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Dedicated Aide

Company: StaffVengers
Location: Rockville
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAbout StaffVengers: As your superhero in staffing for Education and Behavioral Health in the Metropolitan area. StaffVengers is always seeking experienced, qualified candidates. Our goal is to connect candidates with a position that is not only aligned with their experience and expertise but will also challenge them to be their best selves. We also endeavor to help our candidates develop skills and advance their careers through meaningful experience, networking, career coaching, and training. The benefits of working with StaffVengers include: · Weekly paychecks. · An easy online time management system. · Personal recruiter assigned to you throughout your career as a StaffVengers employee. · Career coaching from a recruiter who understands the hiring process of your industry. · Professional Development Training Opportunities. DescriptionJOB SUMMARYDedicated Aides manage their assigned student's behavior and ensure students' safety through the implementation of the behavior modification system, school rules, and The Foundation Schools' policies and procedures, and help students decrease and avoid inappropriate behaviors. Dedicated Aides accompany their assigned student to all classes and activities to support them with their academic assignments and behavioral goals. Dedicated Aides maintain appropriate documentation of the students' activities. They work under the direction of the classroom teacher to implement lesson plans and IEP goals. Dedicated Aides also provide staff assistance and program support through participation in meetings, committees, and special activities and assignments.FSLA STATUS: Non-exempt employeeSUPERVISION: Dedicated Aides report to a member of the management team or designeeESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Shadow assigned student throughout the school day, monitor activities, and document progress; maintain required electronic and paper documentation regarding student's behaviors and academic progress
  • Help assigned student decrease and avoid inappropriate behaviors through use of effective behavior management techniques
  • Display awareness of student's diagnoses and academic achievements; adapt behavior accordingly to help meet the requirements of the student's IEP
  • Help assigned student with both individual and group classroom assignments; assist teacher with implementing lesson plans and actively encourage assigned student's participation and interaction; assist with academic accommodations and modifications for their assigned student
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of all academic subjects and the ability to assist students with classwork
  • Demonstrate clear and professional boundaries with all students
  • Reinforce the expectations for learning and standards for classroom participation and behavior; encourage students' ownership and contribution to the classroom; adapt strategies to help students remain in the classroom
  • Provide feedback to teacher, school leaders, and other team members to help determine students' needs, and adjust behaviors and practices to accommodate those needs
  • Help to promote a safe, appealing and engaging learning environment; assist with preparation of classroom materials, distribution of books and supplies, and other basic clerical duties
  • Assist with students' transition between classrooms, during lunch periods and during students' arrivals and departures
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how our students' disabilities impact their behavior and ability to learn; display knowledge of students' diagnoses and adapt intervention strategies accordingly to meet the requirements of the students' IEPs and BIPs
  • Effectively manage student behavior through the implementation of the behavior management system, school rules, policies, and procedures; model appropriate behavior for the students during the school day
  • Proactively identify behaviors among all students that could lead to a crisis, an unsafe situation or disrupt the learning environment; use effective behavior management techniques to address these behaviors in order to limit the severity and length of disruptions
  • Proactively provide supervision of students to ensure the safety and security of the school program at all times
  • Maintain student confidentiality in accordance with The Foundation Schools Confidentiality and Conflict of Interest Statement and student record confidentiality procedures
  • Demonstrate appropriate use of verbal de-escalation skills to manage student behaviors; utilize the behavior continuum in order to use or consider the use of the least restrictive behavioral interventions necessary; use effective, appropriate and approved strategies during a crisis including the participation in seclusions, therapeutic holds, escorts, and student restraints when necessary; consistently, and appropriately utilize and model TACT 2 techniques or classroom behavior management strategies
  • Work with teachers, therapists, school leaders, and other team members to determine the student and/or classroom needs, and adjust interventions and practices to best meet those needs; work with team to develop interventions and/or incentive plans when appropriate
  • Actively participate in committees, meetings, supervision, and professional development activities
  • Consistently model and implement the organization's core values to drive actions and to guide our students to incorporate Teamwork, Work Ethic, Integrity, Respect, and Leadership into positive behaviors
  • Comply with all of The Foundation Schools' policies, rules, protocols, and proceduresSalary$17.00-$18.00Powered by JazzHRZSV60IglXF

Keywords: StaffVengers, Rockville , Dedicated Aide, Other , Rockville, Maryland

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