Woonsocket Education Department
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Governor Aram J. Pothier Elementary School
Woonsocket Education Department
Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Job Details
Job ID: 3893625 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: May 19, 2022 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
Follows established Individual Educational Plans to improve socially significant behaviors under the supervision of the Teacher and Building Principal/Special Education Director.

Incorporates specific educational objectives into the context of on-going activities, as appropriate
Facilitates opportunities for generalization and maintenance of skills
Communicates with students’ parents via communication log
Maintains a student notebook in a neat and orderly manner
Maintains student specific materials and reinforcers
Schedules activities as directed
Reviews progress on IEP goals
Participates in writing students’ progress reports
Updates students’ guidelines
Discusses assigned teaching area with classroom teacher to coordinate instructional efforts.
Plans, prepares, and develops various teaching aids such as bibliographies, charts, and graphs.
Presents subject matter to students, utilizing variety of methods and techniques such as lecture, discussion, and supervised role playing.
Assists students, individually or in groups, with lesson assignments to present or reinforce learning concepts.
May need assistance with toileting and lifting
Student may have behavior issues, medical conditions, work completion, elopement risks, aggression, and need de-escalation.
Reliable and consistent attendance
Help facilitate communication and social emotional skills.

Other duties as assigned.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Governor Aram J. Pothier Elementary School!

Mission Statement To provide a safe and orderly school in which teachers are prepared to instruct students to meet the highest standards in all curricula and achieve to their fullest potential.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Woonsocket Education Department 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
Be of good character; Have a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma; Completion of a Teacher Assistant Pre-Employment Training Program approved by the RI Department of Education (RIDE). Three (3) exceptions to this particular qualification: Those hired before January 1, 1999 Those with certification as a TA in another state, Those with an associates degree or bachelors degree AND who have completed coursework or other training consistent with the teacher assistant program standards. It is a district's decision whether coursework or other training is consistent with the teacher assistant program standards. Meet one (1) of the following requirements: Successfully pass the ParaPro Assessment. OR Complete at least 2 years of study at an institution of higher education OR Obtain an associates or higher degree. Reliable and consistent prompt attendance for 180 contracted work days
  • Associate degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
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    Contact Information
    Michelle Dargon, Director of Human Resources and Labor Relations
    108 High Street
    Woonsocket, Rhode Island 02895
    Phone: 401-767-4600
    Email: mdargon@woonsocketschools.com