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Education Assistant

at Benedictine Programs and Services in Ridgley, Maryland, United States

Job Description

The Education Assistant supports students who have developmental disabilities in the educational setting through all educational, vocational, and leisure activities. Some Education Assistants also provide supervision and assistance to students in the residential setting, before school hours, on school breaks, and on school holidays. On non-education days, the Education Assistant will work in the School Residential program to supervise students. Need more details? Here are the primary duties and responsibilities: Assist the classroom teacher in individual or group classroom, vocational, leisure and behavioral interventions as appropriate. Under the direction and planning of the classroom teacher, the assistant will assist and support students in maximizing their strengths and attaining goals indicated on the IEP plan. Provide assistance with behavioral programs as necessary. Teach and re-enforce daily livings skills such as personal hygiene, dressing, and eating in the educational setting. May be asked to assist with transportation. Assist with bulletin boards, learning stations, correction of assigned work, log books and other preparation of material for classroom use. Attend all faculty meetings, staffing and in-service sessions as requested and/or appropriate. Ensure that the classroom is in good order at the end of the day, i.e., clean boards, materials put away, trash emptied and desk and chairs arranged for the next day's activities. Supervise students in the residential setting to ensure a consistent transition to and from the educational setting. On non-education days, the Assistant will provide direct supervision of students in leisure while reinforcing daily livings skills in the residential setting. Will follow direction from Residential Coordinator on non-education days. May be required to work select company holidays as determined by staffing needs for the residential program.
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Job Posting: 895285

Posted On: Jan 17, 2022

Updated On: Feb 10, 2022