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ABILITIESFIRST

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4710 Timber Trail Drive
Middletown, Ohio 45044

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Autism Learning Center-Classroom Assistant

We are searching for dedicated and compassionate professionals who look at the child not the label to assist preparing our preschoolers to be successful in the traditional school settings. Our unique approach supports not only the student but the entire family with the goal of integration and inclusion into our community. We are currently searching for FT 32 to 36 hours.

Responsibilities and Duties

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists the teachers, BCBA and therapists in carrying out the Individual Education Plan (IEP), and long and short term therapeutic goals and behavior plans for each child in the class.
  • Provides an orderly, clean, attractive, safe and inviting classroom environment for the children. Sets up for and cleans up after classroom lessons and activities.
  • Assists teachers in preparing and implementing activities for children to enhance general learning and speech, language, cognitive, social/behavioral and motor development.
  • Actively participates in all activities during the school day, including assisting with the children’s activities of daily living, toileting, changing, snack and lunchtime.
  • Drives the Abilities First van for the transportation of children as necessary for the program.
  • Attends in- services and seminars for professional growth and presents the information as appropriate.
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with all stakeholders, focusing on exceeding customer expectations of the services provided.
  • Leads and/or participates in meetings, committees and agency events to promote continuous improvement and Abilities First community image.

Performs other duties in the Autism Learning Center and therapy department deemed necessary by the Vice President of Children’s Service.

Qualifications and Skills

ABA experienced preferred. Experience working with individuals on the Autism spectrum preferred.

Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $11.00 to $14.50 /hour

 

Assistant Teacher Early Childhood Learning Center Infant/Floater
Assists the teacher in providing a quality, developmentally appropriate program to meet the needs of each child within the Center’s philosophy and to fulfill the mission and vision of Abilities First. Serves as a supportive resource to families.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assists the teacher in establishing and carrying out long and short term goals for each child with the assistance of the child’s family, the Director of the Early Childhood Learning Center and other department staff as needed.
• Assists the teacher in planning and implementing developmentally appropriate
activities for children that encourage social, emotional, cognitive, cultural, creative and
motor development.
• Works effectively as a member of a classroom team to provide an orderly, clean, inviting
and safe environment in which children can develop optimally.
• Develops a working relationship with each child’s family in order to maintain open communication.
• Works effectively as an employee of Abilities First.
• Exceeds minimum requirements for professional growth.
• Develops professional growth plan with the Director of the Early Childhood Learning Center and shows yearly progress by completing in-services, seminars and college courses. Presents the information as appropriate.
• Knows and uses ethical guidelines in conduct as a member of the Early Childhood profession.
• Participates in conflict management in the room and Center-wide.
• Develops and maintains effective relationships with all stakeholders, focusing on exceeding customer expectations of the services provided.
• Performs other duties deemed necessary by the Lead Teacher, the Director of the Early Childhood Learning Center and/or the Vice President of Children’s Services.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $9.00 to $11.00 /hour
Experience: childcare: 1 year (Preferred)
Education: High school or equivalent (Required)

 

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From birth through life, Abilities First of Middletown and Franklin, Ohio provides a broad array of individual and group programs for children and adults with disabilities.  

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