IEP Therapeutic & Non-Therapeutic School Aide 2018

Apply for this Position

Application Form     (* indicates required field)

Please attach the following files

Please upload either a word or PDF version of your cover letter for this position.
Please upload either a word or PDF version of your current resume.
Such as letters of recommendation, work examples, etc.

TheraCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

You must agree to the disclosure statement provided in order for us to accept your application.

You will receive confirmation after we have received your application.

IEP Therapeutic & Non-Therapeutic School Aide


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/ DUTIES

  • Requires special lifting or handling of physically disabled students for transportation, toileting and/or feeding assistance
  • Follow behavior management plan provided
  • Assist with classroom management such as organizing instructional and other materials
  • Provide assistance with students in a computer laboratory
  • Provide instructional services to students under the direct supervision of the teacher
  • Requires duties to be performed on school premises, field trip sites, during transportation, or any other off-site activity in which the student participates
  • Assignments may include more than one student within a classroom depending on the specific Individual Education Plan (IEP) services for each child
  • Responsible for own transportation to the student’s school OR bus company/ student’s home /other pre-negotiated area if accompaniment is required during transportation. Attendance is required whenever the student is present in school.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Minimum high school diploma or GED
  • Prior experience working for the Baltimore City or other Public Schools preferred
  • Non-therapeutic aides must have completed 20 hrs of training provided by TheraCare or TheraCare’s designated subcontractor, to include:
    • Behavior management strategies
    • Review of classroom procedures
  • Therapeutic Aides must have completed or be willing to complete 40 hours of training that includes
    • Behavior management strategies
    • Methods of preventing or decreasing maladaptive behaviors
    • Must have a certification in Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI)
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand Standard English and carry

out directions and instructions by the student’s teacher and/or principal. Bi-lingual aides may be requested.

  • Must demonstrate emotional and mental maturity as well as display an interest and a sympathetic attitude toward working with children.
  • Must be able to provide satisfactory work references and two satisfactory personal references. A satisfactory job related experience can be substituted for work references.
  • Must pass a Criminal Background Check by Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS)
  • Must not have either been discharged by BCPS due to unsatisfactory performance; or must not be contractual employees whose dismissal was previously requested by BCPS

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Hand dexterity ability (ability to operate mobile device, telephone, computer);
  • ability to lift up to 60 pounds;
  • ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time;
  • some walking, moving, climbing, carrying, bending, kneeling, crawling; reaching, handling, pushing, and pulling;
  • ability to travel to various locations on a near daily basis
Location: TheraCare Maryland - Baltimore in Baltimore, MD
Apply for this Position
Apply at: