Dolbeare Elementary School ( learn more )

Wakefield Public Schools

Wakefield, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3897208
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 20, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description


  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Qualified or Certified by Massachusetts Department of Education



  • Develop and implement individual educational plans
  • Use of focused and targeted data collection to support goals and benchmarks in IEP
  • Create lessons to develop abilities and skills for academic progress 
  • Endorse appropriate inclusive schedules and activities
  • Develop and initiate experiences leading to independence and self sufficiency
  • Work on communication skills with students by developing strategies (low tech, assistive technology)  
  • Develop readiness and life skills
  • Perform assessments for special education students to determine eligibility 
  • Encourage appropriate behavior skills by utilizing strategies and invention plans
  • Facilitate social skill groups or activities within the classroom setting
  • Liaise with the general education teachers to provide an enriching inclusive learning environment
  • Consultation with other team members on students’ behalf
  • Coordinate schedules for related service provision 
  • Maintain on-going records as required
  • Act as liaison between teachers and parents
  • Maintain close contact and open communication with parents
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn sign language
  • Perform all such duties as recommended by Superintendent or his/her designee


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Life Skills
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Wakefield Public Schools 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

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Karen Fitzpatrick , Admin. Asst. to the Superintendent
    • 60 Farm Street
    • Wakefield, Massachusetts 01880

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