Special Education Teacher Assistant
Avondale House is currently searching for motivated and energetic Teacher Assistants to work in our day school program.
Avondale House is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit agency that provides, educational services to individuals with autism, a day habilitation program for adults, where clients receive training in daily living skills and pre-vocational activities, residential homes for individuals unable to live in their own home, job placement and training, and employment services. Avondale House has been serving individuals with autism since 1976.
In the Teacher Assistant role, you will ensure engagement of students in the classroom as they work on IEP and behavior goals, keep each student focused and on track throughout the day, prepare the classroom for the beginning of the day, assist students with personal care, monitor and assist students throughout the day as needed, assist students upon arrival and dismissal, accompany the students to outside activities, and work with other staff throughout Avondale House in order to meet the educational goals of each student.
The perfect fit for this position will hold a High School Diploma or GED, a minimum of one year of direct experience working with individuals with various developmental disabilities, and excellent communication skills.
Avondale House offers a generous benefit program that includes 401(k) and medical with an employer contribution, in addition to dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, vacation, holiday, and sick leave.
The work hours for this position are Monday – Friday, 7:45am – 4:45pm.
The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by others assigned to this position. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. This job description may be amended at any time by management.
Avondale House is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability status, genetics, or sexual orientation and gender identity.