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1. Assists in the delivery of instruction to students in classroom groups or individually utilizing a variety of teaching techniques as supervised by the teacher. Assists the teacher in providing a stimulating classroom environment; maintains student's interest; minimizes distractions; enforces discipline. Works with the certified teacher to help the student achieve the goals and objectives prescribed in the student's Individual Education Plan; provides positive reinforcement; provides individual tutorial instruction in subject area concentrations such as a language, fine arts, and career education. 2. Assists the certified teacher in making daily decisions about various classroom and school situations requiring assessment of students' clinical state. Must be able to recognize and evaluate unusual conditions of agitation, assaultiveness, and suicidality. Must act quickly and decisively to avert crises, or to assist in the management of crisis situations. 3. Assists in the decisions on and implementation of behavior management plans for all students based on assessment of student social-emotional functioning. Must communicate daily behavioral observations and educational functioning to the certified teacher in a timely manner. 4. While the support staff does not create the lesson plans for the class or grade the students, the support staff monitors class work and does other supportive work as assigned by the certified teacher. Acts in emergency situations in the certified teachers stead, providing classroom monitoring and control 5. Acts in emergency situations in the certified teacher's stead, providing classroom monitoring and control when the teacher is called out of the class to manage student crisis. Participates in all staff meetings, in-services, and orientations as directed by management.
Preferred Education: Bachelor Degree preferred or currently enrolled in a Bachelor program with a minimum number of credits for completion. Experience working in the field of education or mental health preferred.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Bachelor Degree preferred or currently enrolled in a Bachelor program with a minimum number of credits for completion. Experience working in the field of education or mental health preferred.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to participate in staff meetings, professional development/training, and orientations as directed by management.
Posting Position Title: Support Staff/Teaching Assistant
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to assist in the decisions on implementation of behavior management plans for all students.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Teacher Assistant
Required Skill/ability 1: Ability to assist in the delivery of instruction. Ability to assist with providing a stimulating classroom environment, minimize distractions, and enforce discipline.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to monitor classwork and perform other supportive work as assigned. Ability to act in an emergency situation in the certified teacher's stead, maintaining classroom control.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to assist the certified teacher in making daily decisions about various classroom and school situations requiring the assessment of students' clinical state.
BA/BS degree or currently enrolled in an accredited college/university with more than 12 credits in Education or a related field.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.