Instructional Aide – Education Center Sewickley

The Watson Institute is hiring full-time Instructional Aides at the Education Center Sewickley.

Responsibilities:

  • Instructional Planning – review activities, organize materials
  • Instructional Management – manage activities, implement review procedures, implement monitoring procedures
  • Organizational skills – relate to students, use effective interpersonal skills, participate effectively as a transdisciplinary team member, document activities, contribute to the smooth operation of the Education Center, adhere to safety and health procedures
  • Skill Development – participate actively in the supervisory process, engage in skill development activities
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Bachelor of science/arts preferred
  • Three years experience working with children with disabilities
  • Supervise students during emergency drills, play periods and community based instruction
  • Be able to keep up with running children and/or lift, position or assist with lifting students
  • The essential functions of the job require the ability to exert moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of bending, stooping, squatting, reaching, kneeling, crouching and brisk walking, and which may involve lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and material of moderate weight (40 pounds).
  • Ability to physically restrain students for their safety and the safety of others
  • Current PA Acts 34, 114 and 151 Clearances required
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