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Classroom Assistant - Sand Hill School

Company: Children's Health Council
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Could this be you?Do you like to work in an environment where we live our mission?Do you value celebrating our differences and learning from them?Are you passionate about the work you do?Do you like the flexibility of being able to work onsite and remotely?Do you value collaboration?Are you looking to be empowered as a professional to help us grow as an organizational community?Are you a skilled cross-cultural communicator, helping cultivate a place of acceptance?Do you value cross-cultural competence and communication with individuals, teams, and systems within our organization?At Children's Health Council, we believe in the promise and potential of every child, teen, and young adult. Our mission is to transform young lives by providing culturally responsive best-in-class learning and mental health services to families from diverse backgrounds regardless of language, location, or ability to pay. We specialize in ADHD, Learning Differences, Anxiety & Depression, and Autism. Our strategic priorities include: Being people first and empowering our workforce, creating systems built on equity, access, and inclusion, elevating technology, and strengthening our community partnerships.Under the supervision of the either Lower School or Middle School Division Director, the Classroom Assistant position requires that the individual assist the classroom teacher in teaching lessons to individuals or small groups of students with learning challenges, work with individual students who are reluctant participants, and supervise non-academic periods.Responsibilities:Assist the classroom teacher in presenting lessons as requested by the teacher.Deliver individual or small group instruction to students who need extra assistance.In conjunction with the teacher, prepare materials, exercises, and assignments.Attend and participate in weekly staff meetings.Attend special education instructional training seminars.Participate in supervising students during class transitions and other non-academic times.Performs other related duties as required and assigned.Ensure that school policies and procedures are carried out.Adheres to policies and practices in the Sand Hill staff Handbook.Ensure the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Law is adhered to.Protects the confidentiality of client/student and familiesPunctuality and regular attendance are mandatoryQualifications:At least two years of experience in a field related to childcare preferably with special needs childrenB.A. in either education or a related fieldPrevious experience in child supervision is necessary.Experience with special education students with learning challenges is preferred.Knowledge of and experience with children who have learning disabilities.Ability to work on an interdisciplinary team.Knowledge of basic computer skills in order to communicate via email and to prepare assignmentsCompetitive Benefits:We value our employees' time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation and an attractive and extensive benefits package for employees working at least .75 FTE or greater, including:Medical, dental and vision benefits401(k)Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending AccountsTraining and developmentEducational reimbursementAdoption assistanceLife and personal accident insuranceShort and long-term disability coverageFree continuing education classes offered on-sitePaid sick leavePaid vacation14-16 paid holidays each yearWe work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning, and culture.

Keywords: Children's Health Council, Palo Alto , Classroom Assistant - Sand Hill School, Other , Palo Alto, California

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