Title English Language Arts Teacher/Counselor
Location Cambridge, MA
Start Date 2018-07-05
Job Information

Farr Academy

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

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

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

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

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

Christy Pappas, Director 617-492-4922

Posted: 5-7-18

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


Title Math Teacher/Counselor
Location Cambridge, MA
Start Date 2018-07-05
Job Information

Farr Academy

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

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

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

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

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

Christy Pappas, Director 617-492-4922

Posted: 5-7-18

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


Title Special Education Teacher/Counselor
Location Cambridge, MA
Start Date 2018-07-05
Job Information

Farr Academy

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

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

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

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

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

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

Christy Pappas, Director 617-492-4922

Posted: 5-7-18

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


Title Social Studies Teacher/Counselor
Location Cambridge, MA
Start Date 2018-07-05
Job Information

Farr Academy

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

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

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

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

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

Christy Pappas, Director 617-492-4922

Posted: 5-7-18

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


Title Assistant Education Director
Location Watertown, MA
Start Date 2018-05-01
Job Information

Perkins School for the Blind

Assistant Education Director
Program: Lower School
Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours/week

Summary
Under the general direction of the Education Director, the Assistant Education Director (AED) will assist in the design and implementation of educational services for students who are blind, visually impaired and deafblind. As a member of a collaborative administrative team, the AED will: facilitate and assist staff training and communication, carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with school policies and applicable laws. Address complaints and resolve problems. Conduct observations and performance appraisals. Work with Lead Teachers to implement consistent curriculum; Represent the program in campus projects and committees. Provide training to parents and to provide effective communication between and home and school. Perform other related duties and tasks as assigned by Education Director.

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.

Minimum Requirements:
• Master’s degree from a recognized college or university in Education with concentration in visual impairment, intensive special needs or related field.
• Massachusetts DESE License as Program Director, Principal or Special Education Director, or willingness to obtain certification within two years required.
• Certification in First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and Crisis Prevention and Physical Intervention (CPPI). Trainings are provided by Perkins School for the Blind.
• Three (3) years staff supervision and teaching experience with children who are visually impaired or deafblind with a wide range of functional levels and ages.
• Experience working with families with children of all ages

Nan Qin, HR Business Partner/Recruiter 617-972-7212

Posted: 4-26-18

email Nan.Qin@Perkins.org
Website http://www.perkins.org/get-involved/careers


Title Special Education Teacher
Location Easthampton, MA
Start Date 2018-05-07
Job Information

Northeast Center for Youth & Families, Inc.

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

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

NCYF offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package.

Human Resources 413-529-7777

Posted: 4-25-18

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


Title Accounting Manager
Location Marlborough, MA
Start Date 2018-04-30
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 an Accounting Manager.

Responsibilities:
• Oversee the Accounting Assistant, responsible for Accounts Receivable & Billings, Accounts Payable & Disbursements, and Deposits and Cash receipts.
• Conduct reconciliation of student accounts.
• Process payroll through ADP biweekly.
• Conduct biweekly and quarterly reconciliation of payroll processing.
• Knowledge of the General Ledger.
• Preparation of monthly closing journal entries.
• Produce financial statements and reporting.
• Answer accounting and financial questions, as needed.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.
• 5 years’ experience in the nonprofit field.
• Must have good organizational skills coupled with interpersonal skills, strong attention to detail, 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, meet strict deadlines, and maintain strict confidentiality of information.

Crossroads School’s Mission and Vision:
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.

Please send your cover letter and resume to:
Email: avaughan@crossroadsschoolma.org
Or mail to: Crossroads School
Attn: Human Resources
295 Donald J. Lynch Boulevard, Marlborough, MA 01752

Posted: 4-25-18

 

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


Title Support Services Instructional Aide
Location Easthampton, MA
Start Date 2018-05-07
Job Information

Northeast Center for Youth & Families, Inc.

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

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

Human Resources: 413-529-7777

Posted: 4-25-18

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


Title Special Education Teacher
Location Milford, MA
Start Date 2018-04-18
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.

Posted: 4-20-18

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


Title Speech and Language Pathologist
Location Beverly, MA, 01915
Job Information

Hopeful Journeys Educational Center

This available position will be a full-time position (40 hours per week) at our full-time school, Hopeful Journeys Educational Center, Inc.. Hopeful Journeys is a private, 766 Massachusetts Approved Special Education school designed to meet the academic, social, and behavioral needs of children ages 3 to 22. Hopeful Journeys is a full year, 216 day program, which provides 1:1 instructional teaching for children with autism and other developmental disorders. We believe that a program following the principals of Applied Behavior Analysis provides the most promising and successful treatment option for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. ABA therapy provides children with autism a way to learn in a more structured environment that includes positive reinforcement, errorless learning, prompt fading and discrete trials. ABA techniques can be individualized and implemented to help a child develop language, appropriate behaviors and responses, self-help, academic, play and social skill-sets. This approach is a rigorous therapy that is backed by 50 years of research in the field.

Employees of Hopeful Journeys receive a very competitive salary and benefit program including over 8 weeks of Paid Time Off

Schedule: 12-month position, 7-3 (may vary)
Qualifications: Master’s Degree and MA Speech Pathologist Licensure (CF accepted)
Salary: Negotiable

Overall Responsibilities:

The speech therapist is a multi-faceted role encompassing individual therapy, group therapy, family communication and administrative duties. The therapist will work with students ages 3 to 22 years old who have developmental and social deficits in the areas of expressive and receptive language. The Speech Therapist will be responsible for ensuring that all clients on caseload have overall effective treatment programming & supervision and will implement Speech curriculum based upon Applied Behavior Analysis including discrete trial training, task analyses, and other research based curriculum modification. Intensive clinical training in Applied Behavior Analysis will be provided by PHD level Clinical Directors and Board Certified Behavior Analysts prior to implementation.

Essential duties and responsibilities
1. Individual speech therapy with students
2. Conduct new client speech assessments and develop IEP goals and objectives.
3. Development of individual therapy curriculum for students
4. Supervises, implements, and writes speech curriculum
5. Plan and run social skill groups as needed
6. Writing, graphing, and updating client progress reports
7. Evaluates progress based on data and direct observation
8. Family communication and treatment planning
9. Attend team meetings as necessary and requested and effectively solve parental concerns.
10. Act as an active training member for direct care staff .This includes on-site staff training, orientation training, clinical and staff meetings.
11. Coordination and communication with the client’s outpatient treatment team members
12. Ensure effective communication and interpersonal skills with staff, clients and parents
13. Ensure all clients are safe by implementing de-escalation strategies
14. Participate in lifting clients of varying weights ages 3 years to 22 years
15. Supervise and manage programs and staff
16. Participate in overall operational efficiency and safety of staff and clients
17. Other duties as required

Frank Royce, HR Generalist, 978-993-8096

Posted: 4-13-18

email froyce@hopefuljourneys.com
Website http://hopefuljourneys.org


Title SPECIAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT HEAD
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 PROGRAM COORDINATOR for our Foundations and Content Teaching/Life Skills Programs to start immediately. This position leads a team of Head Teachers, Clinicians, Occupational Therapists, Speech/Language Pathologists, and Board Certified Behavior Analysts to achieve the desired results for the program.

The Foundations Program services our early and elementary-aged students between the ages of 3-12, focusing on the development of communication skills, emotional and behavioral regulation, academic skills, daily living skills, and independence. The Content Teaching/Life Skills Program (CTLS) is for students from age 11-16 and adds pre-vocational training to the curriculum. These are done in a small class environment that is sensory friendly with reduced auditory and visual stimuli.

Position Requirements:
*Master’s Degree in Special Education with current MA certification in Special Needs, Moderate preK-8 or Severe All Levels required. MA certification as School Administrator preferred.
*Five years experience with autistic population and demonstrated interpersonal, supervisory and administrative skills.
*CPR, CPI and First Aid certifications.
*Valid driver’s license.

