Title Residential Shift Supervisor
Location Natick, MA
Start Date 2018-12-01
Job Information

Brandon School & Residential Treatment Center

Brandon School and Residential Treatment Center, located in Natick, MA, is an 80+ bed treatment program serving boys 7 to 18 years old with complex social, emotional, and behavioral challenges. If you enjoy a high energy environment surrounded by dedicated professionals and amazing kids then come join our community! Brandon is a strong and successful organization due in large part to the dedication, diversity, experience, and expertise of our staff.

We are seeking experienced Residential Shift Supervisors and Assistant Residential Shift Supervisors to join our team. Shift Supervisors are responsible for oversight of one of our 7 Residential Programs as well as providing quality direct care to the youth and families we serve. This position provides the opportunity to not only strengthen your direct care skills, but your leadership and management skills as you provide oversight, coaching, and guidance to a team of professionals.

Qualifications: Bachelors degree preferred; minimum five-years-experience working in human services/mental health field with supervisory experience; must have a valid MA driver’s license and DEEC CORI/DCF background check; able to participate in physical interventions, MAP certified a plus. Persons with lived personal or family experience encouraged to apply.

Qualified candidates will have a passion for helping youth who have experienced traumatic life events and the ability to develop therapeutic relationships with kids and families. Candidates will also bring positive energy to work every day, a sense of humor, serve as a role model for staff and kids, and leadership skills that support and guide their team to always a ensure a safe and nurturing environment at Brandon.

Essential Responsibilities
• Work as part of an interdisciplinary treatment team to ensure a therapeutic milieu that meets Brandon’s standards of CARE.
• Think creatively as you implement ideas to engage youth and families in treatment (traditions, activities, etc.)
• Provide leadership, support, professional development, and regular supervision to Residential Counselors
• Oversee the program’s physical environment and ensure it meets quality standards and licensing requirements at all times (clean, organized, home-like living environment).
• Maintain an inviting space for all Brandon community members and external parties visiting, especially family members so they feel like a part of their child’s life despite out of home placement.
• Ensure constant communication with Treatment Team members, Department Heads, family members, and collaterals.
• Maintain documentation systems in the program ensuring they are timely, clear, and concise.
• Ensure appropriate implementation of the Brandon Behavior Support Policy and TCI techniques.

Contact Person: Trish Kelley 508.655.6400 ext. 204

Posted: 12-4-18

email resume@brandonschool.org
Website https://brandonschool.org


Title Residenital Counselor
Location Natick, Ma
Start Date 2018-12-01
Job Information

Brandon School & Residential Treatment Center

Brandon School and Residential Treatment Center, located in Natick, MA, is an 80+ bed treatment program serving boys 7 to 18 years old with complex social, emotional, and behavioral challenges. If you enjoy a high energy environment surrounded by dedicated professionals and amazing kids then come join our community! Brandon is a strong and successful organization due in large part to the dedication, diversity, experience, and expertise of our staff.

We are seeking Residential Counselors to join our team. Residential counselors are responsible for providing quality direct care to the youth and families we serve. This position will strengthen your direct care skills, as you develop therapeutic relationships with the boys and their families, engage them in fun and creative activities, serve as a role model, and teach them valuable life skills. Qualified candidates will have a passion for helping boys who have experienced traumatic life events. Candidates will bring positive energy to work every day, have a sense of humor, enjoy creating a home like environment through cooking meals and cleaning, and most importantly the ability and desire to care for and nurture our boys.

Qualifications: high school diploma required; minimum three-years-experience working in human services/mental health field; must have a valid MA driver’s license and DEEC CORI/DCF background check; able to participate in physical interventions, MAP certified a plus. Persons with lived personal or family experience encouraged to apply.

Essential Responsibilities
• Work as part of an interdisciplinary treatment team to ensure a therapeutic milieu that meets Brandon’s standards of CARE.
• Think creatively as you implement ideas to engage youth and families in treatment (traditions, activities, etc.)
• Maintain an inviting space for all Brandon community members and external parties visiting, especially family members so they feel like a part of their child’s life despite out of home placement.
• Maintain documentation systems in the program ensuring they are timely, clear, and concise.
• Ensure appropriate implementation of the Brandon Behavior Support Policy and TCI techniques.

