Title 1:1 ABA Teacher
Location Bevery, MA
Start Date 2018-10-29
Job Information

Hopeful Journeys Educational Center

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

REPORTS TO: Behavior Clinician

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

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

3. Ensure timely completion of graphed data

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

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

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

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

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

9. Participate in presenting student progress.

10. Communicate regularly with directors and supervisors

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

12. Ensure student and environmental safety at all times

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

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

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

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

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

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

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

• Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, Special Education or related Human Service Field.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

• Be able to pass a background and CORI check.

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

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

Benefits we provide to our staff!

•Professional and career development opportunities•Considerable time off (paid vacations, paid time off)

•Affordable and Comprehensive Medical Insurance•Dental Insurance

•Life Insurance

•401K Retirement plan

•Tuition reimbursement

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

WORKING CONDITIONS:

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

PHYSICAL ASPECTS:

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

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

Full Time, Salaried – $40,000, with benefits

Contact: Frank Royce, HR Generalist, 978-993-8096

Posted: 10-10-18

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


Title Part-time counselor
Location Merrimac, MA
Start Date 2018-10-08
Job Information

Merrimac Heights Academy

Seeking a counselor for students with special needs. The person in this position will be responsible for providing group and individual therapy sessions to meet IEP needs and also to maximize social emotional growth of individual students. In addition, the counselor will also provide teacher support in the classroom when needed. Small caseload in a nurturing environment

Contact:  Lygia Soares, Ph.D. – Executive Director

Posted: 10-9-18

email lsoares@merrimacheightsacademy.org
Website http://www.merrimacheightsacademy.org


Title Chief Financial Officer
Location Winchester, MA
Start Date 2018-10-29
Job Information

Schools for Children

Schools for Children is a private, non-profit that operates an independent school, an after-school program, and three programs for students with special needs. Critical to our success are our capacities to deliver high-value financial management services, guidance and support to our programs and to accurately analyze and respond to new opportunities, needs, and challenges. The CFO will manage the accounting, finance, audit, financial reporting, facilities, human resources, investment, and budgeting functions for the organization.

Contact: Paul Stein

Posted: 9-26-18

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


Title Program Director – Early Head Start
Location Somerville MA
Start Date 2018-09-24
Job Information

Riverside Community Care

Exciting opportunity to join Riverside Community Care in Somerville as the Program Director for our Early Head Start Program!

The Program Director manages the clinical and administrative functions of our home-based program which provides comprehensive child development and family support services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families, and pregnant women and their families in Somerville, Cambridge and Medford.
The team is a diverse, dynamic and passionate group consisting of clinicians, home visitors and specialists.

The Director will:
supervise the managerial staff
provide leadership and program development as well as interface with the larger system of providers and child serving state agencies
administer Federal grant in accordance with grantor guidelines, laws, policies and best practices
work closely with the agency’s Finance Department to monitor and oversee the program’s budget and implement sound financial practices

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

Required Skills
Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
Creativity and flexibility
Ability to foster growth and development of staff and program
Capacity to multitask and think strategically
Ability to work independently as well as with teams and networks of providers
Experience with Outlook, Word and Excel
Bilingual Spanish preferred

Required Experience
BA/BS in Early Childhood Education, Human Services, Public Health or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum of 5 years post-Master’s level experience in providing educational or social services to children and families Head Start or Early Head Start experience preferred, including experience with federal reviews/monitoring and experience in budgeting/financial management
Prior supervisory experience and demonstrated leadership capacities 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: Rebekah Simmons

Posted: 9-26-18

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


Title JOB COACH – Part-Time 25-27 Hours/Week
Location Walpole, MA
Start Date 2018-10-08
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: 9-26-18

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


Title Director of Admissions
Location Natick, MA
Start Date 2018-10-01
Job Information

Brandon School and Residential Treatment Center

The Brandon School and Residential Treatment Center is seeking a Director of Admissions for our 80 bed residential treatment program and 25+ day student population. Brandon serves boys 7 – 18 years old with complex behavioral and emotional challenges. This is an elevated position within our agency that requires excellent organization, communication, interpersonal, writing, task completion, and problem solving skills. The Director of Admissions is responsible for the daily oversight and coordination of all referrals and admissions, as well as information dissemination and marketing of our various programs. The position also includes screening of youth being placed in our emergency services programs, interviewing youth for long term care placement, providing tours to youth, families and collaterals, and serving as point of contact on all admissions specific matters.

Experience working in special education and/or residential settings, working with school systems, DCF, and DMH, experience providing care to youth and families, and leadership experience working with interdisciplinary teams is preferred, as well as an understanding and true passion for trauma informed care.

Bachelors degree in related field required; masters degree preferred in social work, mental health counseling, or education.

Contact: Kate Myers, Chief Treatment Officer, 508-655-6400 X255

Posted: 9-24-18

email katemyers06@gmail.com


Title Assistant Program Director – Riverside Day Program
Location Needham, MA
Start Date 2018-09-17
Job Information

Riverside Community Care

Exciting opportunity to join Riverside Community Care as the Assistant Program Director for the Riverside Day Program!

