Title Classroom Teacher
Location East Providence, RI
Start Date 2017-08-28
Job Information

The Wolf School

The Wolf School, an innovative independent lower and middle school for children with multiple learning challenges, is currently recruiting a classroom teacher.

History of the Wolf School
The Wolf School, a small independent day school in East Providence, Rhode Island, was founded in 1999 to provide a unique educational environment for children with multiple learning differences. The goal was to create a school that would provide children with opportunity to reach their full academic and social potential. The founding members of the Board, including educators, clinical specialists and a family, created a model that emphasizes the development of core grade level skills taught through a therapeutically guided curriculum. As a result, our students make significant gains academically and socially. Today, the Wolf School educates 50 students in grades K-8 from Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut.

Job Requirements:
• Master’s Degree required
• Special Education certification required
• Minimum of two years teaching experience at the elementary or middle school level working with children who have special needs
• Knowledge of multi-sensory teaching techniques
• Training and knowledge of a variety of academic programs and methods for teaching
math and reading
• Knowledge of various assessment measures (standardized and non-standardized) and ability to interpret data to evaluate progress
• Knowledge of classroom behavior management and data collection

General statement of duties and responsibilities: Work with students in various settings, develop and modify a therapeutically guided curriculum, generate reports to meet students’ needs, communicate with families, coordinate with therapists and plan for teaching assistants to carry out lessons.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Work with occupational therapists, speech therapists and support staff to develop and implement therapeutic goals within individual academic programs to carry out Wolf’s Immersion Model©
• Teach and plan for instruction across all subjects areas
• Work with and plan for teaching assistants to reinforce and integrate lessons
• Participate in planning community outings to practice academic and social skills
• Administer academic screenings/assessments to develop individualized learning plans
• Ability to integrate and support use of educational technology resources in the classroom
• Communicate and meet with the Education Supervisor on a regular basis
• Communicate and meet with Social Emotional Educator as needed
• Communicate and update families on student progress
• Ability to work with families in support of the home/school partnership
• Develop IEP/Learning Plan goals and document progress throughout the year
• Attend weekly staff meetings, and all team meetings
• Complete educational reports twice a year
• Participate in parent conferences three times a year
• Consult with teachers, parents, administrators and outside professionals regarding the student’s individual classroom and home interventions
• Engage in ongoing professional development
• Develop and implement positive reinforcement systems and behavior management techniques in the classroom
• Communicate & coordinate with integrated art and music programs to support curricular study
• Maintain documentation and data collection as needed
• Other duties as assigned

Skills/Abilities:
• Creative thinker and planner
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to establish rapport with special needs students
• Ability to work on a team
• Strong time management skills and ability to manage multiple priorities
• Ability to be flexible and take initiative
• Must be able to work with multiple distractions and changing priorities
• Find creative and effective ways to solve problems
• Appreciate and enjoy working with adults and children
• Be energetic, flexible, resilient, open to change and new ideas
• Possess good organizational capabilities and be able to implement these effectively
• Be open to giving and receiving feedback
• Have strong interpersonal skills which support and engender trust
• Be a thoughtful and effective listener
• Have a strong sense of self and a good sense of humor
• Possess a deep sense of community
• Have a passion for researching and learning new teaching practices
• Understand and respect human differences and support multicultural education
• Strong technology literacy
• Maintain an attitude that encourages teamwork & personal responsibility

Please email or mail resumes to:

Lauren Duffy Karlsson
Education Supervisor
The Wolf School
215 Ferris Avenue
East Providence, RI 02916
lkarlsson@thewolfschool.org

Lauren Duffy Karlsson – 401-432-9940

Posted: 6-23-17

email lkarlsson@thewolfschool.org
Website http://www.thewolfschool.org


Title Technology Integration Specialist
Location East Providence, RI
Start Date 2017-08-28
Job Information

The Wolf School

The Wolf School, an innovative independent lower and middle school for children with multiple learning challenges, is currently recruiting a part time Technology Integration Specialist.

