Special Education Teacher (42.3)
Company: Seven Hills Foundation
Posted on: June 4, 2021
Developing and implementing curriculum and
weekly education plans; coordinating schedules of all ancillary
personnel; communicating with members of the team caring for each
student; supervising and evaluating teacher assistants and others
assigned to the classroom.
Provide special education to students with severe/intensive special
The teacher is responsible for the
organization and structure of his/her assigned classroom working
collaboratively with other teachers, instructors, and coordinators
to support the overall needs of the Department.
Planning and supervision of classroom schedule.
Development and implementation of curriculum and weekly plans.
Coordinating the roles of teacher assistants, cooperating teachers
and others assigned to the classroom.
Modeling and teaching teacher assistants and others assigned new
Coordinating the schedules of all ancillary personnel involved in
Keeping open and ongoing communication with each child’s nursing
unit and the other interdisciplinary team members.
Maintaining regular communication with each child’s social
Identifying needed materials and equipment and ordering with
approval of the Assistant Program Director.
Keeping materials and equipment, including cooking room and storage
area, in good working order, including cleanliness.
Direct supervision and formal evaluation of teacher assistants
assigned to the classroom.
Planning of and participation in class or individual community
Committee member as assigned or volunteered.
Education of each individual in class, following goals and
objectives of the IEP/ISP.
Ongoing assessment of each student’s functioning level.
Drafting of IEP/ISP/MDS and quarterlies progress notes.
Completion and distribution of progress notes, detailing each
students progress towards meeting their IEP goals with distribution
of progress note documentation to parents/legal guardians, LEA’s
and other team members.
Participation in Unit meetings, IEP/ISP meetings, clinics and
Implementation of all required activities/testing/reporting of
MCAS, as directed by state guidelines and regulations.
Development of communication systems for each child with guidance
of a consultant as needed.
Maintaining ongoing communication with each student’s parent/legal
guardian regarding his or her educational needs and progress.
Regular meetings with consultants that serve the program.
Regular meetings with ancillary personnel involved with each
Regular communication with nursing staff to ensure sound practices
and to gain knowledge of the student’s continually changing medical
Physical management of students educational and personal care needs
including lifting, positioning and changing.
Planning and presentation of, and/or participation, ongoing
in-services and staff development programs.
Cooperation and flexibility to work with other departments for
smooth transitions for the individual going from one department to
Current Massachusetts certification or
provisional certification in Severe/Intensive Special Needs or
possess a certificate from another state that will allow the
teacher to become certified in Massachusetts.
Certification in another area but must be actively enrolled in a
program leading to a Massachusetts certification in
Severe/Intensive Special Needs.
Keywords: Seven Hills Foundation, Newton , Special Education Teacher (42.3), Other , Groton, Massachusetts
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