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Teacher Aide

Company: George Junior Republic Union Free School District
Location: Freeville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Teacher Aide Job Description*

*Minimum Qualifications: *

- High School Diploma or equivalent (copy required upon initial hire date)

- Valid New York State Drivers License (copy required upon initial hire date)

- Physical (required within 1 month after initial hire date)

- State Education Department Fingerprint Clearance

*Preferred*: BS or AAS degree in related field, previous experience

*Hours*: 38.75 hours/week, Monday - Friday, 7:45am - 3:30pm Must be flexible to meet the needs of the program. This is a ten month position (September - June) with an optional 6 weeks Summer program.

*Supervised by*: Behavioral Instruction Specialist

*Objectives of Position: *

- To help create and maintain a safe, healthful and therapeutic environment for all children in our care

- To help implement each child's individual education plan under guidance from the classroom teacher

- To provide positive role models for children attending school at The George Junior Republic Union Free School District

- To ensure that the basic psychological needs of the children for nurturing, structure, guidance and counseling are met

*Responsibilities of the Job: *

- Be present and punctual on assigned work day

- Know the whereabouts of children assigned to your classroom at all times. Report missing children to the office immediately

- Act as a positive role model for the children by engaging in activities productively and in support of accepted societal norms and values

- Guide and assist children in the following areas:

o Use of appropriate language and topics of conversation

o Use of appropriate table manners

o Maintenance of clean and neat classroom and school environment

o Constructive use of time between activities

o Appropriate social conduct and interaction with peers and adults

- Help children develop trusting relationships by actively engaging in activities with them and by expression of caring through role modeling, life space interviews, and use of appropriate constructive consequences

- Be where children are, walk with them to and from meals, to physical education, and other activities, so as to provide support

- Escort students to all appointments, meals, etc. No student may leave the school building unescorted, regardless of their campus level

- Supervise children's manners and behavior at breakfast and lunch at Ewald Dining Center

- Participate with children in all scheduled activities, i.e. Physical Education, Art, Computer Lab, etc

- Help children with their daily assignments, in support of your classroom teacher

- Prepare daily log, discipline referrals, or significant incident reports as required

- Help children abide by all classroom rules, school policies and procedures and all The George Junior Republic UFSD policies and procedures

- Appropriate use of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention techniques, including physical restraint as trained, when necessary

- Perform other duties as assigned

- Adhere to all rules, regulations, policies and philosophies of The George Junior Republic UFSD

*Responsibility of Teacher's Aide to Teacher: *

- You are to take guidance and direction from your teacher, both academic and behaviorial

- Your teacher will assign academic duties which are appropriate. These may include:

o Photocopying

o Grading of objective assignments

o Recording grades

o Obtain information from IEP file

o Your assistance with instruction

- The teacher will implement the behavior modification plan which is to be used in the classroom. They will also direct the need for resolution. (How long a child remains outside the classroom environment after intervention.)

- Aides are responsible to let their teacher know where they are at all times.

- When you are scheduled to prepare with your teacher, the teacher will instruct the time. (This is not automatically break time for you.)

- When your teacher is absent and no substitute is provided you will execute the lesson plans provided.

- You are responsible to your teacher from 2:30 to 3:00. If your teacher has no assignment for you at this time you will to report to the Behavior Instruction Specialist

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.53 - $19.83 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Freeville, NY 13068: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: George Junior Republic Union Free School District, Syracuse , Teacher Aide, Other , Freeville, New York

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