Learning Prep School, West Newton, MA
- Bachelor's or Master's Degree
- Minimum 3 years experience preferred
- Massachusetts DESE Certification in Primary Content Area
Reports to: Principal
Job Goal: To provide informed, engaged and differentiated instruction as defined in each student’s IEP.
- Implement the program core values and mandated programs.
- Establish and implement behavioral norms, consistent routine (i.e., classroom rules, in-place behavior monitoring system for reinforcement) to be maintained in the classroom and throughout the school building.
- Provide differentiated classroom instruction through the implementation of curriculum content, methods and materials, guided by the MA Curriculum Frameworks and Common Core State Standards, in accordance with copyright regulations.
- Provide all accommodations to students, as required by the IEP.
- Monitor students with vigilance and integrity at all times in accordance with the program’s policies, including the Acceptable Use policy.
- Formulate weekly lesson plans, monthly projected plans as specified by Supervisor.
- Review of all cumulative records of assigned students including: IEPs, evaluations, progress notes, status reports, medical background, etc.
- Participate in IEP meetings as needed; make specific recommendations, report progress.
- Maintain parent contact in cooperation with other school staff (i.e., phone log, e-mail, etc.).
- Maintain collaborative communication with staff to ensure consistent service delivery.
- Attend to assigned duties (i.e., lunch, cab, break duty, etc.).
- Attend weekly staff meetings, in-service training, parent meetings, student-centered staff meetings.
- Establish goals to continue professional growth and development; maintain professional development Plan.
- Implement problem solving, negotiating, and mediating skills with students, following CPI guidelines.
- Maintain a respectful, positive, pro-active professional attitude.
- Develop an ongoing, problem solving relationship with supervisor, seeking guidance as necessary.
- Use a wide variety of assessments including individual, common and external assessments to inform and evaluate teaching and learning.
- Compile report card grades and/or individual student progress reports as required and within estimated timelines.
- Maintain language-based classroom structure to facilitate development of receptive and expressive language skills.
- Communicate student progress regularly with parents and/or community when specified.
- Complete weekly goal sheets when specified.
- Implement assistive technology when specified and consult with Assistive Technology Specialist as needed.
Work Year: 186 days
Note: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principle functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.
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