Title Educational Administrator
Location Holyoke, MA
Start Date 2018-08-14
Job Information

Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps

The Educational Administrator is responsible for supervising the teaching team (special and regular education teachers and teaching assistants) in the development and delivery of quality special education instruction. They also ensure compliance with IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) and all regulations of Massachusetts’ Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

Oversee the development of Individual Education Programs (IEP’s) for all students.
Schedule and attend all IEP meetings.
Maintain a system for monitoring compliance with IEP’s in collaboration with the Program Director, including all direct and indirect services.
Ensure appropriate and timely diagnostic testing for three-year reviews and/or off-cycle testing agreed to by the student’s team.
Provide and/or contract for direct academic testing of students as requested by sending school districts.
Develop, write, and monitor/coordinate compliance with all aspects of IEP transition planning as required by federal and state statute.
Advocate and monitor the delivery of IEP requirements in a manner consistent with the student’s needs and strengths.
And other duties listed more in depth in a Job Description

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum of Master’s Degree in special education.
MA certification in Moderate Disabilities (5-12).
Minimum of one (1) year supervisory experience.
Minimum of five (5) years of experience teaching youth with emotional/behavioral challenges.
Valid Drivers License

Contact: Katherine DiMarino

Posted: 8-15-18

 

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


Title Nurse-Part Time
Location Holyoke, MA
Start Date 2018-08-14
Job Information

Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps

EWT School, a Chapter 766 day school, provides academic, vocational, recreational, clinical, and community-based educational services to young people by involving them in a therapeutic community. The students, both boys and girls age10-21, live at home in the greater Springfield area. With a thirty-year history of providing adventure education – learning through active outdoor participation – the entire educational staff participates in all facets of a student’s treatment. At any given time there are no more than 20 students enrolled at the school; these students get a great deal of individualized attention from clinicians and educators alike. Learning takes place in a small setting and growth occurs through the establishment of dynamic personal relationships that allow for discovery and exploration. Additionally, the school provides transitional programming and a Registry of Motor Vehicle-approved Driver Education program. EWT has also developed a vibrant music program that is currently facilitated by five professional musicians who provide hands-on instruction on a wide range of instruments as well as facilitating music technologies and studio space recording.

The program nurse will oversee medical administration needs and address medical issues affecting EWT School students.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

Will complete duties of the school nurse, including routine screenings, requesting and maintaining school health records for the day school’s enrollment of 20-23 students.
Advise staff on and address day-to-day medical issues/needs and emergencies of students.
Oversee the administration of all medication and treatments for all students according to guidelines set by the Massachusetts Dept. of Public Health.
Inventory control and record keeping according to state and federal guidelines for all medications.
He/she will communicate effectively with Program Director in regards to student and administrative issues.
Participate in the ordering and storage of medical supplies and medication according to program, state, and federal guidelines.
When necessary, help to create medical protocols for specific student needs, including EpiPen training for staff.
Hours:8 Hours per week

Contact: Katherine DiMarino

Posted: 8-15-18

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


Title Lead Special Education Teacher
Location Lancaster, MA
Start Date 2018-08-14
Job Information

Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps

The Lead Teacher is responsible for meeting the educational needs of the students in the program and supervising the daily routines of an Educational Team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supports the policies and procedures of the Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps, Inc
Supervise daily routines of educational and residential staff for your assigned classrooms/floor.
Oversees and co-facilitates with another teacher a classroom that meets the students’ needs for safety, educational growth, and social/emotional development.
Evaluates students’ specific educational needs and develops educational plans and programs to meet all students needs.
Develop Individualized Educational Program with co-teacher for classroom students.
Provide classroom instruction necessary in order to help each student meet the goals established in their Individualized Education Program.
Participate in TEAM meetings, Treatment Team Meetings, Medication Review and Clinical Meetings that involve any of their assigned students, as needed.
Follow, actively participate, and supervise your team in the implementation of the Behavior Management System (including the possibility of physical management).
Develop a team atmosphere with the teachers and teacher’s assistants.
Follow all program security policies and procedures.
Attend and actively participate in weekly School Administration and Residential Supervisory Meetings.
Implement and supervise weekly Teacher Team Meetings.
Meet weekly with the school Curriculum Specialist and Behavioral Specialist.
Implement weekly scheduled supervision sessions for assigned teachers and teacher’s assistants.
Act as a positive adult role model with students and a positive team member with all RFK staff and outside collateral’s.
QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants must possess Special Education Licensure. Experience working in a 766 Program. Previous Supervisory Experience a plus. Valid Massachusetts driver’s license required.