Contact Person: Trish Kelley 508.655.6400 ext 204

 

email resume@brandonschool.org
Website https://brandonschool.org


Title Accounting Manager – Non Profit
Location Swansea, MA
Start Date 2019-01-02
Job Information

Stevens Treatment Programs

Stevens Treatment Programs, a private, non-profit human services agency, is recruiting an Accounting Manager to work 30 to 40 hours per week.

The Accounting Manager, under the supervision of the Director of Administration and Finance is responsible for the operation, monitoring, and maintenance of the accounting systems and records of the agency. The Accounting Manager maintains appropriate internal controls and procedures regarding management of agency funds, and insures agency accounting practices are consistent with generally accepted accounting principles. The Accounting Manager reports monthly, quarterly, and annually to appropriate agency staff, the Board of Directors, and externally as required to meet federal, state, and local regulations. Along with the Bookkeeper, the Accounting Manager maintains the routine, daily operation of the Business Office as it relates to standard accounting practice, procedure, and internal control, as well as agency policy.

Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and five years of practical accounting experience, with at least 3 years’ experience in a nonprofit environment. Experience preparing the Massachusetts Uniform Financial Report (UFR), and IRS Form 990 preferred. Qualified candidates must also have experience working with an enterprise level accounting software package (e.g. Microsoft Great Plains) and strong Microsoft Office proficiency. The ideal candidate will also have demonstrated ability in successfully managing, coordinating, and completing accounting tasks in a small office setting.

Starting salary negotiable, based on qualifications\experience, with an excellent benefit package, including health and dental plans, 401(k) plan with employer match, flexible spending accounts, paid leave, and much more.

Linda Lavoie, Recruiting Coordinator

Posted: 11/26/18

email careers@stevensprograms.org
Website https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=91720e52-f6e4-4fff-9224-9b122aa06cda&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US


Title Case Manager
Location Swansea
Start Date 2018-11-16
Job Information

Stevens Treatment Programs

Stevens Treatment Programs provides therapy, residential placement and education to adolescent males, in order to guide them towards leading a healthy, independent adult life. We are looking for a Case Manager to support the Clinical Department towards those efforts.

The Case Manager will serve as an appointment liaison between all outside agencies and Stevens; will be responsible for the management of youth’s on-campus and off-campus appointments; and will provide transportation for youth. The ideal candidate will be organized and professional, with strong communication and engagement skills. This candidate should have experience working with high risk adolescents, and should demonstrate the ability to functioning independently and responsibly off grounds.

Starting pay up to $15 an hour, based on qualifications\experience.

Stevens offers a great benefits package, including health and dental insurance, 401(k) plan with employer match, paid leave and holidays, life and disability insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Criminal records screening, valid driver’s license, and acceptable driving record required.

Linda Lavoie – Recruiting Coordinator

Posted: 11/21/18

email llavoie@stevensprograms.org
Website http://www.stevensprograms.org/main.html


Title Family & Community Engagement Coordinator
Location Swansea
Start Date 2018-11-16
Job Information

Stevens Treatment Programs

Residential treatment program for adolescent boys seeks a full time, licensed, Masters Level Clinician. Starting salary is $52,000 annually for LICSW or LMHC ($54,000 with relevant experience). Salary negotiable for LCSW candidates or those eligible to take the LCSW exam. (Recent MSW grads encouraged to apply.) Excellent supervision and training provided.

Stevens provides a competitive benefits package including 73 – 83% employer paid health\dental plan (including family coverage), tuition reimbursement, 401(k) with employer match, 3 weeks paid vacation leave to start, and 11 paid holidays annually.

Provide trauma-informed individual, group, and family therapy as well as case management for boys with emotional challenges and behavioral problems that include fire setting and problem sexual behaviors. Schedule requires some evening and weekend hours.