General statement of duties and responsibilities: The Academic Technology Specialist is a year round, part-time position designed to facilitate the integration of educational technology with best teaching practices. As the Wolf School continues to invest in technologies that help empower students to access curriculum and further understand who they are and what they need as complex learners; it is critical that we are equally committed to developing the capacity of our faculty to incorporate these tools into the curriculum in a way that serves to both enhance academic content and support student understanding of the universal challenges that technology presents. The Technology Integration Specialist will promote and oversee the technology skill development and curriculum integration for all faculty, and work with students to enhance instruction through the effective use of technology in the classroom, supporting and promoting the utilization of technology throughout the school.

History of the Wolf School
The Wolf School, a small independent day school in East Providence, Rhode Island, was founded in 1999 to provide a unique educational environment for children with multiple learning differences. The goal was to create a school that would provide children with opportunity to reach their full academic and social potential. The founding members of the Board, including educators, clinical specialists and a family, created a model that emphasizes the development of core grade level skills taught through a therapeutically guided curriculum. As a result, our students make significant gains academically and socially. Today, the Wolf School educates 50 students in grades K-8 from Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut.

Job Requirements:
● Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s preferred
● Teaching Certification in Elementary, Middle School and/or Special Education required
● Have 2+ years of teaching experience
● Strong technology literacy/background
● Appreciate and enjoy working with adults and children
● Possess good organizational capabilities and be able to implement these effectively
● Have a passion for researching and learning new technology
● Be adept at operating Macs and iPads, Experience with both Mac and Windows environments
● Extensive working knowledge of computer hardware, software, peripherals, and related technologies
● Ability to explain technical jargon to general audiences.
● Strong understanding of key learning theories and methods of instruction and their relation to technology integration
● Familiarity with methods for integrating technology into the curriculum such as online portfolios, web-based research methods, and other forms of assessment.
● Experience with effective technology teaching strategies in teaching software and hardware skills
● Technology skills in current computer software, including word processing, web page development and design, presentation, digital video and audio editing, digital photography and design software, and graphics applications

Duties and Responsibilities:
● Meet regularly with classroom teams to develop uses of classroom technology that will enhance their programs
● Collaborate with teachers to support their use of technology in delivery of curricula through a variety of instructional methods, work with teachers toward achieving technology-related learning objectives through the use of various hardware, software, and Internet resources, and assist teachers in developing curriculum and content that utilizes those educational technology resources
● Teach Digital Literacy and Citizenship to all students
● Outline and implement Scope and Sequence for each class level
● Assess technology skill levels of teachers and staff, and assist in the achievement and progress tracking of each faculty member’s technology goals (with support of Education Supervisor)
● Troubleshoot basic hardware and software issues, roll out and update as needed
● Research new and existing technologies that infuse S.T.E.A.M into the curriculum and advance Wolf’s Vision for Technology
● Support faculty and co-teach as necessary to facilitate the integration of new technology into the curriculum
● Support parent body (ie: updates, workshops, tech talks)
● Be able to work with multiple distractions and changing priorities
● Develop pilot program for integrating new devices into classrooms (ie: Chrome Books)
● Attend staff meetings
● Create and provide learning resources for faculty and staff, including web sites, tutorials, and interactive programs that support technology integration. Teachers will be guided and encouraged to develop their own resources, while the Technology Integration Specialist will support these efforts by providing additional support as needed
● Attend Curriculum Committee meetings
● Identify trends in software, curriculum, teaching strategies, and other educational areas
● Participate in the selection of appropriate educational software to augment class content
● Provide tips on how to increase productivity through the use of technology
● Advance and promote use of technology throughout the school
● Attend technology-related workshops and conferences
● Provide professional development sessions and workshops for faculty and staff
● Provide technical support and training for administrators, faculty, staff, and students
● Provide desktop support when needed

