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Teaching Assistant 2 - NonCertified Wright House

105 Campus Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820, Oneonta, New York, United States of America Req #1434
Wednesday, March 6, 2019

POSITION SUMMARY
 

Position provides instructional services and assists with daily personal care activities to students under general supervision of a licensed / certified teacher or program manager. 


PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide instructional support and intensive behavioral assistance to students who are diagnosed with developmental disabilities including autism.
  • Provide assistance with activities of daily living including personal care activities (toileting, showering, etc.) in residential and school setting as needed
  • Perform a variety of support activities related to behavior management, classroom instruction, and classroom management.
  • Implement learning plans and behavioral support plans.
  • Perform a variety of clerical support duties related to maintenance of documentation requirements of various kinds.
  • Assist teacher, house manager, and perform duties as assigned.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of behaviorally based instructional practices, given support.
  • Attend meetings, as required.
  • Under the teacher’s/supervisors direction, teach individual or small group lessons in classroom and/or residence.
  • Under the teacher’s/supervisors direction, secure provisions and/or make appropriate learning materials.
  • Supervise students throughout the day, in all environments.
  • Assist teacher/supervisor in relation to his/her team role related to direct support professionals.
  • Support team with positive communication strategies.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

  • Associate’s degree in Special Education or another related field required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Experience working with persons diagnosed with autism and other developmental disabilities.
  • Applicant should be highly organized and able to work collaboratively.
  • Proficiency in or knowledge of using a variety of computer software and e-mail applications, especially Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word; have the aptitude to learn other computer software as necessary.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. independently and assist in lifting weights exceeding 50 lbs.
  • Be able to perform all physical interventions.
  • Meet the requirements to drive Springbrook vehicles as required.
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends.
Springbrook is a leading provider of at-home care, residential, and educational services, day services, and clinical, therapeutic, and behavioral supports to over 850 people with developmental disabilities from across New York State. The organization is Otsego County’s third largest employer with nearly 1,200 highly trained, compassionate employees.

Other details

  • Job Family SPR
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education Associate Degree
  • 105 Campus Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820, Oneonta, New York, United States of America