Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017 7:59 PM
Job DescriptionThe Dedicated Aide works with an instructional team consisting of the lead teacher, a special education teacher and/or paraprofessional. The dedicated aide - special education may work to support the program, ensuring consistency for identified children throughout the day. This individual provides individual instructional support for a child/children with Individualized Educational Plans (IEP) using intensive, research-based strategies under the direct supervision of the lead teacher. Working with students from ages 12-20.Responsibilities:Supports the creation of environments and instructional opportunities that meet the needs of diverse learnersProvides individualized behavior and academic supports to improve students achievement of individual academic and behavioral goals in support of students IEP goalsConsistently implements behavioral and academic strategies outlined in students IEPsUses information and data from a variety of sources to understand students instructional needs and progress against IEP goalsMaintains records and documentationKeeps other members of the classroom teaching team, appropriate service providers, and families informed of progress and challenges regarding the studentEnsures a safe, clean, attractive and engaging centers-based classroom that encourages both exploration and complex play for students with special needsFosters tolerance and a sense of community in classrooms, modeling and explicitly teaching acceptance and appreciation of othersWorks with the teaching team to ensure the classroom contains sufficient supplies and materials for individualized instructional supportsAssist student with personal hygiene, meals and other daily activitiesCommunicates the individual student's goals and progress to families and also ways in which the family can support the student at homePlans collaboratively and shares ideas and resources with instructional teamCollaborates with the teaching team to evaluate instructional effectiveness and to modify instructional approaches based on feedbackActively participates in professional development opportunities provided and seeks out additional professional developmentMaintains confidentiality and treats all information about student and their families in strictest confidenceFulfills the standards of professionalism including appropriate dress, attendance and timelinessQualifications:High school diploma or General Education Development Certificate (GED) required (Associates Degree preferred)Demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics. Must be energetic, reliable, flexible and integrity drivenEffective communication skills to ensure effective, positive interactions with their teaching team, staff, parents and student.Solution focused and goal orientedStrong communication skills required in order to effectively engage with teachers, staff, parents, and studentAbility to thrive in a highly collaborative work environmentAbility to maintain a patient and supportive relationship with assigned students requiredCompany DescriptionAlignstaffing is a premier healthcare, education and social services staffing company serving the Washington, DC area, including and northern Virginia, Prince George County, Baltimore and Montgomery County.
• Location: Baltimore
• Post ID: 26890397 baltimore