Supervision Received: Reports to the Principal/Assistant Principal
Supervision Exercised: Supervises and evaluates all Head Teachers in the program

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

1. Develops and implements Individual Education Programs (IEP) within the classroom/school and community settings. Attends IEP meetings as needed.
2. Participates in the development of behavior intervention strategies and daily living-skill techniques for individual students and follows through on the strategies developed.
3. Implements student behavior programs: positive reinforcement, breaks, time outs, etc., as designed by the Behavior Department and the team.
4. Works with the Admissions Coordinator to complete tours and intakes.
5. Develops curriculum content, as needed, to implement each student’s goals and objectives, as written in his/her Individual Education Program.
6. Monitors health and safety of students.
7. Attends and facilitates classroom meetings and program meetings.
8. Completes daily paperwork for individual students: notes to parents, Incident Reports, Accident Reports, etc.
9. Review prepared lesson plans and make sure they are appropriate for all students in the classroom.
10. Conducts consistent classroom observations.
11. Oversees development of classroom and school schedule that provides structure for the students and limits stimuli within the setting.
12. Establishes and maintains a good working relationship between the school and the student’s home. This may include: phone contact, notes to parents, parent visits, team meetings.
13. Participates in all trainings, as required by League School of Greater Boston.
14. 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 Houses, Parent/Teacher nights, etc.
15. Manages and monitors the Foundations/CTLS budget.

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

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

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

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

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

No phone calls please.

Posted: 4-13-18

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/


Title JOB COACH – Part-Time 25-27 Hours/Week
Location Walpole, MA
Job Information

The 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


Title Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) – temp to perm – Walpole
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 BOARD CERTIFIED BEHAVIOR ANALYST (BCBA) for our program in Walpole, to start immediately. This is a temporary position, with the possibility of becoming permanent. Duration expected to be at least 2 months; schedule flexible between 30 – 40 hours/week.

Position Requirements:
*Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Special Education, Applied Behavior Analysis, or Psychology.
*Current valid B.C.B.A. certification required, but would consider applicants who need supervised internship to complete the certification.
*Experience with autistic population and demonstrated interpersonal, supervisory and administrative skills.
* CPR; First aid; CPI (training will be available if necessary)
*Valid Driver’s License

Supervision Received: Coordinator of Clinical & Family Services
Supervision Exercised: Behavior Specialist(s), if assigned

Duties and Responsibilities include assisting the BCBA team with the following:

1. Develops behavior intervention strategies and techniques for individual students with input from the classroom team, and reviews on a regular basis.
2. Trains school/residential staff in the implementation of students’ individual behavior programs.
3. Trains school/residential staff in various behavior models, such as Applied Behavior Analysis, Crisis Prevention Intervention, etc.
4. Provides home training to families: this may include after-school hours.
5. Provides supervision to Behavior Specialist(s) assigned to their program, and completes evaluations as required.
6. Monitors, collects and records data regarding student behavior programs on a daily basis. Prepares behavior data for presentation at various meetings, as needed.
7. Provides necessary behavior intervention for students throughout the school and in the community. Implements student behavior programs: positive reinforcement, breaks, time outs, etc., as appropriate, for each individual student.
8. Meets once a month with each League School of Greater Boston residential house to provide training to staff and consultation on behavior approaches and programs for residential students.
9. Develops a therapeutic and effective relationship with students: uses appropriate voice modulation, sets reasonable boundaries, communication and actions, etc.
10. Completes paperwork, as needed, to include: Incident Reports, Accident Reports, and Behavior Summaries.
11. Monitors health and safety of students and follows through with the School Nurse on incidents which require medical attention.
12. Works as a team player. Attends supervision, staff meetings, classroom meetings, program meetings and annual review meetings, as assigned. Comes prepared with agenda and ready to discuss issues and solutions.
13. For students in their program(s), communicates with Specialists, School Nurse, Residential Staff, and Administrators to effectively maintain the goals of the student.
14. For students in their program(s), communicates with School Districts, parents, clinicians, and other professionals outside of League to effectively maintain the goals of the student.
15. For students in their program(s), establishes and maintains a good working relationship between the school and the student’s home. This may include: phone contact, notes to parents, parent observations, home visits, consultations, team meetings, etc.
16. Conducts program meetings.
17. Ensures that staff in their program(s) provide data to measure student progress.
18. Performs other related duties, as designated by the Coordinator of Clinical and Family Services 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: Google mail; and the Microsoft Office suite.

