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Teacher Assistant

Company:
Boston College
Job Location:
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Category:
Disability and Accessibility Services
Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.

Job Description

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 3-21 
  • Assist students in attending to their personal care needs 
  • Support the mission of the Boston College Campus School
Requirements

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 

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 background checks including education, and verifies COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process.

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

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