I. PURPOSE/FUNCTION OF PROGRAM:
Charles F. Hayden School is committed to serving children through a psycho-educational, clinically informed therapeutic milieu. Collaborative educational planning and placement teams including families and district personnel design Individualized Educational Programs (IEP) for every student.
II. POSITION SUMMARY:
The para educator intern is considered an intern employee who provides assistance to the Special Education Teacher supporting educational services for the clients in Charles F. Hayden School. The Para educator intern helps to organize and prepare educational materials and assists in delivering curriculum and providing tutoring with direction from the classroom special education teacher.
III. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provides assistance and supports to facilitate client’s behavior, emotional, educational, and social development and learning in accordance with an individualized service/treatment plan in a structured, intensive therapeutic milieu setting by working directly under the guidance of the special education teacher
• Participate in the planning and implementation of programming specifically designed to encourage development growth for a wide range of ages
• Participate in classroom educational activities under guidance of the special education teacher
• Supports classroom activities and lessons with the educational staff
• Provide a safe, orderly and nurturing educational experience for students
• Assist in the recording of educational data aligned to IEP goals and objectives
• Be familiar with and implement all program policies and procedures
• Assist with the creation, copies and organization of classroom education materials
• Organize, clean and maintain general classroom organization throughout the school day
IV. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Completes documentation in accordance with state, federal, and Boys & Girls Village policies
• Create and maintain a clean work environment
• Adhere to the schedule given at the beginning of the internship.
• Adhere to confidentiality and HIPAA guidelines for all students and staff members
• Carries out all additional assignments as directed
V. ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:
• Pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in the education, behavioral health related field such as social work, counseling, human services or a related area.
VI. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Knowledge of cultural diversity and childhood development.
• Previous experience working with children in a recreational, educational, residential or day program
VII. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
VIII. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• Moving furniture when necessary
IX. WORKING CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENT:
• School Setting
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.