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Instructional Aide - School Program

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St. Vincent's Special Needs Center


Trumbull, CT

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Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 36
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Monday through Friday 8:00AM to 3:45PM

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St. Vincent's Special Needs Services is an approved private special education school that serves students from 3-21 who have significant multiple disabilities and complex medical needs. We are currently seeking an Instructional Aide to manage the daily activities of the assigned class.

Job Summary:  Assists with the planning and implementation of school activities for children.

  • Creates opportunities for enhancing student skills.
  • Plans and implements activities that are consistent with student abilities, interests and educational plans.
  • Assists with school inclusion, inclusion in alternate school settings, the development of appropriate curriculum, workshop/life skills, speech and language, art, music, and adaptive physical education.
  • Provide staff in-services.
  • Maintains data and other records according to protocol.
  • Acts as substitute in absence of the teacher.
  • Encourages student independence in communication, decision making and other activities.
  • Displays enthusiasm and appropriate energy level to maintain students motivation, cooperation, and participation.
  • Plans and implements activities that are consistent with student abilities, interests, ad educational plans.
  • Participates in arrival and dismissal practices.
  • Other Duties as assigned


Education:  Bachelors degree required.

Work Experience: 2 years experience working with children with disabilities preferred.

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