Job Title:
Dedicated Aide - Registered Behavioral Tech

Job Summary

We are seeking a registered behavioral tech beginning ASAP for the remainder of the school year. The tech will support a single student, or possibly 2 students, with ASD or other behavioral challenges within the general education primary (age 3-6) or elementary (age 6-9) classrooms. All classrooms use the Montessori method to guide instruction and classroom management. We are seeking an individual that excels at building relationships with students and encouraging student engagement while treating students with respect.

The registered behavior tech will work as part of a teaching team including a lead guide and assistant, and will work in conjunction with special education teachers, service providers, and the director of student support. Montessori experience is desired but not necessary to apply for the position. Training in the delivery of Special Education in a Montessori context will be provided.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist lead teacher in supporting a student or students with disabilities within the general education classroom.

  • Develop and implement the classroom social skills instruction and behavior plan implementation in collaboration with the lead teacher under the supervision of the BCBA

  • Contribute to Social/Emotional progress reports and IEP development under the supervision of the BCBA

  • Assess student progress regularly and regularly collect data to track students’ progress.

  • Collaborate with teachers, related service providers, student support coordinator, the director of curriculum and instruction, and parents to plan for student needs.

  • Implement behavior plans with fidelity.

  • Contribute productively to the school as a whole.

  • Attend and participate in school events outside of regular school hours as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree at minimum

  • Be a credentialed registered behavior technician or have successfully completed the 40 hour RBT training course and competency exam and be able to pass the RBT exam within 60 days.

  • Have 1 year experience implementing ABA based interventions in the home or school setting.

  • Demonstrate advanced understanding of behavioral principles and instructional strategies for students with autism and developmental disabilities.

  • Interest in Montessori and learning about the method and the materials.

  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing conditions; ability and good judgment to take initiative to modify activities.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to collaborate with general education and special education colleagues, parents and community

  • Passion for public schools.

  • Adherence to a high level of professional and ethical standards.

  • Deep respect for students as individuals and a desire to work within a student-centered school

Compensation and Benefits

Breakthrough Montessori PCS offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Apply:

Applicants should prepare a cover letter and resume in one document and send it to info@breakthroughmontessori.org. Please submit application material as either a Word document or a PDF. References upon request.


Job Title:
Montessori Extended Day Assistant

Reports to: Extended Day Coordinator/Director of Curriculum & Instruction

Position Summary:

Breakthrough Montessori PCS seeks Extended Day classroom assistants who are dedicated to public Montessori and excited to help shape this transformational school. Our founding team will operationalize our breakthrough model of all-day, fully-implemented public Montessori.

Under the direction of the Director of Curriculum & Instruction, the Assistant works with the classroom Extended Day Coordinator as (s)he plans and provides appropriate learning experiences for students. (S)he assists in preparing a structured, student-centered learning environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of all children; monitors and evaluates student development and outcomes; communicates and interacts with students, parents, staff and community; works within the pedagogical scheme to develop and modify instructional plans and materials to meet the needs of all students; maintains appropriate records; follows required procedures and practices and monitors appropriate use and care of equipment, materials and facilities.


Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the planning, implementation and coordination of the Extended Day classroom environment

  • Maintain an atmosphere of respect, kindness and understanding at all times

  • Set limits and boundaries and maintain appropriately high standards for child behavior in the Montessori context

    • self-discipline

    • independence

    • responsibility

    • grace and courtesy

    • respect for others

    • care of environment

    • care of self

    • community building

  • Observe student activity and base planning on observed needs and interests

  • Communicate effectively with colleagues and school leadership team

  • Communicate effectively with parents/families, under the guidance of the Extended Day Front Desk person , to help them understand the details and implementation of the Extended Day activities

  • Provide a spirit of hospitality at all times

  • Participate in other school functions as requested by the Executive Director

Requirements


  • Bachelor‘s degree in applicable field preferred

  • Classroom assisting experience, preferably in a Montessori environment and/or with young children

  • Experience collaborating and working as an assistant

  • Enthusiasm and commitment to our vision and mission

  • Creative, energetic and nurturing personality

  • Organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Experience with families from diverse backgrounds

  • Fluency in a language other than English is a plus

 

Hours

  • Hours are part time as follows:

    • Monday-Friday: 3:15pm-6:30pm

  • Compensation:

    • $20/hr

 
Apply:

Applicants should prepare a cover letter and resume in one document and send it to info@breakthroughmontessori.org. Please submit application material as either a Word document or a PDF. References upon request.