TEACHER AIDE | $ 20.27/Hr

at Little City Foundation in Palatine, Illinois, United States

Job Description

TEACHER AIDE | $ 20.27/Hr

Job Details



Job Location

Main Campus – Therapeutic Day School – Palatine, IL

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

Bachelors Deg ED|HS|PEL

Salary Range

$20.27 – $20.27 Hourly

Travel Percentage


Job Shift

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Monday – Friday

Job Category



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PURPOSE:To assist, support, and work closely with teachers, administrators, and other team members in providing educational benefits for students.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:The list of essential duties and responsibilities, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the task to be performed. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein is such duties are a logical assignment to the position.1. When teacher is absent or out of the classroom, will be the substitute teacher.2. Provides instructional support to assigned students to implement educational programs as determined by the teacher/resource team/administrator.- Constructs/ modifies/adapts instructional materials/games/displays/learning centers.- Works with students to operate computer and supportive technology.- Supervises the student’s completion of educational activities as outlined in the IEP, observes and records data.- Maintains records and files relevant to assignment- anecdotal notes, written observations, accurate education folders.3. Implements behavioral programming as determined by team.4. Provides personal and safety assistance to students.5. Communicates and shares ideas and concerns with lead Teacher/Site Director, team/professionals.6. Actively participates in meetings as required.7. Assists with critical daily activities such as classroom transition times, mealtimes, and toileting.8. Supervises students as required in classroom, media room, cafeteria/multi-purpose room, sensory room, gym playground field trips.9. Fosters student independence.10. Works collaboratively as a member of the team.- Performs other duties as assigned.- Help to maintain a clean and organized learning environment.- Sanitize all surfaces, equipment, and classroom toys.11. Maintains American Heart Association certification in First Aid and CPR.12. Successfully completes Little City required training, re-training, and any additional training as required by Little City policies and practices, or as assigned by his or her immediate supervisor.13. Other duties as assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor’s degree required and Paraprofessional Educator License issued by the Illinois State Board of Education. It is preferred that the Bachelor’s Degree be in education, human services, or disability related field and Paraprofessional Educator License.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is subject to sitting, walking, and standing for prolonged periods; frequently grasps, lifts, holds, or feels objects; occasionally stoops, kneels, crouches, or crawls. The employee frequently is required to use manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination when working with persons served and handling office, medical, or household equipment. The employee is subject to assist and lift up to 25 pounds with varying amounts of assistance on a reoccurring basis. The employee is required to have corrected vision and hearing within normal range and the ability to operate a motor vehicle. Must have the ability to perform CPR and CPI. Occupational exposure to blood, body fluids, infectious substances, including communicable diseases when performing personal care (Category III). Occasional exposure to cleaning agents and disinfectants. School work environment with a noise level of normal to loud. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform successfully the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Disclaimer: The intent of this job description is to provide a representative level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

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Job Posting: JC241061793

Posted On: May 29, 2023

Updated On: Sep 27, 2023

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