Teacher Aide Floater - New Windsor
Abilities First, Inc., a CQL accredited organization, has been making a difference in the lives of people with developmental disabilities for over fifty years. Starting out as The Little Red School House in 1962, Abilities First, Inc. has evolved into the Hudson Valley’s premiere provider of support services for individuals with developmental disabilities. We offer a wide variety of services including school and preschool programs, day habilitation, residential habilitation, community habilitation, service coordination and employment services.
Full Time, Teacher Aide - Floater position available in our School Program currently located in New Windsor, NY. This is an opportunity to work with an interdisciplinary team focusing on the educational programming for all school-age children at every level of ability. These positions will attend to the daily needs of the children and assist the teacher in carrying out classroom activities. Experience within early childhood & special education preferred.
Positions are 48 weeks per year, School Calendar which includes a 6 week summer program. Hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 3:00pm; 32.5 hours per week. This is a full time, benefits eligible position. Benefits include: paid holidays, paid sick time, paid snow days and delays, medical, dental, vision, 401-k.
*Opportunities to earn additional income in our Community Habilitation Program are available. Working one-on-one with individuals in the community, responsibilities include training and supporting individuals in the areas of personal hygiene, household chores, social behaviors, financial management, and other areas as needed. Such opportunities provide the Teacher Aide positions the option to work up to a total of 40 hours per week.*
Please note: due to the high volume of applications received by our agency, we are unable to confirm receipt of every application. No phone calls, please. Thank you for your understanding!