Teacher Assistant/Paraprofessional

First Children Services Fanwood , NJ 07023

Posted 2 months ago

First Children School has both FT and substitute openings for Teacher Assistants. Hours would be Monday - Friday from 8:30 - 3:30.

The Teacher Assistant will perform routine duties in caring for children with special needs in the classroom. Maintains a safe, clean physical environment. Participates, under the supervision of the teacher, in the program of education and therapy. Provides support in managing behaviors, assisting with food prep and feeding, toileting/diapering, arts/crafts, and all educational activities.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • High school diploma required. College credits or degree in Special Education preferred.

  • Previous experience working with children in a classroom setting is required.

  • Patience and the ability to work with children who have multiple disabilities.

  • Experience with Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) preferred.

  • Knowledge of American Sign Language (ASL) or interest in learning ASL a plus.

  • Ability to lift/move up to 50 lbs.

  • Pay rate is $15.50/hour

First Children Services provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


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