Assistant Teacher/Paraprofessional

Job Description:    Assistant Teacher/Paraprofessional

Reports to:    Lead Classroom Teacher
Main Function:
Assist in the administration of classroom instruction for assigned students in ADVANCE Academy.

Key Responsibilities:
    •    Provide instructional and clerical support for classroom teacher.
    •    Deliver classroom instruction for assigned students. 
    •    Implement curriculum and lesson plans in individual and small group settings.
    •    Ensure that students are actively engaged throughout the day.
    •    Assist lead teacher in curriculum preparation, testing, and evaluating student progress.
    •    Record academic and behavioral data for assigned students.
    •    Implement student-specific and classroom-wide reinforcement programs and behavior plans.
    •    Follow daily classroom schedule.
    •    Coordinate all materials with teaching team members.
    •    Monitor assigned students across a variety of settings.
    •    Assist lead teacher in curriculum preparation, testing, and evaluating student progress.
    •    Assist, as needed, in development of IEPs for classroom students.
    •    Participate in parent/teacher conferences as needed.
    •    Assist other team members, as needed
    •    Any other duties as assigned.

Organizational Requirements:
    •    Exhibit good communication and interpersonal skills.
    •    Contribute to a positive work climate and to overall team effort of the organization.
    •    Adhere to organizational policies and procedures.
    •    Ability to work independently
    •    Ability to work within a team
    •    Ability to interpret guidelines and requirements
    •    Punctual and reliable.


Experience, Education and Other Minimum Qualifications:

    •    High school diploma as well as at least two years’ experience/training in working with children with developmental disabilities and related communication delays.
    •    Experience with Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) preferred
    •    Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification preferred

Please send your resume to: joconnor@matthewreardon.org

Apply for this position using the contact information below.

Position Type:
Company: The Matthew Reardon Center for Autism, Inc
Address:
Email: joconnor@matthewreardon.org