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Job Description


The Special Education Teacher has primary responsibility for planning, facilitating implementation and monitoring progress in the areas of IEP development, differentiated and modified instruction and behavior management in their assigned classroom or area. This teacher may also assume primary responsibility for the planning of one academic subject area.  In addition, the teacher will serve as an active member of the interdisciplinary treatment team. Ongoing collaboration and communication with Team members and broader program staff is essential for successful implementation of this position.  Successful teachers within the Wheeler Clinic Schools consistently demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of how children learn as well as a command of a broad array of subjects and pedagogical skills combined with caring deeply about students and their success.



Wheeler Clinic fosters positive change in the lives of individuals and families, as well as in communities. We provide cutting-edge human services that address a diverse range of needs and backgrounds, enhance strengths and provide the supports that encourage recovery from challenges for a satisfying life in the community.



Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits, including:

For Good Health

  • Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution of up to $1,000 per year
  • Wellness Programs
  • Free annual flu shots

For a Secure Future

  • Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
  • Company paid long-term disability insurance

For Retirement

  • 403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees

For Career Advancement

  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Training and development opportunities

For Work Life Balance

  • Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling
  • Employee discounts at local spa and on Verizon Wireless services

Wheeler Clinic is an EO Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class.

Affirmative-Action Equal Opportunity Employer





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Job Requirements



Candidates must be certified special education teachers.  Behavior management skills and experience are a plus.

Job Snapshot

Post Date 9/15/2015
Location Plainville, CT
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care, Nonprofit - Social Services
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Social Services, Not for Profit - Charitable, Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 2022
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