Job Title: Inclusion Facilitator
Type of Company: I work for a public school district in suburb of Boston
Education: Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology, Curry College Master of Education (M. Ed.) in Special Education, Curry College
Previous Experience: I worked as a learning center teacher, a classroom aide, Before working in public schools I worked in customer service at travel cooperation.
Job Tasks: My position is the school inclusion facilitator. It is my job to work with children within the school who are part of the neighborhood inclusion program. These are children within the school's neighborhood that may have physical disabilities, severe learning needs, or emotional/behavioral problems. These children spend most of their time in a regular education classroom and have different specialist come into the class to offer them support. They also spend sometime out of the classroom receiving supports such as counseling, remedial learning support, or to learn strategies to help them in the classroom.
My job is to coordinate all the services, offer support to the classroom teachers and classroom aides. I also meet with parents on a regular basis to offer support and advice about necessary steps to help their children continue to progress and learn. I meet with various persons in the school everyday. My job can be a juggling act on many days. Often my schedule is changed several times during the day. It can be stressful when students are having a difficult time, but it can also be very rewarding. It is a job I do enjoy.
Best and Worst Parts of the Job: The best parts of the job are working directly with the children. When they become successful and complete their goals of staying in the classroom and fit in with their peers. It makes it worth all the stress of them trying to get to that point worth it.
The worst part of my job is working sometimes with difficult parents who are resistant to the school's help. It can also be difficult working with co-workers who don't believe some of these students should be in a public school at all.
Job Tips: It is not as easy as people may think to work in a public school these days. Teachers are held very accountable for students progress, developing curriculum, providing students with emotional/social support. However, if you truly like working with children and can manage doing various tasks at the same time and having a lot on your plate the rewards are incredible.
Click the Visit School Site buttons to go directly to a school's website and learn more about the school and programs it has to offer. School website will open in a new tab. .
Click the Request Info buttons to request more information from a representative at the school
Want to be a Teacher or Educational Administrator? Learn why GCU could be the best place to start!
Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University (SJU) has been developing the minds and abilities of men and women in a challenging academic environment steeped in the enriching Jesuit tradition of cura personalis (care of the entire person).
Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.
Colorado State University-Global Campus
Colorado State University-Global Campus (CSU-Global) offers career relevant bachelor’s and master’s degree programs for working adults and nontraditional learners.
Purdue University offers a strong foundation of tradition and history.
Since 1977, Keiser University has provided quality student-centered, career-focused education.
Pursue your education at Pacific Oaks College.
Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota's Online Master's Programs
At Saint Mary's, we take pride in offering online graduate degrees designed to complement the schedules of working adults like you. Get an affordable, convenient education from a top-ranked university that's grounded in real-world applications.
The inside stories from people actually working in the field.
Click a story title to show the story, and click the title again to hide it.
Career Stories are concise, real-world career overviews written by people relating their personal career experiences and wisdom. They provide invaluable insights and mentoring advice to students and career changers.
Most stories include:
Please also see our detailed information about Preschool And Elementary School Special Education Teachers, including: