Teachers Aide

Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Oct 28, 2016
Closes
Jul 29, 2017
Hours
Full Time
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The Lourie Center for Children's Social and Emotional Wellness is a private, non-profit agency with a mission to understand and strengthen the emotional health of parent-child relationships within our community through early prevention, intervention, education, research and training.

Serving more than 4,000 children and famities in the Washington, DC metro area, the Lourie Center is a pioneer and leader in the field of mental health for infants and children.

Share your passion for caring for the youngest members of our community. The school helps the assigned child to decrease and eventually avoid behaviors which may result in self-injury or injury to others and/or the environment. In this role, the aide will also help the child to increase his/her availability for learning in both one-to-one and group instruction.

This position works under the supervision of the classroom teacher and with oversight by the Director.

The aide will provide interim service coordination to families.

Assist the teacher in the development of functional behavioral assessment and behavior plan for assigned child.

Ability to work with families from various ethnic and socio-economic groups.

We prefer candidates who have a solid understanding of family centered practice and parent coaching model.

To qualify, candidates must hold a BA/BS degree in education, child development, psychology or other related field.

Basic knowledge of child development issues.

Minimum of one year work experience with special needs children (camp counselor, child care work).

Ability to relate positively and sensitively to young children.

Work Schedule

This is a full time position working from 8:30 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday.

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Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine 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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.