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Lead Teacher

Lead Teacher

Job ID 
2018-4302
Job Location 
US-MA-Randolph
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Summary

May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities in Randolph is looking for a Special Education Teacher to work in a classroom setting taking on lead responsibilities and providing services to children and adolescents with autism or other developmental disabilities. 

 

We provide educational and vocational services to children, ages 2.9-22, with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. It is one of May Institute’s four special education schools in Massachusetts and California for students with autism and other special needs.  Approximately 50 percent of the students who attend the school live in one of our community-based residences. The classrooms typically have 1:2 staff-student ratios, and our highly trained staff utilize the most effective methods of working with children with asd. Classroom activities emphasize all areas of a student's development, including communication, language, social, school-readiness, self-care, and play skills.

Responsibilities

  • Provide coordination and leadership of the classroom
  • Design an individualized curriculum, write educational plans, collect and evaluate data, and write student progress reports
  • Deliver individualized and group instruction and other educational objectives
  • Implement comprehensive behavior support plans
  • Train and supervise other teachers and classroom assistants

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree (or enrollment in a Master’s program)
  • Certification in severe disabilities preferred/ moderate certification will be considered.
  • Experience in ABA preferred
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Commitment to helping children with significant challenges learn and grow