Linda Lavoie – Recruiting Coordinator

Posted: 11/21/18

email llavoie@stevensprograms.org


Title Moonlighting Psychiatrist
Location Swansea
Start Date 2018-11-16
Job Information

Stevens Treatment Programs

Stevens Treatment Programs is a private nonprofit therapeutic residential treatment center located in the Historical District of Swansea, MA. Our mission is to provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art treatment to adolescent males of varying needs and cultural backgrounds.

Stevens is currently seeking a Board Certified/MA License Psychiatrist for a Moonlighting/Contract position. The consulting psychiatrist is responsible for supporting behavioral health care provided at Stevens Treatment Programs. This is done through consultation to residents for a total of 2-3 hours bi-weekly and through the provision of telephonic and electronic on-call services (approximately 2 calls/month). The Psychiatrist receives payment at the rate paid $300/ hour on campus and is paid on a monthly basis.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

– Work with a medical team consisting of a full-time nurse.

– Provide regularly scheduled (biweekly) consultation to the residents of Stevens Programs taking psychotropic medication and behavioral health team (nurses, therapists, clinical director and teachers).

– Consultations focus primarily on patients who are new to treatment, who require maintenance medication management or who are encountering further treatment needs. These include:

– Emergencies, Connors requests, Rogers Affidavits, sleep charting, healthy eating consultation, medication renewals, need prior authorizations, interpretation of laboratory results, side effect monitoring, special consultations or who are not improving as expected.

– Provide occasional telephonic consultation to primary care providers (Nursing staff, Clinical staff or other physicians) and parents of resident patients as needed.

– Provide recommendations regarding treatment plan changes, medication, patients who need referral for additional specialty mental health care, e.g. hospitalization or other treatment program.

– Complete initial evaluations for new youth, which includes a review of all forwarded written clinical material from referring agencies, as well as initial clinical from therapists and teachers.

– Complete Psychiatric evaluation for youth enrolled in 45 or 60-day comprehensive assessment service. This may necessitate an increase in consulting hours to address the needs of that youth within the time frame.

Other Requirements:

– Maintain clear and regular documentation of initial and subsequent patient encounters and consultations.

– Maintain professional cell phone and email accounts for contact during usual business hours and after hours if necessary and available.

– Respond to telephone calls from primary care providers and Nurse within one business day. Respond to urgent telephone calls within one hour, if available.

– Check professional text message or email account daily. Respond to email questions/consultations within two business days, sooner if urgent.

– MA License required.

Please send resume and letter of application to:

Executive Director
24 Main Street
Swansea, MA 02777

Linda Lavoie – Recruiting Coordinator

Posted: 11/21/18

email llavoie@stevensprograms.org
Website http://www.stevensprograms.org/main.html


Title Residential Shift Supervisor-Weekend
Location Swansea
Start Date 2018-11-16
Job Information

Stevens Treatment Programs

Stevens Treatment Programs, a residential treatment and special education facility for behaviorally disordered adolescent males and their families, is recruiting a Weekend Residential Shift Supervisor. The Weekend Residential Shift Supervisor provides client behavior management, crisis intervention and program leadership to clients and Residential Counselors on weekends in Stevens residential treatment program. The Weekend Residential Shift Supervisor is also responsible for planning and executing client recreation programming, and manages daily residential program operations during weekends. The Weekend Residential Shift Supervisor also collaborates with the Assistant Residential Director to provide direct supervision and evaluation of Residential Counselors. The successful candidate must have a minimum of a High School diploma and one year of experience working directly with adolescents in a residential treatment setting. In lieu of one year of residential treatment experience, two years of experience working with troubled adolescents may be substituted. Supervisory experience required. Demonstrated ability to effectively relate to behaviorally disordered adolescents and other professionals is essential. The successful candidate must also possess excellent organizational and communication skills. Starting pay is $16.38 to $16.96 per hour based on qualifications\experience, with an excellent benefit package, including 73% – 83% paid health\dental plan, tuition reimbursement, 401(k) with employer match, and paid leave. Criminal records screening, valid driver’s license, and acceptable driving record required.

