ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION

The League School of Greater Boston ( learn more )

East Walpole, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4037259
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 14, 2022
  • 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 an Assistant Director of Education.

League School offers an array of programs to meet the needs of students with autism. Employing the SCERTS Model as an overarching framework, each of the League School’s day and residential programs is designed to teach social, academic, behavioral, and community-life skills based on a student’s age and ability. These programs range from functional academics to grade-level curricula as well as the vocational training and daily living skills to meet the individual strengths and needs of League’s widely diverse student population.

Position Requirements:

•Master’s degree and MA license in administration and special education preferred.
•One to three years of administrative experience.
•Five years’ experience with autistic population.
•Demonstrated interpersonal, supervisory, and administrative skills.
•CPR, First Aid, Safety Care
•Valid Driver’s License
•Must pass rigorous background checks, including nationwide fingerprint screening.
•Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
1.Provides supervision to the assigned team including Education Coordinator, SLP, OT, BCBA and clinician including training, annual evaluations, observation, and weekly meetings.
2.Ensures supervisees have access to clinical supervision within area of licensure and informs Chief Operating Officer of any concerns.
3.Works with the Admissions Coordinator to complete tours and assess intakes for student candidates for the program as assigned.
4.Coordinates with the Administrative, Clinical, Allied Health, and Residential Management teams to provide clinical input and insight on program development and strategic planning.
5.Plans and develops staff training and professional development with the Director of Education and Manager of Training and Quality Assurance.
6.Works with the Director of Education to review compliance with DESE and EEC regulations.
7.Carries out administrative responsibilities in the absence of the Director of Education and Chief Operating Officer.
8.Oversees maintenance of database for MCAS and Program specific grades as appropriate.
9.Attends, and contributes to, committee meetings as assigned by the Director of Education.
10.Oversees the Curriculum Mapper Program, making changes to the site as needed.
11.Attends various job fairs and conferences, as needed, to assist in the recruitment of staff and students or to exhibit.
12.In conjunction with the Clinical Director supervises college/graduate student observations and interns/student teachers.
13.Works with the Director of Education, and other Directors to ensure new staff complete orientation training and all current staff are up to date.
14.Attends IEP meetings assigned by the Director of Education.
15.Supports the Education Coordinators to maintain updated school forms on all students, e.g., Emergency Contact Forms, Medical Consent Forms, and all Release Forms including Bullying Policy.
16.Creates master matrix of coverage needs for assigned program. Maintains and monitors coverage schedule for both lunch and recess. Provides coverage in emergency situations when necessary.
17.Ensures the provision of services is delivered to all students and families in a respectful and dignified manner. Students should receive educational services in an environment free of abuse and neglect and with respect to their human rights.
18.For residential students, ensures cross programmatic cooperation and implementation of IEP goals, behavior plans, etc.
19.Works as a team player. Participates in (and/or facilitates) supervision, administrative meetings, classroom conferences, and staff meetings. Comes prepared with agenda and ready to discuss issues and solutions.
20.Completes paperwork for individual students or staff as needed.
21.Approves/rejects time-off requests for supervisees, with attention toward staff coverage.
22.Participates in all trainings, as required by League School of Greater Boston.
23.Updates DESE training modules.
24.Maintains resources for staff training opportunities.
25.Monitors annual budget, including monthly reconciliation of expenditures.
26.Performs other related duties as designated by the Director of Education or Chief Operating Officer that are deemed necessary for the operation of the school e.g., Open House, evening trainings, Parent Conferences, etc.

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

Benefits
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 $2,500 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 Category : Special Education > Autism
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