Academic and Behavioral Aide "Coach"

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/27/2018

Address

435 Warren Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02119
United States

Description

THE SCHOOL

Bridge Boston Charter School is a comprehensive, full-service public school that opened in the fall of 2011 with K1 and K2 students. We now have 335 children enrolled in K1 through 7th for the 2018-2019 school year, and will expand by a grade each year until we serve 335 students in grades K1-8. Bridge Boston Charter School's mission is to help our students thrive in a challenging, joyful, inclusive public school community that values close partnerships with families and a focus on the whole child. Our students will develop the skills necessary to excel academically in rigorous high schools, reach their individual potentials, and view themselves as creators of their own futures. Through full-service programming, Bridge Boston Charter School works to remove the health and social obstacles that hinder student learning.


THE POSITION

We are seeking talented, committed, and compassionate aides (“Coaches") to assist in meeting the needs of students in our program who benefit from additional adult support to meet academic or behavioral goals. The Coaches will report to the Director of Special Education, and will work closely with the general education teachers, fellow teachers, special education teachers, and specialists. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. These non-exempt, ten month, full-time positions will be for the 2018-2019 school year;


The candidate must have have:

• A joyful, enthusiastic, team approach to helping children reach their potential;

• A bachelor's degree;

• Two or more years work experience with early childhood or elementary students with disabilities, preferably in a school setting; and

• Patience, a sense of humor, and the ability to set firm limits.


Duties will include:

• Providing one-on-one or small group support, supervision, and tutoring in an inclusion classroom and out of the classroom as required for children with academic, behavioral, and emotional challenges;

• Accommodation and modification of academic materials to allow access to and progress towards grade level academic work for students below grade level;

• Assisting classroom teachers and Special Education department in developing behavior goals, plans, and positive behavior strategies;

• Ensuring documentation and implementation of rewards and consequences consistent with behavior plans;

• Crisis intervention;

• Regular communication and collaboration with general education teachers, special education teachers, and specialists;

• Family communication, classroom coverage, and school community responsibilities; and

• Other duties relevant to the role as requested by the Director of Special Education.


Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Anna McTigue at hr@bridgebostoncs.org with Academic and Behavioral Aide in the subject line.


Bridge Boston Charter School does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender identity, homelessness, or sexual orientation. Inquiries concerning Bridge Boston's compliance with Title IX and other civil rights laws

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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