Aug 31, 2020

1:1 Instructional Assistant

  • TrulyHired
  • Sharon, MA, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

Sharon Public Schools is seeking an elementary Instructional Assistant to support an individual student in all curriculum areas as well as social emotional learning. Strong oral and written communication is required. The successful Instructional Assistant applicant will have experience working with elementary students and preferably experience with ABA (applied behavior analysis). All work is under the direction and supervision of the Special Education Teacher and Building Principal / Assistant Principal.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
Job Category: Instructional Support > Individual Aide
Location Description
About the Town of Sharon:
Sharon, MA is located 22 miles midway between Boston and Providence, it has access to Boston and Providence via MBTA commuter trains, and to New York City and Washington, D.C., via Amtrak trains at nearby Route 128 station. Its population of 18,000--32 percent are children under 19, 56 percent are adults 25-64 years, and 10 percent are seniors over 65--lives mostly in single-family houses ranging from relatively modest ranches to luxury properties. Many town residents have second- and third-generation family roots in Sharon, but the town is also notable for its diversity and openness to newcomers. An Interfaith Clergy Council and an "Affirming Diversity" group foster cooperative understanding among several varieties of Christian and Jewish congregations, an Islamic mosque, and a Unitarian church as well as adherents of Eastern religions, and the group sponsors an annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration.

The Sharon School Department oversees a high school, a middle school, and three elementary schools, all of which are committed to excellence in educating students. Sharon High School sends 96% of its graduating seniors on to institutions of higher learning.

Beauty and diversity are the key words for Sharon, an attractive community among its neighbors Canton, Norwood, Walpole, Foxboro, Stoughton, Mansfield, and Easton.

Sharon Public Schools Mission Statement:
The Sharon Public Schools, in partnership with the community, has as its mission the responsibility to prepare students to live in a rapidly changing society. Together we will provide an environment that maximizes the student's academic, artistic, social, emotional and physical development. This atmosphere will encourage each individual to develop the skills and sensitivity for living effectively and responsibly.

East Elementary School Guiding Principles:
At East Elementary School, we strive to make our environment one that:
Provides challenging and stimulating educational experiences for all students to achieve their bestFosters self-reliance, independence and self-esteem through positive accomplishmentsEncourages students to collaborate and work cooperativelyIs caring and nurturing and is conducive to learningEncourages collaboration, communication and partnerships among the home, school and communityEncourages everyone to take risks and supports those effortsSupports students in making decisions and in taking responsibility for their learningFosters appreciation and mutual respect among students, teachers, staff and parentsRecognizes and responds to different learning styles, individual needs and interests through the use of a variety of instructional strategiesDemonstrates a commitment to ongoing professional development for continuous improvementFosters a love of learning and inquisitiveness about the worldProvides opportunities for students to evaluate their own learning and set goalsSets high standards and clear expectations for learning and social interactionsEmphasizes connections and applications in learning across disciplines and to the world beyond the school Learn more about us...

Equal Opportunity Employer
The Sharon Public School system does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, or sexual orientation.
Job Requirements
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
Application Questions
There are no application questions required for this job posting.
Contact Information
  • Cheryl Carlson, Assistant Principal - East
  • 45 Wilshire Drive
  • Sharon, Massachusetts 02067
  • Phone: 781-784-1551
  • Fax: 781-784-7403
  • Email: click here

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