Linda Lavoie – Recruiting Coordinator

Posted: 11/21/18

To apply please visit our website at: www.stevensprograms.org

email llavoie@stevensprograms.org
Website http://www.stevensprograms.org/main.html


Title Day Shift Supervisor
Location Swansea
Start Date 2018-11-16
Job Information

Stevens Treatment Programs

Stevens Treatment Programs, a residential treatment and special education facility for behaviorally disordered adolescent males and their families, is recruiting a Day Shift Supervisor to manage staffing, daily operations, and student behavior during school days. The Day Shift Supervisor provides behavior management, crisis intervention and leadership to students and other staff members in the daily operation of the school program. In conjunction with the Education Director, the Day Shift Supervisor sets the tone of the school program, and insures the daily routine and program structure developed for the successful functioning of the school day are maintained.

The successful candidate must have a Bachelors Degree, and at least one year of experience working as a direct care staff member with adolescents in a residential treatment setting. In lieu of one year of residential care experience, two years of experience working with troubled adolescents may be substituted. Demonstrated ability to effectively relate to behaviorally disordered adolescents and other professionals is essential. The successful candidate must also possess excellent organizational and communication skills.

Starting pay is $16.46 based on qualifications\experience, with an excellent benefit package, including 73% – 83% paid health\dental plan, tuition reimbursement, 401(k) with employer match, and paid leave.

Criminal records screening, valid driver’s license, and acceptable driving record required.

To apply please visit our website at www.stevensprograms.org

Linda Lavoie – Recruiting Coordinator

Posted: 11/21/18

email llavoie@stevensprograms.org
Website http://www.stevensprograms.org/main.html


Title Director of Admissions and Outreach
Location Concord
Start Date 2018-12-01
Job Information

The Guild For Human Services

Summary: Direct the Admissions and Outreach Department in its activities to promote the Guild’s programs and services, ensure licensing and accreditation requirements are met, screening eligibility of prospective individuals

Primary Job Responsibilities:

Market and promote the Guild’s services to a variety of stakeholders including professional groups (e.g., GBAAPS {Greater Boston Area Assoc. of Approved Chapter 766 Private Schools, ASE {Administrators of Special Education}, and maaps {Massachusetts Association of 766 Approved Private Schools})
Conduct outreach to stakeholders to inform and educate them about The Guild’s services
Attract potential families via outreach strategies and inbound marketing techniques; ensure a strong pipeline of eligible students are referred to The Guild
Review and process referrals of potential students from local education agencies, state agencies, and other referring entities
Track and record referral information in customer relationship management (CRM) databases like Salesforce
Provide tours of The Guild to interested families, referral agencies, school district personnel and other professionals.
Supervise the Coordinator of Admissions & Outreach on the processing of referrals, ensuring fidelity to established protocols
Consult regularly with the Chief Admissions & Outreach Officer on case management, budget development, strategy, and program development
Maintain compliance with all licensing and regulatory requirements
Monitor data, generate reports, and present on admissions outcomes
Represent The Guild at conferences/events on an as needed basis
Support the Chief in various outreach and training opportunities for parents or professionals
Other related duties as assigned
Essential Job Functions

Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job including some weekends, holidays and inclement weather situations
Proficiency in written and spoken English is an essential function of the job
The ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion
Highly organized with attention to detail
Ability to multitask and work effectively with deadlines

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree, Master’s Degree preferred
Experience working in public or private special education, social services, and/or healthcare in Massachusetts
3- 5 years of supervisory experience
Knowledge of special education services and environment in Massachusetts
Professional level communication skills and ability to interact effectively with a variety of individuals
Exceptional organization and problem solving skills with close attention to detail
Commitment to excellent customer service
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word, etc.)
Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation
Must meet Massachusetts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) background check requirements
http://www.guildhumanservices.org/job/director-of-admissions-and-outreach/

Peggy Kilpatrick – Recruiter- 781-893-6000 ext.5126

Posted: 11/21/18

email pkilpatrick@guildhumanservices.org
Website http://www.guildhumanservices.org/


Title Special Education Teacher
Location Needham, MA
Start Date 2018-11-01
Job Information

Riverside Community Care

Exciting opportunity to join Riverside Community Care as a Special Education Teacher!

