Apr 02, 2021

Instructional Assistant

  • TrulyHired
  • Ellicott City, MD, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Position Summary

The Instructional Assistant reports to and is supervised by the Special Education Teacher under the direction of the Education Director. He/she is responsible for assisting in the implementation of each student's Individualized Education Program (lEP). The Instructional Assistant provides assistance with instruction, engages students during non-instructional activities, and monitors students while moving to and from various locations and activities. The Instructional Assistant must be able to take direction from all supervisors in implementing best practices and support students through both work tasks and limits set by supervisors. He/she must be energetic and enthusiastic, as well as, patient and understanding.

The Instructional Assistant must meet the following criteria's listed below:

Effectively and professionally communicates with:
Other school staff
Parents/Caregivers
Supervisors
Students
Behavior Management
Follow all Behavior Intervention Plans
Use a neutral tone when managing behaviors
Adhere to exclusion, seclusion, and restraint regulations & BPS
Collect required behavior data
IEP Implementation
Implement instructional plans designed by professional staff
Facilitate student learning by implementing IEP adaptations and strategies
Working with Students
Engage students during academic work
Engage students during non-academic activities
Other Duties & Responsibilities

May perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or equivalence and one (1) year of experience preferred
Must be 18 years old
Must have excellent behavior management skills and be able to redirect inappropriate behaviors quickly
Must be able to lift 80 pounds
Must be able to pass an FBI and State of MD background check. Will also be required to pass a drug test, complete a physical and a TB test
Hours: M-F 8:00a-4:00p

Linwood offers the following benefits to their employees:

Competitive Pay
Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
Prescription Drug Coverage
Employee Assistance Program
Life Insurance & Supplemental Insurance
Short Term / Long Term Disability Insurance
401k

Linwood Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 3
  • Salary: $15.60 to $15.60 Per Hour
Job Categories: Special Education > Autism
Special Education > General Special Education
Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
Instructional Support > Individual Aide
Special Education > Special Education Assistant
Equal Opportunity Employer
Linwood Center is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
Job Requirements
  • Must be at least 18 years old. Must have excellent behavior management skills and be able to redirect inappropriate behaviors quickly. Must be able to pass an FBI and State of MD background check. Will also be required to pass a drug test, complete a physical and a TB test.

    Must have experience with Verbal Behavior and Discrete Trial Instruction.

    To apply please email your resume to [email protected]

    M-F 8:00a-4:00p

    Linwood Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
  • Associate degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
Contact Information
  • Winsome Parchment, Human Resources Manager
  • 3421 Martha Bush Drive
  • Ellicott City, Maryland 21043

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