SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER - CENTRAL MASS COLLABORATIVE - MIDDLE SCHOOL

Central Massachusetts Collaborative

Worcester, Massachusetts

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GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
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.
  • 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
  • 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.

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