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Special Education Teacher Assistant


This is a Full-time position in Kearneysville, WV posted September 22, 2022.

Special Education Teacher Assistant

At HelloHERO, we care for our children and the people who care for them. As a rapidly growing company, we are always looking for talented and passionate professionals who share our values of care, collaboration, trust, courage, and impact.

Our company is growing rapidly, and we are currently in need of a Special Education Teacher Assistant.

This is a full-time, in-person position.

Position Summary

The Special Education Teacher Assistant supports the teacher by (1) helping to supervise and accompany the assigned student(s) during activities within, and outside, the classroom, (2) aiding the teacher by working with the students in small groups/ 1:1 in various instructional and learning activities and (3) providing information regarding the students’ academic and behavioral performance to the teacher, parents, and IEP team.

What You Will Do:

Assist the teacher in maintaining student control, orderly behavior in the classroom.
Help motivate the assigned student(s); cues behaviors, refocuses the student when necessary.
Assist the assigned student(s) with instructional activities planned and developed by the teacher.
Assist the assigned student(s) with a review of teacher assignments; repeats/simplify teacher presented instructional; helps the student(s) in seatwork activities; reviews material originally presented to the student(s) by the teacher.
Ensure specialized instruction from the assigned student(s)’ Individual educational Plan (IEP) are implemented. These may include but are not limited to; student hygiene, referral to the School Nurse, behavior support plans, home-school communication, supervision during transition time, assignment book/book-bag checks.
Assist the online teacher in data collection and progress monitoring.
At the direction of the online teacher, communicate with the students’ family, classroom teacher(s), and administration observing confidentiality of the student-related issues.
Accompany the assigned student(s) upon arrival, at lunch, dismissal, on field trips, and to activities outside of the classroom as indicated in the assigned students’ IEP or when necessary.
Attend work-related meetings

What You Will Have:

High School Diploma or Equivilant
Basic computer skills and willingness to learn new technology
Possess effective interpersonal skills with the ability to interface diplomatically with teachers, administrators, parents, students, support staff, co-workers, and outside professional contacts
Possess effective communication, judgmental, planning, and human relation skills
Handle confidential information
Maintain stamina during the workday
Meet deadlines, stay organized
Sit and occasionally be required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel and crouch

Equal Opportunity Employer

The more inclusive we are, the better and broader the lives of the children we serve will be. To that end, HelloHERO genuinely seeks diversity and equal opportunity in everything we do. We are devoted to developing a company that represents a variety of viewpoints, skill sets and backgrounds where all employment decisions are made based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications.