SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER

CBS Therapy - MA

CBS Therapy

Boston, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3037618
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 2, 2019
  • Starting Date: March 1, 2019

Job Description

CBS Therapy is seeking a Special Education Teacher to teach students in upper elementary/middle school grades. The ideal candidate will have experience with the principles of applied behavior analysis; specifically working with students using discrete trial teaching, running task analysis, and individualized behavior support plans. Experience with ABLLS-R and/or VBMAPP preferred.

Licensure in Mild/Moderate Disabilities PreK-8 is required.

The ideal candidate will ensure student progress toward team-identified skills and competencies, by development, delivery, supervision, and evaluation of specialized instruction.

Special Education Teacher Responsibilities
-Conduct and write formal diagnostic and functional assessment to support special education assessment.
-Conduct and write formal diagnostic and functional assessment to identify need areas during reassessment.
-Develop and write Individual Education Plans for students. With appropriate team members, identify individualized instructional priorities in indicated domains, including the general academic curriculum, functional academic skills, communication and social skills, social and behavioral development, recreation and leisure skills, functional and community living skills and pre-vocational skills.
-Participate in TEAM meetings for students and demonstrate professionalism and excellent communication skills to share information with all stakeholders (Districts, Families, outside Providers).
-Write objectives that are concrete, specifying the conditions, behavior, support, objective performance criterion, and target date.
-Develop and deliver instruction to students. Determine the applicability of specialized curricula and instructional techniques using evidenced based practice.
-In collaboration with support staff, adapt and//or modify curricula and instruction drawn form the general academic curriculum.
-Deliver instruction in the least restrictive environment in which student growth on objectives is demonstrated.
-Train and supervise special education support staff (instructional assistants, applied behavior analysis technicians, registered behavior technicians) in the development and delivery of the curricula. Assess and intervene to ensure reliable implementation of programs by all staff. Properly document training and intervention.
-In collaboration with administrators, participate in evaluation of special education support personnel, in accordance with current teacher and educational assistant contractual guidelines.
-Develop and implement continuous progress data collection procedures to assess student growth using objective measures such as percent correct, event recording, interval recording, latency measures, prompt recording, or other objective data.
-Review student progress frequently (i.e. at least once a month) and adjust instruction in response to trends.
-Create and maintain a professional and positive classroom culture with open communication to all stakeholders.

Special Education TeacherResponsibilities

Masters Degree preferred.
Experience with students with ASD, Intellectual Disabilities and Emotional Disabilities.
Experience using assistive technology to promote curricular access required.
Experience using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis within teaching and behavioral methodologies.
Experience working with students with complex social/communication/behavioral profiles including promotion of functional communication, antecedent management and de-escalation.
Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 50 pounds
Assists with student behavior management as needed.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
  • Welcome to CBS Therapy - MA!

    About CBS Therapy

    CBS Therapy provides speech-language pathologists (bilingual and monolingual), occupational therapists and physical therapists for both individuals and organizations. CBS Therapy seeks to provide its customers and clients with the latest research based and culturally appropriate, evaluations and therapy services. We work with a wide variety of agencies and provide them with both temporary and long term solutions for their allied healthcare staffing needs. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

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

    Job Requirements

    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Michelle Montaquila , Recruiter
    • 626 Park Avenue
    • Cranston, Rhode Island 02920

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