Program Overview:

The Robert F. Kennedy School at Lancaster is a Chapter 766 approved special education school for the children in residence on the campus, along with special education services to many day students from surrounding communities. The RFK Lancaster School’s mission is dedicated to the growth and learning of students by providing a safe, therapeutic environment that enhances the quality of life of each individual. Educators encourage students to replace negative behaviors with positive actions; personal and social growth is fostered where excellence in individual achievement is valued and respected.

Academic instruction takes place within a self-contained classroom or within a classroom which transitions for each academic content area. Each classroom has a Teacher and a Teacher’s Assistant. The school also offers special academic instruction in the areas of Physical Education, Health, Career Education, Art and Social Skills. Special services in the areas of Title I Reading & Math, Adaptive Physical Education, and Speech & Language are available for those students requiring these services.

Contact: Katherine DiMarino

Posted: 8-15-18

 

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


Title Special Education Teacher
Location Lancaster, MA
Start Date 2018-08-15
Job Information

Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps

Program Overview:

The Robert F. Kennedy School at Lancaster is a Chapter 766 approved special education school for the children in residence on the campus, along with special education services to many day students from surrounding communities. The RFK Lancaster School’s mission is dedicated to the growth and learning of students by providing a safe, therapeutic environment that enhances the quality of life of each individual. Educators encourage students to replace negative behaviors with positive actions; personal and social growth is fostered where excellence in individual achievement is valued and respected. Academic instruction takes place within a self-contained classroom or within a classroom which transitions for each academic content area. Each classroom has a Teacher and a Teacher’s Assistant. The school also offers special academic instruction in the areas of Physical Education, Health, Career Education, Art and Social Skills. Special services in the areas of Title I Reading & Math, Adaptive Physical Education, and Speech & Language are available for those students requiring these services.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supports the policies and procedures of the Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps, Inc
Supervise daily routines of educational and residential staff for your assigned classrooms/floor.
Oversees and co-facilitates with another teacher a classroom that meets the students’ needs for safety, educational growth, and social/emotional development.
Evaluates students’ specific educational needs and develops educational plans and programs to meet all students needs.
Develop Individualized Educational Program with co-teacher for classroom students.
Provide classroom instruction necessary in order to help each student meet the goals established in their Individualized Education Program.
Participate in TEAM meetings, Treatment Team Meetings, Medication Review and Clinical Meetings that involve any of their assigned students, as needed.
Follow, actively participate, and supervise your team in the implementation of the Behavior Management System (including the possibility of physical management).
Develop a team atmosphere with the teachers and teacher’s assistants.
Follow all program security policies and procedures.
Attend and actively participate in weekly School Administration and Residential Supervisory Meetings.
Implement and supervise weekly Teacher Team Meetings.
Meet weekly with the school Curriculum Specialist and Behavioral Specialist.
Implement weekly scheduled supervision sessions for assigned teachers and teacher’s assistants.
Act as a positive adult role model with students and a positive team member with all RFK staff and outside collateral’s.
QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants must possess a Teaching Certificate in English Language Arts for Secondary Education. Special Education Licensure. Experience working in a 766 Program. Previous Supervisory Experience a plus. Valid Massachusetts driver’s license required.

Contact: Katherine DiMarino

Posted: 8-15-18

 

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


Title Teaching Assistant
Location Brighton, MA
Start Date 2018-08-27
Job Information

Franciscan Children’s – Kennedy Day School

At Franciscan Children’s Kennedy Day School, we bring an unparalleled level of expertise to children with complex health and educational needs so they can receive specialized services in a caring and positive environment. Kennedy Day School is a special education day program serving students, ages 3 to 22, with significant and complex challenges, including communication, developmental, health, hearing, learning, mobility, neurological, physical, and sensory and vision service needs. The School offers a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary team approach with adapted physical education, assistive technology, audiology, augmentative communication, family resources, feeding team, music therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, reading services, recreation, speech & language therapy, vision services and vocational community learning.

If you’re looking for a position where you can truly make a difference, Franciscan Children’s Kennedy Day School may be the place for you. We’re seeking talented employees who bring a passion for service and a desire to improve the lives of children. Join our team in the convenient, accessible Brighton neighborhood of Boston. Learn how your talents can help…so every kid can.

Under the tutelage of special educators in the Kennedy Day School, the Teaching Assistant will offer a unique combination of integrated special education, therapeutic and health services to student’s ages 3 to 22 with multiple, intensive special needs and challenges.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Utilize systematic instructional approaches and support the implementation of each student’s IEP and daily schedule of events and activities.
Encourage active participation in learning.
Interpret students’ needs and other pertinent information from subtle expressions of sound, physical orientation, gesture and facial expression and seek to communicate constructive and critical information in a timely and effective manner.