The Assistant Program Director will work with the Program Director to oversee the day to day management of our Day Treatment Program, a highly structured and supportive therapeutic program for adolescents, ages 12-18 years, that are presenting with major mental illness and who are experiencing disruptions in their home, school, or community.

In addition, the Assistant Program Director will provide clinical oversight of the programs and supervision of clinical staff and interns.

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

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

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

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 9-21-18

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


Title Special Education Teacher
Location Needham, MA
Start Date 2018-09-17
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

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 9-21-18

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


Title Teaching Assistant
Location Needham, MA
Start Date 2018-09-17
Job Information

Riverside Community Care

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Contact Person: Rebekah Simmons

Posted: 9-21-18

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


Title Special Needs Teacher
Location Watertown, MA
Start Date 2018-10-15
Job Information

Perkins School for the Blind

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

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

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

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in education or relevant field
• Ability to complete and maintain First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and Crisis Prevention and Physical Intervention (CPPI) Certifications
• Ability to travel independently

Preference may be given to candidates with:
• Master’s degree in Special Education and/or in specialized content area, Vocational Rehabilitation, or working toward a degree in teaching
• Previous experience working with students with visual impairments or students with multiple disabilities
Benefits: We provide a complete benefits package, which includes, recess time, tuition reimbursement, medical and dental insurance, LTD and Life insurance, retirement programs and staff development and training. Dependent upon availability, housing may also be offered to staff.

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Contact Person: Deirdre Higgins

Posted 9-21-18

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


Title Teaching Assistant
Location Watertown, MA
Start Date 2018-10-22
Job Information

Perkins School for the Blind

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

The Teaching Assistant works with multiply impaired, deaf and deafblind students 5-22 years of age. Responsibilities include providing direct care, independent living skills training and classroom assistance, assisting with lifting and transferring, implementing behavioral interventions and communication skills.

Responsibilities:
• 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.
of the student.
• Assists students in helping them to control their behaviors.
• 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.
• Provides the appropriate level of physical assistance to students and assists student participation in all activities.
• Demonstrates an understanding of the general curriculum as well as the expanded core curriculum.
• Assists in the development and implementation of IEP (Individualized Education Plan) goals, objectives and strategies.
• Develops and prioritizes measurable objectives for students, both short and long term.
• 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.
• Performs other related duties and tasks as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:
• High School diploma
• Willingness to complete and maintain First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and Crisis Prevention and Physical Intervention (CPPI) certifications; Sign Language (dependent on program needs)

Contact Person: Deirdre Higgins

Posted 9-21-18

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


Title 1:1 ABA Teacher
Location Beverly, MA
Start Date 2018-09-24
Job Information

Hopeful Journeys Educational Center

REPORTS TO: Behavior Clinician

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

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

3. Ensure timely completion of graphed data

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

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

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

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

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

9. Participate in presenting student progress.

10. Communicate regularly with directors and supervisors

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

12. Ensure student and environmental safety at all times

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

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

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

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

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

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

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

• Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, Special Education or related Human Service Field.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

• Be able to pass a background and CORI check.

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

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

Benefits we provide to our staff!

•Professional and career development opportunities•Considerable time off (paid vacations, paid time off)

•Affordable and Comprehensive Medical Insurance•Dental Insurance

•Life Insurance

•401K Retirement plan

•Tuition reimbursement

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

WORKING CONDITIONS:

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

PHYSICAL ASPECTS:

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

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

Frank Royce, Human Resources Generalist, 978-993-8096

Posted: 9-13-18

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


Title ASSISTANT TEACHER, full-time
Location Walpole, MA
Start Date 2018-10-01
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 ASSISTANT TEACHER 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 Special Needs teaching license.

Position Requirements:
*Bachelor’s Degree in related field. Autism experience preferred.
*Para-professional 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, STD, LTD, and 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.

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: 9-12–18

 

 

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


Title Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
Location Walpole, MA
Start Date 2018-10-01
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.

Position Requirements:
*Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Special Education with current MA teaching certification in Moderate or Severe Special Needs; or a Master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis or Psychology.
*Current valid B.C.B.A. certification required.
*Experience with autistic population and demonstrated interpersonal, supervisory and administrative skills.
* CPR; First aid; CPI; Valid Driver’s License

Supervision Received: Senior Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Supervision Exercised: Behavior Specialist(s) as assigned

Duties and Responsibilities include 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 substantial benefit package that includes health, dental, STD, LTD, and Life insurance, tuition assistance, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, professional development opportunities, as well as generous paid time off plans.

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: 9-12-18

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


Title Moonlighting Psychiatrist
Location Swansea, MA
Start Date 2018-10-01
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.

