UCP of Long Island
  • 20-Oct-2021 to 19-Dec-2021 (EST)
  • Commack, NY, USA
  • $14.24-$15.67
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

School calendar (9-10 weeks vacation/year) + Medical, Dental, Life Insurance & Pension

United Cerebral Palsy of Long Island is seeking Teacher Aides to work with kids with Developmental Disabilities at our Children's Center located in Commack. No certifications are necessary - just a HS Diploma or GED.

School Schedule - Paid holidays!

Hours at the school are 8:30a - 3:00p M-F.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists classroom teacher in curriculum implementation by working with individuals or groups of students as assigned by classroom teacher.
  • Performs frequent daily lifting of individuals with disabilities (ages 2-21). Students may weigh approximately twenty-five through one hundred pounds.
  • Assists teacher in the collection and the maintenance of data for each student in relation to goals or other important observations.
  • Follows daily routine developed by the teacher, which includes but not limited to the basic care of students, maintains general order and cleanliness of the learning environment and the implementation of educational strategies and methodologies as directed by the teacher.
  • Observes universal precautions/practices proper infection control techniques.
  • Assists in oral and written communication.
  • Assists in escorting students throughout school environment, including to and from buses and classrooms.
  • Assists in creating and maintaining a nurturing environment conducive to learning, and assisting in maintenance and hygiene routines.
  • Maintains student confidentiality, and uses discretion when discussing student related matters.
  • Assists with learning activities, and follow through on behavior management routines established by the classroom teacher and school psychologist.
  • Performs all job responsibilities in a professional manner.
  • May be assigned a 1:1 aide position.

Job Type: Full time

Starting Salary: $14.24 /hour

Full Benefits (after 3 months) Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Paid Time off

Education: High school or equivalent (Required)

UCP of Long Island
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