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Teacher Assistant

Boston College
Job Location:
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
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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.

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


Bachelor's Degree in education or related field and experience working with students with multiple disabilities preferred.

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

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-Sponsored403bRetirement Plans
  • Paid Holidays Annually
  • Generous Sickand Vacation Pay
  • Additional benefits can be found on

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 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

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