Teacher's Aide, Full Time, The Ridge School

Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Apr 18, 2022
Closes
Dec 07, 2022
Ref
R-015289
Hours
Full Time
The Ridge School seeks to hire a Teacher's Aide who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental, and spiritual healing.

As the Teacher's Aide, you will:
•Under the supervision of the classroom teacher, provides individual instruction to the assigned student with the goal of increasing the student's overall school performance
•Assists the teacher in the development and preparation of materials to be used with the assigned student
•Provides support as necessary to assigned student during group activities
•As requested, accompanies, participates, and/or observes the student in therapy sessions and facilitates the student's progress toward academic and social-emotional goals within the classroom
•Records observational data on student behavior at the predesignated intervals in collaboration with the teacher and interdisciplinary team
•Applies recommendations and requirements of the student's reports and IEP
•Participates in the school's interdisciplinary team meetings, workshops, and other selected school staff meetings
•Continues professional education in special education or a related discipline by attending internal or external workshops, conferences, and/or coursework
•Performs other duties as assigned by the teacher when the designated student is absent
•May be reassigned based on availability and best practice, and position may be eliminated if the student no longer requires support

Qualifications Include:
•High School Diploma or GED required.
•Bachelor's degree in education, psychology or other related discipline preferred.
•Minimum of one year work experience with special needs students is required (i.e., camp counselor, student care work, college practicum experiences)
•Basic knowledge of student and/or adolescent development issues is required
•Active American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
•Work life balance through non rotating shifts
•Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
•Free Employee parking
•Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
•100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
•100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today! Apply now to be considered.

Work Schedule:

Full Time, Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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