July 20, 2011

Substitute One to One Aide

Location: CA - South Pasadena
Job Code: IRL63
# of Openings: 1

Description

Start Here…..with a Career in Special Education!

One to One Special Education Aide (Pasadena, CA)

About Us: The Westmoreland Academy – Non-Public School, offers a unique specialty program for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) based on the belief that extraordinary students require an extraordinary program. At Westmoreland Academy, we recognize that people with Autism Spectrum Disorders are, by their very nature, unique. That is why our educators, clinicians, and administrators approach each student's educational programming with creativity, flexibility and expertise. The Institute for the Redesign of Learning (IRL) - Westmoreland Academy provides educational programs for students that integrate academics, life skills, self-management and social skills while successfully restoring the capacity of thousands of children, adults, caregivers and educators to become competent, caring, and contributing members of society.

Description:
We are currently seeking proactive and positive Full-time and Substitute Special Education classroom aides to provide 1:1 support for our students.. This position supports students ages 5-22. This individual will be responsible for carrying out daily academic activities as assigned by the Teacher Specialist, collecting data, implementing behavior support plans and Crisis Intervention as necessary. The hours for this position are 8am to 2:30pm. This position may require aides to accompany students on the bus for up to 5 days per week either AM or PM routes for an additional 2 hours per day.

Requirements:

-Must posses a minimum of 60 units of college education and or an Associates/Bachelor's Degree towards child development, education, psychology, or related fields
-Some experience in special education is desirable but not necessary


-Will be required to take our CPI (Crisis Intervention) training course in addition to a mandatory 10 week graduate level training program

-Willingness to work with students who have aggressive behaviors

-Willingness to work with students who need bathroom/hygiene support

Growth:

Westmoreland Academy has an exceptional track record of mentoring classroom aides into teaching assistants and teaching positions. Currently, all Westmoreland Academy teachers began as classroom aides and with our help and support, successfully graduated from Teacher Credentialing Programs. We promote and support all professional development and career growth.

Please submit your resume to the following Career Agent:
Greg Cohen 

gcohen@tesidea.com

Fax: 626-240-0078

 





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