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ESL Para Educator (Language Support)

Greenfield Manor, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jul 17, 2024

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Job Role
Support Staff
Pay Rate: $24.00/hr
Amergis Healthcare Staffing is seeking a School Aide. The School Aide is an individual who works with students requiring instructional, and/or behavioral assistance under the supervision of the special education department and/or supervising designee.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Follows through with IEP objectives including math, reading, speech, independent skills, and managing behavioral deficits and excesses, one on one or as a general classroom aide
- Facilitates teacher directed learning activities including lesson plans, worksheets, reinforcement systems, small groups, social games, and work assistance
- Assists students when included into general education classes
- Communicates pertinent information to teachers
- Accompanies students during recess and lunch periods, along with community experiences
- Strictly adheres to confidentiality requirements regarding all matters pertaining to students, parents, parent communications, and/or classroom activities. (Note: Unless instructed otherwise by supervising teacher, all parent communication is the responsibility of certified personnel)
- Assists with activities of prescribed programs including those written by related service personnel such as PT, OT and SLP
- Assists students in the development of independent skills through self-care activities such as toileting, clothing routines and personal hygiene
- May be asked to assist in behavior management techniques at the direction of the teacher and/or other school professional (i.e. BCBA, Psychologist, etc.)
- Assists teacher with clerical duties including making stimuli, making copies, maintaining a clean and organized classroom, preparing materials, and assignment scoring
Minimum Requirements:
- Must be 18 years of age or older
- Associates degree of higher
- Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills
- Computer proficiency preferred
- Successful completion of background screening and onboarding process
- Must meet all federal, state, and local requirements
- Full command, verbal and written, of the English language
- Current certificate as applicable per state and / or client requirement
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
- Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
- Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
- 401(k) savings plan
- Awards and recognition programs
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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