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Teacher Assistant

at Arc Broward

Posted: 2/12/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 0626b9c6-6679-4ff6-8b1b-74c57e23f4cc
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Job Description

Do you love helping people and being a part of a team! Join a team that makes a difference. Arc Broward is seeking candidates who are energetic, compassionate, caring individuals who wants to help others and have a positive impact on lives of people with developmental disabilities.

Arc Broward is currently looking to hire Full-Time Teacher Assistant to provide assistance and support to the classroom teacher in order to provide a stimulating, safe and healthy learning environment.

Essential Functions

  • Provide support to the teacher in order to enhance service provision.
  • Implement teaching procedures and behavioral strategies.
  • Carry out lesson plans and activities to ensure engagement in meaningful activities.
  • Assist the classroom teacher in taking data on IEP goals and objectives as instructed.
  • Ensure compliance with all health, safety, and security SOP’s.
  • Provide modeling, prompting reinforcing of desired skills and behaviors.
  • Provided level of assistance needed for children to participate in activities and develop skills.
  • Interact in a positive, warm and nurturing manner that builds trust, bonding and secure attachments using strategies based on each child’s response patterns through varying cues, gestures, prompts and reinforcers.
  • Develop interaction styles that promote independence and the achievement of each child’s full potential.
  • Provide basic care in all areas of hygiene to ensure that children are clean and healthy.
  • Feed children in accordance with prescribed programs using prescribed feeding implements.
  • Ensured that children served are free from abuse and neglect.
  • Assist in the completion of all required documentation on a regular basis including but not limited to assessments, home notes, Health Alerts and Incident Reports.
  • Participate in Agency trainings and keep mandated trainings current.
  • Ensure compliance with all agency, regulatory, contractual and accreditation standard/requirements.

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of one year work experience with special needs.
  • Must complete child care licensing 45 hour training requirement within the first year of employment and the 5 hour Literacy training within the first 90 days of employment.
  • Must be 18 years old or older.
  • Must pass criminal background check.
  • Must pass physical and drug test.
  • Must be able to complete 5 days of new hire orientation class.
  • Position will demand frequent bending, standing, walking, sitting, reaching, lifting or carrying.

Benefits for Full Time Employees Include:

  • Health Insurance Benefits to include medical, dental, and vision. *Includes Domestic Partner
  • Supplemental life insurance benefits
  • Short term and Long term disability
  • Over five-weeks Paid Time Off plan for employees in their 1st year of employment.
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • 403b Plan contribution opportunity from day 1 of employment. Employer match after 6 months of employment.

 

Arc Broward is an Equal Opportunity Employer and abides by the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and state laws governing employment of individuals with disabilities

Application Instructions

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