Educational Aide - Rockbridge - job 746623

Fairfield County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Date: 05/04/2021

City: Rockbridge, Ohio

Salary: $11 - 19 per hour

Employment type: Full-time

Description

REGULAR HOURS OF WORK: Typically, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., M-F (6.5 paid hrs.; .50 unpaid lunch break).

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Supervisor of Student Services

DEPARTMENT: Educational Services

SPECIFICATIONS:


As an employee of the Fairfield County Board of Developmental Disabilities (FCBDD), the job incumbent shall comply with all Board policies at all times, and shall demonstrate respect for, support dignity of, and observe the rights of all individuals served by the agency.



Duties

90% Individual Assistance and Behavior Support


Responsible for continuous and constant monitoring of an assigned student to ensure safety and welfare of student and staff.


Provides assistance in implementing programs. Assists in providing structured activities and programs. Collects data on student programs. Remains familiar with program Implementation Plan (IEP, IFSP or ILP) and implements all programs for assigned individual.


Provides physical assistance to assigned student in areas of daily functioning including toileting, eating, dressing, mobility, and hygiene.


Assists in the development and implementation of behavior support including observation, data collection, direct intervention and preparing and maintaining written records.


Responsible for loading and unloading students onto and off of bus.


Assures that safety and health standards are met for employees of and individuals eligible for services through the County Board of DD.

5% Community Relations


Furthers the mission of the FCBDD by interacting in a courteous and professional manner with individuals receiving supports, their families, and friends and with coworkers, supervisors, and members of the community. Actively promote good public relations with parents, advocates, community organizations, professionals, other school districts, Job and Family Services, other agencies, and other county board staff.

5% Other miscellaneous duties


Assists other students in the classroom when asked or when assigned student is absent, in therapy, or is otherwise occupied.


Understands and practices professional ethics in keeping with the confidentiality of information and materials.


As necessary, complies with Safety Rules established for the purpose of fulfilling compliance with Ohio Employment Risk Reduction Standards, Rules or Orders, through the utilization of protective equipment and decontamination techniques.


Complies with the policy handbook and all other applicable policies, procedures, regulations, etc.


Performs other duties as directed.


Qualifications



  • High school diploma or GED.


  • Maintains required certification from DODD/ODE, First Aid, CPR and COPE certifications


  • May be requested to work flexible hours based on service needs.


  • Current, valid Ohio Driver's License, points on driving record may not be equal to or exceed 6, maintain personal vehicle insurance and must be acceptable to agency insurance carrier.


  • May use personal vehicle to transport clients and families.


  • Must be physically capable to lift up to 50 lbs. per lifting policy, move enrollees, including children, adolescents, and adults in a safe manner, according to in-service training.


  • Must be able to tolerate up to one hour in a therapy pool with temperatures of 92o – 94o F (doctor’s release required).



Supplemental Information

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:






  • Ability to communicate and work cooperatively with others effectively and efficiently.


  • Ability to work independently.


  • Maintains attendance to effectively complete functions of the job.


  • Displays good judgment and decision-making skills.


  • Communicates both orally and written and presents information in an objective, professional manner.


  • Ability to interact with families, private citizens, and others in a professional manner to promote a positive image of persons with disabilities and the agency.


  • Ability to recognize unusual or threatening conditions and take appropriate action.


  • Ability to work under stress and time constraints.






Fairfield County offers a complete benefits package to full-time employees including: health care, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), dental care, life insurance, short and long term disability insurance, holidays, vacation, sick leave, wellness incentives, personal days, and deferrered compensation.





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