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Education Alternatives | Willoughby, OH
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Job Description

The One on One Aide's primary responsibility is to work with an assigned individual student. The aide assists the student with activities and experiences designed to help fulfil his/her potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. This is a part time position, Monday through Friday.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist an individual student in the areas of behavior management instructional support, activities of daily living, social skills training, task redirection.

  • Design, implement, and track progress of interventions for academic and behavioral goals

  • Assess student progress through tests, projects, observations, and/or portfolios

  • Reward and encourage student in accordance with the agency's policy of unconditional positive regard

  • Incorporate agency trainings in Therapeutic Crisis Interventions and Life Space Crisis Interventions

  • Mediate, counsel, and instruct socially appropriate alternative to negative and destructive behaviors

  • Assist in the development of behavioral IEP goals for assigned student

  • Complete incident reporting in a timely manner and according to agency policy

  • Advocate for and coordinate required services or resolve emergency problems in crisis situations

  • Maintain confidentiality of all client information and records

  • Comply with all agency policies and procedures including CARF

  • Other duties as assigned.


An individual in this position must be able to complete the above responsibilities on a daily basis. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • Associate or Bachelor's Degree in Education, Psychology, Sociology or related field from an accredited college or university is preferred

  • Associate's Degree or Paraprofessional License

  • Prior experience working with clients with emotional and/or behavioral needs is preferred

  • Ability to work successfully in a team environment

  • High-quality written and verbal skills

Job Schedule and Working Conditions

  • The job follows a standard school schedule for a total of 187 work days in a year

  • The standard work day is from 8:00 to 3:30

  • Ability to perform physical restraints according to the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) techniques

  • Work is performed primarily in the school environment


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Education Alternatives

The Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO) is a non-profit organization founded in 1989 by education expert Jerry Mintz to advance learner-centered approaches to education. AERO is considered by many to be the primary hub of communications and support for educational alternatives around the world. AERO's mission is: "Building the critical mass for the education revolution by providing resources which support self-determination in learning and the natural genius in everyone." Towards this end, AERO provides information, resources and guidance to families, schools and organizations regarding their educational choices. AERO disseminates information, both nationally and internationally, on topics such as: home schooling, public and private alternative schools, and charter schools. AERO's long-term goal is to become a more effective catalyst for educational change by providing books, magazines, online services, consultations, support groups, and organizational information and seminars in the field of alternative education. AERO's current programs and services include: Publication and distribution of Education Revolution Magazine Hosting Annual Alternative Education Conference Direction of the Start a School Program On-site, phone, and e-mail consultations to parents and educators around the world. Maintenance of a database of over 13,000 educational alternatives in the US and around the world. Clearinghouse for information on jobs, internships and conferences about alternative education. Bi-Weekly publication of the Education Revolution E-Newsletter A library of books & dvds catalogued on the AERO web site A compilation of links and resources on the diverse forms of educational alternatives. Host of multiple list serves on alternative education. Contact Info: Tel: 1-800-769-4171 & 1-516-621-2195 Fax: 1-516-625-3257 / E-Mail: info@educationrevolution.org 417 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights, NY 11577