TEACHER ASSISTANT, Full-Time *$1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS*

TEACHER ASSISTANT, Full-Time *$1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS*

  • Full Time
  • Walpole

Website League School for Autism

Open Your World

We are currently seeking a TEACHER ASSISTANT to start immediately at our program in Walpole. Starting rate is $20.70 with additional compensation based on degree status and certification, or verifiable equivalent experience working with children with autism.  Full-time staff are eligible for a $1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS after 60 days. Schedule: M-F 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

 

Position Requirements:

·       Associate’s Degree or specialized training in a related field or experience working with autistic individuals strongly preferred

·       Para-professional, Teacher’s Aide, or other special education experience preferred

·       Safety Care, CPR, and First Aid certifications (League School will provide training)

·       Valid driver’s license

·       Must pass rigorous background checks, including nationwide fingerprint screening.

 

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  1. Implements lessons and tasks, according to Individual Education Programs, within the classroom/school and community settings.
  2. Supervises students at community-based job sites and provides job-coaching services for students according to individual program needs. Transports students in League School vans as needed.
  3. Acts as liaison for communication between community-based employers and League School for Autism’s Vocational Coordinator according to individual program needs.
  4. Participates in the development of curriculum content, behavior intervention strategies and daily living-skill techniques for individual students and follows through on the strategies developed by the team.
  5. Collects and records data regarding student performance in instructional and behavioral areas.
  6. Develops a therapeutic and effective relationship with students:  uses appropriate voice modulation, sets reasonable boundaries with communication and actions, etc.
  7. Follows schedules within the classroom and the school to provide structure and limit stimuli for the students.
  8. Implements student behavior programs:  positive reinforcement breaks, time outs, etc., as designed by the Behavior Department and the team.
  9. Completes daily paperwork, as needed, to include:  notes to parents, Incident Reports, Accident Reports, etc.
  10. Monitors health and safety of students and follows through with the School Nurse on incidents requiring medical attention.
  11. Works as a team player.  Attends supervision, classroom meetings, program meetings and staff meetings.  Comes prepared with agenda and ready to discuss issues and solutions.
  12. Participates in all trainings, as required by League School for Autism.
  13. Performs other related duties, as assigned by the Education Coordinator, Assistant Director of Education or Director of Education, that are deemed necessary for the operation of the school, such as evening trainings, Open House, etc.
     

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Suite.

 

Benefits:

League School offers a substantial benefit package that includes 75% employer paid health and dental, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, tuition assistance of up to $2,500 per school year, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, professional development opportunities, as well as paid sick and personal days in addition to school vacation weeks off. In addition, League assists individuals who are engaged in the licensure process to obtain their MA license not only through tuition assistance but also through mentoring and the DESE Structured Guidance and Supports process. League School also will work with staff to access available Public Service Loan Forgiveness options as well as other loan forgiveness options.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

League School for Autism is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment that is free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by federal and state laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who challenge such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

 

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