Educational Assistant (Autism/Anne Arundel)
Sheppard Pratt Health System - Baltimore, MD

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The Forbush School at Anne Arundel, which has two classrooms in the Ruth Parker Eason School, is an 11 month autism program that works with students age 10-21 with intense behavioral challenges and delayed academic progress. This is an ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) based program focusing on vocational, social, communication and academic skills. The Forbush School at Anne Arundel is located in Millersville, Maryland (Anne Arundel County).

The Educational Assistant provides overall assistance in the classroom to support the teacher and/or work with an assigned student in a one-to-one relationship. This individual is responsible for providing additional structure, supervision, and instruction to assist the teacher in achieving the goals and objectives of the student’s Individual Education Program (IEP). The Educational Assistant works independently within the guidelines and direction of the supervising teacher providing educational support and behavior management; documents student progress; and serves as an escort to students during school or program activities. Bachelor’s prepared Educational Assistants may be responsible for leading classroom activities in the absence of the supervising teacher.

High school diploma required – bachelor's degree and experience working in special education and/or with individuals with autism/severe behavioral and academic issues strongly preferred . Work requires physical preparedness to effectively manage and physically restrain aggressive students. Work requires potential exposure to risk of physical injury from combative and assaultive students. Salary determined by experience and education.

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Sheppard Pratt Health System is a private, non-profit behavioral health organization that provides a full range of services in a variety of...