1:1 Paraprofessional in New York, NY at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 9/19/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Make a bigger difference

WORKING WITH US

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, best-in-class mental and behavioral health services to
over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families, to children, teens, and adults. That adds up to countless opportunities to use your skills, training, and compassion to make a difference in the lives of others.  
 

Similarly, we support our employees through benefits like, professional development opportunities and paid supervision. Some of our other benefits include:

  • 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days in addition to generous vacation days
  • Health/dental/vision plans that are subsidized up to 80%
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
  • Access to 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension.


ABOUT THE JOB
 

Through our nationally recognized Child Development Center (CDC), we offer protective, supportive and nurturing programs which help young children through those of elementary school age. Children may have a range of behavioral, developmental, and emotional difficulties.
 
The nursery provides a highly structured, small group classroom for children ages 3-5, focusing on developmental delays in communication, social responsiveness, play skills, motor development, sensory processing, and attention and learning deficits. 

The 1:1 Para Teacher Assistant is assigned to an individual student mandated by the Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) to receive 1:1 assistance/supervision throughout the school day to meet the child’s individual behavior management needs and keep them safe. 
 

TO QUALIFY

The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented professionals of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:

  • High School diploma and preschool special education experience.
  • Student in related course of study is preferred.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.



Other details

  • Job Family Direct Care [200s]
  • Job Function Paraprofessionals
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator 8869 - Day Care/Pre-School Professionals/Clerical
  • Required Education High School