Support learning activities, mobility, communication and personal care with students throughout the day, often using assistive technology and adaptive equipment.

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in a related field and relevant experience preferred
Ability to plan and organize work efficiently and address problems as they arise.
Ability to be flexible and adjust to changes in a dynamic environment.
Other duties may be assigned as required at the discretion of the supervisor.

Juan Nunez, HR Business Partner – 617-779-1128

Posted: 8-8-18

email jnunez@franciscanchlidrens.org
Website https://franciscanchildrens.org/join-our-team/careers/


Title Special Education Teacher
Location Brighton, MA
Start Date 2018-08-27
Job Information

Franciscan Children’s

Kennedy Day School is a special education day program serving students, ages 3 to 22, with significant and complex challenges, including communication, developmental, health, hearing, learning, mobility, neurological, physical, sensory and vision service needs. The School offers a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary team approach with adapted physical education, assistive technology, audiology, augmentative communication, family resources, feeding team, music therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, reading services, recreation, speech & language therapy, vision services and vocational- community learning.

Job Duties:
Special Education Teachers coordinate the development and implementation of each student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) plan, working with families and other team members to identify goals, strategies and methodologies for positive and meaningful learning outcomes. Emphasis is placed on effective communication and relevant documentation, consistent with evidence-based practice. Responsibilities include active participation in all student learning and care activities, both on campus and in the community.

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree Required; Master of Education preferred; valid and current Massachusetts licensure as a Teacher of Students with Severe (Intensive) and/or Moderate Disabilities.

Juan Nunez HR Business Partner 617-779-1128

Posted: 8-8-18

email jnunez@franciscanchlidrens.org
Website https://franciscanchildrens.org/join-our-team/careers/


Title Physical Education Teacher
Location Brighton, MA
Start Date 2018-08-27
Job Information

Franciscan Children’s

Description
Kennedy Day School brings unparalleled expertise and commitment to serve students with complex special education and health care needs. Students, ages 3 to 22, benefit from a collaborative, interdisciplinary team approach with integrative services in adapted physical education, assistive technology, audiology, augmentative communication, family resources, feeding team services, music therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, reading services, recreation, speech & language therapy, vision services, and vocational community learning.

If you’re looking for a position where you can truly make a difference, Franciscan Children’s Kennedy Day School may be the place for you. We’re seeking talented employees who bring a passion for service and desire to improve the lives of children. Join our team in the convenient, accessible Brighton neighborhood of Boston. Learn how your talents can help…so every kid can.

The Physical Education Teacher coordinates and implements Adapted Physical Education (A.P.E.) services for Kennedy Day School students ages 3 to 22. Care is taken to assess each student’s basic movement skills, perceptual motor abilities, sports skills, and general fitness. A primary focus is on the design and implementation of individual programs that meet student needs and offer relevant and interesting group activities based on a comprehensive wellness perspective. The Physical Education Teacher contributes to each student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP), working with families and other team members to identify goals, strategies, and methodologies for positive and meaningful learning outcomes.

Minimum Requirements
Advanced degree in Physical Education/Adapted Motor Development Therapy, current professional licensure/certificate and experience in coordinating wellness initiatives for students with multiple disabilities and challenges.

Juan Nunez, HR Business Partner – 617-779-1128

Posted: 8-8-18

email jnunez@franciscanchlidrens.org
Website https://franciscanchildrens.org/join-our-team/careers/


Title Reading Specialist
Location Brighton, MA
Start Date 2018-08-27
Job Information

Franciscan Children’s

Description
Enthusiastic educators welcome the collaborative learning environment of the Kennedy Day School. Throughout the extended school year, the Reading Specialist is responsible for student reading services, in keeping with each Individualized Education Program (IEP) plan.

Kennedy Day School is a special education day program serving students, ages 3 to 22, with significant and complex challenges, including communication, developmental, health, hearing, learning, mobility, neurological, physical, sensory and vision service needs.

The School offers an interdisciplinary team approach to learning that incorporates adapted physical education, assistive technology, audiology, augmentative communication, family resources, feeding team, music therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, reading services, recreation, speech & language therapy, vision services and vocational- community learning.

The Reading Specialist supports literacy enrichment activities in all classrooms and contributes to clinical team efforts and activities, through assessment, consultation and direct services to students.
Strategic, remedial and compensatory services, within individual and group settings, promote skill generalization related to meaningful daily activities that have a positive impact on student communication, participation, independence and overall quality of life.

Minimum Requirements
An advanced degree and licensure in Special Education/Reading.
Experience serving students with multiple, complex needs are required.

Juan Nunez, HR Business Partner

Posted: 8-8-18

email jnunez@franciscanchlidrens.org
Website https://franciscanchildrens.org/join-our-team/careers/


Title CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER – Immediate Opening
Location Walpole, MA
Start Date 2018-08-13
Job Information

LeagueSchool 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 CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER to start immediately at our Walpole campus.

This senior administrative position reports directly to the Executive Director and is responsible for financial planning and for directing and monitoring all accounting and financial management functions for the organization. This position is responsible for treasury functions, financial reporting, budgeting, accounting, insurance, investment and financial planning of government contracts and fundraising.

The incumbent will work closely with the other members of the management team to promote the organization’s mission and assure appropriate financial management and reporting. The incumbent will also interact with the Board of Directors, including working with the Treasurer and the Audit and Investment Committees.

Position Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Management or Health Administration. Master’s degree preferred.
• At least 10 years of financial management experience with a minimum of 3 years in a Chief Financial Officer position of a company with revenue of at least $10 million.
• Experience within a non-profit organization and/or expertise in government contracting.
• Experience managing accounting, insurance, and banking relationships appropriate for the current and anticipated growth of the organization.
• Ability to forecast revenue and expenses and provide accurate projections for cash flow as required by an increasing need for working capital in a growth environment.
• Strong analytic skills, track record in improving processes and procedures and the ability to communicate effectively.
• Proven leadership skills and ability to coach and develop the accounting team.
• A track record providing timely financial information and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends to the Executive Director and Board of Directors.
• Strong communications and relationship management skills, professional demeanor and ability to thrive in a diverse environment
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.

Supervision Received: Reports to the Executive Director
Supervision Exercised: Accounting staff

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

1. Directs, plans and implements policies and procedures, objectives and activities of the organization that align to its mission and that ensure continuing operations while maximizing return on investments.
2. Evaluates the organization’s fiscal function and performance and reports to the Executive Director.
3. Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates employee performance of 3 accounting specialists; recommends or initiates promotions, transfers and disciplinary action.
4. Prepares forecasts and budgets for approval, including those for funding and implementation of programs, and manages budgets to successful achievement.
5. Provides timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends in order to assist the Board of Directors and Executive Director in performing their responsibilities.
6. Participates in continual improvement of the budgeting process through education of department managers on financial issues impacting their budgets.
7. Maintains appropriate cash management strategies to ensure adequate cash availability for ongoing operations.
8. Acts as an advisor from the financial perspective on any contracts into which the organization may enter.
9. Oversees the annual audit process, which includes audited financial statements, Uniform Financial Cost Report, Form 990 and Commonwealth of Massachusetts Form PC.
10. Oversees the annual audit for workers compensation and 403(b) plan.
11. Evaluates and recommends accounting, payroll and other software systems for the organization.
12. Performs other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Annual Salary Range: $90,000 – $110,000 (commensurate with experience/education)

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 Vacation, Personal and Sick days.

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: 8-1-18

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


Title Special Education Teacher (Secondary)
Location Watertown, MA
Job Information

Perkins School for the Blind

Perkins School for the Blind, located near Boston, was the first school for the blind chartered in the United States in 1829. For over 180 years, the staff at Perkins have been providing quality services to students and clients who are blind, visually impaired, deafblind and multi-impaired. Perkins School for the Blind embraces diversity in ability, thought, culture and belief. We provide equal education and employment opportunities and value the unique talents and contributions of all of our students and staff.

Under the general supervision of the Education Director or Assistant Education Director, the Teacher provides instructional services for students with students with multiple disabilities including visual impairment, based on individual needs and evaluates students as required. They will plan, prepare and implement appropriate educational goals for each student as well as provide a variety of adapted materials and aids as appropriate for each student.

