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Teacher Assistant ($3k Sign-On) Bonus-ESCS Yonkers

Company: Elizabeth Seton Childrens
Location: Yonkers
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Purpose of Your Position

Provide instructional and non-instructional services to students in assigned group of infants/ toddlers, preschoolers and/or school age children under the general supervision of a certified special education teacher.

Job Functions

  • Promotes Elizabeth Seton Children’s Mission and Core Values of Respecting and Embracing Diversity, Excellence, Collaboration, Innovation, Evolution, Growth and Change and Loving Relationships by bringing these values to life in the organization.

  • Assist the special education teacher in implementing IEP and IFSP goals for each student in assigned classroom as detailed in the weekly lesson plan
  • Act in the capacity of a substitute teacher, in the absence of a classroom teacher, as per New York State Education Department regulations
  • Collaborate with classroom team in designing lesson plan activities based on knowledge of children with special needs and child development
  • Work with individual and/or small groups of students on learning goals during classroom activities as directed by the teacher and /or relates service therapists
  • Assist students in physical care tasks and health related activities including therapeutic feeding, toileting and positioning in adapted equipment
  • Assist teacher in maintaining accurate classroom documentation (student attendance and health checks, observational record keeping for IEP/IFSP goal tracking, classroom housekeeping task, etc.)
  • Transport students to and from school; making sure they are seated securely and have all necessary adapted equipment in working order
  • Work collaboratively with classroom team to maintain an organized and safe learning environment (aware of classroom activities and location of children at all times; anticipate and respond to individual needs of all children; ensure all equipment in working order; sanitizing toys and other equipment according to policy)
  • Collaborate with colleagues and leadership team in creating and implementing a school wide Professional Development Plan

Perform other tasks to support the operations of the school as assigned by School Administration


 

Education Requirements:

  • High school degree; Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • New York State Assistant Teacher Certification

Experience:

  • Experience with children with special needs

Keywords: Elizabeth Seton Childrens, Yonkers , Teacher Assistant ($3k Sign-On) Bonus-ESCS Yonkers, Other , Yonkers, New York

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