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Teaching Assistant Paraprofessional

East Meadow, New York 11554

Posted: 03/04/2024 Job Number: 12016

Job Description

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Ro Health is looking for Teaching Assistants to provide support for in-school ABA and general classroom support cases in the East Meadow area. We are looking for providers who have experience working with children with behavior challenges and providing services for kids 3 and older.

This position would be 5 days a week M-F (30-35 hrs/week). This position would involve working in close proximity to the teacher and providing behavioral support to students when applicable.

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Provide support for students inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities
  • Assist teachers and behavior specialists with the implementation of student IEP plans by creating a positive learning environment
  • Managing tantrums and outbursts of students
  • Mobility support - Ensure student safety around the school campus
  • Toileting/Diapering for students
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Hold a valid Teaching Assistant certification which includes completion of,
  • Assesment of Teaching Assistant Skills Exam, Completion of Child Abuse, Identification Workshop, Completion of School Violence Intervention and Prevention, Completion of DASA Training
  • Reliable Transportation and Communication
  • A current and active criminal background check
  • National Sex Offender Registry Check
  • All appropriate credentials as identified by the District (a minimum of forty-eight (48) college credits from an accredited college or university or each candidate has passed the state paraprofessional exam)

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous ABA experience
  • Professional experience working with kids
  • Associates Degree preferred
  • CPR Certified - will provide assistance in acquiring CPR certification

Benefits:

We offer flexibility, competitive pay and benefits. Our support staff works with you to find a job that fits your career goals, and provides professional support through the entire process. Ro Health also offers the best benefits package in the industry including:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Plans
  • Vanguard 401(k) plans
  • PTO/Sick Time
  • Our staff is on-call 24/7 in order to support you

Why Ro Health:

  • Schedules to compliment your lifestyle
  • Competitive compensation and weekly paychecks
  • Healthcare benefits for eligible providers
  • All providers earn PTO and sick time, even when working a per diem/part time schedule

Does this role sound like the right fit for you? Apply today! If you have any further questions please reach out to us at ssandoval@rohealth.com


Salary: $18.00 - $22.00 per hour

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