1:1 TEACHING ASSISTANT FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED PRESCHOOL STUDENT


Menotomy Preschool
Arlington Public Schools
Arlington, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 2887313 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: January 30, 2018 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
The Arlington Public Schools is looking for a teaching assistant to work 1:1 with a visually impaired student in our preschool. This position will include assisting the student in the classroom and include some braille translation. The teaching assistant will generally support the student in navigating the school.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1


Welcome to Menotomy Preschool!

Menotomy Preschool is a non-profit preschool program under the Early Childhood Special Education Department at Arlington High School. MPS is a laboratory preschool that serves not only as a professional integrated preschool, but also as a work related training experience for high school students studying the field of Early Childhood Education. MPS teachers have Master’s level General and Special Education certifications through the Massachusetts DESE. Supporting the teachers are highly qualified Teaching Assistants and Special Education Related Service Providers.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Arlington 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, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
All employees must undergo a criminal background check - CORI and Fingerprinting - prior to beginning work.
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Joyce Schlenger, Early Childhood Coordinator
    869 Massachusetts Ave
    Arlington, Massachusetts 02476
    Phone: (781) 316-3593
    Email: jschlenger@arlington.k12.ma.us