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Job Description

SUMMARY 
The Campus School at Boston College is a private, publicly funded special education day school within the Lynch School of Education and Human Development on the Boston College campus. The Campus School educates students  ages 3-22 with extensive support needs, including complex medical needs. 
Responsible for the management of appropriate educational, therapeutic and health care services for each student, as indicated in the Individual Educational Plan.   

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for evaluations and the development and implementation of Individual Educational Plans for each student in the classroom, as well as attending Team meetings
Supervise, train and evaluate teacher assistants, work-study students, PULSE students, student teachers and volunteers.  
Chair weekly meetings to discuss students’ progress, monitor goals/objectives and classroom issues and classroom concerns
Completion of daily lesson plans in line with Campus School curriculum, Quarterly Reports, Educational Assessments, MCAS Alternate Assessments
Attend staff meetings, in-service trainings, and weekly supervision meeting with education director Attend screenings for potential students as requested
Work with Director and Assistant Director to develop curriculum and instructional strategies that promote optimal learning opportunities for each student 
Act as liaison to parents and local educational agencies
Participate in the transition process for students in the classroom
Works as part of transdisciplinary team to ensure students have appropriate therapeutic and instructional materials/equipment
Supports the mission of the Campus School at Boston College as a transdisciplinary team member

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES 
Responsible for supervision of teacher assistants, student employees, PULSE students, student teachers and volunteers

 

Requirements

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE 

Related Work Experience
One to two years of teaching experience working in a school for students with extensive support needs. Experience with curriculum development and the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks 
Masters degree in Special Education 
Massachusetts Educator’s License in Special Education 

Certifications (preferred):  Receive initial certification and recertification as appropriate in the following:
CPR
Safety Care
First Aid
Skills/Abilities/Competencies
Excellent Communication Skills
Excellent Organizational Skills 
Excellent Interpersonal Skills
Excellent Problem Solving Ability
Ability to multitask
Ability to work as part of a team
Ability to handle medical issues
Ability to respond effectively in emergency situations

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 
Assist and/or lift students who have physical disabilities and management of student daily living skills and personal care needs

 

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Paid Holidays Annually
Generous Sick and Vacation Pay
Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/diversity.

To apply for this job please visit bc.csod.com.