School Aide/Paraprofessional/ Student Assistant (Soaring Heights School) at Pyramid Healthcare Inc. in Clearfield, Pennsylvania

Posted in General Business 14 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Responsibilities include:

• Implements, models, and assists staff and caregivers with implementation of Positive Behavior Support Plans and Individual Treatment Plans, as designed by Behavioral Specialists, located in school, home or community settings as specified in the individual plan.

• Collects student data

• Completes daily required documentation

• Supports student development of various behavioral and emotional skills as specified in the PBSP

• Assists caregivers and staff with addressing therapeutic needs of the student

• Implements Positive Behavior Support Plans and ABA-based interventions.

• Collects, enters, and graphs ABA data. Compiles and/or gathers, and organizes all data for monthly progress review.

• Model the values and ethical guidelines set forth by Soaring Heights Schools.

• Participate in supervision sessions.

• Maintains open and effective communications with colleagues, supervisors, support staff and when appropriate outside agencies.

• Assist with or implement transition programming in the school or community settings.

• Assist school personnel (director, administrative assistant, teacher, teacher assistant, etc) or student to arrange the school’s environment to best meet the student’s physical and psychological needs.

• Assist school personnel with creating, copying, grading of classroom and student materials.

• Assist with proper crisis intervention and prevention techniques and complete appropriate forms.

• Perform Personal Care duties with toileting, eating and grooming activities when necessary.

• Communicate to the teacher learning issues that a student(s) may be experiencing with assigned tasks.

• Participates in crisis intervention and prevention techniques and complete appropriate forms

• Maintains open and effective communication with colleagues, supervisors, support staff and, when appropriate, outside agencies

• Monitors students appropriately

• Presents a positive and nurturing attitude

• Demonstrates creativity and flexibility with the daily routine of the school day

• Continuously meets supervision and training requirements set forth by SHS, PDE and DHS • Assists with any other needs throughout the building (van duty, driving, laundry, cleaning, dietary, etc )

• Participates in in-service trainings and professional development

• Performs specific RBT responsibilities as assigned and permitted, based on training experience and competency

• Performs other related duties as assigned

Principal Results Expected: (What performance goals do you expect for this position)

Help to develop and maintain a strong education program. Work collaboratively with other staff to meet the needs of those served. Complete required training and mandatory training hours.

Profile: (Knowledge/Professional/Technical Competencies)

Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills, Knowledge of Release of Information and Confidentiality, Knowledge of ASD assessments and Applied Behavioral Analysis, Ability to demonstrate professionalism in a variety of environments

Pyramid CORE Values:

We are committed and proud to live our CORE values and use them to inspire those around us. Our employees are expected to align with these values, behaviors and standards. We are held accountable for upholding these CORE Values: INTEGRITY is striving to be honest, transparent and ethical when dealing with clients, staff and the community. DEDICATION is demonstrating an unwavering commitment to always provide exceptional care and support to those we serve is needed daily. COLLABORATION is a steadfast, team-focused approach; working together to achieve excellence. PASSION is genuine, compelling and relentless desire to improve lives and support Pyramid Healthcare’s mission.

Requirements

 

Education, Experience:

High School Diploma, 18 years of age or older, 2 or more years’ experience working with children in an educational, hospital or home setting.

Technical Competencies:

Capable of role modeling to the clients. Staff able to work together to effectively meet the needs of the clients. Maintains positive relationship with school personnel, students and families. Completes required trainings and mandatory training hours. Participate in team meetings. Must possess a working knowledge of educational and office technology, including but not limited to email, voicemail, standard office software for word processing, databases and spreadsheets. Good communication skills. Valid Driver’s License.

Job-related Behavioral Characteristics:

Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to problem solve by gathering and analyzing information, working well in an individual/group problem solving situation and showing initiative in problem solving. Maintains professionalism and does not show favoritism. Maintains consistency with clients, staff, visitors and the public. Ability to handle a crisis situation and react appropriately. Flexibility and be able to adapt to various situations. Ability to make decisions in an objective and ethical manner.

Benefits


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Paid Time Off

  • Life Insurance

  • Extended Illness Days

  • 401k with Company Match

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee Recognition Programs


EOE





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