Title Special Education Teacher
Location Needham, MA
Start Date 2020-12-01
Job Information

Riverside Community Care

*$1,500.00 Sign-On Bonus: $750.00 at hire and $750.00 after you complete 90 days of service*

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 time off.

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

Due to Covid19 programming is currently remote with plan to move to site-based when possible.

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

To learn more about the Riverside School, please watch this inspirational video! Derek’s Story: Riverside School

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 (Riverside) does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, or homelessness 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 Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), 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 100, 104, 106 and 110, not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national origin (Title VI); disability (Section 504); sex (Title IX); or age (Age Act). Inquiries concerning the application of each of the aforementioned statutes and their implementing regulations to Riverside may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, at (617) 289-0111 or 5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, or to:

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: 12-21-2020

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


Title CLASSROOM ASSISTANT Part-time/relief
Location Walpole, MA
Start Date 2021-01-11
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 CLASSROOM ASSISTANT for our day program in Walpole, MA to start immediately. Starting rate is $16.75/hour. Hours are 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Days are flexible with preference for Mondays and Fridays.

Position Requirements:
*Associate’s Degree or specialized training in a related field or experience working with autistic individuals strongly preferred.
*CPR, Safety Care and First Aid certifications (training provided)
*Valid driver’s license.

Supervision Received: Program Coordinator

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
1. Assists with lessons and tasks, according to Individual Education Programs, within the classroom/school and community settings, for Art, Music, Adaptive Physical Education and Culinary Arts programs.
2. Assists 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.
3. Assists in the collecting and recording of data regarding student performance in instructional and behavioral areas.
4. Assists with activities at the residences, related to Art, Music, APE, and Culinary Arts. Includes planning after school activities with students and assisting with meal preparation.
5. Develops a therapeutic and effective relationship with students: uses appropriate voice modulation, sets reasonable boundaries with communication and actions, etc.
6. Follows schedules within the classroom and the school to provide structure and limit stimuli for the students.
7. Implements student behavior programs: positive reinforcement breaks, time outs, etc., as designed by the Behavior Department and the team.
8. Assists with the completion of daily paperwork, as needed, to include: notes to parents, Incident Reports, Accident Reports, etc.
9. Monitors health and safety of students and follows through with the School Nurse on incidents requiring medical attention.
10. 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.
11. Participates in all trainings, as required by League School of Greater Boston.
12. Performs other related duties, as designated by the Assistant Principal/Principal, that are deemed necessary for the operation of the school, such as evening trainings, Open House, etc.

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

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

Posted: 12-15-2020

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


Title Program Manager (Residential)
Location Springfield, MA
Job Information

The Children’s Study Home

The Residential Program Manager is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations and resources of the residential program(s). S/he will ensure compliance with state licensing, funding, regulating requirements and “Building Bridges” core values.

Duties and responsibilities
• Establish and maintain a safe, secure, nurturing, homelike, and therapeutic climate within the residence.
• Develop and implement programming and daily routines for the residents.
• Develop and implement individual service plans.
• Develop and implement effective crisis management and therapeutic behavior management systems.
• Responsible for the ongoing supervision and training of staff.
• Oversee all scheduling of staff time and arrangements for coverage during special circumstances.
• Managing time and attendance system while adhering to state labor laws and CSH policy.
• Assist in developing a quality staff training program, and ensuring that employees attend as required.
• Manage specific fiscal resources assigned to the program, and assist tin program budget processes.
• Assist in developing residential RFP’s and RFQ’s.
• Ensure on an ongoing basis that all regulatory requirements are met including communication with collaterals and crisis management.
• Responsible for on-call coverage as scheduled. Respond to all calls on a timely basis.
• Ensure that fair, consistent limits and structures are set in place and reinforced for each child.
• Administer medications under MAPS guidelines, and provide oversight and management of the distribution of medication.
• Communicate clearly and orderly on-going treatment issues for each child and family, to include written documentation assessing the individual child and family’s developmental treatment plan daily, quarterly, and yearly.
• Demonstrate a continued awareness and commitment to cultural diversity, religious and personal values, and traditions of persons served and their families in order to accomplish the mission of the organization.
• Demonstrate an awareness and knowledge of agency policies and procedures and adhere to the protocols, procedures, and regulations of the agency.
• Utilize and perform appropriate therapeutic restraint techniques with consumers when deemed necessary.
• Ensure that fair and consistent practices are carried out and all organizational policies are uniformly enforced..
• All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
• Bachelor degree or equivalent required in closely related field with 3-5 years of professional supervisory experience in the child care field. Master’s degree is preferred. Experience working in residential programs preferred.
• Must be able to receive MAP (medical administration) certification within the first 6 months of employment.
• First-Aid/CPR certified.
• Ability to positively respond to the needs of emotional disturbed youth.
• Ability to participate with multi-disciplinary treatment team in implementing and carrying out individual treatment plans.
• Requires excellent written and verbal skills.
• Requires the ability to interpret and implement regulatory requirements.
• Ability to travel and/or transport safely to various locations is necessary.
• Requires a current and valid drivers’ license with a safe driving record.
• All residential employees are required to successfully complete Safety Care, the de-escalation and restraint training and certification process.
• Must be able to successfully pass Background Record Check as required of the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.

Contact Person: Maggie Leone-Associate Director of Human Resources

Posted: 11-24-2020

email mleone@studyhome.org
Website http://www.studyhome.org


Title Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Location Lancaster, MA
Start Date 2020-11-23
Job Information

Doctor Franklin Perkins School

Responsibilities:

The Director works collaboratively with the school administrators and teachers to create, implement, evaluate and revise exemplary educational programs. The Director supports academic excellence and provides relevant and engaging instruction. The Director ensures that the school meets the Massachusetts Department of Education Curriculum and Instruction requirements and standards for licensure.

Additional Duties:

The Director is responsible to design and set priorities and develop curriculum for grades K-8 in each of the content and instructional areas including: English Language Arts; Mathematics; Science; History/Social Studies; Character Counts; Art; Music; Health and Physical Education and Library. The Director oversees educators and specialists in grades K-8.

Requirements:

Requires Master’s Degree in Education or Special Education with a Massachusetts Educator’s Licensure in Education or Special Education Administration. Requires five years of experience in the field of Education, preferably a combination of teaching and administrative experience in a school setting.

Reports to:  Chief Academic Officer

Contact Person: Laura Wood

Posted: 11-24-2020

email Lwood@perkinschool.org
Website https://perkinsprograms.org/careers/job-openings/


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