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Teacher Assistant

Job Type Full Time
Location Erie, PA
Education LevelHigh school diploma/equivalent
Pay Rate$12.01/hr plus $400 sign-on bonus
HoursMonday - Friday, 8:30a.m. - 3:30p.m.
Job Description

Teacher Assistant - Full Time

Help children with special needs take the steps they need to further their education in a healthful and therapeutic environment.

As a Teacher Assistant, you will be providing support to children with developmental disabilities in a classroom setting. Work as a team player in the Elizabeth Lee Black School, Nationally designated “School of Excellence” for 14 years and approved private school, that offers a range of educational program choices designed to help all children achieve their potential.

Responsibilities of a Teacher Assistant include: helping children achieve their potential through the wide range of educational opportunities at the School; monitoring/reporting behavioral concerns, reinforcing academic subjects, assisting the teacher with recreational activities and implementing students’ IEPs. 

We are committed to providing a safe environment throughout the hiring process, orientation, and in the classroom. Covid training, mandatory mask wearing for all staff, enhanced cleaning and disinfecting throughout our facilities; 75% of school staff have already received their Covid vaccines. The Elizabeth Lee Black School safety plan is available at http://bit.ly/ELBSplan

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma and completion of Paraprofessional certificate or 48 college credits
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Eligibility for State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Clearance
  • PA Dept. of Education FBI clearance required

Benefits:

We offer competitive wages, ongoing training and flexible scheduling for both Full Time and Part Time positions. In addition, Full Time employees receive a generous benefits package which includes:

Medical & Time Off

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Generous PTO plans
  • Company-paid Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability and Short-Term Disability available
  • Wellness Program
  • Discounted on-site weekday childcare at our 4-star childcare center(Erie Campus)
  • Employee discounts for select events and services

Bonuses & Opportunities

  • 401(k) and 403(b) Retirement Savings
  • Tenure track that includes an annual wage increase
  • Eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Available $350 bonus through Employee Referral Program
  • Paid training
  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • Tuition discount at Mercyhurst University, Gannon University, Penn State Behrend and Lasalle University to continue your education

Who is Barber National Institute?

The Barber National Institute is a non-profit committed to its mission of providing the highest quality services for children and adults with autism, intellectual disabilities or behavioral health challenges and their families. Since our founding in 1952, we have evolved into a multi-faceted organization serving more than 6,200 individuals annually with a wide range of educational, vocational, residential and behavioral health programs.

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We are an affirmative action federal contractor equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. If you need an accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE

 

 

Qualified applicants must meet eligibility for PA Child Abuse History and Criminal Record Check.
We are an affirmative action federal contractor equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. If you need an accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE