Specialist, Education

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Worcester, MASSACHUSETTS

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:

 

Under the general direction of the Education Specialist III or designee, the Education Specialist ensures the delivery of high-quality, educational services to adolescent students with emotional and learning difficulties participating in summer school.



MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Develops an appropriate curriculum for each adolescent student based on the IEP, Program treatment plan, and individual interests.
  • Selects and identifies appropriate educational materials for each adolescent student.
  • Provides individual and/or group instruction as outlined in each adolescent student’s IEP.
  • Completes written assessment(s) on each adolescent student using formal testing techniques/methods.
  • Maintains individual records on each adolescent student and submits scholastic reports to appropriate personnel.
  • Attends treatment team meetings and communicates daily with Program staff about adolescent students.
  • Provides for adolescent student safety.
  • Performs other duties/services as required.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent
  • 1-3 years of experience
  • SPED certification preferred but will consider subject area certification, out of state certification, or teachers awaiting certification test.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Under the general direction of the Education Specialist III or designee

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

None

 

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

 Off-site, locked, adolescent psychiatric inpatient unit. 


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