Classroom Assistant

Posted 6 years ago
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Instructional Support

Description

Essential Function: Classroom assistants will be responsible for implementing educational programs, behavior intervention plans, teaching daily life skills, shadowing students in small group settings. A classroom assistant is dedicated in facilitating individualized student goals in the school while simultaneous decreasing maladaptive and dependent behaviors. Position exercises discretion and within well-defined guidelines, practices, procedures and confidentiality.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
 

  • Monitor and track student behavior as specified on their individualized education program and behavior intervention plans
  • Assist in implementation of Professional Crisis Management
  • Provide assistance with and create individualized program materials.
  • Provide assistance with and create individualized program materials.
  • Assist with group educational activities that include student IEP’s.
  • Conferring and planning with teachers related to IEP objectives and/or modifications, and providing documentation.
  • Assist the teacher with implementation of daily lesson plans
  • Employ verbal and physical intervention techniques approved by TBS when students become a danger to themselves or others
  • Preparation of the classroom environment for learning activities.
  • Assisting students with physical needs (toileting, eating…).
  • Working with audio-visual equipment, computers and/or assistive technology as related to IEP/accommodations & modifications.
  • Attend training to develop relevant knowledge and skills.
  • Perform other activities as assigned by classroom supervisors and school administrators
  • Must adhere to school rules and regulations and follow department policies and procedures.
 
Qualifications
 
  • Minimum of a high school diploma and Paraprofessional License
  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, education, speech or related field preferred
  • Illinois State Board Education Substitute Teacher License preferred
  • Experience in educating children with autism or related disorders preferred
To Apply:
Please forward your letter of interest, resume and professional references to:
Tara Longest, Director of Administrative & Operational Services
tlongest@thebancroftschool.org
fax: (630) 283-3482


Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. No phone calls accepted.
 

The Bancroft School encourages and gives full consideration to all applicants for employment. The Bancroft School does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or genetic information.
 

Posted By

Chicago Education Project

1355 Remington Road, Suite L , Schaumburg, IL 60173
 

At the following locations

The Bancroft School - Hoffman Estates, IL

1355 Remington Road, Suite L , Schaumburg, IL 60173