Dedicated Aide

Washington, DC
Sep 15, 2017
Sep 18, 2017
Accountant, IT
Full Time
The Dedicated Aide works with an instructional team consisting of the lead teacher, a special education teacher and/or paraprofessional. This individual provides individual instructional support for a child/children with Individualized Educational Plans (IEP) using intensive, research-based strategies under the direct supervision of the lead teacher. Responsibilities: Supports the creation of environments and instructional opportunities that meet the needs of diverse learners Provides individualized behavior and academic supports to improve children's achievement of individual academic and behavioral goals in support of children's IEP goals Consistently implements behavioral and academic strategies outlined in children's IEPs Understand children's instructional needs and progress against IEP goals Maintains records and documentation Plans collaboratively and shares ideas and resources with instructional team Collaborates with the teaching team to evaluate instructional effectiveness and to modify instructional approaches based on feedback Actively participates in professional development opportunities provided and seeks out additional professional development Maintains confidentiality and treats all information about children and their families in strictest confidence Fulfills the standards of professionalism including appropriate dress, attendance and timeliness Qualifications: High school diploma or General Education Development Certificate (GED) required Demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics. Must be energetic, reliable, flexible and integrity driven Strong communication skills in order to ensure effective, positive interactions with their teaching team, staff, parents and children. Solution focused and goal oriented Strong communication skills required in order to effectively engage with teachers, staff, parents, and children Ability to manage challenging behaviors and maintain a patient and supportive relationship with assigned students Required experience : Required education: High school or equivalent 2 or more years of experience working with the behavioral population experience working in school setting Job Type: Contract

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