Lead Teaching Assistant

Center for Disability Services

  • Queensbury, NY
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 1 month ago
Description

The Center for Disability Services offers hope, innovation and achievement to the people we support.

For 75 years, we have been one of upstate New York’s largest providers of programs and services for individuals who have disabilities. Many of the innovative programs and vital services that we offer are not available elsewhere.

Lead Teaching Assistant (Internal Applicants Only)

The Lead Teaching Assistant contributes to the mission of the Center for Disability Services and Children’s Services division by taking a lead role in assisting the teacher and therapists with carrying out activities designed to address goals as outlined in the students’ Individualized Educational Programs (IEP’s). The duties may include, but are not limited to; leading a classroom in the teacher’s absence, entering IEP Direct data, daily classroom preparation, as well as all other Teaching Assistant responsibilities.

Education Required:

High School diploma or equivalent

Specialized training, license, certification, skills: Current New York State Teaching Assistant

Certification

Experience Required:

At least 2 years of job related experience, specifically in working with children or individuals with disabilities

Responsibilities:
  • Assist the teacher with activities designed to address student’s needs as outlined on their Individualized Education Plans (IEPs).
  • Duties may include preparing classroom materials, direct instruction of students, and custodial care of students.
At The Center for Disability Services, we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees and the people we support. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any protected class of job applicant or employee in our employment practices

Center for Disability Services