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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3388820
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : November 25, 2020

Job Description

Description:  The special education teaching assistant works in an inclusive setting to support one or more students in one or more classrooms.  Teaching Assistants are trained and supported by the classroom teacher and Special Education Liaison and supervised by the Special Education Coordinator.

Job Summary: The Special Education Teaching Assistant provides social emotional and behavioral support for students during the day.  Support can be provided in whole class, small group, or one to one in all content areas.  In addition to classroom responsibilities, Teaching Assistants provide supervision at specials, recess and lunch and perform other duties assigned to them. This is a 35 hour per week position. 

Job Requirements:
-A highly motivated, self-starter who can work both independently and collaboratively
-Ability to be flexible in order to follow routines of multiple clasroom schedules
-Patience and the ability to make quick decisions when dealing with dysregulated students 
-Experience working on a team, well established communication and interpersonal skills, strong written communication skills 
-Good communication skills  
-Experience in developing and implementing behavior plans and collecting behavior data 

Application Procedure:
Please apply online: www.generalasp.com/needham/onlineapp 

Applications will be considered only when a cover letter, resume, three letters of recommendation and transcripts have been attached to your online application.

Applicants are encourged to review the Unit C contract outlining wages and working conditions on our website 

The Needham Public School System is a member of METCO, IDEAS, and the Greater Boston School Human Resources Network. Candidates who have a strong commitment to active anti-racism are encouraged to apply.

The Needham Public Schools does not discriminate against students, parents, employees or the general public on the basis of race, color, sex, homeless status, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or age. In addition to the protected classes identified and in regard to employment practices, the Needham Public Schools also does not discriminate based on genetic information, ancestry or status as a veteran.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Instructional Support > Substitute
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Needham Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Contact Information

    • Lisa Tedeschi , Executive Assistant for Human Resources
    • 1330 Highland Avenue
    • Needham, Massachusetts 02492

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