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Lower Pioneer Valley Educational Collabo Classroom Assistant in West Springfield, Massachusetts

CLASSROOM ASSISTANT Lower Pioneer Valley Educational Collaborative West Springfield, Massachusetts Job Details Job ID: 4214847 Starting Date: July 6, 2023 Job Description The Lower Pioneer Valley Educational Collaborative has an opening for a Classroom Assistant. We are are growing and looking for a Classroom Assistant for our Special Education Program. This position is a full-time, school-year position with a start date of July 6. General Information: To perform instructional and non-teaching duties assigned by and under the direction of the classroom teacher. Duties may include but are not limited to: helping students with assignment. Supervising individuals and groups. Assisting on field trips. Assisting with preparing and duplicating educational materials and with attendance and other record-keeping. Assisting in managing behavior problems including implementation of behavior intervention plans; or other duties to assist in maintaining the classroom. Position Type: Full-time Positions Available: 1 Job Categories : Classroom Teacher \> Alternative Learning Environment Special Education \> Alternative Learning Environment Equal Opportunity Employer Lower Pioneer Valley Educational Collaborative is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation. Job Requirements Highly Qualified Status or willing to achieve Highly Qualified Status. Experience working with students with special needs, especially autism. Ability to be restraint trained and willing to restrain on a daily basis if needed. Knowledge of applied behavior analysis, activities of daily living, augmentative and alternative communication, behavior management, discrete trial teaching, and data collection. Ability to assist students with all academic course work at the elementary to high school level. Must be able to provide physical assistance to students and may be required to lift up to 50 lbs. Registered Behavior Technician preferred. High School/Trade School degree preferred Citizenship, residency or work visa required Contact Information Christine Brassil , Director Human Resources 174 Brush Hill Avenue West Springfield, Massachusetts 01089 Phone: 413-735-2200 Fax: 413-735-2280