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Program Assistant at The Chimes, Inc. in Baltimore, Maryland

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Join Chimes - and go further to help others go far! Chimes is a not-for-profit organization that assists people with intellectual and behavioral challenges to achieve their fullest potential.Our vast array of services - educational, employment, vocational, residential, habilitative and behavioral health - are delivered through a network of national and international affiliates. This allows us to take a comprehensive, holistic approach to improving the lives of every person we serve - those who receive and those who reap the benefits of our innovative, responsive solutions.PRIMARY JOB FUNCTION(S):


  • Supervises the activity of an individual student, or a group of students, under the direction of the teacher in the assigned classroom.
  • Assists in the implementation of the student's IEP.
  • Implements student Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP), Medical Protocol, and/or Sensory Diet, as stated in the student's (IEP) Individual Education Plan.
  • Participates in school-wide vocational programs, including on and off-campus work experiences as stated in the student's IEP.
  • Interacts with students in a manner congruent with chronological age and developmental level.
  • Assures that safety rules are observed and guards against accidental injury.
  • Uses appropriate behavior management strategies and techniques.
  • At the discretion of the supervising teacher, participate in parent meetings, Team Share Meetings, and Pre-IEP Meetings, providing feedback on student progress and achievements/observations.
  • Exhibits flexibility and enthusiasm in performing assigned duties.
  • Exhibits ability and willingness to perform functions of daily living, including feeding, toileting, and personal hygiene functions.
  • Exhibits ability and willingness to utilize approved/behavior management techniques, including physical intervention when required.
  • Maintains assigned records, data collection, and behavioral logs with accuracy and within required timelines.
  • Uses technology for the completion of specified job duties.
  • Attends work regularly according to assigned work schedule and in accordance with Agency policy.
  • Attends and participates in in-service training, staff meetings and other activities to facilitate professional development.
  • Works cooperatively with others including all staff, supervisors, administrators, co-workers, individuals served, community professionals, customers, vendors, and the public.
  • Assumes other duties, responsibilities, and special projects as needed.

SECONDARY FUNCTION(S):

  • Shares responsibility for securing routine maintenance of Agency vehicles.
  • Assists the Teacher in maintaining an attractive, orderly classroom.
  • May have the opportunity to plan and implement extra-curricular activities for a small group of students, under the direction of the Supervising Teacher.
  • Works cooperatively and effectively with Agency volunteers maximizing the volunteers' experience while meeting the needs of the people served and the programs.

REQUIREMENTS:EDUCATION: An Associate of Arts degree in an appropriate field of study, or 45 related credits, or successful completion of the Para Pro AssessmentEXPERIENCE: Training or supervised experience in the care and instruction of children. Works as part of a team. NOTE: At the discretion of the Personnel Officer, additional related experience and/or education may be substituted in place of the requirements specified above under Education and Experience.What's in it for you? Total Rewards (For Full-Time Employees = >30 hours/week):

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement options
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health, Dependent, and Transportation)
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan (with Employer Match)
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Employee Referral Bonus opportunities
  • Discounts through "Tickets at Work"
  • Discounts on Verizon mobile service
  • And More!

Want to learn more?To learn more about Chimes, and how you can achieve personal and professional growth within a purpose-driven organization, visit us at: https://chimes.org/Careers.#tcs443





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