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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

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Assist the classroom teacher to include the student in all aspects of the school day
Implement academic and social programming and strategies as developed by the team
Implement accommodations and modifications as outlined on the IEP and developed by the
Team.
Assist in data collection
Promote social interactions throughout the day
Support students with adapted living skills such as toileting, feeding, dressing etc. as
Needed.
Maintain confidentiality about all personal information regarding the student, programming
and family
Assist in all aspects of the school day whether or not such aspects directly pertain to the
individual student
Accompany student to designated areas and classes as directed and assist student with
academic coursework
Responsible for implementing "other job-related duties" as assigned by the supervisor or
Director.
Consistent and on-time attendance is required or supervision and instruction of the students
other duties as needed
Uphold the mission and values of the Boston College Campus School.

Requirements

Related Work Experience

Experience working with students with disabilities in a school setting
Ability to take direction from and work under the supervision of one or more teachers
Prior experience with students with moderate needs preferred

Formal Education
Bachelor's degree preferred
CPR and first aid training preferred or willing to be trained
 Skills/Abilities/Competencies
Excellent Communication Skills
Excellent Organizational Skills
Excellent Interpersonal Skills
Excellent Problem Solving Ability
Ability to work as part of a transdisciplinary team
Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Assist and/or lift students who have physical disabilities
Constant standing or walking
Requires ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Bends, reaches, lifts, carries, twists, pushes, pulls and handles equipment when performing duties
Able to operate equipment and systems safely and effectively

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 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 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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