Teaching Assistant I Behavioral Support (Relief)
Company: Hillside Childrens Center
Posted on: February 16, 2020
Job DescriptionThe Teaching Assistant I (TA) works under close
supervision in performing functions that assist in the treatment
and care of the children/youth that we serve. The TA also works in
conjunction with the teacher to maintain a positive classroom
learning environment to support the academic, emotional, and social
growth of students. Relief/Per Diem; fill-in as needed Essential
functions of this role include, but are not limited to: * Works
with individual students or groups of students requiring special
instruction. * Works with the classroom teacher to identify
information about specific students in order to develop appropriate
teaching plans and learning experiences for students. * Assists in
preparation of instructional resources and aids students in the use
of these resources. * Provides and effectively plans for prevention
and management of crises by therapeutic crisis intervention
techniques which may include emergency physical intervention
techniques in accordance with agency policy; maintains appropriate
affect regulation. * Works with the classroom teachers to instruct
students in areas such as remedial reading, remedial math, and life
skills. * Provides direct classroom instruction in the event of the
teacher's absence. * Maintains communication with students'
families regarding progress of students, as instructed. * Helps
proctor and supervises students during state testing assessments.
Requirements: High school diploma or GED, along with some college
education is required. Candidates must have experience working in a
classroom or related therapeutic experience with youth/children.
Bachelor's degree in Human Services, Psychology, Sociology or
Education and 1 year of experience is preferred. NYS Teaching
Assistant certification or eligibility for certification is
required. Candidates must have a valid New York State Driver's
License and meet agency driving standards.
Keywords: Hillside Childrens Center, Rochester , Teaching Assistant I Behavioral Support (Relief), Other , Rochester, New York
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