Teacher's Aide (Spanish-English Bilingual)

US-NY-Yonkers
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-1169
# of Openings
1
Category
Other

Overview

 

The Unaccompanied Children Program provides long term and transitional residential care and other supportive services to Unaccompanied Children (UC) who are under legal custody of the Federal Government. Working in collaboration with the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement, ORR, our program provides a safe and nurturing environment for youth in a Basic Shelter program, and the Therapeutic Group Home programs located at our licensed residential facility in Yonkers, NY as well as a Transitional Foster Care program and the Long Term Foster Care Program located in foster homes in the Bronx, Queens and Westchester. In all programs, we provide therapeutic and educational services and other supports that youth need to achieve success through an array of strength-based and targeted interventions as well as link them with family members and/or other sponsors in the United States so they are able to move forward with their lives and thrive. The Teacher’s Aide will provide educational services to the children supported by the POH program, and will work in collaboration with the Head Teacher and the team in the service provision.

 

Responsibilities

 

 

  • Will assist in the development of all lesson plans and curriculum for youth in both the Transitional Foster Care and the Basic Shelter Programs. Will ensure that the lesson plans meet the developmental needs of the youth in the program, are in their native language and provide opportunities for the youth to learn English and information about American Culture.
  • Will facilitate classroom instruction in accordance with the program curriculum.
  • Will work with the Youth Care Workers to ensure that they are able to facilitate the curriculum in each of the classrooms as needed.
  • Will ensure that the classroom environment is safe and conducive to learning.
  • Will create and facilitate educational activities in the community as well as hands-on projects that will enhance the lesson plans provided to the UAC youth.
  • Will monitor inventory of all education supplies and ensure that education program is fully equipped to meet the needs of the youth supported by the program.

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • Two years of experience providing educational or vocational services to youth who present behavioral, educational, and emotional challenges
  • BA  on Education or related field
  • Bi-Lingual (Spanish/English) a must

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