Boston College Teacher Assistant in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Boston College Introduction
Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.
1:1 Teacher Assistant
Responsible for assisting the special education teacher with the management of appropriate educational, therapeutic and health care services for a student in the classroom, as indicated in the Individualized Education Program.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist the classroom teacher to include the student in all aspects of the school day
Implement academic and social programming and strategies as developed by the team
Implement accommodations and modifications as outlined on the IEP and developed by the Team.
Assist in data collection
Promote social interactions throughout the day
Support students with adapted living skills such as toileting, feeding, dressing etc. as needed.
Maintain confidentiality about all personal information regarding the student, programming
Assist in all aspects of the school day whether or not such aspects directly pertain to the individual student
Accompany student to designated areas and classes as directed and assist student with academic coursework
Responsible for implementing “other job-related duties” as assigned by the supervisor or Director.
Consistent and on-time attendance is required or supervision and instruction of the students other duties as needed
Uphold the mission and values of the Boston College Campus School.
Related Work Experience
Experience working with students with disabilities in a school setting
Ability to take direction from and work under the supervision of one or more teachers
Prior experience with students with moderate needs preferred
Bachelor’s degree preferred
CPR and first aid training preferred or willing to be trained
Excellent Communication Skills
Excellent Organizational Skills
Excellent Interpersonal Skills
Excellent Problem Solving Ability
Ability to work as part of a transdisciplinary team
Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds
Assist and/or lift students who have physical disabilities
Constant standing or walking
Requires ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Bends, reaches, lifts, carries, twists, pushes, pulls and handles equipment when performing duties
Able to operate equipment and systems safely and effectively
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Paid Holidays Annually
Generous Sick and Vacation Pay
Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination .