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Teacher Assistant (New Lenox, IL)
Location: New Lenox, IL
Program: Trinity School
Description: Trinity School is currently looking for fun energetic people to work with students with disabilities. This is a full time position and works all year round excluding school breaks. The School Program serves children aged 4-21 of whom the mainstream school system is unable to serve. The children in the School Program have a developmental disability, such as mental retardation, autism, or behavioral challenges. It is the School's purpose to develop the children's potential so that they may be able to function as independently as possible in the community. Even though they are unable to participate in the mainstream school system, becoming part of mainstream society is always the goal.
Schedule/Shift: M-F 8:30am-3:00pm
Salary Range: $10.50/hr
Responsibilities: Responsibilities include implementing the goals and objectives for each student, being a part of the clinical team, and learning basic principles of behavior analysis.
Minimum Qualifications: All applicants must have: 1. A paraprofessional certificate or eligible for certification (see ISBE website for requirements). 2. 60 college credits and the ability to produce an official transcript. 3. A valid driver’s license. 4. Other abilities include: balancing, pulling, pushing, standing, climbing, grasping, stooping, crouching, crawling, kneeling, reaching, lifting, repetitive motion, pushing wheelchairs, and lifting up to 40 pounds.
Contact Information: Jillian Newstat, (815) 485-6197, email@example.com