DON WATSON ACADEMY
The Don Watson Academy is a state-approved special education residential and day school that serves students 6-18 years of age with social emotional disabilities. The student enrollment averages between 40-50 students, including students residing at the Residential Program and an average of 30-35 Day Students from the surrounding communities.
Art Classes and Instructional Technology within an approved Special Educational Environment.
- Support Policies and Procedures of the RFK Children’s Action Corps.
- Operate classes that meet the students’ needs for safety, educational growth, and social/emotional development.
- Evaluate students’ specific visual arts needs and develop a plan and programs to meet those needs.
- Attend transitional meetings and assist in the development of transitional goals for students 14 and older when applicable.
- Produce an educational assessment on students within their classes at the end of each semester (quarterly), as well as, provide an educational summary to be included in students’ annual Educational Reports.
- Maintain computers, technology and visual arts equipment for student use.
- Work with teachers to provide technology and integrated art within the classroom.
- Follow and participate in the Lancaster Campus Behavioral Support System.
- Attend and actively participate in scheduled supervision sessions and staff meetings.
- Act as a positive role model with students and a positive team member with all RFK staff and outside collaterals.
- Meet all program and Agency deadlines.
- Participates in program and Agency events and projects.
- Assumes other responsibilities necessary to ensure program safety and continuity.
- Responsible for all students on the Lancaster Campus
- Bachelor's Degree with progress towards Teacher Licensure.
- Experience working with students and staff within a school environment a plus.
- Valid Massachusetts driver’s license required.
Robert F. Kennedy Children's Action Corps.
Why Work Here?Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps is a leader in child welfare and juvenile justice, operating a number of programs and services for at-risk youth and families. Our work includes community based initiatives, residential treatment and juvenile justice programs, and we partner with national organizations and state agencies to use proven methods and develop new ways to advance practices in the care of those most vulnerable. We help individuals and families overcome difficult challenges and situations by providing the tools and skills they need to heal, grow, and thrive. Everything we do is based on the belief that every child deserves the chance for a brighter tomorrow. www.rfkchildren.org/careers
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