Dedicated Aide

Chavez Schools
Washington, DC
Dec 01, 2021
Dec 03, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY : Provide one-on-one support to scholars with moderate to severe needs in both special education and general education classrooms. Specifically, Dedicated Aides will support scholars with special needs by helping them work through regular or modified grade-level curricula as well as provide interventions to lead to better behavioral and academic outcomes for the scholar. Dedicated Aides will work closely with the grade level teams, gain hands-on experience working one-on-one with scholars, serve as an advocate for the scholar, create meaningful partnerships with the scholar and his/her family, participate in school-wide professional development, and receive frequent feedback and coaching. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Provide engaging, motivating, and relevant one-on-one support to students with special needs in both regular and special education classrooms. Create Dedicated Aid plans, in collaboration with the scholar's case managers, teachers and related service providers, to monitor progress and target interventions. Collaborate regularly with grade level and multi-disciplinary teams regarding individual student's progress and needs; gather and analyze data and anecdotal information on scholar progress during instruction. Teach and enforce school-wide systems, rules & consequences, disciplinary codes, and rewards at all times. Collaborate with other staff members and actively participate in all professional development and learning opportunities. Continuously use feedback to make productive changes in instructional practices and overall performance. Complete all administrative requirements before given deadlines. Participate in additional activities including field trips, intensive academic support sessions, and other required programs as needed throughout the year. Communicate regularly with scholar's family to provide progress reports and establish rapport. QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE SKILL REQUIRED HS diploma or GED equivalent, post secondary education preferred. 1-3 years professional work experience Detail and results-oriented with superior verbal and written skills Organized professional Communicate clearly with a solutions-focused attitude to multiple stakeholders Prior school experience a plus Belief that all students can achieve at the highest levels with no excuses Ability to exercise excellent judgment in decision-making Strategic thinker and proactive problem-solver Embodies the highest ethical standards Works independently with little direct supervision and as part of a team ADA SPECIFICATIONS : This position will be based at the Chavez Parkside campus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to move about the building. In addition, travel to other sites could be required, frequency to depend on the needs of the school and position. The employee is regularly required to speak audibly, see, listen actively, and use hands to handle objects while performing the duties of this job. This position requires the ability to use standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and filing cabinets. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. AAP/EEO Statement: Chavez Schools provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Chavez Schools complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Chavez Schools expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Chavez Schools' employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. Disclaimer: This job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

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