Additional Skills/Abilities:
● Provide consistent high-quality work with minimal supervision, takes initiative
● Find creative and effective ways to solve problems, able to be flexible, open to new ideas
● Creative thinker and planner
● Strong verbal and written communication skills
● Ability to establish rapport with special needs students
● Ability to work on a team, open to giving and receiving feedback
● Strong time management skills and ability to manage multiple priorities
● Have strong interpersonal skills which support and engender trust
● Have a strong sense of self and a good sense of humor
● Possess a deep sense of community
● Understand and respect human differences and support multicultural education
● Maintain an attitude that encourages teamwork & personal responsibility

Please email or mail resumes to:

Lauren Duffy Karlsson
Education Supervisor
The Wolf School
215 Ferris Avenue
East Providence, RI 02916
lkarlsson@thewolfschool.org
Lauren Duffy Karlsson, Education Supervisor, 401-432-9940

Posted: 6-23-17

 

email lkarlsson@thewolfschool.org
Website http://www.thewolfschool.org


Title Behavior Specialist
Location Walpole, MA
Start Date 2017-06-16
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 full-time BEHAVIOR SPECIALIST for our program in Walpole, to start immediately.

Position Requirements:
*Bachelor’s degree in related field
*Experience with behavior intervention for autistic population and demonstrated interpersonal and administrative skills. (Significant experience may be acceptable as a substitute for Bachelor’s degree requirement).
* CPR; First aid; CPI; Valid Driver’s License

Supervision Received: Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Supervision Exercised: none

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

1. Performs in a professional manner at all times in all aspects of work.
2. Participates in the development of behavior intervention strategies and techniques for individual students in collaboration with the BCBA.
3. Trains school/residential staff in the implementation of students’ individual behavior programs, as assigned by the Coordinator of Clinical and Family Services.
4. Provides home training and phone consultation to families, as assigned by the BCBA.
5. Monitors, collects and records data regarding student behavior programs on a daily basis. Prepares behavior data for presentation at various meetings, as assigned by the BCBA.
6. Provides necessary behavior intervention for students throughout the school and in the community. Implements student behavior programs: positive reinforcement, breaks, time outs, etc., as appropriate for each individual student.
7. Develops a therapeutic and effective relationship with students: tailors interventions to individuals, uses appropriate voice modulation, sets reasonable boundaries with communication and actions, etc.
8. Completes daily paperwork for individual students in a timely manner: notes to parents, Incident Reports, Accident Reports, Restraint Reports, Behavior Summaries, etc. and facilitates all necessary notifications.
9. Attends classroom team meetings and classroom conferences. Comes prepared, in a timely manner, to discuss issues and program development.
10. Monitors students during the arrival and departure transitions to and from cabs, vans and buses.
11. Participates in all League School trainings.
12. Performs other related duties, as designated by the BCBA and /or the Coordinator of Clinical and Family Services which are deemed necessary for the operation of the school.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word: Microsoft Excel: Google mail; and the Microsoft Office suite.

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

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

No phone calls please.

Posted: 6/19/17

email Hr@leagueschool.com
Website http://Leagueschool.org/


Title Support Instructional Aide
Location Easthampton, MA
Start Date 2017-07-10
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: 6/16/17

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


Title Reading Specialist
Location Easthampton, MA
Start Date 2017-07-10
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: 6/16/17

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


Title BCBA / School Counselor
Location Easthampton, MA
Start Date 2017-07-10
Job Information

Northeast Center for Youth & Families, Inc.

Northeast Center for Youth & Families, Inc. seeks a BCBA / School Counselor for Tri-County Schools. Responsibilities include providing counseling service to 35-40 students on average including, but not limited to, crisis intervention, creating behavior and emotional plans, coordinating care, meeting and communicating with outside providers, and attending IEP, DCF and DMH meetings. This individual will be writing and implementing social/emotional goals in the IEP, provide one to one and group counseling, teach social skills and hygiene, coordinate services with foster care and IHT and manage post-graduation planning.

