Beacon High School

Walker/Beacon High School

Watertown, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3077638
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 5, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

This important position helps to provide a safe, healthy and welcoming milieu within our school. To provide supervision of students within the milieu during non-academic periods as well as assist and substitute in content area classes as needed. Able to provide supportive counseling when needed and help students develop coping and stress reduction skills and assist with implementation throughout the school day. Collaborative member of the Lighthouse Room team to provide specialized instruction to students when they are unable to be in the classroom. Responsible for organizing and implementing daily physical activities periods for all students as part of our Health and Wellness Initiative. Address behavioral issues in a manner that is conducive in supporting appropriate behavior, strengthening relationship and fostering student growth. And co-lead a weekly Wellness class and/or a therapeutic group counselling session. To help coordinate the provisions of healthy options available for breakfast, lunch and snacks within Massachusetts Nutritional Guidelines. Responsible for organizing and supervising activities during lunch period, on field trips and all off campus activities including school wide events and the prom.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Behavior Specialist / EBD
    Special Education > Consulting Teacher
  • Welcome to Beacon High School!

    Walker is a network of facilities and professionals that provides world-class mental health services, state-of-the-art special education, expert professional training and consultation, and child welfare advocacy.

    Each year, Walker provides intensive services for hundreds of the most troubled children, youth and families. Walker’s multidisciplinary programs extend specialized therapeutic environments beyond our classrooms into family homes, public schools and community settings.

    Professionals and students from across the nation find rewarding professional development and training opportunities at Walker. As a center for innovation in child welfare, special education and children’s mental health, Walker has earned national and international recognition.

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    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Walker/Beacon High School 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

    • Required: Bachelor’s Degree (Masters preferred)

      Required: 3 Years of experience
      Preferred: Experience working with adolescents who have emotional and learning disabilities.
    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Recruitment at Walker
    • 1968 Central Avenue
    • Needham, Massachusetts 02492
    • Phone: 781-449-4500
    • Fax: 781.449.571
    • Email: click here

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