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Teacher Aide - Competitive Pay & Benefits!

Company: Daystar Kids
Location: Rochester
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

*Please Note: All staff are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19, including a booster shot when eligible. *

*Opportunity: *Help Daystar change the world one child at a time! Lend your energy, enthusiasm, and talents to help children with special healthcare and developmental needs learn, thrive, and shine at Daystar's award-winning Pediatric Day-Respite Center.

*Qualifications: *Candidates should possess a strong sense of purpose and drive to make the world a better place; and thrive in a dynamic, ever-changing learning environment. Successful candidates bring energy, patience, compassion, knowledge, and creativity to all they do and are engaged learners and observers who encourage progress in every child. Our Teacher Aides and Team Leaders never hesitate to help out where needed and seek opportunities to learn from our interdisciplinary team members, the Daystar Kids entrusted in our care, and their families.
* Education: Associate's or above in special education, early childhood education, speech/language pathology, child life, physical, occupational music therapy, or other related fields of study
* Experience: 2 years of relevant field experience working in an early childhood education or pediatric setting and/or 2 years relevant field experience working with children with special needs
* Interest and demonstrated proficiency in understanding a broad range of medical conditions, related treatments, and their developmental impacts
* Excellent judgment skills- must be active, alert, and observant at all times and ready to effectively respond to unplanned or emergency situations
* Ability to effectively implement multimodal communication techniques and use adaptive equipment, sensory materials, and communication devices
* Inherent passion for engaging infants and children with special needs
* Inclusive approach; embraces and demonstrates person-centered values, respect, and integrity.

*Benefits: *

13 days accrued PTO (starting rate) + 5 sick days

22 Paid Holidays - includes 1 week summer break and 1 week holiday break!

Birthday Floating Holiday

Health, Dental, 401k

Educational Assistance Program

*$1000 SIGNING BONUS: *Receive $250 after completion of three months, $250 after completion of six months, and $500 after completion of one year!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 - $25.50 per hour

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Professional development assistance
* Referral program
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
* Signing bonus

COVID-19 considerations:
Vaccine and booster required.

* Associate (Preferred)

* Childcare: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Daystar Kids, Rochester , Teacher Aide - Competitive Pay & Benefits!, Other , Rochester, New York

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