Posted: 9-12-18

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


Title Program Clinician- Per Diem
Location South Yarmouth, MA
Start Date 2018-09-10
Job Information

Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps

Since 1969, the Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps has been operating residential and community-based programs throughout MA. We offer an exciting and rewarding work environment with excellent supervision, training and benefits, including: medical, dental, 401K, up to 4 weeks vacation time, sick and personal time, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, direct deposit. Applicants who bring the strength of diversity are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.

General Description:

Provide individual, family, group, and milieu therapy. Perform assessments and case management duties. Represent Agency to referral sources and function as a member of program administration.

18-20 hours a week with a set Schedule

Responsibilities:

Provide individual, family therapy and case management to assigned case load within the program
Develop and present individualized treatment plans
Maintain clinical notes and records that are consistent with RFK, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and Department of Early Education and Care (DEEC)
Assist in the annual program review process as needed
Assume additional responsibilities as directed by the Clinical Director
Attend workshops/training related to professional growth to enhance clinical expertise
Perform verbal and physical de-escalation as needed to ensure safety of staff and students in accordance to agency policies/procedures and Therapeutic Crisis Intervention

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be 21 years of age. Master level education (MSW; M.A., M.S.,Ed) must be license eligible (LICSW or LMHC). Residential experience a plus. Valid drivers license required

The Cape Cod STARR Program was established in 2004 as a safe and comfortable environment for adolescents in DCF care. The program offers adolescents a secure environment to provide short-term assessments as well as stabilization services. The program has the capacity to serve 12 adolescent males and between the ages of 12-17. This program provides services to the Cape Cod and Islands Office of the Department of Children and Families.

Contact: Katherine DiMarino

Posted: 9-4-18

 

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


Title Nurse (RN) – Residential Program
Location Swansea, MA
Start Date 2018-08-23
Job Information

Stevens Treatment Programs

Residential Treatment Center with a small health department seeks a full time Program Nurse. The weekly work schedule is flexible, with required on call time.

Must be organized, possess excellent assessment and problem solving skills, and be able to work independently. Basic computer skills also required. Massachusetts licensure with two years nursing experience required. A background in community health or social services settings is preferred.

Starting salary negotiable based on experience and licensure. Stevens provides a competitive benefits package, including 73 – 83% employer paid health\dental plan (including family coverage), tuition reimbursement, 401(k) with employer match, and paid vacation leave.

Send resume and letter of application to: Director of Program Services, 24 Main Street, Swansea, MA 02777; or e-mail resume and letter to: careers@stevensprograms.org

Posted: 8-28-18

email careers@stevensprograms.org
Website http://www.stevensprograms.org


Title Technology Teacher
Location Swansea, MA
Start Date 2018-09-04
Job Information

Stevens Treatment  Programs

Private residential special education facility seeks a part time Technology Teacher. Job responsibilities include training teachers to incorporate media and technology into daily lesson planning, teaching pre-vocational classes to students, maintaining video library and system software, and integrating technology and media across the curriculum.

Qualifications include a Bachelor or Masters degree in education, a Massachusetts teaching license in Instructional Technology (or a willingness to become certified in Instructional Technology), and three years experience in a classroom setting. Knowledge of educational software, Apple hardware and other educational media tools required. Competitive salary and great benefits; twenty hour schedule.

Send Resume to: Director of Education, 24 Main Street, Swansea, MA 02777
EOE/AA Employer

Posted: 8-28-18

email careers@stevensprograms.org
Website http://www.stevensprograms.org


Title Residential Counselor
Location Swansea, MA
Start Date 2018-08-23
Job Information

Stevens Treatment Programs

Stevens is looking for committed, caring, dynamic people to work with us to make a difference in the lives of the troubled youth we serve. Stevens provides a diverse, friendly and supportive work environment with extensive training and opportunities for professional growth.

Residential Counselors are responsible for the daily supervision of adolescent males, limit setting, and the development and implementation of treatment plans with other professionals. This is an ideal position for motivated individuals looking for a professional development opportunity, or a starting point for a career in human services.

Earn up to $15 an hour to start, based on qualifications\experience, plus more with overtime and holiday pay. Stevens also 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.

Posted: 8-28-18

email careers@stevensprograms.org
Website http://www.stevensprograms.org


Title Residential Counselor – Awake Overnight
Location Swansea, MA
Start Date 2018-08-23
Job Information

Stevens Treatment Programs

Stevens is looking for committed, caring, dynamic people to work with us to make a difference in the lives of the troubled youth we serve.

Awake overnight residential counselors monitor Stevens residents during night time and early morning time periods. Strong presence and capacity to set limits with residents essential. Responsibilities include the daily supervision of adolescent males, limit setting, and the development and implementation of treatment plans with other professionals.

Earn up to $15 an hour to start, based on qualifications\experience, plus more with overtime and holiday pay. Stevens also 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.

Stevens provides a diverse, friendly and supportive work environment with extensive training and opportunities for professional growth. This is an ideal position for motivated individuals looking to start a career in human services, or needing an alternative work schedule.

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

Posted: 8-28-18

email careers@stevensprograms.org
Website http://www.stevensprograms.org


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