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Temporary Teacher Aide - Therapeutic Preschool

Temporary Teacher Aide - Therapeutic Preschool

locationBuffalo, NY 14201, USA
PublishedPublished: 4/23/2024
Education / Training
Full Time

Job Title:Temporary Teacher Aide/Assistant Department:Therapeutic Preschool Program

Title of Immediate Supervisor:Associate Director

Department Description:
Gateway Longview’s Educational Services supports Pre-K through 12thgrade students who struggle with behavioral, social, and emotional challenges. The goal of the program is to support the needs of individual students as they integrate back to traditional classrooms, or, to support their goal of graduation.

Agency

Gateway Longview is an equal opportunity employer committed to championing the principles of anti-racism, justice, and equity. We welcome prospective employees from diverse cultures and backgrounds, for all positions, who will uphold our values and contribute to our mission. We aim to have a leadership and workforce that is reflective of the communities we work in partnership with.

Benefits

Flexible working options; generous Paid Time Off package; medical dental and vision coverage; life insurance, 403b retirement with employer matching and health savings account; wellness programs, healthy lifestyle incentives and employee assistance programs

Compensation

$17.00 per hour

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:
  • Assist education team in management of student behavior; assist teacher in preparation and implementation of curriculum.
  • Contribute to the effective team management of behavior of students in assigned class, and to the implementation of Individual Education Plans. Assure that methods of intervention with students are employed in a therapeutic manner and are responsive to individual student's Individual Education/Treatment Plan. Assure that necessary information regarding student is communicated to involved staff in a timely manner.
  • Support and enhance teacher's instructional efforts by providing individual and small group tutoring. Assist teacher in preparation of curriculum materials. Perform other duties (such as maintaining decorative bulletin boards, organizing and supervising special activities, providing transportation of students as needed, assisting in outreach to parents) as assigned.
  • Maintain thorough and timely documentation of significant incidents.
  • Teacher Assistant: All of the above plus: Assist teacher in development and implementation of lesson plans. Assist teacher in effective group and individual instruction.

SKILL, QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, ABILITY & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • High School Diploma and pertinent experience or training.
  • Valid NYS driver's license and adequate auto insurance.
  • Ability to physically restrain clients.


We want to emphasize that the preferred qualifications are not required and that we are committed to helping our future colleagues develop these preferred skills. We strongly encourage those who are passionate about fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable human service organization to apply.