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School Aide

Employer
Maxim Healthcare Staffing Services, Inc.
Location
Bloomington, IN, US
Salary
Competitive

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The School Aide is an individual who works with studentsrequiring instructional, and/or behavioral assistance under the supervision ofthe special education department and/or supervising designee. The School Aide may also provide supportservices to assist students with personal, physical mobility and therapeuticcare needs, as established by a rehabilitation health practitioner, socialworker or other health care professional.

Essential Duties andResponsibilities:
  • Follows through withIEP objectives including math, reading, speech, independent skills, andmanaging behavioral deficits and excesses, one on one or as a general classroomaide
  • Facilitates teacher-directed learning activities includinglesson plans, worksheets, reinforcement systems, small groups, social games,and work assistance
  • Assists students when included in general education classes
  • Communicates pertinent information to teachers
  • Accompanies students during recess and lunch periods, alongwith community experiences
  • Strictly adheres to confidentiality requirements regardingall matters pertaining to students, parents, parent communications, and/orclassroom activities. (Note: Unless instructed otherwise by supervisingteacher, all parent communication is the responsibility of certified personnel)
  • Assists with activities of prescribed programs includingthose written by related service personnel such as PT, OT and SLP
  • Assists students in the development of independent skillsthrough self-care activities such as toileting, clothing routines, feeding andpersonal hygiene
  • May be asked to assist in behavior management techniques atthe direction of the teacher and/or other school professional (i.e. BCBA,Psychologist, etc.)
  • Assists teacher with clerical duties including makingstimuli, making copies, maintaining a clean and organized classroom, preparingmaterials, and assignment scoring
  • Assists with transfers and ambulation
  • Appropriately reports changes in client status or asdirected by IHP/IEP
Minimum Requirements:
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice
  • Participation and completion of Maxim's Competency programwhen applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation)
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required
  • Computer proficiency required
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
Benefits
At Maxim Healthcare Staffing, 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 Maxim Healthcare Staffing
Maxim Healthcare Staffing has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim's commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Staffing 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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