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Early Childhood Aide (Sub)

Company: Developmental Disabilities Institute
Location: Medford
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Overview

Developmental Disabilities Institute, DDI, is one of the largest providers of care to children and adults with Autism, developmental disabilities and other special needs. DDI has been a part of Long Island for over 50 years serving over 1,500 children and adults with Autism, other developmental disabilities and special needs. DDI provides innovative and expansive services to our population through various educational settings, residential services, day habilitation programs and vocational services.

Working in DDI's Early Childhood Services division the Early Childhood Aide works along side the Special Education Teacher and Assistants as part of the interdisciplinary team. Working in the classroom the early Childhood Aide works with children with developmental disabilities on a variety of age appropriate educational goals.

Responsibilities

+ Set up and maintain classroom materials and supplies

+ Assist with bussing at arrival and dismissal

+ Follow lead of classroom teacher

+ Implement outlined behavior treatment plans

+ Supervise children during classroom activities

+ Demonstrate knowledge of outlined curriculum and IFSP/IEP goals

+ Assist children in all daily living activities

+ Work collaboratively with classroom staff and team members

+ Other duties as assigned

Essential Functions

+ Must be able to modify the area to secure the safety of children

+ Ability to move/transport a child weighing up to 30 pounds to a height of 3 feet to place child on changing table

+ Must be able to move quickly after a child up to 200 feet to prevent elopement

+ Must be able to position self or maneuver classroom to facilitate student instruction in classroom and playground environment

+ Must have ability to follow oral and written directions and detect/respond to fire alarms

+ Must be able to ascend and descend stairs with railing

Qualifications

+ High School Diploma required

Keywords: Developmental Disabilities Institute, Westport , Early Childhood Aide (Sub), Other , Medford, Connecticut

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