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.

Salary range: $47,000 – $52,000/year

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
•Concentration in Math and/or Science a plus
•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

The Riverside School and Life Skills Program (Riverside Community Care) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, or age in treatment or employment at Riverside, admission or access to Riverside, or any other aspect of the educational programs and activities that Riverside operates. Riverside is required by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (Age Act), and their respective implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Parts 104, 106 and 110, not to discriminate in such a manner. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding these non-discrimination policies:
•Section 504 Coordinator(s): Monica Garlick, (781) 320-5383, 270 Bridge Street Suite 301 Dedham, MA 02026
•Title IX Coordinator(s): Paulo Fulton, (781) 320-5312, 270 Bridge Street Suite 301 Dedham, MA 02026
•Age Act Coordinator(s): Monica Garlick, (781) 320-5383, 270 Bridge Street Suite 301 Dedham, MA 02026

Contact Person: Rebekah Simmons

Posted: 11-16-18

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


Title Teaching Assistant – Part Time
Location Needham, MA
Start Date 2018-11-01
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.

Schedule: Monday and Wednesday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (32 hours per week)

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

The Riverside School and Life Skills Program (Riverside Community Care) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, or age in treatment or employment at Riverside, admission or access to Riverside, or any other aspect of the educational programs and activities that Riverside operates. Riverside is required by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (Age Act), and their respective implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Parts 104, 106 and 110, not to discriminate in such a manner. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding these non-discrimination policies:
•Section 504 Coordinator(s): Monica Garlick, (781) 320-5383, 270 Bridge Street Suite 301 Dedham, MA 02026
•Title IX Coordinator(s): Paulo Fulton, (781) 320-5312, 270 Bridge Street Suite 301 Dedham, MA 02026
•Age Act Coordinator(s): Monica Garlick, (781) 320-5383, 270 Bridge Street Suite 301 Dedham, MA 02026

Contact Person: Rebekah Simmons

Posted: 11-16-18

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


Title Driver for The Family After School Program – Part Time
Location Cambridge, MA
Start Date 2018-11-02
Job Information

Riverside Community Care

Great opportunity to join Riverside Community Care as a Driver for The Family After School Program!

The Driver is responsible for transporting (picking up and dropping off) children via a staff monitored van from school to the program, and from the program home.

The driver will:
Arrive daily at the program site (currently 5 Sacramento St., Cambridge MA) by 2:00pm, pick up a staff monitor and travel to the Somerville Public Schools to pick up children, then drop them off back at the site
On half-days, school vacation weeks, and summer vacation (excluding major holidays), the driver will pick children up at their homes in Cambridge and Somerville
Be available at 5:20 pm to transport children home and return back to the program to drop off the staff monitor
Collaborate with the Program Director and staff monitors as needed around adjusting routes and time frames
Keep the van clean and in good repair
Take van for normal maintenance procedures
Read and follow procedures as detailed in Riverside’s policy manuals and program policies and procedures
Arrive on time for scheduled shifts
Attend all required trainings and administrative meetings as relevant to transporting special needs children
Attend any scheduled supervision meetings as needed, coming to the meetings prepared, and utilize feedback constructively to improve performance as needed

Required Skills
Knowledge of age appropriate car seating for children required
Must have a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record

Required Experience
High School diploma or equivalent 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: 11/16/18

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


Title TEACHER ASSISTANT, full-time
Location Walpole, MA
Start Date 2018-11-26
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 TEACHER ASSISTANT to start immediately at our program in Walpole. Pay starts at $18.15/hour, with additional compensation for Master’s degree in a related field and/or valid Severe or Moderate Disabilities teaching license. Schedule: M-F 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Position Requirements:
*Bachelor’s Degree in related field. Autism experience preferred.
*Para-professional, Teacher’s Aide, or other elementary education 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 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 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 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: 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, dental, short-term disability, long-term disability, and life/AD&D insurance, tuition assistance, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, professional development opportunities, as well as paid time off in addition to 7 weeks of school vacation.

