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Campus School at BC Assistant Director/Education Administrator Position Available
The Campus School at Boston College (www.bc.edu/campusschool) is a private, special education day school for students ages 3-21 with severe, multiple disabilities. The Assistant Program Director provides supervision and consultation to staff, assists in the development of policies and procedures, coordinates the referral process for new students, works with parents, directs IEP meetings and coordinates University student involvement.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Supervise and evaluate direct service staff (teachers, therapists, nurses, etc.). Work with teaching assistants regarding classroom instruction, curriculum development, as well as future plans, interviewing, letters of recommendation, etc. Assist in coordinating orientation, mandated training, and professional development for all staff, volunteers, student employees and student interns. Catalog, assess and research current curriculum materials and needs for staff use. Ensure that teaching and instructional materials are age appropriate and relevant. Ensure that all students receive appropriate educational, therapeutic and health care services. Attend weekly service delivery team meetings, provide administrative support. Chair IEP meetings and prepare meeting notes, oversee service delivery for all students. Provide guidance to Administrative Assistants in scheduling IEP meetings and follow-up documentation. Coordinate, schedule and attend screenings for prospective students and ensure that all prospective student records have been set up and disseminated. Develop and support effective partnerships with Campus School families. Develop and manage relationships with public schools to assess needs and encourage referrals. Promote public school and community collaborations, including collaborations with Boston College. Update and implement policies and procedures as required to ensure compliance with current DESE regulations cross-trained with the Director. Any additional duties assigned by the Director. Uphold the mission and values of the Campus School at Boston College.
This position begins on July 1. Competitive salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Our ideal candidate: Master's Degree in Special Education and/or Curriculum and Instruction Massachusetts Educator's License in Special Education Special Education Administrator Licensure Three to five years of administrative and teaching experience working in a school for students with severe medical and physical disabilities. Experience with state and federal regulations as well as curriculum development and the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks. Excellent Communication Skills Excellent Organizational Skills Excellent Interpersonal Skills Excellent Problem Solving Ability Ability to multitask Ability to work as part of a team Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds
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Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
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Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.