Program Assistant (Mon-Fri 8:15am-2:45pm)

The Chimes, Inc.
Baltimore, MD
Oct 27, 2021
Oct 29, 2021
Program Manager
Full Time
PRIMARY JOB FUNCTION(S): Supervises activity of an individual student, or a group of students, under direction of the teacher in the assigned classroom. Provides transportation services in an Agency vehicle to job sites as assigned. Assists in the implementation of the student's IEP. Implements student Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP), Medical Protocol, and/or Sensory Diet, as stated in the student's (IEP) Individual Education Plan. Participates in school-wide vocational program, including on and off campus work experiences as stated in the student's IEP. Interacts with student in a manner congruent with chronological age and developmental level. Assures that safety rules are observed and guards against accidental injury. Uses appropriate behavior management strategies and techniques. At the discretion of the supervising teacher, participates in parent meetings, Team Share Meetings, and Pre-IEP Meetings, providing feedback on student progress and achievements/observations. Exhibits flexibility and enthusiasm in performing assigned duties. Exhibits ability and willingness to perform functions of daily living, including feeding, toileting and personal hygiene functions. Exhibits ability and willingness to utilize approved/behavior management techniques, including physical intervention when required. Maintains assigned records, data collection, and behavioral logs with accuracy and within required time lines. Uses technology for the completion of specified job duties. Attends work regularly according to assigned work schedule and in accordance with Agency policy. Attends and participates in in-service training, staff meetings and other activities to facilitate professional development. Works cooperatively with others including all staff, supervisors, administrators, co-workers, individuals served, community professionals, customers, vendors and the public. Assumes other duties, responsibilities and special projects as needed. SECONDARY FUNCTION(S): Shares responsibility of securing routine maintenance of Agency vehicles. Assists the Teacher in maintaining an attractive, orderly classroom. May have opportunity to plan and implement extra-curricular activities for a small group of students, under the direction of the Supervising Teacher. Works cooperatively and effectively with Agency volunteers maximizing the volunteers' experience while meeting the needs of people served and the programs. REQUIREMENTS: EDUCATION: An Associates of Arts degree in an appropriate field of study, or 45 related credits, or successful completion of the Para Pro Assessment EXPERIENCE: Training or supervised experience in care and instruction of children. Works as part of a team. Must have an acceptable driving record as determined by criteria established by the Agency's insurance carrier and by Agency policy. NOTE: At the discretion of the Personnel Officer, additional related experience and/or education may be substituted in lieu of the requirements specified above under Education and Experience. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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