Merakey is currently seeking a Classroom Aide in our Fort Worth, TX location.
The Classroom Aide is a school employee who works under the direction of a certified staff member to support and assist in providing instructional programs and services to children with disabilities or eligible young children. The support and assistance include one-on-one, or group review of material taught by certificated staff, classroom management, and implementation of positive behavioral support plans.
JOB DETAILS Support and assist all students in classroom. Prepare lesson materials, bulletin board displays, exhibits, equipment, etc. as assigned by the classroom teacher. Present subject matter & planned lessons to students under the direction and guidance of teacher in a group setting. Supervise students in designated areas and as assigned (e.g., hallways, bathrooms, cafeterias, playground, gym, field trips, etc.). Monitor all classroom students’ performance and record relevant data daily to assess progress. Assist children individually or in small groups to help them master and reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers. Participate in parent -- teacher conferences. Assist in bus loading and unloading of students from transportation. Fulfill duties of a Personal Care Aide as needed Assist during crisis behaviors.
ABOUT OUR CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES DIVISION
The Merakey Children and Family Services Division focuses on a continuum of care throughout the lifespan. The core, fundamental principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) are incorporated into a specialized approach across all service offerings. This division is supported by a senior management team of highly qualified professionals that provide training, supervision, guidance, and support to each of our specialized programs. This team is comprised of decades of expertise in education, autism, and behavioral health experiences.
Merakey opened their very first Licensed Private Academic School for students on the Autism Spectrum in the fall of 2005. Since inception, the Education and Autism Services have grown across the state of Pennsylvania providing support for all individuals across the lifespan.
Services include: Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Childcare/Pre-K Readiness Licensed Private Academic Schools In-District Specialized Classrooms Therapy Services Stepping Stones Plus Adult Autism Services Adult Autism Housing Services
For more information on each individual service, please visit: www.educationandautism.merakey.org
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders, and community partner organizations.
The work of Merakey is anchored in the firm belief that it is every individual’s right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment in their lives. Surrounding professional staff with the best in technology and supports, Merakey is a leader in the industry and remains committed to helping people...one individual at a time.
High School diploma or equivalent. At least 2 years’ experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.