Job Description 1. Working with student on the Autism Spectrum and other related disorders utilizing Applied Behavioral Analysis including discrete trial teaching, task analysis and behavioral interventions.
2. Assist with specific student supports, either as individual or small group, with guidance from teaching staff in the implementation of IEP goals and benchmarks and related behavior plans.
3. Provide student support services in all environments of the school setting under guidance of special education liaison, related service providers, BCBA, and building principal (classroom, recess, lunch, bus transition, arrival).
4. Support the academic program (reteaching, reinforcing, reviewing, assessing, scribing, note taking, data collection): and behavioral program (data collection, cuing, providing motor breaks, implement behavior plans).
5. Work directly with students to model strategies, provide direct teaching of various skills, and assess current performance and current performance and progress towards goals targeted for data collection/analysis and progress monitoring.
6. Provide regular feedback to the Special Education Liaison on the progress and challenges experienced by assigned students in addressing their IEP goals.
7. Implementation of behavior intervention plans and social skill facilitation across various school settings.
8. To provide crisis intervention, as needed, but not limited to verbal de-escalation/processings of events with students and staff, and the application of physical methods to reduce risk of injury to students or staff.
9. Adapt to varying needs of students with special education services.
10. Perform other job-related tasks or duties at the discretion of the Director of Special Education and/or Principal Position Type: Full-time Positions Available: 1 Job Category : Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
Welcome to Lt. Eleazer Davis Elementary School!
Located fifteen miles northwest of Boston, Bedford is a residential community of approximately 13,000 people whose history dates back to 1664. A typical New England town in architecture, character, government and tradition, Bedford is proud of its historic past. The Bedford Public Schools is a small system of approximately 2425 students. The schools include Bedford High School (9-12), John Glenn Middle School (6-8), Lt. Job Lane School (3-5), and Lt. Eleazer Davis School (K-2). The Lt. Eleazer Davis School was built in 1999. Bedford High School, the John Glenn Middle School, and the Lt. Job Lane School have recently undergone complete addition/renovations. The student body reflects an increasing diversity with students from Bedford, Hanscom Air Force Base, and Boston (the latter via METCO, a volunteer desegregation program). The school administration is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse staff.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Bedford Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer in compliance with Chapter 622, Title IX and Section 504 of the Rehab. Act of 1973. The Bedford Public Schools do not discriminate on account of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or handicap. Bedford is proud to be an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of Empowering Multicultural Initiatives. Job Requirements
Copies of college transcripts:
Teaching Assistant is considered to be an Instructional Aide as defined in General Laws, Chapter 71, Section 38
Candidate must successfully complete CORI & national background check(fingerprinting)
This is an interim position with approximate dates through the end of March, 2019* Bachelor degree preferred Citizenship, residency or work visa required Application Questions
There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting. Associated topics: aided education, autism, behavioral health, disable, disorder, exacerbate, psychiatric, special education nurse, special need education, substance abuse
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.