Teacher Assistant, Days- The Lourie Center Rockville

Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Jun 30, 2020
Closes
Oct 24, 2020
Ref
R-009776
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
The Lourie Center for Children's Social & Emotional Wellness is a private, non-profit agency with a mission to improve the social and emotional health of young children and their families through prevention, early intervention, education, research and training. The Lourie Center has four core programs serving children birth through age 12 and their families: Head Start, The Lourie Center School, The Therapeutic Nursery Program and Parent-Child Clinical Services.

The Lourie Center seeks to hire an experienced Teachers Assistant who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As the Teacher Assistant you will:
•Provide individual and small group instruction to children in the LCS program
•Assists the teacher in the formulation and implementation of psycho-therapeutic and behavior management strategies for the children in the program.
•Conduct Functional Behavior Assessment on all classroom children and develops a Behavior Intervention Plan
•Assist the classroom teacher in developing Functional Behavior Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plans
•Record observational data on student behavior with the teacher's and interdisciplinary team's input
•In the teacher's absence the teaching assistant assumes the role and responsibility of the teacher as discussed in advance
•Special competence is required in identifying and managing the needs of children with disabilities

Qualifications Include:
•Bachelor's degree in education, child development, psychology or related discipline.
•Minimum of one year work experience with special needs children (i.e. school, camp, counselor, child care work, college practicum experiences, etc).
•Active BLS CPR card

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 or contact k.dunn@adventsithealthcare.com for more information.

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Tobacco 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 use.

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.

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