The League School offers a generous benefit package to part-time and temporary employees that includes eligibility to participate in a 403(b) retirement plan, professional development opportunities, and paid time off.

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

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

No phone calls please.

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


Title Mental Health Clinician , Early Intervention Partnerships Program and Early Intervention
Location Somerville
Start Date 2018-04-06
Job Information

Riverside Community Care

Great opportunity to join Riverside Community Care as a Social Worker, working flexibly between two talented, supportive interdisciplinary teams in our Early Intervention Parenting Partnership and Early Intervention programs!

Early Intervention partnership program (EIPP):

A state of MA DPH program, of which there are only four, our mandate is to promote positive health and developmental outcomes for mothers and babies. Our multi-disciplinary team includes a maternal-child health nurse, mental health clinicians, social workers and a Community Health Worker. Services begin in pregnancy and end when the child turns one. The bulk of our works take place through home visits but may also include community visits (library, parks, food pantries, health clinic, DTA, food pantries, etc.) as well as on-site parent-child groups. Working with the family and team, the Mental Health Clinician is a part of developing and implementing a blend of services which includes health and developmental assessments, parenting support, health promotion, psychoeducation, and counseling, linkage to community and social support systems, and service coordination. Our close knit team meets weekly for case consults, group reflective supervision and planning. Children who are eligible are referred to our EI program allowing for continuity of care.

Early Intervention (EI):

EI program provides home-based services to children birth to 3 years old who have, or are at risk for developmental delays and disorders and their families. The Mental Health Clinician is primarily responsible for completing initial intake and follow-up visits with new families, fostering each family’s involvement in their child’s treatment plan and implementing all identified strategies on the IFSP. The Mental Health Clinician implements the PIWI model, a dyadic relationship-based approach that supports the social-emotional well-being of children and their families and provides parent support and education. The Mental Health Clinician also conducts developmental assessments, fulfills service coordination duties, leads and supports group activities, and maintains an individual caseload.

Schedule: Monday through Friday with flexible hours, early morning to late afternoon.

Please include a cover letter when submitting your resume.

Riverside offers an outstanding staff training program, excellent clinical supervision, competitive salary, benefits package and career advancement opportunities!
Required Skills •Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills required
•Basic computer fluency, including Microsoft Office, required
•Valid driver’s license and regular access to a reliable vehicle required
•Bilingual (fluent in English and either Spanish or Portuguese) strongly preferred
Required Experience •Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) required
•Current Massachusetts licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) required
•Experience in early intervention, special needs populations and early childhood preferred

Contact Person:  Rebekah Simmons

Posted: 4-10-18

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


Title Early Intervention Partnership Program Community Health Worker
Location Somerville
Start Date 2018-04-06
Job Information

Riverside Community Care

Join a fabulous team and make a difference in the lives of women and children!

The Community Health Worker is a valued member of the Early Intervention Partnership Program (EIPP) team. A state of MA DPH program, of which there are only four, our mandate is to promote positive health and developmental outcomes for mothers and babies.

Our multi-disciplinary team includes a maternal-child health nurse, mental health clinicians, social workers and a Community Health Worker. Services begin in pregnancy and end when the child turns one. The bulk of our works take place through home visits but also includes community visits (library, parks, food pantries, health clinic, DTA, food pantries, etc.) as well as on-site mom-baby groups.

Working with the family and team, the Community Health Worker is a part of developing and implementing a blend of services which includes: health and developmental assessments, parenting support, health promotion, psychoeducation, and counseling, linkage to community and social support systems, and service coordination as needed. The Community Health Worker also plays a key role in important administrative tasks and community outreach. Our close knit team meets weekly for case consults, group reflective supervision and planning.

