Assistant Teacher (Signing Bonus included)

Employer
SESI Schools
Location
Brighton, Colorado, United States
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 26, 2021

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Job Category
Support Staff, Teaching Assistant / Aide
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Description

Position at SESI Schools
About Us

The Sierra Program at 27J Schools is operated by Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI). SESI Schools provides specialized education programming for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral supports to overcome challenges that impede success in a traditional school setting. Every child deserves to reach their full potential and we're looking to hire an exceptional assistant teacher who will play an essential role in fueling student success.

The Opportunity

The Assistant Teacher will be responsible for working with one or more students with special needs and the special education teacher to deliver individualized services and supports. They will monitor student behavior, track educational progress, and communicate with parents. Additionally, they will help reinforce the special education curriculum provided by the teacher with designated students. Every child deserves to reach their full potential and we're looking to hire an exceptional instructor who will play an essential role in fueling student success.

The Responsibilities
  • Work with individual students or small groups to reinforce learning of material or skill initially introduced by the Teacher and as specified in the Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
  • Support Special Education Teacher in the implementation of the SESI rotation model including but not limited to
    1. Assisting with large group activities
    2. Checking notebooks, correcting papers, supervising testing
    3. Guiding independent study, enrichment activities, and remedial work as assigned by the Teacher
    4. Providing accommodations and modifications as necessitated by students' IEPs
  • Utilize school's behavior management and intervention strategies including but not limited to de-escalation techniques, crisis management, and physical restraint when necessary to maintain the safety of students and staff
  • Assist with maintaining record of each student's daily behavioral record in accordance with school's management system
  • Assist in administration, scoring, and recording of achievement and diagnostic tests as prescribed by the Special Education Teacher
  • Support and document students' growth and progress towards academic, social, and emotional goals
  • Supervise students and ensure they are always monitored, including to and from appropriate locations within the school
  • Assist in maintaining a clean and safe academic learning environment for the student
  • Assist other staff with students when needed when applicable
  • Light lifting, walking, and/or climbing stairs may be required
  • Other duties may be assigned
The Qualifications
  • High School Diploma required
  • College experience and/or Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Experience working with youth preferred
The Perks

  • $16-18 hourly based on experience
  • Signing Bonus included
  • Comprehensive benefits packages including medical, dental, vision, and 401K
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $2,625 annually
  • Continued training, mentorship, and opportunities for growth


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