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15 Mar 2021

Temporary Seasonal Special Education Coordinator – Lincoln, MA

The Trustees of Reservation – Posted by hrtrustees Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States

Trustees of Reservation

Job Description

The Opportunity.

The position will operate within the hive summer camp and will report to the Manager of Family & Youth Programs/Camp Director. The Special Education Coordinator must have a deep understanding of behavioral modification and child development. They will value collaborative, interdisciplinary, place-based education and the intersections of art, nature, and science.

The position is an hourly, seasonal role without benefits. The Special Education Coordinator will work 20-35 hours per week from June 28–August 6, 2021.

The Trustees and deCordova strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for everyone. As such, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender identity, national origin, cultural heritage, political beliefs, sexual orientation, disability, or marital status.

In This Role You Will:

  • Ensure proper completion and documentation of administrative duties as they relate to camper accommodations and modifications

  • Take lead in coordinating and implementing behavioral strategy plans for campers

  • Assist Camp Director with staff training as it relates to discipline and behavioral policies and expectations

  • Support Instructors and Junior Instructors before and during camp

  • Support individual camper behaviors and needs, sometimes requiring one-on-one supervision

  • Communicate with camper parents as necessary

  • Support the overall operations of camp, including oversee camp lunch hours as needed


  • Obtained a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in education, child development, or other relevant course of study

  • Experience working on a team required 

  • Minimum of two years’ experience working with children with diverse needs, abilities, and interests 

  • Effective communicator; strong interpersonal skills: helpful, calm, friendly demeanor 

  • Ability to prioritize and to work both collaboratively and independently 

  • Must have a sense of fun

  • Experience in collaborative, interdisciplinary, place-based education is preferred

  •  The ideal candidate will have an interest in the intersections of art, nature, and science 

  • Strong organizational abilities with extreme attention to detail

How to Apply

Please apply online Via The Trustees of Reservations website linked here.

Job Categories: Conservation. Job Types: Temporary.

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