Responsibilities:
Meets educational requirements and qualifies for certification/licensure while updating and expanding knowledge
Demonstrates understanding of the general curriculum, expanded core curriculum, and subject matter/area of expertise
Determines present levels of performance by reviewing background information and conducting informal and formal assessments
Develops and prioritizes measurable objectives for learners; plans short term and long term instruction or clinical strategies to address individual objectives.
Establishes and maintains structures, rules, and procedures for learners and sets and maintains high expectations and standards of behavior
Establishes and adapts the environment to make it conducive to learning
Establishes good rapport and maintains respectful relationships with learners, adapting lessons for individuals with diverse needs and various backgrounds
Engages learners by using a variety of approaches and motivating strategies to convey knowledge and develop skills, maximizing instructional/clinical time
Provides positive reinforcement and constructive feedback
Develops performance measures and informs learners of the criteria for success; evaluates learner performance, keeps records, and reports progress in learning; revises instructional plans based on ongoing observation/evaluation information;
Helps create positive, inclusive interpersonal relationships
Shows respect for students, colleagues, administrators, family members, and others, communicating well with, supports, advises, and/or advocates for learners
Collaborates, consults with, and maintains effective communication with outside agency staff, staff at all levels, and family members, and when indicated, provides training
Maintains effective communication and works cooperatively with administrators
Maintains a safe environment and handles emergencies
Maintains a clean, neat, inviting, and well-designed learning environment
Ensures learners’ medical needs are met by altering teaching/clinical strategies and following protocols.
To perform other related duties and tasks as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in education or relevant field, able to obtain severe special needs teacher license within 3 years of employment.
Ability to complete and maintain First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and Crisis Prevention and Physical Intervention (CPPI) Certifications
Ability to travel independently

Preference may be given to candidates with:
Master’s degree in Special Education, severe disabilities with a current teacher certification in severe special needs.Previous experience working with students with visual impairments or students with multiple disabilities
Benefits: We provide a complete benefits package, which includes, recess time, tuition reimbursement, medical and dental insurance, LTD and Life insurance, retirement programs and staff development and training. Dependent upon availability, housing may also be offered to staff.

Perkins seeks to enhance its community of intellectually, culturally, and socially diverse individuals to enrich the educational experience of our students. Applicants from a multicultural background, are bilingual, and/or who have life experience are encouraged to apply.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

For a more detailed description of the position and to apply, please visit our website http://www.perkins.org/get-involved/careers and submit a resume and cover letter with your application.

Contact:: Nan Qin the HR Business Partner/Recruiter

Posted: 7-31-18

email recruiting@perkins.org
Website http://www.perkins.org/get-involved/careers


Title 1:1 ABA Teacher
Location Beverly, MA
Start Date 2018-08-27
Job Information

Hopeful Journeys Educational Center

Hopeful Journeys Educational Center is a Massachusetts Chapter 766 approved private special education school designed to meet the academic, social, and behavioral needs of children ages 3 to 22. Our mission is to provide quality and individualized treatment to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) as well as other related disorders. By collaborating with the family, and working together as a team, we can build a better future for the child and family. We are dedicated to helping children reach their fullest potential and enabling them to live productive lives.

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: 1:1 Teacher ABA Counselor FLSA: Exempt

REPORTS TO: Behavior Clinician

JOB SUMMARY: The 1:1 Teacher ABA Counselor’s primary job responsibility is to carry out behavior intervention & curriculum programs for students with autism spectrum disorder and other disabilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Work 1:1 with students ages 3-22

2. Collect and accurately record behavioral, social, academic, and other data as required per student’s specific goals and programming

3. Ensure timely completion of graphed data

4. Ensure behavioral strategies are implemented consistently and accurately across clinical systems in all settings under the direction of a behavior clinician

5. Use the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis to help students socially, academically, and behaviorally

6. Continuously evaluate the effectiveness of treatment programs and communicate with the student’s team.

7. Attend and participate in team meetings as necessary and requested.

8. Assist in the development of student books and maintaining materials

9. Participate in presenting student progress.

10. Communicate regularly with directors and supervisors

11. Ensure all required paperwork is neat and completed in a timely manner.

12. Ensure student and environmental safety at all times

13. Maintain clean and safe environment for students throughout the school and in student areas

14. Ensure effective communication between home and school with appropriate in person parent communication and home note documentation

15. Ensure that all team members demonstrate proficiency in using applied behavior analysis by communicating regularly with fellow 1:1 staff, supervisors, and directors.

16. Participate in developing data taking mechanisms and reporting strategies for clinical information

17. Participate in community outings with students including, but not limited to: swimming, ice skating, hiking, etc.

18. Other duties as required or directed by supervisors or directors.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
• Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, Special Education or related Human Service Field.

• Preference of at least 1 year working experience with specialized populations.

• Experience working directly with children with autism within a behavioral format preferred but not necessary.

• Knowledge of the federal, state, local legislation, regulations, policies and procedures that mandate and guide behavioral therapy practices.

• Ability to document in accordance with professional standards, state and local guidelines, and reimbursement requirements.

• Ability to interpret the evaluation data and write a comprehensive report.