Required Skills
•Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills required
•Computer fluency, including Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel, required
•Must be able to be mobile in the community
•Valid driver’s license and regular access to a reliable vehicle required
•Bilingual, Spanish-speaking preferred

Required Experience
•High school diploma or equivalent required
•Previous experience working with families or agencies serving high-risk families preferred

Posted: 4-10-18

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


Title Social Worker, Early Intervention & Early Intervention Partnerships Program
Location Somerville
Start Date 2018-04-06
Job Information

Riverside Community Care

Great opportunity to join Riverside Community Care as a Social Worker, working flexibly between two talented, supportive interdisciplinary teams in our Early Intervention Parenting Partnership and Early Intervention programs!

Early Intervention partnership program (EIPP):
A state of MA DPH program, of which there are only four, our mandate is to promote positive health and developmental outcomes for mothers and babies. Our multi-disciplinary team includes a maternal-child health nurse, mental health clinicians, social workers and a Community Health Worker. Services begin in pregnancy and end when the child turns one. The bulk of our works take place through home visits but may also include community visits (library, parks, food pantries, health clinic, DTA, food pantries, etc.) as well as on-site parent-child groups. Working with the family and team, the Social Worker is a part of developing and implementing a blend of services which includes health and developmental assessments, parenting support, health promotion, psychoeducation, and counseling, linkage to community and social support systems, and service coordination. Our close knit team meets weekly for case consults, group reflective supervision and planning. Children who are eligible are referred to our EI program allowing for continuity of care.

Early Intervention (EI):
EI program provides home-based services to children birth to 3 years old who have, or are at risk for developmental delays and disorders and their families. The Social Worker is primarily responsible for completing initial intake and follow-up visits with new families, fostering each family’s involvement in their child’s treatment plan and implementing all identified strategies on the IFSP. The Social Worker implements the PIWI model, a dyadic relationship-based approach that supports the social-emotional well-being of children and their families and provides parent support and education. The Social Worker also conducts developmental assessments, fulfills service coordination duties, leads and supports group activities, and maintains an individual caseload.

Schedule: Monday through Friday with flexible hours, early morning to late afternoon.

Please include a cover letter when submitting your resume.

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

Required Skills
•Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills required
•Basic computer fluency, including Microsoft Office, required
•Valid driver’s license and regular access to a reliable vehicle required
•Bilingual (fluent in English and either Spanish or Portuguese) strongly preferred

Required Experience
•Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) required
•Current Massachusetts licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) required
•Experience in early intervention, special needs populations and early childhood preferred

Posted: 4-10-18

 

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


Title Program Coordinator – Riverside School and Day Program
Location Needham, MA
Start Date 2018-04-06
Job Information

Riverside Community Care

Exciting opportunity to join Riverside Community Care as the Program Coordinator for the Riverside School and Day Program!

The Riverside School is a Chapter 766 approved therapeutic day school for students in grades 6-12 which 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 is a 12-month school.

The Riverside Life Skills Center is a supportive, therapeutic program for adolescents, ages 12-18 years, that are experiencing significant emotional difficulties or a psychiatric diagnosis and who are having disruptions in their home, school, or community. We provide a highly structured clinical environment involving therapeutic groups and activities as well as strong clinical, family, and academic supports.

Under the leadership of the Program Director, the Program Coordinator will support the daily educational operation of the Life Skills Center and the Riverside School including supervision of special education staff, oversight of all required paperwork including development of IEPs, quarterly progress reports, etc.

In addition, the Program Coordinator will responsible for running special education meetings, managing school referrals, overseeing service coordination and monitoring service statistics for required reports.

This is a great opportunity to manage a program while also gaining the support to continue your own professional and personal growth.

Required Skills
Knowledge of IEP process and paperwork
Valid driver’s license and regular access to a reliable vehicle required

Required Experience
Must be licensed in Special Education
Degree and experience must be in compliance with current program needs to meet DMH and DESE standards
Management or administrative experience in a similar service setting
Two years’ experience working with youth with emotional disabilities and families

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.