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: 11-16-18

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


Title Expressive Therapist – SPED
Location Concord, MA
Start Date 2018-12-01
Job Information

The Guild For Human Services

Summary:
As a member of the multidisciplinary team, Clinician Ireports to the Director of Mental Health Services, and is responsible for providing therapy and supportive services to clients and families. designed to meet the diverse and changing needs of families. An ideal candidate must have strong clinical skills with emphasis on Expressive Therapies in one or more modalities, clinical writing and experience implementing trauma-informed care.

Peggy Kilpatrick 781-893-6000 ext.5126

Posted: 11-16-18

email pkilpatrick@guildhumanservices.org
Website http://www.guildhumanservices.org/


Title Teaching Assistant
Location Watertown, MA
Start Date 2018-11-05
Job Information

Perkins School for the Blind

Teaching Assistant – Great Career Path with Free Training

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, the Teaching Assistant assist in teaching skills to meet designated objectives within the Individual Education Plan (I.E.P) and report progress on these objectives in oral and/or written formats as prescribed by the program. They will also attend to the direct care, medical and behavioral needs of students in the residence and participate in staff development and trainings.

Responsibilities:
• Maintains appropriate certifications and completes required training hours and mandated trainings, including on-the-job training.
• Possesses skill and knowledge to perform all job requirements effectively, efficiently and safely while actively acquiring and applying current knowledge.
• Actively participates in program and campus wide projects and activities.
• Demonstrates an understanding of the general curriculum as well as the expanded core curriculum.
• Assists in the development and implementation of IEP goals, objectives and strategies.
• Develops and prioritizes measurable objectives for students, both short and long term.
• Promotes student independence, self-confidence, and development of social, organizational, and other critical skills to the maximum extent possible.
• Takes initiative to plan activities that meet the development level of the student.
• Develops performance measures and informs students of the criteria for success.
• Evaluates student performance, keeps records, and reports progress in learning.
• Assists in providing a language and communication model based on the individual needs of the student.
• Establishes and maintains structure, rules and procedures and standards of behavior.
• Establishes and adapts the environment that is conducive to learning
• Establishes good rapport and maintains respectful relationships with students and is a positive role model for students and staff.
• Adapts lessons for individuals with diverse needs and various backgrounds.
• Engages students by using a variety of approaches and motivating strategies to convey knowledge and develop skills and fosters community integration through the development and implementation of appropriate off-campus activities.
• Provides positive reinforcement and constructive feedback to students.
• Assists in setting up appropriate visual, auditory and physical environment for student.
• Assists in creating a positive learning and home-like living environment that is safe, secure and clean.
• Assists in the implementation of a safe, secure environment and effectively handles emergencies.
• Ensures that student’s medical and behavioral needs are met by altering teaching strategies and following protocols.
• Responds to student medical emergencies.
• Assists with student medical and other appointments.
• Complies with the OSHA and the Perkins’ Hazard Communication Program safety standards and immediately reports any hazard to supervisor.
• Reports staff and student injuries and student incidents per policy and procedures.
• Provides and monitors direct care tailored to the student’s individual performance levels and needs of students in a manner which respects student rights to privacy and dignity.
• Assists students in helping them to control their behaviors.
• Provides the appropriate level of physical assistance to students.
• Actively assists student participation in all activities.
• Shows respect for students, colleagues, administrators, family members, and others by creating and maintaining positive, inclusive interpersonal relationships.
• Effectively communicates and collaborates with staff at all levels and in all departments, family members, outside agency staff, contractors, etc.
• Maintains an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
• Respects the confidentiality and human rights of students and staff.
• Makes effective use of time, completes work on schedule and meets deadlines.
• Accepts responsibility for all aspects of the job.
• Produces clear, well-written reports in proper formats and submits reports/IEPs on time.
• Demonstrates flexibility adjusting to changes in daily routines, needs, and administrative directives, policies and procedures.
• Follows and complies with school rules, policies, and procedures including those that are financially related.
• Follows and assists with the implementation of all regulations required by licensing agencies.