Requirements include Master’s Degree BCBA and current BCBA certification. Experience in school based services preferred. Reliable transportation and approved CORI, DCF and background checks are required.

Human Resources 413-529-7777

Posted: 6/16/17

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


Title Special Education K-12 Teacher
Location Easthampton, MA
Start Date 2017-07-10
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, creating and following goals and objectives for IEPs, writing quarterly progress reports and following behavior plans.

Requirements include DESE certification in Special Education K-12. Preference given to candidates with DESE 3 years classroom experience and experience with students on behavior plans.

NCYF offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package.

Human Resources 413-529-7777

Posted: 6/16/17

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


Title HEAD TEACHER, MODERATE 5-12, SPECIAL NEEDS
Location Walpole, MA
Start Date 2017-07-10
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 HEAD TEACHER to start as early as July 10, 2017.

Position Requirements:
*Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education (Master’s degree preferred) with current MA certification in Moderate 5-12 Special Needs. Autism experience required.
*Proof of MA DESE licensure required.
*CPR, CPI and First Aid certifications.
*Valid driver’s license.

Supervision Received: Program Coordinator
Supervision Exercised: Teacher(s), Job Coach, Student Teacher(s)

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

1. Collaborates with team to develop Individual Education Programs within the classroom/school and community settings. Utilizes internet-based ESPED program in conjunction with team to write IEPs.
2. Collaborates in the development of behavioral intervention plans, sensory diets, social pragmatic programming, and daily living-skill techniques for individual students as part of multidisciplinary team.
3. Collects and records data regarding student performance in all skill areas as directed by team, Program Coordinator, and/or Coordinator of Clinical Services. Analyzes data to measure student progress throughout the year.
4. Consistently implements, or monitors implementation, of all components of treatment programs, including all accommodations and services outlined in students’ IEPs and BIPs.
5. Develops a therapeutic and effective relationship with students: uses appropriate voice modulation, sets reasonable boundaries with communication and actions, etc.
6. Implements individual and group behavior programs: positive reinforcement, breaks, time outs, etc., as designed by Behavior Specialists and the team.
7. Provides curriculum content based on the Massachusetts Frameworks to implement each student’s goals and objectives, as written in his/her Individual Education Program. Records curriculum implemented on Curriculum Mapper program.
8. Attends and facilitates classroom team meetings and classroom conferences.
9. Attends annual IEP reviews, 3-year Re-evaluations, supervision, staff meetings, intake meetings, and other meetings as directed by Program Leader or administrators.
10. Completes formal assessments and necessary data collection to track student progress.
11. Completes written reports: Quarterly Progress Reports, Individual Education Programs, Re-evaluation Reports, and assessment materials deemed necessary by the team and clinical department.
12. Has lesson plans prepared and ready for review that are appropriate for all students in the classroom.
13. Develops and executes a classroom and school schedule that provides structure, consistency, predictability.
14. Completes all necessary MCAS assessment requirements for students in his/her classroom.
15. Performs other related duties, as designated by the Assistant Principal/Principal that are deemed necessary for the operation of the school.

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

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

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

No phone calls please.

Posted: 6-12-17

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


Title Assistant Program Director – Riverside School and Day Program
Location Milford, MA
Start Date 2017-06-07
Job Information

Riverside Community Care

Exciting opportunity to join Riverside Community Care as the Assistant Program Director for the Riverside School and Life Skills Day Program!

The Riverside Programs aims to provide student-centered educational experiences that foster a culture of mutual respect and appreciation for learning. Our services support opportunities for leadership within the school, home and larger community, allowing youth to develop self-esteem and to graduate within a time frame commensurate with their peers. The Riverside School is a 12-month school.

The Life Skills Program is a highly structured and group-based supportive therapeutic program for adolescents, ages 12-18 years, that are presenting with major mental illness and who are experiencing disruptions in their home, school, or community.

