KiDA (Kids Institute for Development & Advancement)
Application Deadline: 11/30/2015 11:55 PM Pacific
A non-public school in Irvine is looking for an experienced, energetic, and caring Instructional Assistant in the classroom from Monday to Friday, from 8:00am to 3:00pm. We are a center of excellence serving children with autism and other developmental delays, and approach children’s needs both individually and as part of dynamic multi-disciplinary teams which include licensed experts in speech, behavioral, and occupational therapy. We provide professional development for our therapists with ongoing support as well as a high degree of responsibility with room for growth. Responsibilities: • Implement behavior management; • Document and collect data on all sessions and provide daily assessments and progress; • Assist with toileting and mealtimes; • Develop instructional materials; • Maintain client files and treatment logs in an organized manner and provide appropriate documentation to interdisciplinary team; • Communicate with the lead teacher regarding any problems or changes in programs; and • Attend and participate in meetings as required (team, staff, and IEP meetings). Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree required; • Minimum 1 year of experience working with Autism diagnosis or ADHD; • Experience working with children and ability to be patient; • Professional, positive attitude and appearance; • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills; • Reliable, trustworthy, ethical and resourceful; • Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; and • Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment. Compensation: • We offer competitive wages, depending on the candidate’s qualifications.