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Teacher Assistant

Company:
Boston College
Job Location:
Chestnut Hill, 02467
Category:
Special Education
Type:
Full-Time
Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students.  Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.

Job Description

The Campus School at Boston College is a private, publicly funded special education day school within the Lynch School of Education and Human Development on the Boston College campus. The Campus School educates students  ages 3-22 with extensive support needs, including complex medical needs. 

SUMMARY
Responsible for assisting the special education teacher with the management of appropriate educational, therapeutic and health care services for each student in the classroom, as indicated in the Individualized Education Program.   

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  
Responsible for assisting the special education teacher with the implementation of the Individualized Education Program for each student in the classroom
Attend transdisciplinary team meetings or other pertinent meetings relevant to implementing the students' Individualized Education Program and attend in-service trainings 
Responsible for following daily classroom schedules and specific programs for group and individual activities for each student as directed by special education teacher 
Assist the special education teacher with organization and maintenance of classroom and therapeutic supplies and equipment 
Accompany students to therapy sessions as needed 
Communicate effectively with students, staff and administration 
Under the direction of the classroom special education teacher and therapists, share in teaching in the classroom setting and the development of curriculum materials 
Observe classroom settings covering ages 3-22
Assist students in attending to their personal care needs 
Support the mission of the Campus School at Boston College

Requirements

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's Degree in education or related field and experience working with students with multiple disabilities preferred. 
Skills/Abilities/Competencies
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
Ability to respond effectively in emergency situations
Bilingual in English/Spanish or  English/Portuguese is desirable 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
 Assist, lift and transport students who have physical disabilities

Closing Statement

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
  • Paid Holidays Annually
  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay
  • Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. 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/diversity.

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination.

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