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Teacher Assistant-School White Plains Campus

at Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center

Posted: 7/19/2020
Job Status: Full-Time/Regular
Job Reference #: 1641

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Purpose of Your Position

Provide instructional and non-instructional services to students in assigned group of infants/ toddlers, preschoolers and/or school age children under the general supervision of a certified special education teacher.

Position Functions and Responsibilities

  • Assist the special education teacher in implementing IEP and IFSP goals for each student in assigned classroom as detailed in the weekly lesson plan
  • Act in the capacity of a substitute teacher, in the absence of a classroom teacher, as per New York State Education Department regulations
  • Collaborate with classroom team in designing lesson plan activities based on knowledge of children with special needs and child development
  • Work with individual and/or small groups of students on learning goals during classroom activities as directed by the teacher and /or relates service therapists
  • Assist teacher in maintaining accurate classroom documentation (student attendance and health checks, observational record keeping for IEP/IFSP goal tracking, classroom housekeeping task, etc.)
  • Transport students to and from school; making sure they are seated securely and have all necessary adapted equipment in working order
  • Work collaboratively with classroom team to maintain an organized and safe learning environment (being aware of classroom activities and location of children at all times; anticipating and responding to individual needs of all children; ensure all equipment in working order; sanitizing toys and other equipment according to Coleman policy)
  • Carry out standards for customer service; quality improvement; professional development; environmental, safety and infection control practices; confidentiality, corporate compliance and all other John A. Coleman policies and procedures; attend all mandatory in-services to ensure regulatory compliance and best practices in working with students and their families
  • Collaborate with colleagues and leadership team in creating and implementing a school wide Professional Development Plan
  • Perform other tasks to support the operations of the school as assigned by School Administration
Required Skills

Education Requirements:

  • High school degree; Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • New York State Teacher Assistant Certification
Required Experience


  • Experience with children and/or with special needs
Job Location
White Plains, New York, United States
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