Jan 13, 2024

Teacher Assistant, Special Education (Job Coach)

  • TrulyHired
  • Potomac Falls, VA, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Job Overview

A job coach is a teacher assistant position that requires specialized skills and training.

Roles and Resonsbilities

Job coaches provide short-term support to students who are learning new jobs in the school or in the community.
  • Assists in setting work plans for students including accommodations, scheduling, transportation, and task analysis
  • Provides direct support and systematic training to students working in the community; assists in travel training
  • Collects data on student progress in the work environment; assists in the social integration of students in the workplace
  • Trains students to the level of independence and fades support on the job
  • May support students from other schools when necessary
  • Performs related work as required
  • Applicants must have excellent communication and decision-making skills and be comfortable working in the community
  • Graduation from high school, supplemented by course work in child development or STEM related field, and experience working with children; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that would provide the following knowledge, abilities, and skills:
    • Knowledge of student behavior as applied to children; of the language, culture, and other characteristics of the families whose children are enrolled in Loudoun County Public Schools
    • Ability to work effectively with children; to carry out designated instructional assignments properly; to note and record student behavior; to supervise student behavior and learning activities; to perform general clerical work
    • Performs related work as required
Reports To: Principal

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Months/Days/Hours: 10 Months/184 Days/7 Hours

Salary Level: Universal 4

Salary Scale: https://www.lcps.org/compensation

Salary Range: $19.40 - $20.61

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