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Assistant Teacher

Company: Ivymount
Location: Rockville
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

IMMEDIATE OPENINGAre you thinking would like a job that makes a powerful impact in the lives of others? Are you looking to launch a career in the field of special education or psychology? Ivymount School and Programs is looking for a passionate, mission-oriented individual to join our School to Work Post High School (PHS) Team as an Assistant Teacher. The PHS model provides a community focused, life skills program that prepares students ages 18-21 for a successful transition from school to employment and adult life.Celebrating its 60-year anniversary, Ivymount School and Programs is a leader in the field of special education, serving students with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities, whose needs cannot be met in the public school system.Why Ivymount? Experience: You will gain valuable experience in the field of special education, make a significant contribution to the lives of students, and learn from experts in the field.Training and Professional Development: Ivymount provides exceptional training and offers on-going professional development opportunities. Our positions can be a great job to have before or during going to graduate school. You will gain a a wealth of training and experience to enrich your studies.Work/life Balance: Assistant Teachers work an 11-month school year, are guaranteed full-time work hours with no evenings or weekends and enjoy winter and spring breaks.Comprehensive Benefits Package: Ivymount offers health and wellness benefits, 403(b) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement and more.Growth at Ivymount: Ivymount has a strong culture of growing and promoting talented employees from within our organization.Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist teacher with educational program development, implementation and documentation
  • Assist teacher with IEP implementation
  • Develop materials for instruction in assigned areas
  • Keep materials organized and ready to be used effectively
  • Participate in team meetings: student staffing and team planning
  • Work in community based program and/or job sites as assigned
  • Assist teacher in writing IEP report for areas of instructional responsibility
  • Participate in parent meeting
  • Support team decisions regarding schedules, programming and behavior programs
  • Hold confidential all knowledge of students and their families
  • Assist with development and/or implementation of daily hygiene programs for students if necessaryRequirements
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Computer literacy
    • Experience as an assistant teacher preferred
    • School based experience preferred
    • Knowledge and experience with assistive technology preferred
    • Formal behavior management training preferredJob Type: Full-timeBenefits:
      • Dental insurance
      • Employee assistance program
      • Flexible spending account
      • Health insurance
      • Life insurance
      • Paid time off
      • Professional development assistance
      • Referral program
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • Vision insuranceSchedule:
        • Day shift
        • Monday to FridayCOVID-19 considerations:Please review our Return to Campus Plan at www.ivymount.org/covid19.Work Location: One location

Keywords: Ivymount, Rockville , Assistant Teacher, Education / Teaching , Rockville, Maryland

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