Careers

Special Education Aide (full-time)

School: 
Community Charter School of Cambridge
School Address: 
245 Bent Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
Job Type: 
Full Time
Start Date: 
August 12, 2019
Contact Email: 
Full Description: 

Community Charter School of Cambridge (CCSC) is a public charter school that serves students in grades 6-12. Focusing on post-secondary success for all students, CCSC combines high academic and behavioral standards with an environment of unconditional affection, acceptance, and belonging in which all students can thrive. CCSC seeks dedicated, outstanding, and innovative faculty who are interested in

  • joining our exceptionally diverse and talented team (49% faculty of color, 57% administrators of color for the 2018-2019 school year).  
  • contributing to our rigorous academic program and strong school culture.
  • supporting the school’s commitment to diversity and social justice, which is reflected in our daily practices, policies, and systems.  
  • learning through professional development that is team-based and includes an extensive focus on race and equity.

CCSC remains one of the highest ranking middle/high schools in the greater Boston area.  The school has received an official state commendation and was runner-up for the prestigious Pozen Prize for Charter Schools.  Please visit www.ccscambridge.org to learn more about our work.

CCSC has an opening for a full-time Special Education Aide for the 2019-2020 school year. The ideal candidate is flexible, responsible and organized, and has experience working with students with a wide range of mild/moderate disabilities. The ideal candidate is caring, compassionate, and dedicated to students’ success. The ideal candidate has a versatile skill set and a willingness to proactively look for ways to support both teachers and students. This specific position entails collaborating closely with content and special education teachers to support middle school students with IEPs by ensuring they receive the targeted support stipulated in their IEPs.

A CCSC Special Education Aide can expect to:

  • Provide support in both the inclusion setting and in small group pull-out settings
  • Regularly gather data toward IEP goals and input data into grade-level tracker
  • Work closely with content teachers and the special education teacher to support students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)
  • Implement various accommodations and modifications
  • Provide input on student perform to help inform IEP Team meetings
  • Work with a diverse student body from Cambridge, Boston, and surrounding cities
  • Sustain a school-wide culture of respect and actively use the school’s demerit, merit and behavior reflection system
  • Communicate with students’ families on a regular basis
  • Participate in myriad forms of professional development as scheduled for all faculty
Requirements: 
  • Associate's Degree Required
  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred
  • Experience working with students in a similar setting is preferred
  • Experience working in special education, including knowledge of accommodations and modification, highly preferred
Application Procedure: 

Send a cover letter and resume to Rosemarie Galvin, Director of Special Education, at [email protected] ccscambridge.org with the subject line “Special Education Aide”

Application Deadline: 
August 27, 2019