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Job Category:

Allied Health Sciences

Position Title:

Life Skills Instructor

Position Description:

Berkshire Hills Music Academy, a post-secondary school in South Hadley serving young adults with special needs who are musically talented, has an immediate opening for an Instructor of Life Skills. The Instructor of Life Skills, with the assistance of the Academic Department, will plan, implement, and evaluate the Academy life skills instruction designed to assist students with in gaining their highest level of independence in all life skill areas. Responsibilities include utilizing the existing assessment tools to evaluate the extent of classroom life skill abilities and limitations with each student, individualize instruction according to each students' capabilities, and teach the life skills courses as scheduled each semester. Certified Special Education Teacher or Occupational Therapist preferred, Bachelor Degree in Special Education, Occupational Therapy or a related field/experience, master degree preferred. Must be certified in or able to obtain State of Massachusetts Medication Administration Program (MAP) certification, CPR, First Aid, and other certification requirements as mandated by Berkshire Hills Music Academy and its associated agencies (Department of Mental Retardation, etc.). To apply, please send resume and cover letter to

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Degree Requirement:


Occupational Therapy

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Employer Details:

Employer Name:

Paul Jennings


Berkshire Hills Music Academy


Arts, Film, Theater



48 Woodbridge Street


South Hadley





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