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Teaching Assistant Paraprofessional

Wyandanch, New York 11704

Posted: 03/04/2024 Job Number: 12015

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 Wyandanch 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

Salary: $18.00 - $22.00 per hour

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

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