Paraprofessional

Gages Lake, Illinois

Category: Schools

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 795400

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 17 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $700 / Week

Posted Date: 6/11/2024

Gages Lake, Illinois

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Schools

Contract Duration: 17 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $700 / Week

Job ID: 795400

Posted Date: 6/11/2024

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$19 – $25 / hr

The School Aide is an individual who works with students requiring instructional, and/or behavioral assistance under the supervision of the special education department and/or supervising designee.  The School Aide may also provide support services to assist students with personal, physical mobility and therapeutic care needs, as established by a rehabilitation health practitioner, social worker or other health care professional. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follows through with IEP objectives including math, reading, speech, independent skills, and managing behavioral deficits and excesses, one on one or as a general classroom aide
  • Facilitates teacher-directed learning activities including lesson plans, worksheets, reinforcement systems, small groups, social games, and work assistance    
  • Assists students when included in general education classes
  • Communicates pertinent information to teachers
  • Accompanies students during recess and lunch periods, along with community experiences
  • Strictly adheres to confidentiality requirements regarding all matters pertaining to students, parents, parent communications, and/or classroom activities. (Note: Unless instructed otherwise by supervising teacher, all parent communication is the responsibility of certified personnel)
  • Assists with activities of prescribed programs including those written by related service personnel such as PT, OT and SLP
  • Assists students in the development of independent skills through self-care activities such as toileting, clothing routines, feeding and personal hygiene
  • May be asked to assist in behavior management techniques at the direction of the teacher and/or other school professional (i.e. BCBA, Psychologist, etc.)
  • Assists teacher with clerical duties including making stimuli, making copies, maintaining a clean and organized classroom, preparing materials, and assignment scoring
  • Assists with transfers and ambulation
  • Appropriately reports changes in client status or as directed by IHP/IEP

Minimum Requirements:

  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program when applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Please note thatthis pay range represents a good faith estimate of the compensation that willbe offered for this position based on the circumstances. The actual pay offeredto a successful candidate will take into account a wide range of factors, includingbut not limited to location, experience, and other variable factors.

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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