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ARC GLOW - Administrative Office South Teachers Aide Summer in Mount Morris, New York

Imagine a place that understands that you want to make a difference in peoples lives and then gives you the tools to do so. No one will tell you that these jobs are always going to be easy, but the people we support, their families and your colleagues will be the best community that you can be a part of while still calling it work. Our employees call it Arc GLOW. We are a not-for-profit organization offering services to individuals with disabilities and their families in Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming and Livingston counties. If you are looking to make an impact in someones life every day this might be the opportunity for you. Primary Functions: -Works under the leadership and guidance of the special education teacher in providing direct educational services for preschool children. -Actively support the use of developmentally appropriate practices, as defined by the National Association of the Education of Young Children while providing services to children. Essential Job Functions: -Interacts with children in a developmentally appropriate manner. -Assists teacher in maintaining daily records, materials, and notes to and from parents. -Assists teacher in daily activities, preparation and teaches large and small group lessons under Teacher supervision. -Creates instructional materials for classroom use. -Shares in clerical work such as copying materials, etc. -Maintains organization of classroom materials. -Fosters a positive learning environment in which the children can acquire positive self-image guiding them toward independence. Marginal Hob Functions: -Participate in weekly staffings to share behavioral observations and provide comprehensive services to the children. -Performs other related duties as assigned by teacher or education supervisor. -Attends all staff meeting. Physical & Mental Requirements: -Interacts with young children. -Strong organization skills. -Ability to lift 40 - 60 pounds. -Able to follow directions. Position Prerequisites: Education-High School Diploma or equivalent. Experience-Experience working with young children and/or handicapped children.