ASLEEP OVERNIGHT (Applies only to live-in Teaching Assistants)
• Is dependable, conscientious and punctual.
• Provides three eight-hour asleep overnight shifts.
• Responds to emergencies during overnight coverage.
• To perform other related duties and tasks as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:
• High school diploma
• Ability to complete and maintain First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and Crisis Prevention and Physical Intervention (CPPI) Certifications

Preference may be given to candidates with:
• Bachelor’s degree
• Previous experience working with special needs children
• Valid driver’s license and willingness to drive school vehicles including chair cars
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

Contact: Deirdre Higgins

Posted: 10-26-18

 

 

email deirdre.higgins@perkins.org
Website http://www.Perkins.org


Title ABA Teacher
Location Marlborough, MA
Start Date 2018-11-12
Job Information

Crossroads School

Crossroads School, in Marlborough, MA is a private, nonprofit school dedicated to transforming the lives of children with autism using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. We are currently seeking to hire an ABA Teacher responsible for teaching students in the school and in the home using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. The ABA Teacher is responsible for helping students achieve the goals and objectives outlined in Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), Behavior Management Guidelines (BMGs), Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs), and Treatment Plans. The ABA Teacher also serves as the Case Manager for one student and is responsible for helping to design and modify curriculum, building materials to support the curriculum, and using the curriculum and materials to teach new skills.

Responsibilities:

• Implement behavior analytic teaching procedures.
• Record, summarize, and graph data as specified in IEPs, BIPs, BMGs, and Insurance Treatment Plans.
• Implement 1:1 and small-group instruction including leading academic and social skills groups.
• Maintain case student’s program book per guidelines.
• Ensure skills generalize to other people, settings, and time.
• Teach appropriate functional alternatives to challenging behavior.
• Update curriculum sheets, data sheets and Behavior Management Guidelines
• Maintain case students’ electronic files per guidelines.
• Construct Student Day packets
• Update staff on case student’s progress, program changes, and follow-up from Student Day Meetings.
• Assist the Lead Special Education Teacher in curriculum development and modification.
• Write quarterly progress reports for case students per protocol.
• Work up to 4 hours week on a Home Services case.
• Provides parent/family training and feedback for Home Services students.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Behavior Analysis, or related field preferred.
• Experience working with children with autism and related disabilities preferred.
• Must have good organizational skills coupled with interpersonal skills, strong attention to detail, be eager to learn new skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, proficiency in computer skills in Microsoft Office products, punctuality, compassion, ability to prioritize and multitask, and maintain strict confidentiality of information.

Must be enthusiastic, positive and love working with children!

Crossroads School’s mission is to provide individualized, comprehensive education and related services to students with autism to enhance quality of life and independent functioning, so they may achieve their full potential. We believe that all individuals have a fundamental right to an education that promotes the greatest degree of personal independence. Personal independence for each individual is achieved through an educational partnership between school, community, and family. Crossroads places a strong emphasis on family involvement in the development of school programming as well as active support and contribution to families’ success after school hours.

Crossroads School offers a competitive salary with a generous benefits package including Tuition Reimbursement, Health and Dental Insurance, 403(b) with generous employer match, Long-term and Short-term Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Plans, and Professional Development opportunities. Crossroads School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To learn more about this exciting opportunity, visit our website at http://www.crossroadsschoolma.org.

Jessica Blank, Human Resources Assistant, 508-651-7500 ext. 374

Posted: 10.25.18

 

email JBlank@crossroadsschoolma.org
Website http://www.crossroadsschoolma.org


Title ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST
Location Walpole, MA
Start Date 2018-10-22
Job Information

League School of Greater Boston

The League School of Greater Boston is a year-round program dedicated to the education of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Our team approach to education creates a collaborative, supportive and open environment within our community. We are currently seeking an ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST to start immediately.

