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One to One School Aide

Job ID 190006TZ
Description
One to One School Aide
Primary Location: MD-MDWindsor Mill-7131 Rutherford Rd
Function:Office and Administrative Support

Supports and monitors the individually assigned student by working one-on-one assisting the student as needed throughout the day with their social, emotional, behavioral and academic growth.  This position is supervised directly by the Teacher(s) in cooperation with the Behavior Management Specialist Coordinator and Clinical Director.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assists the student in the areas of behavior management, instructional support, activities of daily living, social skills training, task redirection, etc.; as indicated in the students IEP
  • Monitors and is in arms-length of the student at all times throughout the day
  • Documents students’ daily activity every 15 minutes or every classroom period as directed by School Administration
  • Mediates, counsel and instruct socially appropriate alternatives to negative and destructive behaviors
  • Works effectively with Teacher to resolve conflict situations for the assigned student
  • Provides feedback to the Teacher and Behavior Management Specialist Coordinator in the development and implementation of the behavioral IEP goals or Educational IEP goals depending on the need for the 1:1 aide or TBA (Therapeutic Behavioral Aide) for the assigned student;
  • Assists student on educational field trips; and social outings during the school day
  • Participates as a member of the school team and in all transitions involving the student
  • Adheres to, Family Advocacy Services, LLC (FAS)/MENTOR and school policies and procedures
  • Establishes and maintains supportive working relationships within both the school and agency/Mentor Network and the broader community services network
  • Provides appropriate representation of the school and its services within the community

Description

New Visions Academy of Baltimore provides a highly structured learning environment for students that encourage success.  Equal emphasis is given to improving academic performance and acquiring vocational skills. We are currently seeking a One to One Aide to join our staff.


Our One to One Aide (1:1 Aide) supports and monitors the individually assigned student by working one-on-one assisting the student as needed throughout the day with their social, emotional, behavioral and academic growth.  This position is supervised directly by the Teacher(s) in cooperation with the Behavior Management Specialist Coordinator and Clinical Director.


Responsibilities:

  • Assist the student in the areas of behavior management, instructional support, activities of daily living, social skills training, task redirection, etc.; as indicated in the students’ IEP.
  • Monitor and is in arms-length of the student at all times throughout the day
  • Document students’ daily activity every 15 minutes or every classroom period as directed by School Administration
  • Mediate, counsel and instruct socially appropriate alternatives to negative and destructive behaviors
  • Work effectively with Teacher to resolve conflict situations for the assigned student
  • Provide feedback to the Teacher and Behavior Management Specialist Coordinator in the development and implementation of the behavioral IEP goals or Educational IEP goals depending on the need for the 1:1 aide or TBA (Therapeutic Behavioral Aide) for the assigned student
  • Assist student on educational field trips and social outings during the school day
  • Participate as a member of the school team and in all transitions involving the student
  • Adheres to Family Advocacy Services, LLC (FAS)/MENTOR and school policies and procedures
  • Establish and maintain supportive working relationships within both the school and agency/Mentor Network and the broader community services network
  • Provide appropriate representation of the school and its services within the community



Qualifications:

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma from certified/accredited school; or Associates Degree with 48 credit hours preferred
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working with students with emotional and challenging behaviors in a school setting or in the mental health field
Required Knowledge and Skills:
  • Ability to establish good relationships with students and staff
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and orally
  • Positive role model
  • Ability to think and act quickly and calmly in emergency situations
  • Ability to  accurately document students daily activities
What we offer you:
  • A rewarding work environment with some of the best skilled colleagues in the industry
  • A chance to make a difference in students’ lives on a daily basis
  • Full compensation/benefits package including 401(k) with company matching
  • An opportunity to build lasting relationships with your colleagues and our students 
  • A dynamic work environment where no two days are alike
  • Career development  and advancement opportunities
Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services in more than 36 states to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families.


We have a great work environment and you’ll be surrounded with a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues.  With ~30,000 employees serving ~30,000 people in 36 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast.  When you join The MENTOR Network, you’ll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country. 


Our organization is driven by the power of relationships. As an organization of people serving people, positive and productive relationships are vital to the work we do.  Apply Today!   


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