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.
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The Campus School at Boston College (www.bc.edu/campusschool) is a private, special education day school for students ages 3-21 with severe, multiple disabilities.
SUMMARY Responsible for assisting the Special Education Teacher with the management of appropriate educational, therapeutic and health care services for each student in the classroom, as indicated in the Individualized Education Program.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for assisting the special education teacher with the implementation of the Individualized Education Program for each student in the classroom Attend transdisciplinary team meetings or other pertinent meetings relevant to implementing the students' Individualized Education Program and attend in-service trainings Responsible for following daily classroom schedules and specific programs for group and individual activities for each student as directed by special education teacher and other service providers Assist the special education teacher with organization and maintenance of classroom and therapeutic supplies and equipment Accompany students to therapy sessions as needed Communicate effectively with students, staff and administration Share in teaching in the classroom setting and development of curriculum materials Observe classroom settings covering ages 3-21 Assist students in attending their personal care needs Support the mission of the Campus School at Boston College
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE Bachelor's Degree in education or related field and experience working with students with multiple disabilities preferred.
SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES Excellent Communication Skills Excellent Organizational Skills Excellent Interpersonal Skills Excellent Problem Solving Ability Ability to multitask Ability to work as part of a team Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds Ability to respond effectively in emergency situations
PHYSICAL DEMANDS Assist, lift and transport students who have physical disabilities
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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
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Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. 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 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.