Position Requirements:
*Bachelor’s Degree in related field required; Master’s Degree preferred.
*Valid Teaching license in Massachusetts required (any discipline; Moderate or Severe Disabilities preferred).
*CPR, CPI and First Aid certifications.
*Valid driver’s license.

Supervision Received: Facilities Manager
Supervision Exercised: none

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

1. Implements lessons and tasks associated with assistive technology according to Individualized Education Programs (IEP) within the classrooms/school community.
2. Consults with Head Teachers/Teachers with regard to assistive technology used in classrooms.
3. Consults on hardware, software, and application selection and demonstration.
4. Trains and supports Head Teachers/Teachers in effective instructional technique(s) using assistive technology.
5. Collaborates with parents and Speech & Language Pathologists when appropriate.
6. Locates and reviews information necessary for purchase of recommended equipment.
7. Conducts assessments and prepares written reports.
8. Attends IEP meetings as needed.
9. Plans and delivers training sessions on assistive technology for individuals or small groups, as needed.
10. Additional duties as assigned by Facilities Manager or Executive Director.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office and a wide variety of adaptive technology applications (software and hardware).

The League School offers a substantial benefit package that includes health, dental, short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, tuition assistance, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, professional development opportunities, as well as paid time off 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: About – League at a Glance – Careers

Posted: 10-23-18

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


Title HEAD TEACHER, MODERATE SPECIAL NEEDS 5-12
Location Walpole, MA
Start Date 2018-10-29
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 Pathfinders program.

The Pathfinders program educates elementary, middle-school, high-school and post-high-school students with high-functioning autism and related social communication challenges. The curriculum is based on the MA Curriculum Frameworks/Common Core Standards and modified to meet student needs. All classrooms are designed around student age, grade level and social communication needs, and are no larger than 8 students per classroom. The ultimate goal is to achieve a high school diploma.

Position Requirements:
*Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education (Master’s degree preferred) with current MA license in Moderate Special Needs 5-12. 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, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, tuition assistance, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, professional development opportunities, as well as 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.com and clicking About – League at a Glance – Careers

Posted: 10-23-18

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


Title ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST
Location Walpole, MA
Start Date 2018-11-05
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 an ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST to start immediately.

Position Requirements:
*Bachelor’s Degree in related field required; Master’s Degree preferred.
*Valid Teaching license in Massachusetts required (any discipline; Moderate or Severe Disabilities preferred).
*CPR, CPI and First Aid certifications.
*Valid driver’s license.

Supervision Received: Facilities Manager
Supervision Exercised: none

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

1. Implements lessons and tasks associated with assistive technology according to Individualized Education Programs (IEP) within the classrooms/school community.
2. Consults with Head Teachers/Teachers with regard to assistive technology used in classrooms.
3. Consults on hardware, software, and application selection and demonstration.
4. Trains and supports Head Teachers/Teachers in effective instructional technique(s) using assistive technology.
5. Collaborates with parents and Speech & Language Pathologists when appropriate.
6. Locates and reviews information necessary for purchase of recommended equipment.
7. Conducts assessments and prepares written reports.
8. Attends IEP meetings as needed.
9. Plans and delivers training sessions on assistive technology for individuals or small groups, as needed.
10. Additional duties as assigned by Facilities Manager or Executive Director.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office and a wide variety of adaptive technology applications (software and hardware)

The League School offers a substantial benefit package that includes health, dental, short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, tuition assistance, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, professional development opportunities, as well as paid time off 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: About – League at a Glance – Careers

Posted: 10-23-18

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


Title JOB COACH – Part-Time 25-27 Hours/Week
Location Walpole, MA
Start Date 2018-04-23
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. 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.

The League School offers a substantial part-time benefit package that includes Earned Sick Leave, 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

No phone calls please.

Posted: 4-12-18

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


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