Teaching Coordinator Certified in Math, History or Science- Tewksbury, MA


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The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is looking for a MA Certified Special Education Teacher for the position of Teaching Coordinator for the ’18 – ’19 school year to work in an adolescent Department of Mental Health program site in Tewksbury, MA under our Special Education in Institutional Settings (SEIS) Initiative. This individual will assist the DMH Coordinator with overseeing and coordinating on-site education and staff development. Our ideal candidate will have a Massachusetts license in secondary level content area (Math, History, or Science), a minimum of two years successful work in special education programs in mental health facilities, and demonstrated admin/supervisory experience. Teacher license in Special Education, at secondary level, a plus. Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Department: Special Education in Institutional Settings (SEIS)
Title:               SEIS Teaching Coordinator
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Reports to:    SEIS Coordinator
Salary​:            SEIS Teaching Coordinator Scale

Purpose: Assist the SEIS Coordinator with overseeing and coordinating the delivery of SEIS services.

Essential Functions:

·         Assist the SEIS Coordinator with recruiting, recommending for hire, supervising, and evaluating teachers and other staff as indicated.

·         Assist the SEIS Coordinator with a daily school schedule and provide accurate student data and other documentation

·         Develop/maintain positive collaboration and communication with host agency staff and families

·         Complete all administrative reports as needed, including logs and monthly supervision documentation

·         Develop and implement curriculum lessons and mini-units, assessing and modifying as designated in student IEPs

·         Provide content area instruction as scheduled by supervisor, integrating students’ IEP goals and objectives, learning style information, accommodations and modifications as appropriate

·          Provide onsite leadership to support effective instructional strategies and research based curriculum, in accordance with the Standards and Indicators of Effective Teaching and with host facilities’ policies and procedures

·         Maintain effective, ongoing communication with colleagues and host agency representatives to improve student outcomes

·         Collaborate in the development of IEP planning notes and IEP progress reports

·         Review all IEP planning notes and IEP progress reports, and assist SEIS teachers with revisions as necessary

·         Evaluate student course work, assign grades, and track progress toward IEP goals

·         Maintain updated student records, including IEPs, professional reports and required data for all students, in accordance with student records regulations

·         Participate in and contribute to professional development events, coaching sessions, and other trainings at the program level

·         Participate in and contribute to collaborative meetings at the program level, to improve practice and student outcomes

·         Collaborate with host agency staff and families to support students, including participating in evening parent-teacher conferences and events to showcase student work

·         Assume control of emergency/crisis situations, informing appropriate sources, obtaining assistance as needed, dispatching staff as indicated and filing appropriate documentation of same

·         Support and maintain a professional learning community

·         Maintain professional boundaries and standards with students and others, in keeping with CES and SEIS policies

·         Maintain, analyze and report data on all essential functions of the position

·          Use data to promote continuous improvement of job performance and program outcomes

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Participate in meetings with SEIS Coordinator as designated

·         Participate in all relevant meetings at work site, as defined by host agency Program Director

·         Drive to designated locations throughout Massachusetts

·         Develop and maintain a personal Educator Growth Plan leading to continued licensure

·         Maintain inventory of all classroom equipment and curriculum materials

·         Assume any additional responsibilities as directed by the SEIS Contract Administrator

·         Assist in oversight and administration of statewide testing within the educational setting and ensure the level of security and confidentiality as outlined by ESE

·         Use all SEIS resources according to established policies and procedures

·         Assist with annual inventories of all resources


·         Bachelor’s Degree from accredited College or University, Master’s Degree desirable

·         Massachusetts teacher licensure in a core content area or special education, at the appropriate grade level

·         Demonstrated successful teaching with high risk youth desirable

·         Demonstrated ability to successfully lead, coordinate and supervise staff

·         Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle are required

Working Conditions:

·         Requires physical condition and mental stamina to endure job stress in the performance of duties, as well as periods of sitting or standing

·         Will work in locked settings, with high security for students and staff

·         May be reassigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed, within two days of a vacancy arising in another program

Terms of Employment:

·         CES/SEIS school calendar; Monday through Friday, 186 days (187 for new teaching coordinators)

·         Requires an 8 hour work day

·         Full benefits package as outlined in CES Personnel Policy

CES is an equal opportunity employer.  We welcome candidates from all cultural, ethnic and racial backgrounds.  Candidates whose backgrounds are well suited to understanding and addressing the need of the diverse student populations we serve are encouraged to apply.

To apply for this job please visit www.collaborative.org.

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