Title Director of Treatment
Location Natick, MA
Start Date 2018-03-05
Job Information

Brandon School and Residential Treatment Center

We are seeking a passionate, dedicated, confident, and flexible leader to serve as one of our Directors of Treatment, with a focus on our short term assessment and rapid reunification services. The qualified candidate will provide Treatment oversight to assigned programs, ensuring these programs reflect the agency mission and overarching CARE treatment model. Candidate will carry a small caseload, provide quality clinical supervision to residential counselors, clinical case managers, and/or interns, and will entrench the therapeutic model into the milieu.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Masters degree in Clinical Psychology, Counseling, Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Expressive Therapy or a related area of the Mental Health field, and licensed at the highest level; Knowledge and experience with working within the child welfare and State agencies (such as DCF, DMH); STARR experience preferred; At least 3 years post masters experience, preferably in a clinical residential setting; Strong writing and interpersonal skills; Experience and ability to provide clinical supervision; Valid CORI/DCF Background check.

Kate Myers, Chief Treatment Officer: 508-655-6400 X255

Posted: 2/16/18

 

email katemyers06@gmail.com


Title Instructional Aide
Location Easthampton, MA
Start Date 2018-02-12
Job Information

Northeast Center for Youth & Families, Inc.

Northeast Center for Youth & Families Inc. has a full-time, 37.5 hours per week, Instructional Aide position available at Tri-County Schools to assist at-risk youth in a special education setting. This position includes performing duties such as delivering daily academic instruction, assisting in monitoring and performing of daily school routines and related tasks as specified within the IEP and ITP, modeling appropriate behavior, participating in program activities, and maintaining daily and continuous data and documentation.

Requirements include the following:

• Associate’s degree or Work Keys / Paraprofessional certification
• Experience working with the Special Education population preferred

Human Resources: 413-529-7777

Posted: 1/30/18

email hr09@ncyf.org
Website https://www.ncyf.org


Title Support Services Instructional Aide
Location Easthampton, MA
Start Date 2018-02-12
Job Information

Northeast Center for Youth & Families, Inc.

Tri-County Schools has a full-time, Support Services Instructional Aide position available to assist at-risk youth in a special education setting. Duties include student supervision, assisting in monitoring and performing daily school routines, modeling appropriate behavior, and providing appropriate interventions as necessary.

Minimum of Bachelor’s degree is required. Experience working with the special education population preferred.

NCYF offers excellent training and benefits!

Human Resources: 413-529-7777

Posted: 1/30/18

email hr09@ncyf.org
Website https://www.ncyf.org


Title Special Education Teacher
Location Easthampton, MA
Start Date 2018-02-12
Job Information

Northeast Center for Youth & Families, Inc.

Northeast Center for Youth & Families, Inc. seeks a Special Education Teacher to join our team of educators dedicated to students with emotional and behavioral needs. Duties including teaching academic classes following the Common Core/Curriculum Frameworks, creating and following goals and objectives on IEPs, writing quarterly progress reports, and following behavior plans.

Requirements include the following:
• Master’s degree in Special Education
• Moderate Special Needs MA teaching license
• DESE certification in Special Education at appropriate grade level

NCYF offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package.

Human Resources: 413-529-7777

Posted: 1/30/18

email hr09@ncyf.org
Website https://www.ncyf.org


Title Clinical Coordinator
Location Holyoke, MA
Start Date 2018-01-21
Job Information

Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps.

The Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps EWT School is seeking a strong team member to lead the team’s clinical understanding and application of skill building strategies to support student growth and progress. The ideal Clinical Coordinator to join the administrative and staff teams will be a curious observer who enjoys engaging students in learning about themselves, their strengths and what works to help them self-regulate and optimize learning. The school schedule allows for over five weeks of paid time off, taken when school is not in session, with no on call hours required. Applicants must possess a Master’s degree and clinical licensure (LICSW/LMHC)

Contact: Rebel McKinley

Posted: 1-17-18

email jobs@rfkchildren.org
Website https://www.rfkchildren.org/


Title Teacher’s Assistant
Location Lancaster, MA
Start Date 2018-02-12
Job Information

Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps.

The Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps Lancaster School is seeking a strong team member to assist a classroom teacher. A Teacher Assistant is responsible for supporting and supervising the educational and emotional /behavioral needs of the students within the classroom.

Contact: Valerie Paen

Posted: 1-17-18

email jobs@rfkchildren.org
Website https://www.rfkchildren.org/


Title Elementary Special Education Teacher
Location Lancaster, MA
Start Date 2018-02-12
Job Information

Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps.

We are seeking an Elementary SPED Teacher to work with an ED/BD population in an approved SPED School using a collaborative team approach. Our school, located in Lancaster, Massachusetts, has small class sizes.

Cpntact: Valerie Paen

Posted: 1-17-18

email jobs@rfkchildren.org
Website https://www.rfkchildren.org/


Title Coordinator of Vocational & Career Services
Location Walpole, MA
Start Date 2018-01-22
Job Information

League School of Greater Boston

The League School of Greater Boston is a year-round program dedicated to the education of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Our team approach to education creates a collaborative, supportive and open environment within our community. We are currently seeking a COORDINATOR OF VOCATIONAL AND CAREER SERVICES to start immediately on our campus in Walpole. This position leads a team of Job Coaches and a Vocational Manager to achieve the desired results for the program.

The Vocational Center at the League School of Greater Boston complements our educational program by providing work and job skills training for our students. Opportunities range from jobs in the community to work in our school kitchen, store and vocational center. The goal is to help our students transition to life beyond their school years with valuable training and skills.

Position Requirements:
*Master’s Degree* in related field required. *May be waived with significant experience. All applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree.
*Professional certification (Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Occupational Therapist, etc.) or teaching license required.
*Significant experience in vocational and transitional services for a special needs population.
*Five years experience with autistic population and demonstrated interpersonal, supervisory and administrative skills.
*CPR, CPI and First Aid certifications.
*Valid driver’s license.

Supervision Received: Reports to the Principal/Assistant Principal
Supervision Exercised: Supervises and evaluates one Vocational Manager and all Job Coaches.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

1. Develops and monitors vocational opportunities for students within the school including, but not limited to, the school store, vocational center, and cleaning/organizational tasks.
2. Obtains and monitors jobs and vocational training opportunities for students in the community.
3. Develops, assigns and supervises vocational staff in community volunteer and job employment training sites.
4. Acts as liaison with outside agencies for community volunteer and job employment opportunities, including the local chamber of commerce.
5. Formally and informally assesses students for vocational-skill acquisition and appropriateness for various community-training opportunities.
6. Works with specialists and teachers to implement language, communication, organization, and sensory/fine motor accommodations and goals into vocational settings.
7. Participates in the planning of Transition Services for all students.
8. Supervises all vocational staff, including job coaches and Vocational Manager, regarding vocational programming.
9. Develops a therapeutic and effective relationship with students: uses appropriate voice modulation, sets reasonable boundaries with communication and actions, etc.
10. Implements student behavior programs: positive reinforcement, breaks, time outs, etc., as designed by the Behavior Department and the team.
11. Monitors health and safety of students and follows through with the School Nurse on incidents requiring medical attention.
12. Completes, submits and maintains all necessary paperwork for student employment within the community.
13. Develops and monitors the Vocational program budget, including monthly review of expenditures.
14. Works as a team player. Attends supervision, staff, classroom, program and annual review meetings – as assigned. Attends and facilitates program meetings. Comes prepared with agenda and ready to discuss issues and solutions.
15. Consults with Head Teachers to develop appropriate vocational goals and objectives for Individual Educational Plans. Completes written reports, as needed: Incident, Accident, Quarterly Progress, Individual Educational Programs and Re-evaluation reports.
16. Participates in all trainings, as required by League School of Greater Boston.
17. Performs other related duties, as designated by the Assistant Principal/Principal, that are deemed necessary for the operation of the school, such as evening trainings, Open House, etc.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word: Microsoft Excel: Microsoft Internet Explorer; Microsoft Office and Google applications.

