Kennedy Krieger Institute

  • INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT

    Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore
    Department
    Center for Autism and Related Disorders
    ID
    4096
    Pos. Category
    Administrative and Office Support
    Job Location : Street
    3901 Greenspring Avenue
    # of Hours
    40
  • Overview

    JOB ID:  4096

     

    the Instructional Assistant I will perform duties that are instructional in nature and will deliver services to students in a classroom setting under daily direction of an early intervention teacher. This staff member will interact daily with children, encourage language, social, and self-regulatory development. The incumbent will collect progress and treatment response data; organize the classroom; prepare teaching materials; and assist with parent communication and training.

    Responsibilities

    1. Carry out instructional programs in accordance with the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP), Individualized Education Program (IEP), Office of Child Care (OCC), and Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD).
    2. Understand and integrate IFSP and IEP goals where appropriate.
    3. Prepare instructional materials for the classroom.
    4. Follow classroom routines as outlined by teacher.
    5. Utilize effective behavior management strategies.
    6. Provide for basic care needs of students during groups and parent meetings.
    7. Assist in data management functions to include data collection and data entry.
    8. Participate in parent awareness and training activities.
    9. Prepare and lead specified activities during groups.
    10. Clean, organize, and maintain the classroom.

    Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    • Must meet the Office of Child Care requirements to include completion of the 90-hour Child Care Certificate and 45-hour Infant/Toddler Certificate according to the timeline established by the department.

     

    EDUCATION:

    • High School diploma or equivalent required.
    • College equivalent coursework in Education, Psychology, or related field preferred.

     


    EXPERIENCE:

    • Experience providing child care in an approved setting preferred.
    • Experience as a paraprofessional in a classroom or with special needs population desirable.

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