Central Massachusetts Collaborative

Worcester, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3425982
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 11, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description


This position is accountable for assuming the responsibility of providing instructional experience to students (with moderate to intensive special needs) and to facilitate educational access through creativity, resourcefulness and sound judgment consistent with the rules and regulations of the Central MA Special Education Collaborative. This position contributes to a warm and open atmosphere so that students who may have moderate to significant cognitive, social/emotional, behavioral or daily living skills challenges will have the opportunity to grow and develop to their fullest potential.

1. Plan, develop, and implement various instructional experiences through creativity and resourcefulness which lends to the educational growth and development of targeted student population.
2. Develop effective classroom presentation, techniques, and review, correct, and reinforce instructional lessons to enhance the learning and retention process.
3. Develop effective techniques for academic assessment and management of discipline and behavior reinforcement.
4. Align instruction with MA Curriculum Frameworks.
5. Assist students in building academic, social, and self regulatory skills.
6. Address and handle students with behavioral issues.
7. Create a structured, therapeutic, safe environment for all students.
8. Develop and implement behavior intervention plans for the class and individual students.
9. Prepare students for MCAS test.
10. Assist students in all activities of daily living.
11. Conduct evaluations/assessments, write reports and participate in team process.
12. Write and implement IEP’s and progress reports.
13. Collaborate with support service providers, clinicians, and other educators.
14. Maintain data and all required documentation.
15. Supervises para-professionals.
16. CPI/non-violent crisis intervention training required (provided upon hire).
17. Capable of making sound judgments and decisions aligned with school regulations and philosophy.
18. Able to reach, grasp ad handle objects using upper extremities.
19. Able to deal with people in a variety of situations.
20. Able to exercise universal precautions and tolerate management of body fluids, if needed.
21. Lift and carry objects and/or classroom equipment, up to 45 pounds.
22. Perform other job-related duties as assigned by director.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > Emotionally Disabled
    Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Learning Disabled
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
    Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
  • Location Description

    The Central Massachusetts Collaborative (CMC) proudly provides educational, clinical, and therapeutic services to children, grades kindergarten through twelve. Our staff of over 180 full time dedicated employees serve over 500 students from school districts surrounding Worcester County.

    The CMC was founded in 1975 by our member districts, Webster Public Schools and Worcester Public Schools, under the Massachusetts General Law Chapter 40, Section E. Our mission is to provide cost effective solutions to public school districts that are seeking quality education for children in need of specialized services.

    A member of the Massachusetts Organization of Educational Collaboratives (MOEC), the CMSEC strives to achieve excellence within the field of general and special education by creating school environments that are safe, nurturing, and therapeutic for the children we serve. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Central Massachusetts Collaborative 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

      1. Appropriate MA Teacher’s Certification.
      2. Advanced educational preparation in the discipline or area of certification.
      3. Experience in the discipline or area of certification.
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Ann Ortiz
    • 121 Higgins Street
    • Worcester, Massachusetts 001606

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