Posted: 4-10-18

 

 

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


Title Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Location Beverly, MA
Start Date 2018-04-23
Job Information

Hopeful Journeys Educational Center

Qualifications: Master’s Degree & BCBA; at least 3 years experience with ABA and discrete trials

Reports To: Clinical Director

Salary: $65,000-$75,000 depending on experience.

Generous PTO policy and benefits.

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

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

Job Type: Full-time
Required education:
Master’s

Frank Royce, HR Generalist, 978-993-8096

Posted: 4-3-18

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


Title Executive Director
Location Massachusetts Association of 766 Approved Private Schools
Job Information

The Massachusetts Association of 766 Approved Private Schools (maaps) is searching for an Executive Director with demonstrated experience in association and/or non-profit leadership and a passion for serving children and their families in a Special Education arena.

About maaps:

The Massachusetts Association of 766 Approved Private Schools (maaps) was founded in 1978 as a statewide association of approved private special education schools dedicated to providing educational programs and services to students with special needs. Members are approved by the Mass. Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education under the state’s special education law, Chapter 766. maaps currently represents 85 member schools serving approximately 7000 children with special needs from Massachusetts, other states and countries. maaps is deeply committed to excellence and ethical integrity and to the ideal that children with special needs deserve equal access to appropriate, high quality educational experiences and treatment options, which are necessary for their individual growth and development. maaps members offer a wide array of specialized services including both day and residential special education. maaps operating budget is 1.5 Million.

To learn more about maaps visit maaps.org

The Position:

maaps’ Board of Directors, who are elected by the membership, is conducting a search to find its next Executive Director. We are looking for a candidate with strong leadership and association management skills. Experience with Massachusetts special education and human services preferred.

The Executive Director is responsible for the maaps staff which is comprised of 5 professionals who are engaged in a variety of activities including advocacy, government affairs, policy development, professional development, committee management, event/conference planning, and operation.

The Executive Director reports to the maaps Board of Directors and works closely with the board’s Executive Committee. The Executive Director will be well versed in governance and board management.

The Executive Director maintains good communication, keeping the membership apprised of issues and trends that impact the association. As an advocate for membership, he/she interfaces with state legislators on an ongoing basis, and protects the interests of members within the legislative process whenever necessary. He/she actively assists the board by presenting the various dimensions of issues so that board decisions are fully informed.

The Executive Director is responsible for managing public relations and other external relationships. He/she possesses attributes that will make them effective in establishing and maintaining relationships with various maaps constituencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Assure organization’s strategic direction remains true to mission, and that performance is measured according to predetermined indicators
  • Oversight and supervision of staff
  • Management of overall operation through sound fiscal practices
  • Compliance with all applicable state and federal regulation
  • Inform and advise Board of Directors with regard to industry trends and/or challenges and changes in government policy
  • Work with Board of Directors to maximize benefits and value to membership
  • Maintain positive relations with all stakeholders
  • Work with leaders at all levels of government to assure the interest of members are well represented and protected

Qualifications:

  • 10 years leadership experience in association management preferred
  • Proven skills in government affairs
  • Demonstrated skills in managing a complex organization in a highly regulated industry
  • Thorough understanding of education/human service sectors
  • Proven skills with financial management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in public relations/media interactions
  • Ability to collaborate with and involve Board of Directors in organizational strategy and operation
  • Masters degree in related field
  • Valid drivers license

Timeline:

  • James V. Major, CAE, IOM, our current executive director plans to retire at the end of May in 2019. The goal of the search committee is to interview candidates by mid-2018 and present our finalist(s) to the maaps Board of Directors for approval by the end of 2018.

A highly competitive compensation and benefits package available to successful candidate. Please send letter of intent and resume to maapssearch@gmail.com or maaps, 18 Lakeside Office Park, 607 North Ave., Wakefield, MA 01880. maaps is an EEO/AA Employer.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful and satisfactory results of background checks and Professional Reference checks.

email maapssearch@gmail.com
Website www.maaps.org


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