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Teacher Aide - Schenectady - School at Northeast



Seeking a Teacher Aide to help provide a learning, caring and safe environment for young adults in our School at Northeast in Schenectady  


The School at Northeast is looking to hire enthusiastic, motivated, and high energy Teacher Aides. Teacher Aide's are responsible for assisting students in our special education school. Some of the primary responsibilities areS:  

-You will work individually and in groups to assist in implementing the child's IEP/IFSP, behavior plans, and regular program plan.   

- Monitor student progress on a daily basis.  

- Assist students in stressful situations and communicate needs to appropriate staff.  

- Preparation and clean up of materials and learning areas, supervision of children in all areas, and fire safety drills.  

- You must be able to lift 35 pounds.   

Minimum requirements: High School Diploma (some college preferable), Experience working with clients who have social and emotional challenges in a school or residential treatment center setting. Ability to obtain New York State Certification and experience in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) a plus. 

Northern Rivers offers a competitive benefits package including Generous PTO, Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, 401K, Tuition Reimbursement and Tuition Payback, Professional Development, and an Employee Wellness Program.

Northern Rivers is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.  


The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.