Education Aide

Best Point

Education Aide
Full Time/Cincinnati, OH, US

We are currently hiring for the 2022-2023 school year! 

Objective:Responsible for providing direct student support in an educational environment. Supports the classroom teacher in establishing an environment that promotes the students’ individualized academic and behavioral growth.

Program Availability: Upper School & Lower School

*Full Benefits Package*

Primary Responsibilities:

Administration 

Participates as a member of a treatment team in planning individualized approaches for each child and familiarizes self with the student’s case record.
Completes all assigned paperwork such as, but not limited to strategy sheets, assessments, incident and restraint reports, and monthly motivation reviews and Progress Tracker. 
Supports teachers by assisting with noted assessments and contributing to student’s documentation such as but not limited to IEPs, Functional Behavior Assessments, and Behavior Plans.  
Provides support to teachers in the preparation of materials for lesson plan implementation.
Internal and External Collaboration 

Actively participates in daily debriefings and student meetings, and staff or program meetings as scheduled.
Supports Teaching staff by working closely with them to promote a safe and professional environment. 
Collaborate with classroom teacher in the development and implementation of daily lesson plan.
Direct Client Service 

Participates in the development of each student’s individual treatment plan and strategy sheet. Ensures implementation as prescribed by treatment plan and strategy sheet. .
Provides classroom support to students through individualized/small group educational and behavioral assistance. Demonstrates support for students through 1:1 rapport building and TFM interactions throughout the students’ school day.  
Supports the classroom teacher in the implementation of instructional plans for students.
Quality Assurance and Effectiveness 

Participates in adjusting clients’ behavior plans as needed to maximize progress.
Uses student assessment data and other student resources to support individualized behavior plans. 
Performs all levels of crisis intervention including de-escalation strategies, life space interview, seclusion, and physical restraints in emergency situations only. 

 

Reporting Relationships:

Reports to: Associate Principal

 

Minimum Education, Experience and Other Skill Requirements:

This position requires an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university (or equivalent combination of education and experience).  Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Experience working with children with behavioral difficulties preferred.  A valid driver’s license is required. Must possess minimum technical skills including familiarity with Microsoft Windows and ability to use standard Microsoft Office applications.

 Work Environment:

Exposed to a combination of office, school, and mental health treatment environments.  Exposed to children with behavior problems.  May be exposed to shouting and clients who may be verbally and physically aggressive. 

 Physical demands:

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, and lift up to 50 pounds.  Must be capable of sustained exertion and be able to participate in the physical restraint techniques and exercises required to ensure safety of clients at all times.   

Culture:

Best Point Education & Behavioral Health is Greater Cincinnati’s most prolific non-profit specializing in education, behavioral and therapeutic health services and autism services for vulnerable, at-risk youth, their families, and caregivers.

Best Point Education & Behavioral Health is proud to embrace our ideals of an equal opportunity workplace by actions as well as our words. We lead our community with respect and tolerance, internally and externally, and we expect our employees to embrace this ideal and express it in their day-to-day interactions.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against, based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

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