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 Part or full time non certified Classroom Assistant(s)

 

Job Description

Clover Community School, an independent K-8 school for different learners located on a beautiful 5 acre farm in Bentonville, is seeking part or full time non certified classroom assistants to join our growing school community.  A willingness to work outdoors in various types of weather, assist with animal and garden care, and think outside the box is a must; experience working with special needs children is a plus.  Previous experience working with children is essential.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare the classroom for learning
Support students with learning difficulties
Assist in implementation of behavior support plans
Attend and assist students and teacher during community outings
Respect confidentiality of students and manage parent relationships 
Carry out administrative tasks - copying, laminating, filing
Assist students with personal care, if necessary
Model daily living and social skills
Provide general encouragement to all students
Keep classroom and progress notes
Supervise students during lunch, farm chores, and free play
Lift and transfer student from wheelchair to sitting, standing, toileting
Perform other duties as assigned by supervising teacher

Must possess the following skills:
A positive demeanor and non judgemental attitude
Ability to work well on a team
Ability to problem solve
Ability to take initiative and work independently
Ability to remain patient and calm under pressure
enthusiasm

The following are typical physical requirements needed to perform essential functions of the position:
Hear with clarity and deal with loud noises
Observe students with good vision
Must be able to sit on floor, stoop, crawl, kneel
Must be able to traverse uneven surfaces and hike up to 3 miles
Must be physically capable of lifting and transferring student from wheelchair to floor, chair, toilet

Reports to:
Lead teacher and building administrator

Hours and compensation:
10-30 hrs/week
$10.50 - $14.00 hr depending on qualifications
Our school follows the Bentonville school district calendar 


For an application or further information please email our Executive Director - kimberly@clovercommunityschool.org.
 

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