Dedicated Aide

Washington, DC
Dec 04, 2018
Jan 08, 2019
Full Time

POSITION:               Dedicated Aide

DEPARTMENT:      Student Support Services

REPORT TO:           Director of Student Support Services

SUMMARY: To support students with special needs throughout the school day by mailing the curriculum and daily activities accessible for the students. 


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide individualized behavior and academic supports to improve student’s achievement of individual academic and behavioral Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
  • Consistently implement behavioral and academic strategies outlined in the student’s IEP
  • Assist the student to participate in lessons, assignments, projects and assessments
  • Use information and data from a variety of sources to understand the student’s instructional needs and progress against IEP goals
  • Support student with maintaining materials/supplies and/or with developing the necessary organizational skills needed for classes
  • Implement the student’s Behavior Intervention Plan and/or Crisis Plan, if applicable
  • Complete Behavior Intervention Plan forms for all class periods and lunch with the exception of ELA and math
  • Utilizes school-wide PBIS model
  • Support the student deescalate when in crisis
  • Ensure student follows medication schedule
  • Support student with transitions throughout the building and during assemblies, field trips, etc.
  • Maintain records and documentation related to the student
  • Collaborate with the student’s teachers
  • Communicate with the student’s team including parent/guardian regarding progress and goals
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding the student
  • Participates in Student Support Services department meetings and traditions
  • Completes all other duties as assigned


Not Applicable


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred
  • Previous work experience in a school setting
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A team player who is solution focused and goal oriented
  • Patience, flexibility, and willingness to take risks
  • Commitment to consistently reflecting on her/his own teaching practices
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional growth and eagerness to learn

This position description may not describe all duties, responsibilities and skills associated with this position. It is intended to portray the major aspects of the job and is not meant to be all inclusive. Other duties or skills may be required.


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