Educational Coach

About MassBay Community College:

MassBay fosters educational excellence and academic success to prepare students for local and global citizenship, to meet critical workforce demands of communities and to contribute to region's economic development.

Massachusetts Bay Community College values diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply to join our community.

Located in Greater Boston, MassBay is a comprehensive, open-access community college, offering associate degrees and certificate programs on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland, Massachusetts.

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The ideal candidate will join a vibrant and inclusive educational community, and have a desire and ability to work with a diverse population.

The purpose of the position is to assist with the inclusion of students in the Transitional Scholars Program, a program for students with disabilities, in college course work and campus life.

Note: MassBay is currently operating remotely. All support for students in the program is remote and coaches must be comfortable with technology.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Support the inclusion of students with developmental disabilities;
  • Attend classes with students;
  • Serve as academic tutor when needed;
  • Assist students in accessing college services and resources;
  • Encourage appropriate college behavior;
  • Foster student independence; including help with social skills and functional life skills
  • Help students with time management and executive functioning skills;
  • Work as a member of a team, with the ability to communicate with faculty and staff
  • Send weekly email updates to supervisors regarding student progress;
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding educational information and records;
  • Provide coverage of other Educational Coaches in the event of an absence;
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

This list is not to be considered all-inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties as required to meet the needs and foster the mission of the College.

All employees of MassBay are expected to work collegially and collaboratively within a community that values and celebrates diversity.


  • Bachelor's degree required;
  • Ability and interest to work with students with disabilities;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive relationships;
  • Ability to work with college students in a fast-paced environment;
  • Flexibility and ability to multi-task;
  • Willingness to obtain additional training;
  • Sensitivity and commitment to the goals of Affirmative Action and workforce diversity;
  • Experience working in a diverse environment;
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with under-served students.

Additional Information:

Salary Range: $26.00 per hour, up to 18 hours per week

Classification: Part-time, temporary

Source of Funding: State Appropriation

Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's for Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator (Lynn or (781) 239-2752), the Massachusetts Commission against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.

Application Instructions:

To Apply: Please complete our online application by clicking the "Apply" button. Include letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references with their contact information. Finalist candidates must provide official transcripts/certifications.

Deadline: October 30, 2020 or until position is filled.

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