Assistant Teacher

Assistant Teachers/Paraprofessionals Longmont, Colorado


Description

Position at SESI Schools

Why Join Us

Are you looking for a new opportunity to make an impact in the lives of students? Join us at SESI Schools, where we are proving what is possible for students with unique needs. We offer

  • Competitive hourly range of $16-$20 depending on experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and 401K matching
  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $2,625
  • Continued training, mentorship, and opportunities for growth

The Opportunity

The Assistant Teacher will be responsible for working with one or more students and the teacher to deliver individualized services and supports. They will monitor student behavior, track educational progress, and communicate with parents. Additionally, they will help reinforce the curriculum provided by the teacher. Every child deserves to reach their full potential and we’re looking to hire an exceptional team member who will play an essential role in fueling student success.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Include the following. Other duties as assigned.

  • Work with students to reinforce learning of material or skill initially introduced by the teacher by assigning appropriate tasks, completing one-on-one tutorials, and implementing the SESI rotation model
  • Assist the Teacher with large group activities, correcting papers, supervising testing, guiding independent study or enrichment activities, providing accommodations and modifications as necessary
  • Utilize school’s behavior management and intervention strategies including but not limited to de-escalation techniques, crisis management, and physical restraint when necessary to maintain the safety of students and staff
  • Support and document students’ growth and progress towards academic, social, and emotional goals
  • Supervise students and ensure they are always monitored, including to and from appropriate locations within the school
  • Light lifting, walking, and/or climbing stairs may be required

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma required
  • College experience and/or Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Experience working with youth preferred

About Us

Sierra School at Main Street is a partnership with St. Vrain Valley School District. Sierra School serves students from kindergarten through age 21 in its Broad-Based Educational Services & Therapies (B.E.S.T.) Model classrooms and 1st grade through 6th grade in the Academic Rotational Model classroom. At Sierra School, we take an individualized approach to educating students with specific eligibilities, which starts with building strong foundational skills in the areas of language, visual performance, fine motor skills and gross motor skills.

Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a division of FullBloom, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation/gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  

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