VOCATIONAL MANAGER

The League School of Greater Boston ( learn more )

East Walpole, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3688559
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : October 1, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

League School of Greater Boston is an award winning year-round program dedicated to the education of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Our team approach to education creates a collaborative, supportive and open environment within our community. We are currently seeking a Vocational Manager for our program in Walpole to start immediately.

Position Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree and experience in vocational and transitional services for the special needs population required. Licensed Special Educator preferred. Experience with autistic population and demonstrated interpersonal, supervisory, and administrative skills

Supervision Received: Coordinator of Vocational and Career Services

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
1.Develops and monitors vocational opportunities for students within the school including, but not limited to the vocational center. These may include requests from school staff or tasks from community partners completed within the school, cleaning/organizational tasks within the center or other locations in the building, collection/delivery tasks, stocking of supplies within the the center, staff lounge, and other locations throughout the school.
2.Determines appropriate task/student assignments in relation to task expectations and students’ demonstrated skill level while providing sufficient challenge to promote skill development. Providing instruction/demonstration to students and staff to assure accurate completion of the assigned task. Assure quality of completed tasks.
3.Maintains vocational cash incentive program; collecting incentive sheets, providing cash payment to students, monitoring cash total, submitting incentive sheets and reimbursement form to accounts payable, and cashing the reimbursement check.
4.Formally and informally assesses students for vocational-skill acquisition and appropriateness for various community-training opportunities.
5.Works with specialists and teachers to implement language, communication, organization, and sensory/fine motor accommodations and goals in vocational settings.
6.Participates in the planning of Transition Services for all students.
7.Assists in supervising all vocational staff, including job coaches, regarding vocational programming.
8.Develops a therapeutic and effective relationship with students: uses appropriate voice modulation, sets reasonable boundaries with communication and actions, etc.
9.Implements student behavior programs: positive reinforcement, breaks, time outs, etc., as designed by the Behavior Department and the team.
10.Monitors health and safety of students and follows through with the School Nurse on incidents requiring medical attention.
11.Works as a team player. Attends supervision, staff meetings, classroom meetings, program meetings, and annual review meetings, as assigned. Attends and facilitates program meetings. Comes prepared with agenda and ready to discuss issues and solutions.
12.Consults with Head Teachers to develop appropriate vocational goals and objectives for Individual Educational Plans. Completes written reports, as needed: Incident Reports, Accident Reports, Quarterly Progress Reports, Individual Education Programs and Re-evaluation Reports.
13.Acts as Fleet Manager: Coordinating van use schedule for community vocational internships and classroom outings. Adjusting schedule as needed to meet unplanned changes. Works with job coach(es) to assure fuel levels. Collects all school gas receipts and forwards them to accounts payable. Works with job coach(es) to monitor van condition and schedule cleaning and repairs as needed. Works with job coaches to create and implement student work opportunities related to vehicle care and use. Schedule oil changes as needed for school and residential vans. Schedule inspection stickers as needed for all vans. Monitor due dates for registrations and notify finance department of upcoming needs. Identified as the primary contact in regard to accident/insurance issues.
14.Monitors supply level for materials used in the vocational center (paper, construction paper, clips, lamination film, Velcro, bulletin board paper, etc.) and copy/printer paper used throughout the educational portion of the school. Orders items as needed, checks delivery and forwards packing slip to accounts payable.
15.Monitors supply level of items in the coffee area of the 1st and 3rd floor staff lounges (coffee k-cups, tea, cups, lids, creamer, sweeteners, etc.). Orders items as needed, checks delivery and forwards packing slip to accounts payable. Monitors operation of the k-cup machines and makes contact with vendor when service is required.
16. Participates in all trainings, as required by League School of Greater Boston.
17.Performs other related duties, as designated by the Assistant Director of Education/Director of Education or Coordinator of Vocational and Career Services that are deemed necessary for the operation of the school, such as evening trainings, Open House, etc.


Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Google Mail, and the Microsoft Office Suite.

League School offers a substantial benefit package that includes 75% employer paid health and dental, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, tuition assistance of up to $2500 per school year, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, professional development opportunities, as well as paid vacation, sick and personal days. In addition, League assists individuals who are engaged in the licensure process to obtain their MA license not only through tuition assistance but also through mentoring and the DESE Structured Guidance and Supports process. League School also will work with staff to access available Public Service Loan Forgiveness options as well as other loan forgiveness options.

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

To apply:
Please submit resume, cover letter, and other supporting documentation such as transcripts, curriculum vitae, letter(s) of reference, etc. to HR@leagueschool.com or by mail to:

League School of Greater Boston
Attn: Human Resources
300 Boston Providence Turnpike
Walpole, MA 02032

You may also link to our current job opportunities by accessing our website www.leagueschool.org and clicking: Work at League.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
    Special Education > Severe/Profound Disabilities
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