Dedicated Aide

Friendship Public Charter School
Washington, DC
Jun 09, 2021
Jun 19, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Company : Campus Specifics: Why Tech Prep?Friendship Technology Preparatory is a college preparatory high school serving students in 9th 12th grade.Friendship Public Charter School has expanded its portfolio of schools with a new school model: Friendship Tech Prep Academy, where our secondary STEM program provides multiple opportunities for students to develop skills in science, technology, engineering and math through our robotics program, engineering classes, hands-on science curriculum, and the use of technology such as iPads and Smartboards. Read more about our academic program.At Friendship Tech Prep students benefit from Advanced Placement and Honors courses, as well as Career Academy courses that provide pathways in technology, science, engineering, law, and communication arts. Tech Prep has a high graduation and college acceptance rates.Friendship Tech Prep Academy is preparing students for higher education and the career of their choice by ensuring mastery of skills, knowledge, and tools needed to succeed in the 21st-century green global economy. Our green school focus ensures that each member of the Tech Prep community learns to make environmentally conscious decisions and gains the experience to design and develop green products. Upon completion of our new building in 2014, all students will attend a premier green facility and have the opportunity to experience green technology firsthand. Overview: As the nation's first multi-campus charter school, Friendship Public Charter School has been producing college-ready students for over 15 years. From Preschool through 12th grade, Friendship invests in providing a rigorous academic curriculum that enables our children to excel as ethical, literate, and well-rounded leaders in a 21st century economy.The Dedicated Aide works with an instructional team consisting of the lead teacher, a special education teacher and/or paraprofessional. The dedicated aide special education may work to support the program, ensuring consistency for identified children throughout the day. 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.Please note the starting wage is $15 hour. Responsibilities: Supports the creation of environments and instructional opportunities that meet the needs of diverse learnersProvides individualized behavior and academic supports to improve childrens achievement of individual academic and behavioral goals in support of childrens IEP goalsConsistently implements behavioral and academic strategies outlined in childrens IEPsUses information and data from a variety of sources to understand childrens instructional needs and progress against IEP goalsMaintains records and documentationKeeps other members of the classroom teaching team, appropriate service providers, and families informed of progress and challenges regarding the studentEnsures a safe, clean, attractive and engaging centers-based classroom that encourages both exploration and complex play for children with special needsFosters tolerance and a sense of community in classrooms, modeling and explicitly teaching acceptance and appreciation of othersWorks with the teaching team to ensure the classroom contains sufficient supplies and materials for individualized instructional supportsAssist young children with personal hygiene, meals and other daily activitiesCommunicates the individual childrens goals and progress to families and also ways in which the family can support the child at homePlans collaboratively and shares ideas and resources with instructional teamCollaborates with the teaching team to evaluate instructional effectiveness and to modify instructional approaches based on feedbackActively participates in professional development opportunities provided and seeks out additional professional developmentMaintains confidentiality and treats all information about children and their families in strictest confidenceFulfills the standards of professionalism including appropriate dress, attendance and timeliness Qualifications: High school diploma or General Education Development Certificate (GED) requiredDemonstrate knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics. Must be energetic, reliable, flexible and integrity drivenStrong communication skills in order to ensure effective, positive interactions with their teaching team, staff, parents and children.Solution focused and goal orientedStrong communication skills required in order to effectively engage with teachers, staff, parents, and childrenAbility to thrive in a highly collaborative work environmentAbility to maintain a patient and supportive relationship with assigned students requiredFPCSs policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, status as a special disabled veteran, or any other protected criteria as established by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to recruitment and hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, layoff, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. Employment decisions at FPCS are based solely upon relevant criteria, including an individuals capabilities, qualifications, training, experience and suitability.

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