Education Specialist Job at Bay State Community Services, Quincy, MA

  • Bay State Community Services
  • Quincy, MA

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Job Description

The Educational Specialist is responsible for the educational component of the Community Justice Support Center. The Specialist is responsible for assessing the educational levels of all new clients using Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) scale; assigning levels of instruction; providing instruction; and, facilitating the clients' taking of the HiSET tests, as appropriate. Additionally, the Specialist will participate in community outreach to help clients further their education.

We are qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program!!!

What You Will be Doing to Make a Difference in the Lives of Clients...

* Assess all new clients Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) for functional educational levels

* Assign clients to level of instruction commensurate with their Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) results

* Contact clients' High Schools for copies of diploma, where appropriate (if client states he/she has graduated)

* Contact appropriate state or third-party agencies to verify GEDs and HiSETs awarded

* Facilitate classes to include Adult Basic Education (ABE) and HiSET Preparation

* Maintain required educational records

* Facilitate Life Skills groups as needed

* Be familiar with educational resources in the community for referral purposes

* Participate in all staff meetings and staff supervision

* Represent BSCS in a professional manner at all times

* Work cooperatively with Office of Community Corrections (OCC), Probation, Parole and other agencies at the site

* Establish and maintain positive working relationship with other agencies and the community-at-large

* Provide accurate and timely documentation of services delivered

Bay State Community Services (BSCS) recognizes the hard work and dedication of our staff and has developed a comprehensive benefit package to support you and your family.

Benefits Begin on Your First Day of Employment!!

Important Health and Wellness Benefits

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Health and Dental Insurance

Eye-Med Vision Benefits

Employer Paid Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance

Medical Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Account

Employee Assistance Program

Generous Paid Time Off

35 Days Paid Time Off (15 Vacation Days, 12 Holidays including Juneteenth and 8 Sick Days)

Additional Benefits

Retirement Plan 403(b) (employer match after the first year of employment)

Opportunities for Reduced Tuition for Clinical Master's Degree

Opportunities for Student Loan Forgiveness

Mileage reimbursement

Extensive Training Program

Monthly Agency Wide Trainings (includes CEU's for obtaining/retaining license - LMHC, LMFT, LADC, CARC, LCSW and LICSW)

Supervision for Licensure and Specializations

Immediate Access to Comprehensive Online Self-Paced CEU Trainings

Opportunities for Certification in Evidence Based Practices



* Bachelor's degree in Education, Counseling or Human Services required (math, reading, language)

* Minimum of 2 years teaching experience required

* Certified by MA Department of Education, or pursuing certification

* HiSET certification preferred

* Experience with diverse populations preferred

* Acceptable CORI and SORI background record check as required by program

Bay State Community Services is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an environment free from bias, discrimination, or harassment of any kind, and mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and teammates without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Bay State Community Services believes diversity, inclusion, and social justice are actions of integrity and respect, and as such Bay State Community Services seeks to operationalize policies, procedures and systems that support a talented, and diverse workforce.

Contact Information:

[email protected]


Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Immediate start, Trial period, Flexible hours,

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