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Preschool Classroom Aide

Company: NORWESCAP Head Start/Early Head Start
Location: Hackettstown
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Be a part of something BIG. Committed to giving every vulnerable child an opportunity to succeed, we deliver high quality services that empower families, make children healthier, and communities stronger. Find your purpose: We're dedicated to growing employees who want a career in helping at-risk children and families succeed. Employees get ongoing training opportunities to include job-related certificates, credentials, and tuition reimbursement. Keep the balance: We value employee wellness by offering 15 paid holidays off including a one-week paid holiday break, and a generous time off policy that increases over time. We invest in free mental health services for staff, along with free, unlimited access to an employee health portal designed just for staff wellness. NAME OF POSITION: DISABILITY SERVICE AIDE 30 HOURS PER WEEK, SCHOOL YEAR Job Overview We are fast-paced and high-demand, non-profit program that depends on everybody in every position to help our centers function with ease. You will gain diverse experience working with an at-risk population. Cross-training is available and expected for all positions. Responsibilities and Duties: Ensure that children with disabilities and behavioral difficulties receive a mainstreamed experience in the least restrictive environment Under direct supervision, plan for and provide direct special services to the assigned child/children Assist educational staff and the assigned child in all areas of the program Model appropriate behavior and interact in a positive, friendly, and courteous manner with children, staff, families, and community volunteers to build and foster responsive relationships Implement support and supervision according to the child's individualized plan Serve as bus aide as needed Minimum Education Level: High School Diploma/GED Better: Associates, or higher, in early childhoodWorking toward a CDA Experience: Some experience preferred Better: 2+ years of direct experience with at-risk population Personal characteristics: Compassionate Patient Observant Certifications: None Physical Abilities: Lift 30 pounds Job Type: Full-timePay: $16.00 - $17.92 per hourBenefits: 401(k) Health insurance Paid time offSchedule: Day shift Monday to FridayApplication Question(s): Are you fluent in both English and Spanish?Work Location: One location

Keywords: NORWESCAP Head Start/Early Head Start, Newark , Preschool Classroom Aide, Other , Hackettstown, New Jersey

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