• Experience using computers and an aptitude to learn computer applications.

• Effective oral and written communication skills with the ability communicate respectively and compassionately to child and their family.

• Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required.

• Be able to pass a background and CORI check.

• Valid driver’s license in good standing and safe driving record.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.

Benefits we provide to our staff!
•Professional and career development opportunities•Considerable time off (paid vacations, paid time off)

•Affordable and Comprehensive Medical Insurance•Dental Insurance

•Life Insurance

•401K Retirement plan

•Tuition reimbursement

•Flexible Spending Account (FSA) & Dependent Care Account (DCA)

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Environment that presents exposure to human conditions. Work is performed in a clinical setting. Extreme noise occurs frequently. Physical contact occurs frequently.

PHYSICAL ASPECTS:

Applicants are required to be able to physically perform all job duties, including carrying students up to 50 pounds, keeping students safe and in close proximity at all times, particularly on outings and safely restraining students in excess of 100 pounds up to 200 pounds when necessary. Must be able to lift up to fifty (50) pounds occasionally, and/or up to thirty (30) to sixty (60) pounds frequently, and/or up to ten (10) pounds constantly. Rarely must be able of lift over ninety (90) pounds.

Must have close visual acuity to perform frequent activities such as: distinguishing colors, preparing and analyzing data and figures, visually inspecting and measuring and assembling at distance close to the eye. Must be able to hear constantly, read, write and talk frequently.

Must be able to frequently stand, sit, walk, climb stairs, bend, squat and reach. Rarely must be able to push/pull, climb a ladder and crawl.

Frank Royce: Human Resources Generalist, (978) 993-8096

Posted: 7-24-18

email froyce@hopefuljourneys.com
Website http://www.hopefuljourneys.org/main.html


Title Special Education Teacher
Location Milford, MA
Start Date 2018-07-18
Job Information

Riverside Community Care

Exciting opportunity to join Riverside Community Care as a Special Education Teacher in our new school in Milford!

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 timeframe commensurate with their peers.

The Riverside School serves students from grades six through twelve and offers a high staff to student ratio in a small group setting, with skilled educational and clinical professionals.

Primary responsibilities of the Special Education Teacher include:
teaching and participating in milieu development
participating in family meetings and interagency case conferences
development of IEP and progress notes

The Special Education Teacher will work collaboratively with the clinical and educational team and participate in professional development to ensure curriculum and pedagogy reflects current academic standards and best practices.

Biweekly supervision and ongoing training in curriculum development, implementation and assessment, behavior management, and differentiated instruction is provided.

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

Work hours are Monday-Friday, 8AM-4PM.

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
Basic computer fluency, including Microsoft Office, required
Valid driver’s license and reliable personal vehicle required for local travel

Required Experience
Master’s Degree in Special Education, Education or related field required
Must have licensure in special education for children with moderate disabilities (5-12); additional subject-specific license a plus
At least one year post-grad experience working with children or adolescents in an academic setting and experience working with special needs population preferred

Riverside Community Care is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities. We provide equal opportunity for all persons seeking employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.

Contact Person: Rebekah Simmons

Posted: 7-19-18

 

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


Title Teaching Assistant
Location Needham, MA
Start Date 2018-07-18
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 timeframe 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.

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

Riverside Community Care is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities. We provide equal opportunity for all persons seeking employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.

Contact Person: Rebekah Simmons

Posted: 7-19-18

 

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


Title Early Head Start Home Visitor
Location Somerville MA
Start Date 2018-07-18
Job Information

Riverside Community Care

Exciting opportunity to join Riverside Community Care as a Home Visitor!

The Early Head Start Home Visitor works one-on-one with low-income families from diverse ethnic backgrounds to provide in-home and some on-site educational services to support families with infants or toddlers, or pregnant women.

The Early Head Start Home Visitor through weekly home visits and socialization groups (“baby and me” parent group) partners with pregnant women and families with children birth to three years of age to enhance their healthy growth and development.

We assist families in receiving comprehensive services in the areas of health, nutrition, early childhood and parenting education, social services, nutritional services and problem solving support so families can meet personal goals for them and their children.

Riverside offers an outstanding staff training program, excellent supervision, competitive salary, benefits package and career advancement opportunities!

Required Skill
Candidates will need to have a valid Massachusetts driver’s license; have daily access to a reliable vehicle, and be able to pass a criminal background check. Preference given to persons who speak Spanish and/or Hindi/Nepali as the position demands.