The League School offers a substantial benefit package that includes health, dental, STD, LTD, and Life insurance, tuition assistance, 403(b) retirement plan with match, professional development opportunities, as well as Personal and Sick days, in addition to school vacation periods off.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The League School of Greater Boston is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment that is free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by federal and state laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who challenge such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

To apply:
Please submit resume, cover letter, and other supporting documentation such as transcripts, curriculum vitae, letter(s) of reference, etc. to HR@leagueschool.com or by mail to:
League School of Greater Boston
Attn: Human Resources
300 Boston Providence Turnpike
Walpole, MA 02032

A link to all current job openings is also available on our website www.leagueschool.com; click About Us; League at a Glance; Careers.

No phone calls please.

Posted: 1-12-18

email hr@leagueschool.com
Website http://leagueschool.org


Title Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Location Beverly, MA
Start Date 2018-02-05
Job Information

Hopeful Journeys Educational Center

Overall Responsibilities: Hopeful Journeys is a private, 766 Massachusetts Approved Special Education school designed to meet the academic, social and behavioral needs of children ages 3 to 22. Hopeful Journeys is a full year, 216 day program, which provides 1:1 instructional teaching for children with autism and other developmental disorders. The Behavior Clinician’s responsibility is to develop behavior intervention plans for students diagnosed with autism and other disabilities. The behavior clinician will provide staff development on the implementation of particular protocols, data collection and progress monitoring techniques. The behavior clinician is also responsible for directly supervising a small team of staff and handling parent communications.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

1. Consult with team members about behavior plans, curriculum modifications, accommodations and social skills and provide staff with resources, tools, and in-class modeling of techniques;
2. Assist in overseeing and providing consultation to Futures staff regarding programming and IEP implementation, and attend IEP meetings and parents meetings
3. Development and overseeing in behavior plans for in-classroom implementation and assess progress of effectiveness of behavior plans and curriculum modifications.
4. Conduct behavior assessments and devise appropriate behavior plans.
5. Coordinate communications between home and school
6. Ensure timely completion of progress reports & graphed data
7. Ensure behavioral strategies are implemented consistently and accurately across clinical systems in all settings.
8. Develop data-taking mechanisms and reporting strategies for clinical information.
9. Attend team meetings as necessary and requested.
10. Participate in presenting student progress.
11. Act as an active training member for direct care staff and management staff. This includes on-site staff training, orientation training, clinical and staff meetings.
12. Ensure that all staff demonstrates proficiency in using applied behavior analysis by carrying out behavior change projects meeting designated standards of reliability and scientific rigor, satisfactorily answering questions in regard to the principles of behavior, and by demonstrating proficiency on evaluation developed for each of the essential skills of the position.
13. To ensure effective communication and interpersonal skills with staff, students and parents
14. Ensure all students are safe by implementing and monitoring de-escalation strategies
15. Assist in supervising 1:1 teachers and case managers
16. Other duties as required.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year

Dara Pearsol, Operations Director

978-993-8096

Posted: 1-9-18

email dpearsol@hopefuljourneys.com
Website http://www.hopefuljourneys.org


Title Special Education Teacher/Counselor
Location Cambridge, MA
Start Date 2018-01-01
Job Information

Farr Academy

Farr Academy, a small (36 student) therapeutic day school serving adolescents (7th-12th grade) with a range of special needs, among them emotional, social, ADHD and learning disabilities, has an opening for a skilled, enthusiastic, caring Special Education teacher who wants to work in a team-oriented school that emphasizes enhancing student academic performance while teaching students how to successfully manage the emotional issues and learning challenges they face. The majority of students we serve are in grades 9-12.

Candidates should have familiarity with MA Curriculum Frameworks, and modifications and accommodations used to teach students with a wide range of abilities and learning needs and through experience, the proven ability to teach a full range of courses and levels from advanced to remedial.

Candidates should have a clinical framework as part of classroom management practices and be able to work with troubled and challenging adolescents.

Interest and skill in athletics and camping helpful; tenacity and a good sense of humor are essential.

Licensure in Massachusetts required. Please provide evidence of Massachusetts Teaching License when applying.
Experience preferred.

AA/EOE

Small group and individual classroom teaching in all subject areas, primary Homeroom Teacher/Counselor responsibility for homeroom group, ability to work in co-teaching model, ability to offer elective and athletic options, quarterly report cards, and progress reports.

