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Classroom Tutor/Aide - school hours and full benefits.

Location
New Britain, Connecticut
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
13 Sep 2020
Solterra Academy is hiring for Classroom Tutors and Aides! Classroom Tutors and Aides assist the teacher and other support staff in implementing academic, vocational, and behavioral programming in the classroom and the surrounding school environment. They provide support for activities and transitions under the supervision of the teacher and administration and implement behavioral interventions as needed. They record data on student performance as directed. They assist in the creation of a safe and structured environment for all students through the effective implementation of TCI and PBIS practices. They may rotate among various classrooms as needed and may function as a job coach.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

IEP Responsibilities*
o Work with students individually or to implement the approved IEP goals and objectives under the guidance of the teacher.
o Participate in Team Meetings when possible.
o May be required to participate in PPT meeting for an assigned student.

Academic Instruction and Support*
o Provide academic and behavioral support to students during classroom instruction under the direction of the teacher.
o Assist in preparation of instructional materials as directed by teacher.
o Assist in monitoring of independent seat work.
o May function as a job coach as assigned for high school students, which may include off-site, community placements.
o May be required to drive personal vehicle to job sites (with gas mileage reimbursement).
o May provide substitute teacher services (if Bachelor's degree has been earned) as required and assigned by an administrator.

Behavior Management*
o Implement PBIS practices with fidelity.
o Implement TCI strategies to support students emotionally and behaviorally.
o Implements students' BIPs throughout the school day.
o Demonstrate the ability to set limits and maintain personal boundaries.
o Demonstrate cultural sensitivity in all interactions with students/families.
o Effectively use patience and therapeutic tone in day-to-day interactions with students.

Data Tracking*
o Record data on student performance as specified by the teacher and other members of the primary team.
o Complete all necessary BIRs and Restraint/Seclusion Documentation in a timely fashion.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
· Bachelor's degree in Education, appropriate content area, or related human services field is required for an Instructional Tutor position. A High School Diploma or equivalent is required for a Classroom Aide position, however an Associate's Degree in early childhood or related human services is preferred.
· Previous experience working with children with severe behaviors.

LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED
· CPR certification required within 90 days of hire (provided by Solterra Academy).
· Certification in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention required with the first training course provided after hire date.
· Public Service Driver's License (PSL) may be required.

Shifts/Hours: This is a 33.25 hour position; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 7:30-2:45; Wednesday, 7:30-2:15
Compensation:
Competitive salary
Paid Personal Time off
Paid School Holidays and School Vacations
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Retirement Benefit
Educational Reimbursement

Job Requirements:
IEP Responsibilities*
o Work with students individually or to implement the approved IEP goals and objectives under the guidance of the teacher.
o Participate in Team Meetings when possible.
o May be required to participate in PPT meeting for an assigned student.

Academic Instruction and Support*
o Provide academic and behavioral support to students during classroom instruction under the direction of the teacher.
o Assist in preparation of instructional materials as directed by teacher.
o Assist in monitoring of independent seat work.
o May function as a job coach as assigned for high school students, which may include off-site, community placements.
o May be required to drive personal vehicle to job sites (with gas mileage reimbursement).
o May provide substitute teacher services (if Bachelor's degree has been earned) as required and assigned by an administrator.

Behavior Management*
o Implement PBIS practices with fidelity.
o Implement TCI strategies to support students emotionally and behaviorally.
o Implements students' BIPs throughout the school day.
o Demonstrate the ability to set limits and maintain personal boundaries.
o Demonstrate cultural sensitivity in all interactions with students/families.
o Effectively use patience and therapeutic tone in day-to-day interactions with students.

Data Tracking*
o Record data on student performance as specified by the teacher and other members of the primary team.
o Complete all necessary BIRs and Restraint/Seclusion Documentation in a timely fashion.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 173885351-2
  • Date Posted: 13 September 2020
  • Recruiter: Solterra Academy
  • Location: New Britain, Connecticut
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent