Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
The Campus School is a private, special education day school for students ages 3-21 with severe, multiple disabilities. The Assistant Program Director provides supervision to staff, assists in the development of policies and procedures, coordinates the referral process for new students, works with parents, directs IEP meetings and coordinates University student involvement.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Catalog, assess and research current curriculum materials and needs for staff use
Ensure that teaching and instructional materials are age appropriate and relevant
Ensure that all students receive appropriate educational, therapeutic and health care services
Supervise and evaluate direct service staff (teachers, therapists, nurses, etc.)
Chair IEP meetings and prepare meeting notes, oversee service delivery for all students
Provide guidance to Administrative Assistant in scheduling all IEP meetings
Develop and support effective partnerships with Campus School families
Develop and manage relationships with public schools to assess needs and encourage referrals
Promote public school and community collaborations
Work with teaching assistants regarding classroom instruction, curriculum development, as well as future plans, interviewing, letters of recommendation, etc.
Responsible for coordinating orientation and mandated training for all staff, volunteers, student employees and student interns.
Update and implement policies and procedures as required to ensure compliance with current DESE regulations cross-trained with Director
Attend screenings of for prospective students and ensure that all prospective student records have been set up and disseminated.
Any additional duties assigned by the Director
Uphold the mission and values of Boston College Campus School
This position has a start date of mid to late June. Competitive salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Position Details: Department: 055401 - Campus School Position: 00010853 - Assistant Program Director Grade: 00
Master's Degree in Special Education and/or Curriculum and Instruction Massachusetts Educator's License in Special Education
Five years of administrative and teaching experience working in a school for students with severe medical and physical disabilities. Experience with state and federal regulations as well as curriculum development and the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks.
Excellent Communication Skills Excellent Organizational Skills Excellent Interpersonal Skills Excellent Problem Solving Ability Ability to multi-task Ability to work as part of a team Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds
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Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits including depending on your job classification eligibility;
Tuition remission for Employees Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements Generous Medical, and Dental Insurance Low-Cost Life Insurance Eligibility for both 401K and University Funded 403B Retirement Plans Paid Holidays Annually Generous Sick, and Vacation Pay Additional benefits can be found on www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
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Internal Number: 3642
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.