The Assistant Program Director will work with the Program Director to oversee the day to day management of our Day Program and Riverside School in Milford. This unique program model includes all oversight of a Chapter 766 approved therapeutic day school for students in grades 6-12.

The Assistant Program Director will be responsible for overseeing clinical service delivery and coordination, supervision of clinical staff and interns, management of referrals, assignment of cases, monitoring service statistics for required reports. The Assistant Program Director will provide a variety of therapy groups, individual check- ins, case management, crisis intervention, milieu support and supervision, and support at program outings and events.

Schedule: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Required Skills

Valid driver’s license and regular access to a reliable vehicle required

Required Experience

Master’s Degree in a clinical mental health related discipline and independent clinical licensure required
Demonstrated management of employees and some clinical operations oversight/experience strongly preferred;
Minimum of three years clinical supervisory responsibility in child mental health or similar human services setting; prior experience in a milieu setting preferred
Six years’ clinical experience in a multi-disciplinary mental health setting with minimum of three years child specific, direct clinical work after attaining graduate degree

Rebekah Simmons – 781-320-5368

Posted: 6-8-17

 

 

email rsimmons@riversidecc.org
Website https://www.riversidecc.org/careers


Title Teaching Assistant – Part Time
Location Milford, MA
Start Date 2017-06-07
Job Information

Riverside Community Care

Great opportunity to join a unique, innovative therapeutic school program that enables students to develop confidence and success in academic achievement and social situations.

The Riverside School aims to provide student-centered educational experiences that foster a culture of mutual respect and appreciation for learning.

Our services support opportunities for leadership within the school, home and larger community, allowing youth to develop self-esteem and to graduate within a time frame commensurate with their peers.

The Teaching Assistant will:

work as part of a team to provide direct supports, social skill groups, tutorial services, guidance, education, advocacy and supervision for students
support the human rights of individuals through the development of self-worth, empowering individuals to become the primary decision makers in their lives
offer listening and counseling presence for individuals with questions/concerns

The Riverside School is a 12-month school with 6 weeks of scheduled vacation.

Schedule: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (30 hours per week)

Occasional evenings required to attend parent advisory board meetings, open house events and other community building events.

Required Skills

Must have excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
Ability to work as a member of a team and to function independently
Basic computer fluency, including Microsoft Office, required
Valid driver’s license and reliable personal vehicle required for local travel

Required Experience

Bachelor’s Degree required
Previous experience working with individuals with special needs preferred

Rebekah Simmons – 781-320-5368

Posted: 6-8-17

 

email rsimmons@riversidecc.org
Website https://www.riversidecc.org/careers


Title BCBA
Location Beverly, MA
Start Date 2017-07-10
Job Information

Hopeful Journeys Educational Center, Inc.

Overall Responsibilities:

Hopeful Journeys Educational Center, Inc. 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.

Behavior Clinician’s responsibility is to develop behavior intervention plans for student with autism spectrum disorder 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’s role is directly supervise staff and is responsible for parent communications.

Essential duties and responsibilities
*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;
*Assist in overseeing and providing consultation to Hopeful Journeys staff regarding programming and IEP implementation, and attend IEP meetings and parents meetings
*Development and overseeing in behavior plans for in-classroom implementation and assess progress of effectiveness of behavior plans and curriculum modifications.
*Conduct behavior assessments and devise appropriate behavior plans.
*Coordinate communications between home and school
*Ensure timely completion of progress reports & graphed data
*Ensure behavioral strategies are implemented consistently and accurately across clinical systems in all settings.
*Develop data-taking mechanisms and reporting strategies for clinical information.
*Attend team meetings as necessary and requested.
*Participate in presenting student progress.
*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.
*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.
*To ensure effective communication and interpersonal skills with staff, students and parents
*Ensure all students are safe by implementing and monitoring de-escalation strategies
*Assist in supervising 1:1 teachers and case managers
*Other duties as required.

