Special Education Teacher;Severe License

Job Order #: 15426358

Billerica, MA 01821

Full Time

37.5 hours per week

POSTED 9/1/2021

EXPIRES 11/30/2021

Job Description

Valley Collaborative is a Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education approved public school entity. We provide high quality academic, therapeutic and vocational services to individuals referred by local school districts and social service agencies. We also provide ongoing professional development and training experiences for educators and educational agencies. Recognizing that the educational environment rapidly changes, Valley Collaborative creates, adapts, and provides flexible programming to address evolving needs. We provide an environment within which students and others can maximize educational and/or occupational skills. By sharing its resources with multiple school districts and social service agencies, its programs maintain superior quality and reasonable costs to those it serves, by meeting or exceeding state standards, and achieving economies of scale.

Severe Special Education Teacher Requirements:
Experience working with students with multiple diagnoses including, but not limited to intellectual impairments and autism
Experience working with students with significant physical and medical needs;
Experience working with students who utilize Augmentative and Alternative Communication;
Experience working with students to transfer in and out of adaptive equipment;
Work as part of an inter-disciplinary school team to ensure students? needs of students are met;
Work with nurse, SLP, OT, PT, and BCBA to develop and implement IEPs;
Maintain an organized, safe and productive classroom in order for students to make adequate progress
Consistent contact with families;
Supervising classroom aides;
Develop IEP goals and progress reports that are reflective of student?s needs.
Have strong written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to approach individuals in a creative and thoughtful manner
Flexibility to meet identified student needs.
A strong commitment to the goals, mission, and philosophy of the organization.
Model respect, honesty, consideration, responsibility, and positive attitude with both peers and students
Participate in staff meetings and in-service training as requested
Provide transportation for students in Collaborative vehicles, when necessary

Qualifications:
At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
Bachelor?s degree required, Master?s degree preferred
DESE certification in Severe Disabilities-All levels

Other Competencies (skills, abilities, behavior):
Ability to understand and follow both written and oral instructions. Adaptability to perform routine, repetitive tasks within a specific period of time. Prioritizes work assignments to be completed within time requirements.
Must demonstrate a positive and caring attitude toward students, clients, and staff. Must remain flexible and adaptable in order to meet department needs.

At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
Bachelor?s degree required, Master?s degree preferred
DESE certification in Severe Disabilities-All levels

If interested please email timothy.hovey@masshirelowellcc.com

How To Apply

If interested please email timothy.hovey@masshirelowellcc.com

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Name

Timothy Hovey

Title

Business Service Rep

Email

shaun.mccarthy@masshirelowellcc.com

Phone

978-458-2503

Address

107 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852

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