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Teacher Aide - Academic Classroom Staff

at Catholic Health Services of Long Island

Posted: 6/5/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 100010927

Job Description

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Academic Classroom Staff

Port Jefferson, NY
51 Terryville Road Port Jefferson Sta, NY 11776

Full Time

Day shift

Monday - Friday 7am-3pm

Maryhaven is a nonprofit, Long Island based agency committed to helping persons with special needs including intellectual disabilities, mental health issues, physical disabilities, and/or substance abuse/dependence issues to realize their full potential. The agency's purpose is to establish, maintain and operate progressive programs and services which are residential, educational, vocational, and rehabilitative in nature. The ideal goal is the attainment of normalization, in all aspects of life, for each individual we support.

Responsibilities will include:

Classroom staff is comprised of a teacher, an assistant, and/or classroom aides. The teacher's aide is part of a team that delivers educational services including academic, vocational, social, emotional and independent living skills instruction. The teacher aide supports and complements the teacher and teacher assistant in the implementation of daily activities. Works under the direction of the classroom teacher, and in the absence of the teacher under the direction of the substitute teacher or teacher assistant.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma and/or equivalent required.
  • At least 1 year experience with multiply handicapped population preferred.
  • Valid NYS driver's license desired.

We offer extensive paid orientation training. At Maryhaven, which is part of Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future. Due to our extensive network of programs and services, the opportunities for career growth are significant. Come enjoy working with others as you chart your own course for the future!