~ INTERIM - 1.0 SPECIAL EDUCATION LIAISON (SOCIAL / EMOTIONAL) 2019-2020 ~

Lt. Eleazer Davis Elementary School

Bedford Public Schools

Bedford, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3169286
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 5, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Performance Responsibilities:

• Instruction:
o Develop and implement schedules for students’ services in accordance with their IEPs’ service delivery.
o Coordinate schedules with classroom teachers and other specialists’ service delivery.
o Select appropriate instructional programs and methodologies, plan, and implement instruction that matches students’ IEP goals
and objectives.
• Provide appropriate instruction to address IEP goals and objectives, and differentiate instructional accordingly.
o Employ appropriate behavior management techniques during individual or small group instruction.
o Maintain and use adaptive equipment and materials.
o Develop and implement classroom and curricular accommodations and modifications.
o Teach and plan cooperatively with subject area teachers.

• Assessment:
o Assess the progress of all students assigned to his/her caseload and maintain record of data collection.
o Maintain assessment materials for special education evaluations.
o Administer MCAS with accommodations or develop portfolios for MCAS alternate assessment, as outlined in student/s’ IEP s.
o Write reports based on evaluations and present reports at Team eligibility determination meetings.
o Individually test students and complete necessary assessment components for Special Education and Section 504 initial
evaluations and reevaluations.

• Liaison Responsibilities:
o Serve as a Special Education liaison, which includes parent/guardian contact, scheduling of meetings, and completion of
necessary paperwork for evaluations and Team meetings.
o Participate in Team evaluation and review meetings for students on caseload.
o Write Individualized Education Programs (IEPs).
o Develop yearly transition plans for students who are 14+.
o Collaborate with colleagues on building to building transition
o Complete progress reports for all students, according to the schedule set by school and special education regulations.
o Coordinate progress reports from all service providers.

• Paraprofessionals:
o Consult with special education paraprofessionals; including planning, coaching, modeling.
o Provide feedback and input regarding paraprofessionals to Special Education Program Administrator

• Communication/Consultation:
o Consult with parents/guardians, classroom teachers, related service providers, school nurse, and paraprofessionals, regarding
planning and students’ program needs.
o Consult with classroom teachers and special education paraprofessionals regarding accommodations and modifications.
o Conduct parent/guardian-teacher conferences during conference periods identified on school calendar.
o Communicate frequently with parents/guardians of students of caseload (e.g. email, telephone, etc.)
o Participate in school Open House for parents/guardians according to schedule set each year.

• Miscellaneous:
o Participate in professional development opportunities to increase knowledge base and skills, as well as maintain licensure.
o Attend and participate in department meetings.
o Maintain the high level of confidentiality and professionalism expected of all faculty.
o Perform other related tasks or duties at the discretion of the Special Education Program Administrator and/or Principal
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Emotionally Disabled
    Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
  • Welcome to Lt. Eleazer Davis Elementary School!

    Located fifteen miles northwest of Boston, Bedford is a residential community of approximately 13,000 people whose history dates back to 1664. A typical New England town in architecture, character, government and tradition, Bedford is proud of its historic past. The Bedford Public Schools is a small system of approximately 2425 students. The schools include Bedford High School (9-12), John Glenn Middle School (6-8), Lt. Job Lane School (3-5), and Lt. Eleazer Davis School (K-2). The Lt. Eleazer Davis School was built in 1999. Bedford High School, the John Glenn Middle School, and the Lt. Job Lane School have recently undergone complete addition/renovations. The student body reflects an increasing diversity with students from Bedford, Hanscom Air Force Base, and Boston (the latter via METCO, a volunteer desegregation program). The school administration is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse staff. Learn more about us...


    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Bedford Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer in compliance with Chapter 622, Title IX and Section 504 of the Rehab. Act of 1973. The Bedford Public Schools do not discriminate on account of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or handicap. Bedford is proud to be an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of Empowering Multicultural Initiatives.

    Job Requirements

    • Additional Responsibilities:

      Massachusetts Certification in Special Education or School Adjustment Counselor
      Successful completion of a Massachusetts Criminal Record Check (C.O.R.I.) and a National Criminal Background Check including fingerprinting.
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Fay Burgess-Backert , SPED Administrator
    • 97 McMahon Road
    • Bedford, Massachusetts 01730
    • Phone: 781-275-7588
    • Fax: 781-275-0885
    • Email: click here

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