Responsibilities : The primary role of the special education teacher is the facilitation of the care and management of appropriate educational, therapeutic and health care for each student in the classroom as indicated in each student's Individual Educational Program (IEP). This includes completing daily lesson plans, quarterly progress reports, educational assessments, data collection, IEP strengths and weaknesses and goals and objectives, and work towards and completion of MCAS-Alternative Assessments. Special education teachers are expected to work as part of a transdisciplinary team in order to develop instructional and therapeutic strategies and practices that promote optimal learning opportunities for each student. The special education teacher is also the chair of a weekly classroom team meeting with all service delivery team members to discuss each student's progress, monitor goals and objectives and upcoming IEP meetings. All Campus School staff members are expected to participate in bi-weekly trainings and professional development. The special education teacher also acts as a liaison to parents and local agencies and participates in the transition process Additional responsibilities include the supervision, training and evaluation of teaching assistants and Boston College PULSE students and the organization and planning for Boston College student employees and volunteers in the classroom. Supports the mission of the Boston College Campus School.
$50,000 - $60,000
Required Knowledge and Experience: One to two years' experience working with students with severe multiple disabilities. Experience with curriculum development, adaptation and modification of curriculum, the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and MCAS Alternative Assessment
Education Requirements : Master's degree in Severe Special Education
Licensure: Massachusetts Educator's License in Severe Special Needs