
  • Medical,
  • Dental,
  • Vision,
  • Paid time off,
  • Short-term disability,
  • Complimentary long-term disability and life insurance provided at no cost,
  • Company issued cell phone and laptop,
  • Tuition reimbursement,
  • Participation in the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program,
  • Discounts to area businesses such as an 18% discount to Verizon,
  • Convenient school hours, Monday through Friday,
  • 403b Retirement plan with matched contributions after a year of employment,
  • Paid training for Safety Care, and First Aid/CPR!

If you’d like to be part of our amazing educational team submit your cover letter and resume today!

Location: This position is located in Kittery, ME