Advance Academy—Assistant Teacher/Paraprofessional

Website The Matthew Reardon Center for Autism

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Matthew Reardon Advance Academy

Assistant Teacher/Paraprofessional

Reports to:  Lead Classroom Teacher

Main Function:

Assist in the administration of classroom instruction for assigned students in ADVANCE Academy.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide instructional and clerical support for classroom teacher.
  • Deliver classroom instruction for assigned students.
  • Implement curriculum and lesson plans in individual and small group settings.
  • Ensure that students are actively engaged throughout the day.
  • Assist lead teacher in curriculum preparation, testing, and evaluating student progress.
  • Record academic and behavioral data for assigned students.
  • Implement student-specific and classroom-wide reinforcement programs and behavior plans.
  • Follow daily classroom schedule.
  • Coordinate all materials with teaching team members.
  • Monitor assigned students across a variety of settings.
  • Assist lead teacher in curriculum preparation, testing, and evaluating student progress.
  • Assist, as needed, in development of IEPs for classroom students.
  • Participate in parent/teacher conferences as needed.
  • Assist other team members, as needed
  • Any other duties as assigned.

 

Organizational Requirements:

  • Exhibit good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Contribute to a positive work climate and to overall team effort of the organization.
  • Adhere to organizational policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Ability to interpret guidelines and requirements
  • Punctual and reliable.

 

Experience, Education and Other Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma as well as at least two years’ experience/training in working with children with developmental disabilities and related communication delays.
  • Experience with Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) preferred
  • Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification preferred

To apply for this job email your details to joconnor@matthewreardon.org