Do you enjoy working in a special education setting? Do you want to be a part of a team that develops students’ true potential and designs strategies for them to succeed?
If you answered, Yes - our Special Education Principal Opportunity is just a click away!
The Devereux CAREs (Center for Autism Research and Education Services) School in Fitchburg, MA is a small private special education school that supports students ages 8- 22 with Autism Spectrum Disorders, developmental disabilities, dual diagnoses, and social skills deficits. Our primary goal is to teach functional and pro-social skills that can be easily generalized to the student’s community and home. There is a strong emphasis on functional communication and skill acquisition using Applied Behavior Analysis and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support. At The CARES School, students learn academic, social, daily living skills, independent living skills, community and vocational skill development.
Under the supervision of the Education Director assures the successful implementation of MA Curriculum Frameworks and instructional strategies for a diverse student population.
Serves as Individual Education Plan (IEP) coordinator and ensures DESE regulation compliance.
Develops and refines a broad continuum of educational and vocational programs.
Provides supervision, support and direction to teachers and aides to assure provision of effective differentiated instruction, curriculum-based assessments and data collection to monitor student progress.
Implements school-wide Positive Behavior Intervention Support programs.
Provides training and support to teachers related to their effective supervision of instructional support staff.
What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visithttps://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.
Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.
Education : Master’s Degree in Education or related field. Licensed by the Department of Education as Principal or Administrator of Special Education.
Experience : Minimum of three years of experience working with students with disabilities in a school setting.
Posted Date 4 weeks ago (9/23/2021 6:02 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-20084
Position Type Full-Time