compensation: $14.42 - 18.00 an hour with full benefits employment type: full-time non-profit organization
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Do you want to make a positive difference in Snohomish County? Are you looking for a team-centered environment to flourish while growing your skill set?
This is a very important position for a one-on-one aide who is responsible for providing support inside and outside the classroom to enable a child to participate more fully in classroom activities. All work will be in accordance with policies, procedures and philosophy of Housing Hope and the Tomorrow's Hope Child Development Center program and state licensing regulations. The One-on-one aide will work with an individual child in the classroom building a trusting relationship with the child and, under the direction of the Lead Teacher, implementing the child’s individual learning strategies.
It is Tomorrow's Hope expectation that the one-on-one special education aide executes their positional responsibilities in a professional manner that includes working in a respectful manner with the child, parents, and co-workers, maintaining child and family confidentiality, completing required forms and paperwork in a timely manner.
Tomorrow’s Hope is proud to be part of the Washington State Early Achievers Program.
Essential Job Duties:
1. Ensure sensitive and confidentiality of Tomorrow's Hope Child Development Center children and their families.
2. Support student’s learning by modifying and/or adapting instruction to meet the special needs of the child.
3. Work with individual to reinforce learning.
4. Provide one-on-one assistance with child.
5. Supervise child.
6. Redirect behavior as needed.
7. Reinforce routine.
8. Reinforce positive behavior.
9. Provide support inside and outside classroom to enable student to participate more fully in classroom activities.
10. Work with other professionals to ensure student’s IEP is properly implemented.
11. Provide a variety of opportunities for the exchange of ideas and information between home and school.
12. Prepare curriculum materials.
13. All duties related to implementing the IEP.
14. Uphold Tomorrow's Hope Child Development Center polices, protocols and procedures.
15. Establish, monitor, and maintain a safe and healthy classroom learning environment.
16. Other duties as assigned
Knowledge and Skills:
• Experience with working with young children.
• Knowledge of strategies for working with young children with autism.
• Skilled in using Picture Exchange Communication System.
• Must demonstrate skills in classroom and behavior management -- implementing developmentally appropriate activities and encouraging children's development of language and literacy skills.
• Sensitive to the factors affecting low income families; be aware of child abuse and neglect indicators and reporting responsibilities.
• Exhibit an understanding of the importance of family partnerships in the child's learning process and in classroom operation.
• Communicate verbally and in writing in a clear and respectful manner.
• Consistent attendance.
• CDA or AA in ECE or 3 years as an Assistant Teacher in a preschool classroom.
• 18 years of age.
• Negative TB test- required by first day of employment.
• Criminal background check – submit to fingerprint background check.
• CPR & First Aid Card – infant and child.
• HIV/Aids certificate of training.
• Stars training – 30 hours first year & 10 hours every year.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly and extensively required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms, may be required to perform repetitious movements for long periods of time in order to complete a task, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.
• The employee frequently is required to climb, walk, sit, and talk or hear.
• The employee is regularly required to stand; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
• The employee must occasionally lift, carry, push and pull up to 25 lbs. frequently. Items that are over 25 lbs. must be lifted, carried, pushed, pulled, or moved with proper equipment for assistance (dolly) and proper safety procedures must also be followed.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
• Ability to work in a general classroom environment as well as outdoor environment. Possible exposure to weather—heat, wet, cold, wind, and noise.
We at Housing Hope are trauma-informed and committed to excelling in creating a holistic, diverse, inclusive, uplifting and appreciative environment. We endeavor to be inter-culturally competent and trauma informed in all our practices and procedures. This simply means that we are attentive to the needs of the workforce. We embrace and practice a high standard of diversity and inclusion and strive for equity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, veteran status, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, sex, age, status in regard to public assistance, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.
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