Location: Concord, MA Category: Adjunct Posted On: Fri Dec 8 2017 Job Description:
- Position Code: ADJFC
- Job Type: Part-time Adjunct
- Type of class: On Ground
- Class level: Graduate
- Date class is scheduled to begin: Semester runs from 2/18/18 to 6/23/18
- Class schedule: Weekends: Fridays 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM & Saturdays 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (March 9th, 10th, April 27th, 28th, June 1st, 2nd) with online component
- Duration of class: 3 credit hours
- Time of class: Fridays 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM & Saturdays 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (March 9th, 10th, April 27th, 28th, June 1st, 2nd) with online component
- Location: Concord, MA
Teachers of students with severe disabilities must be current in the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks grade level curriculum, instructional methods, assessment strategies, service delivery models, skills curricula, interdisciplinary approaches to education and applied research findings in order to affect positive behavior change in their students and understand ways to prepare and maintain students in general education. This course has been designed to review definitions, etiologies, and characteristics of severely disabling conditions; theories of language development; preparing, implementing, and evaluating IEPs; theories, concepts, and methods of assessing children and adolescents; current state – of – the art educational, service delivery, advocacy and techniques for developing skills designed to facilitate placement in least restrictive environments; working with parents and families, augmentative and assistive technologies; designing and modifying curriculum and instructional materials; and research issues that influence the quality of life of this most challenging population in the areas of curriculum and assessment, including vocational, work study, and transitioning options. Job Requirements:
- Masters degree or equivalent required.
- Severe teaching experience and previous higher education teaching experience (3 years min.) required.
- Ability to adhere to University policies and procedures.
- Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
- Should be committed to a culture of diversity, respect and inclusion.
- General knowledge of the University’s mission, purpose, and goals and the role this position plays in achieving those goals.
Additional Information:Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Bay Path University is a diverse community devoted to proactively nurturing a campus-wide culture that promotes and ensures respect, inclusion and safety for all members regardless of race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity, socio-economic background, or physical ability. We are one University that opens our hearts and minds to conversations, to learning and to creating a community that is welcoming of all. Regardless of position, it is expected that each employee will embrace this commitment and demonstrate an attitude of respect toward and acceptance of all members of our community.