We are looking for a great candidate that has the following competencies:
Has a commitment to working with low-income and immigrant families and pregnant women
Has knowledge of community resources or how to access community and social services
Interested in establishing a caring and supportive relationship with the persons we service
Is familiar with child development and/or social services delivery systems
Can manage a caseload of 12 families, prioritize, plan work activities, set goals and objectives, and use time effectively
Has the ability to work with different computerized data systems to track all services to the families

Required Experience
Must have a minimum of High School Diploma.
A CDA (Child Development Credential) in Home Visiting or Infants and toddlers, Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related Human Services field preferred.
Candidates without the necessary background must agree to enroll in a CDA class sponsored by the program
Experience with low income and diverse young children and their families preferred

Riverside Community Care is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities. We provide equal opportunity for all persons seeking employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.

Contact Person: Rebekah Simmons

Posted: 7-19-18

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


Title Early Childhood Developmental Specialist
Location Somerville MA
Start Date 2018-07-18
Job Information

Riverside Community Care

Great full-time opportunity for a Developmental Specialist to join our Early Intervention team!

Enjoy the benefits of a large, established program with a supportive and stimulating work environment.

Responsibilities include:
providing home-based clinical services to children (0-3 years old) and their families
developmental assessments
assisting with parent/child groups

Bilingual Spanish/English or Portuguese/English strongly preferred.

Riverside offers an outstanding staff training program, excellent clinical supervision, competitive salary, benefits package and career advancement opportunities!

Required Skills
Excellent communication and organizational skills required
Bilingual Spanish/English or Portuguese/English strongly preferred
Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required

Required Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Special Education or Early Childhood required; Master’s degree preferred. CEIS preferred
Bilingual Spanish/English or Portuguese/English strongly preferred
At least one year experience with infant/toddler development, early intervention or special needs is required

Riverside Community Care is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities. We provide equal opportunity for all persons seeking employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.

Contact Person: Rebekah Simmons

Posted: 7-19-18

 

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


Title Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist – Full Time or Part Time
Location Somerville MA
Start Date 2018-07-18
Job Information

Riverside Community Care

Great opportunity for a Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist to join our collaborative and innovative interdisciplinary Early Intervention team!

The Speech Pathologist participates on an interdisciplinary team within the Early Intervention (EI) program providing home-based services to children (0-3 years) who have, or are at risk for developmental delays and disorders and their families.

In this exciting role, the Speech Pathologist is responsible for coordinating speech, language, feeding, and oral motor aspects of the child’s treatment plan. In addition, the Speech Pathologist also conducts developmental assessments, fulfills service coordination duties, leads and supports group activities, and maintains an individual caseload.

Bi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply!

Riverside offers an outstanding staff training program, excellent clinical supervision, competitive salary, benefits package and career advancement opportunities!

Required Skills
Bilingual Spanish/English strongly preferred
Valid driver’s license and regular access to a reliable vehicle required

Required Experience
Current Massachusetts licensure as a Speech and Language Pathologist required
Experience in early intervention, special needs populations and early childhood preferred

Riverside Community Care is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities. We provide equal opportunity for all persons seeking employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.

Contact Person: Rebekah Simmons

Posted: 7-19-18

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


Title Occupational Therapist – Full Time or Part Time Hours Available
Location Somerville MA
Start Date 2018-07-18
Job Information

Riverside Community Care

Great opportunity for a licensed Occupational Therapist to join our Early Intervention program in Somerville!

In this exciting role, the Occupational Therapist (OT) participates on an interdisciplinary team within the Early Intervention (EI) program providing home-based services to children (0-3 years) who have, or are at risk for developmental delays and disorders and their families. The OT is responsible for coordinating fine motor, feeding and sensory integration aspects of the child’s treatment plan. The OT also conducts developmental assessments, fulfills service coordination duties, leads and supports group activities, and maintains an individual caseload.

Schedule: Full time or Part time opportunities available; flexible hours

Riverside offers an outstanding staff training program, excellent supervision, competitive salary, benefits package and career advancement opportunities!

Required Skills
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Valid driver’s license and regular access to a reliable vehicle required
Ability to lift children ages 0-3 (30-40 pounds)

Required Experience
Massachusetts licensure as an Occupational Therapist required
Experience in early intervention, special needs populations and early childhood preferred

Riverside Community Care is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities. We provide equal opportunity for all persons seeking employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.

Contact Person: Rebekah Simmons

Posted: 7-19-18

 

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


Title Marketing Specialist
Location Winchester, MA
Start Date 2018-08-15
Job Information

Schools for Children

Schools for Children is searching for a Marketing Specialist who will work with its special education programs to enhance their visibility, messaging, and enrollment. These programs are Dearborn Academy, Seaport Academy, and Dearborn STEP. Responsibilities include establishing ongoing connections with key stakeholders, organizing periodic events (including those that draw professional colleagues and other interested parties to the schools), managing related social media efforts, and fostering positive local press coverage. (Starting date is flexible.)

Contact: Paul Stein

Posted: 7-10-18

email pstein@schoolsforchildreninc.org
Website http://www.schoolsforchildreninc.org/


Title One-to-One ASSISTANT TEACHERS, Part-time 30 hours/week with benefits
Location Walpole, MA
Start Date 2018-07-16
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 part-time One to One ASSISTANT TEACHERS to start immediately.

Position Requirements:
*Bachelor’s Degree in related field required. Autism experience preferred.
*CPR, CPI and First Aid certifications.
*Valid driver’s license.

Supervision Received: Head Teacher
Supervision Exercised: none

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

1. Implements lessons and tasks, according to Individual Education Programs, within the classroom/school and community settings.
2. Supervises assigned student at community-based job sites and provides job-coaching services for student according to individual program needs.
3. Acts as liaison for communication between community-based employers and the League School of Greater Boston’s Vocational Coordinator according to individual program needs.
4. Participates in the development of curriculum content, behavior intervention strategies and daily living-skill techniques for individual students and follows through on the strategies developed by the team.
5. Collects and records data regarding student performance in instructional and behavioral areas.
6. Develops a therapeutic and effective relationship with assigned student: uses appropriate voice modulation, sets reasonable boundaries with communication and actions, etc.
7. Follows schedules within the classroom and the school to provide structure and limit stimuli for the student.
8. Implements student behavior program: positive reinforcement breaks, time outs, etc., as designed by the Behavior Department and the team.
9. Completes daily paperwork, as needed, to include: notes to parents, Incident Reports, Accident Reports, etc.
10. Monitors health and safety of students and follows through with the School Nurse on incidents requiring medical attention.
11. Works as a team player. Attends supervision, classroom meetings, program meetings and staff meetings. Comes prepared with agenda and ready to discuss issues and solutions.
12. Participates in all trainings, as required by League School of Greater Boston.
13. Performs other related duties, as assigned by the Program Coordinator, Assistant Principal or 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; and Microsoft Office.

The League School offers a substantial benefit package that includes health and dental insurance, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, professional development opportunities, and paid Sick and Personal days in addition to school vacation weeks 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.

You may also link to our current job opportunities by accessing our website: www.leagueschool.org and clicking on About – League at a Glance – Careers

Posted: 7-9-18

 

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


Title JOB COACH – Part-Time 30 Hours/Week Benefits are available for this position
Location Walpole, MA
Start Date 2018-07-16
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 Part-Time JOB COACH to start immediately.

Position Requirements:
*Bachelor’s Degree in related field required. Autism/vocational aide experience preferred.
*CPR, CPI and First Aid certifications.
*Valid driver’s license.

Supervision Received: Coordinator of Vocational and Career Services
Supervision Exercised: none

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
1. Implements lessons and tasks, according to Individual Education Programs, within the classroom/school and community settings.
2. Transports and supervises students at community-based job sites and provides job-coaching services for students according to individual program needs.
3. Acts as liaison for communication between community-based employers and the League School of Greater Boston’s Coordinator of Vocational and Career Services.
4. Participates in behavior intervention strategies and daily living-skill techniques for individual students and follows through on the strategies developed by the team.
5. Collects and records data regarding student performance in instructional and behavioral areas.
6. Develops a therapeutic and effective relationship with students: uses appropriate voice modulation, sets reasonable boundaries with communication and actions, etc.
7. Follows schedules within the classroom and the school to provide structure and limit stimuli for the students.
8. Implements student behavior programs: positive reinforcement, breaks, time outs, etc., as designed by the Behavior Department and the team.
9. Completes daily paperwork, as needed, to include: Incident Reports, Accident Reports, etc.
10. Monitors health and safety of students and follows through with the School Nurse on incidents requiring medical attention.
11. Works as a team player. Attends supervision and staff meetings. Comes prepared with agenda and ready to discuss issues and solutions.
12. Participates in all trainings, as required by League School of Greater Boston.

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

This position is eligible for a substantial benefit package that includes paid school vacations; holiday, sick and personal time; Health & Dental insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; and 403(b) retirement plan with match.

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

You may also link to our current job opportunities by accessing our website www.leagueschool.org and clicking on About – League at a Glance – Careers

No phone calls please.

Posted: 7-9-18

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


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