Head Teacher, Community Living
June 2003 to Present
Case Manager for 4 students living in an 8 student residence, I am responsible for writing IEP's and behavioral plans. I supervise a staff of 4 to 6 aides; our primary responsibilities include educating the students on how to function independently in a residential setting.
Permanent Substitute Teacher
September 2001 to June 2003
Covering grades 7 through 12. As a permanent Sub I reported to the facility every day, and covered a variety of classrooms, if there was no classroom coverage needed I would be assigned a variety of other clerical or administrative duties.
Security Officer / Account Manager
October 1998 to June 2003
Provided Corporate Security for a variety of High Tech Companies in MA. While Employed at Waters Corporation I was promoted to Account Manager where I was responsible for scheduling, and payroll for a security staff of 10 security officers.
September 1998 to June 2000
Covered all grades and all schools, including the ALP program, as an On-all Sub. While working in this school system I was fortunate enough to have several extended assignments including; a K-6 behavioral special education classroom for 14 weeks while that teacher was out on maternity leave.
Recruiter / VP
August 1990 to October 1992
Established an in-house Recruiting office for a rehab company which grew from 3 facilities in Southern MA to 16 clinics in 5 states up and down the east coast. Using telephone communications, as well as mass mailings and well placed advertisements in professional journals to fill all open positions. In this position I also traveled to Job Fairs and Professional Conferences to recruit and eventually to market our Company's Contract Services to other Health Care organizations.
BS in Business Management
1988 to 1990
AS Physical Therapy
Managing classroom with diverse populations Actively participate in groups and committees Strong collaborator Significant experience with students with special needs Work effectively with parents Promote a positive learning environment Varied lesson plans Student centered learning Excellent interpersonal skills Outstanding social skills CPR/First-aid certified