Christy Pappas: Director 617-492-4922

Posted: 1-8-18

email cpappas@farracademy.org
Website https://www.farracademy.org


Title Social Studies Teacher/Counselor
Location Cambridge, MA
Start Date 2018-01-01
Job Information

Farr Academy

Farr Academy, a small (36 student) therapeutic day school serving adolescents (7th-12th grade) with a range of special needs, among them emotional, social, ADHD and learning disabilities, has an opening for a skilled, enthusiastic, caring Social Studies teacher who wants to work in a team-oriented school that emphasizes enhancing student academic performance while teaching students how to successfully manage the emotional issues and learning challenges they face. The majority of students we serve are in grades 9-12.

Candidates should have familiarity with MA Curriculum Frameworks, and modifications and accommodations used to teach students with a wide range of abilities and learning needs and through experience, the proven ability to teach a full range of courses and levels from advanced to remedial.

Candidates should have a clinical framework as part of classroom management practices and be able to work with troubled and challenging adolescents.

Interest and skill in athletics and camping helpful; tenacity and a good sense of humor are essential.

Licensure in Massachusetts required. Please provide evidence of Massachusetts Teaching License when applying.
Experience preferred.

AA/EOE

Small group and individual classroom teaching in all subject areas, primary Homeroom Teacher/Counselor responsibility for homeroom group, ability to work in co-teaching model, ability to offer elective and athletic options, quarterly report cards, and progress reports.

Christy Pappas: Director 617-492-4922

Posted: 1-8-18

email cpappas@farracademy.org
Website https://www.farracademy.org


Title Math Teacher/Counselor
Location Cambridge, MA
Start Date 2018-01-01
Job Information

Farr Academy

Farr Academy, a small (36 student) therapeutic day school serving adolescents (7th-12th grade) with a range of special needs, among them emotional, social, ADHD and learning disabilities, has an opening for a skilled, enthusiastic, caring Math teacher who wants to work in a team-oriented school that emphasizes enhancing student academic performance while teaching students how to successfully manage the emotional issues and learning challenges they face. The majority of students we serve are in grades 9-12.

Candidates should have familiarity with MA Curriculum Frameworks, and modifications and accommodations used to teach students with a wide range of abilities and learning needs and through experience, the proven ability to teach a full range of courses and levels from advanced to remedial.

Candidates should have a clinical framework as part of classroom management practices and be able to work with troubled and challenging adolescents.

Interest and skill in athletics and camping helpful; tenacity and a good sense of humor are essential.

Licensure in Massachusetts required. Please provide evidence of Massachusetts Teaching License when applying.
Experience preferred.

AA/EOE

Small group and individual classroom teaching in all subject areas, primary Homeroom Teacher/Counselor responsibility for homeroom group, ability to work in co-teaching model, ability to offer elective and athletic options, quarterly report cards, and progress reports.

Christy Pappas: Director 617-492-4922

Posted: 1-8-18

email cpappas@farracademy.org
Website http://www.farracademy.org


Title Special Education School Director
Location Brookline, MA
Start Date 2017-12-29
Job Information

The Ivy Street School

The Ivy Street School, a 766 private Special Education School located
in Brookline Massachusetts, seeks an experienced Education Director to assume the overall management of our school program.

Ivy Street School has a full census, with waiting list, and is well known for its innovative transition programming. Ivy Street School students have diagnosis on the higher end of the Autism Spectrum, Brain Injury and Behavioral Health.

The School Director works under the supervision of the Executive Director and is supported by a Curriculum Coordinator, Administrative Assistant and Program Coordinator. Highly competitive salary and a compensation for the right candidate.

The Director is Responsible for:

• The management of daily operations and school milieu in accordance with program policy.
• The supervision of all special education staff: 6 classroom teachers, a reading specialist, technology specialist, physical education teacher, culinary arts instructor, and full and part time teaching assistants.
• The management of all aspects of curriculum, assessment, IEP development, and IEP implementation to ensure alignment with Massachusetts State Standards.
• Chairing Initial, Annual, 3-year Reevaluation IEP meetings and progress meetings.
• Collaborating with out-of-district coordinators to schedule meetings and provide regular updates on student progress.
• Consulting and facilitating meetings on complex special education student cases, involving disciplinary action and/or possible transfer to an Out-of-District placement or the return from an out-of-district placement
• Mentoring new teachers to ensure appropriate certification and maintenance of waivers/licenses is met.
• Providing weekly guidance to classroom teachers through periodic classroom observations, and providing feedback on classroom schedules, lesson plans, IEP benchmarks, progress reports and classroom instruction/management.
• Facilitating hiring for all teaching positions.
• Weekly participation in admission related activities, to include, tours, evaluating student referrals, and meeting with prospective parents, students and school districts.
• A solid comprehension of all DESE regulations to ensure program-wide compliance.
• Conducting bullying investigations when needed and providing guidance to staff on bullying policies and procedures.
• On a tri-weekly basis, assuming the role of “Administrator on Duty” to provide 24- hour advisement to all staff for emergencies.
• Providing orientation to newly hired staff.
• Daily communication with parents in guardians regarding student progress or concerns.

Requirements:

• Master’s Degree in Special Education Moderate Disabilities K-12
• Certification in the Administration of Special Education Services
• Successful experience and track record in the field

Contact: Joel Rosenhaus, Ivy Street School Director

Posted: 12-27-17

email jrosenhaus@ivystreetschool.org
Website https://www.ivystreetschool.org/


Title Reading Specialist
Location Easthampton, MA
Start Date 2018-01-08
Job Information

Northeast Center for Youth & Families, Inc.

Northeast Center for Youth & Families, Inc. seeks a Reading Specialist to assist classroom teachers in meeting the reading needs of students. Requirements include providing diagnostic, prescriptive and evaluative services and individual and group instruction for identified students. This individual will act as a resource teacher in reading to regular classroom teachers by assisting them in organizing their reading program, selecting materials, suggesting teaching techniques and relating their instructional program to the special needs of students.

Requirements include a Master’s degree with a K-12 license as a Reading Specialist with dual licensure in Special Education. 3-5 years’ experience is required and prefer experience working with students with Individual Education Plans. Must have familiarity with both formal and informal research-based assessments, interventions, and reading programs.

Human Resources: 413-529-7777

Posted: 12-27-17

email hr09@ncyf.org
Website https://www.ncyf.org


Title Support Services Instructional Aide
Location Easthampton, MA
Start Date 2018-01-08
Job Information

Northeast Center for Youth & Families, Inc.

Tri-County Schools has a full-time, Support Services Instructional Aide position available to assist at-risk youth in a special education setting. Duties include student supervision, assisting in monitoring and performing daily school routines, modeling appropriate behavior, and providing appropriate interventions as necessary.

Minimum of Bachelor’s degree is required. Experience working with the special education population preferred. NCYF offers excellent training and benefits!

Posted: 12-27-17

email hr09@ncyf.org
Website https://www.ncyf.org


Title Director of the Campus School Lynch School of Education
Location Boston College
Start Date 2018-07-02
Job Information

Boston College is seeking a Director for the Campus School, a private school on its campus that serves children with severe and multiple disabilities. The Director is responsible for the administrative coordination of all aspects of the school; this includes educational, fiscal, personnel, and state regulatory matters. The Director provides leadership and oversight to ensure that the mission of the Campus School is carried out through educational services provided to its students, effective communication with families, research, and collaborative efforts in personnel preparation in special education and applied psychology. It is the responsibility of the Director to ensure appropriate supervision for approximately 48 staff members at the school, including teachers, teaching assistants, and related service professionals. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds is required. The Director collaborates effectively to support student formation in undergraduate and graduate students across the university by providing meaningful volunteer opportunities at the Campus School.

The successful candidate will have earned a doctoral degree in special education and have five to seven years of administrative and teaching experience working with students who have severe and multiple disabilities, including physical and health issues. Experience with curriculum development, as well as state and federal funding regulations is required. The Massachusetts Educator’s License in Special Education Administration is required. The Director of the Campus School must have excellent communication skills, organizational skills, interpersonal skills, problem solving ability, and be able to multi-task. Strong leadership and collaboration skills are essential.

Please submit your application to: https://bc.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=1505

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.

Website www.bc.edu/campsusschool


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