LIFESPAN

Teacher Assistant-PT (421)
Location: Statesville


Position Description
Job Summary
Under general supervision, the primary purpose of this position is to assist the teacher in implementing daily activities for students.

Minimum Requirements
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. One year experience in a child care setting or working with special education students preferred. North Carolina Early Childhood Credentials; OR must be enrolled and successfully acquire NC EC credentials within 6 months of hire.

Other Skills and Abilities
Written and verbal communication skills are required. Ability to work well with others. Ability to responsibly and confidentially handle sensitive student information.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

Assist the teacher in implementing daily activities for special education students to meet IFSP/IEP goals.

Assist with the daily activities of students, providing a safe, positive and stimulating learning environment.

Perform various routine procedures such as positioning, diapering and feeding the students.

Perform administrative duties as assigned.

Ensure that the students are engaged and supervised at all times; interact with the students with eye contact, smile, handshake, pat on the back, etc. in a positive, polite and respectful way.

Communicate professionally with all students, parents, visitors, coworkers, care coordinators, etc.


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