Dara Pearsol: 978-993-8096

Posted: 5-25-17

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


Title High School Math Teacher
Location Easthampton, MA
Job Information

Northeast Center for Youth & Families, Inc.

Northeast Center for Youth & Families, Inc. seeks a High School Math Teacher to teach, supervisor and tutor individual students and classes of students in accordance with the Mass Curriculum Guidelines and the individual education plans. The Math Teacher will maintain a positive instructional environment which is conducive to good order in learning, student interest, and maturity level, and appropriate to the expectations of the school. Other requirements include preparing students for standardized tests and documenting progress notes. This individual will be directly responsible for assigned students, their health and safety through appropriate interventions.

Requirements include a current and valid DESE license in Secondary Math (9-12) and/or Moderate Special Education 7-12 with a concentration in math. Must have a demonstrated interest in working with children with significant learning, social, emotional and behavioral needs.

Human Resources: 413-529-7777

Posted: 5/24/17

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


Title School Nurse (RN)
Location Beverly, MA
Start Date 2017-05-29
Job Information

Hopeful Journeys Educational Center, Inc.

Hopeful Journeys Educational Center, Inc. is a private, 766 Massachusetts Approved Special Education school designed to meet the academic, social and behavioral needs of children ages 3 to 22. HJEC is a full year, 216 day program, which provides 1:1 instructional teaching for children with autism and other developmental disorders. Our mission is to provide quality and individualized treatment and education to children with autism and other developmental disorders. By collaborating with families, educators and medical clinicians, we strive to build better futures for the child and their families, helping them reach their fullest potential and enabling them to live more productive and independent lives.

Preferred candidates should possess a school nurse educator’s license from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university, hold a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Massachusetts (M.G.L. c.71, s.53), current CPR certification, AED training from a recognized provider (such as the American Red Cross or American Heart Association). A desire to be part of a collaborative school community and demonstrated skill in working with children with autism of varied ages is strongly preferred.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Manages and coordinates health services for students within the school setting, while interacting with their educational and behavior goals, personal health, and public health needs
• Organizes and implements state-mandated programs such as immunization surveillance and screening programs. Completes and submits state mandated reports and surveys as required by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health
• Promotes positive safety practices within and outside of the school building, and ensures that the school has an effective medical emergency plan
• Assesses children for a wide range of physical and behavioral illnesses and develops programs to prevent the spread of disease and promote wellness
• Provides medically prescribed interventions, including medication administration and treatments. Provides first aid/emergency care to students and staff
• Collaborates with parents, community health care providers and agencies
• Maintains comprehensive and confidential health records for students that are in compliance with federal, state and local regulations. Must remain proficient in current technology for health record database used throughout the system
• Ensures timely documentation of all encounters with students
• Uses data collection to plan and evaluate the school health program
• Serves as member of pertinent committees and teams supporting the school (Crisis Team, Health Advisory)
• Serves as liaison among the school, the home, community health care agencies, and other healthcare professionals
• Using the nursing process, collaborates with family and student to develop and implement an individualized health care plan when appropriate

* At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
* Bachelor degree preferred
* Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

Hopeful Journeys Educational Center, Inc. is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

Dara Pearsol – 978.993.8096

Posted: 5-17-17

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


Title SCHOOL NURSE (RN, DESE licensed) Monday to Friday hours
Location Walpole, MA
Start Date 2017-05-15
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 SCHOOL NURSE for our program in Walpole to start immediately.

Position Requirements:
*Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
*Valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Massachusetts; DESE School Nurse license required.
*Minimum of two years of experience as RN in a child health, community health, or other relevant clinical nursing setting.
*CPR, CPI and First Aid certifications.
*Valid driver’s license.
*Completion of an orientation program on school health services through the Department of Public Health.

Supervision Received: Coordinator of Clinical and Family Services
Supervision Exercised: none

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

• Responsible for the overall monitoring of the health and safety of the students and for oversight of staff and daily activities in meeting these needs.
• Implements and manages a comprehensive school/residential health program consistent with Massachusetts guidelines, DESE regulation, EEC regulation and MDPH regulation.
• Provides training in medication administration to appropriate staff members, and prepares medications for staff.
• Coordinates and implements the state mandated surveillance and screening programs (includes immunizations, vision, hearing, scoliosis, annual physicals, etc.).
• Maintains comprehensive school health records, including daily logs, accident reports and other reports.
• Provides initial orientation and ongoing in-service training of all staff in related areas.
• Maintains effective communication with parents/guardians, physicians and outside agencies as needed.
• Coordinates training for all staff in CPR, First Aid, Medication Administration, AED, anaphylaxis, seizure protocol, and other topics as required.
• Monitors menus, meal preparation and food storage, as well as other health and safety concerns as member of Safety Committee.
• Orders medications and medical supplies for students.
• Maintains MA licensure through professional development.
• Provides medical emergency coverage 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Available by phone for consultation 24/7. May be required to pass medication some nights/weekends.
• Requires ability to read, analyze and interpret professional and trade reports and publications.

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

The League School offers a substantial benefit package that includes health, dental, STD, LTD, and Life insurance, tuition assistance, 403(b) retirement plan, professional development opportunities, as well as paid time 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

No phone calls please.

Posted: 5-8-17

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


Title HEAD TEACHER, SEVERE DISABILITIES – ALL LEVELS
Location Walpole, MA
Start Date 2017-05-08
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 HEAD TEACHER to start immediately in our Transitions program (students aged 16 – 22 years old).

Position Requirements:
*Master’s Degree in Special Education with current MA certification in Severe Special Needs/All Levels. Autism experience required.
*Proof of MA DESE licensure required.
*CPR, CPI and First Aid certifications.
*Valid driver’s license.

Supervision Received: Program Coordinator
Supervision Exercised: Teacher(s), Job Coach, Student Teacher(s)

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

1. Collaborates with team to develop Individual Education Programs within the classroom/school and community settings. Utilizes internet-based ESPED program in conjunction with team to write IEPs.
2. Collaborates in the development of behavioral intervention plans, sensory diets, social pragmatic programming, and daily living-skill techniques for individual students as part of multidisciplinary team.
3. Collects and records data regarding student performance in all skill areas as directed by team, Program Coordinator, and/or Coordinator of Clinical Services. Analyzes data to measure student progress throughout the year.
4. Consistently implements, or monitors implementation, of all components of treatment programs, including all accommodations and services outlined in students’ IEPs and BIPs.
5. Develops a therapeutic and effective relationship with students: uses appropriate voice modulation, sets reasonable boundaries with communication and actions, etc.
6. Implements individual and group behavior programs: positive reinforcement, breaks, time outs, etc., as designed by Behavior Specialists and the team.
7. Provides curriculum content based on the Massachusetts Frameworks to implement each student’s goals and objectives, as written in his/her Individual Education Program. Records curriculum implemented on Curriculum Mapper program.
8. Attends and facilitates classroom team meetings and classroom conferences.
9. Attends annual IEP reviews, 3-year Re-evaluations, supervision, staff meetings, intake meetings, and other meetings as directed by Program Leader or administrators.
10. Completes formal assessments and necessary data collection to track student progress.
11. Completes written reports: Quarterly Progress Reports, Individual Education Programs, Re-evaluation Reports, and assessment materials deemed necessary by the team and clinical department.
12. Has lesson plans prepared and ready for review that are appropriate for all students in the classroom.
13. Develops and executes a classroom and school schedule that provides structure, consistency, predictability.
14. Completes all necessary MCAS assessment requirements for students in his/her classroom.
15. Performs other related duties, as designated by the Assistant Principal/Principal that are deemed necessary for the operation of the school.

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

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

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

No phone calls please.

Posted: 5-4-17

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


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