01 May
A 1:1 Student Instructional assistant
Pennsylvania, Media , 19063 Media USA

Reference #: 5001017972106

1:1 Student Instructional assistantPay Range: $16 to $21 per hour

Schedule: 7:45AM to 3:00PM, Mon-Fri School Days

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides individual support and guidance to the assigned student. Collaborates with and is a contributing member of the student's education team in order to carry out the assigned student's Individualized Education Program (IEP) and, if applicable, Behavior Support Plan (BSP). The classroom 1:1 support staff works with the students for all transition times throughout the school day.


Assists teachers and/or clinicians in the implementation of student's IEP and BSP goals

Observes and addresses behavioral and educational objectives of assigned student in the classroom by prompting/redirecting student to task and following teacher's direction in providing individualized Specially Designed Instruction (SDI), e.g. assisting with providing behavior redirection, completing academic tasks, life skills development/monitoring hygiene, use of social skills and communication

Collects data for assigned student per IEP and Behavior Plan, including but not limited to tracking behaviors, responses to presented task for skills development, etc.

Monitors student's outdoor activities as directed and reports to classroom teacher

Escorts students to educational areas, lunch, to/from bus/activities, playgrounds, bathrooms, enrichment, and clinical areas

As a team member, works towards and maintains effective communication and productive working relationships with Elwyn staff

Assists in maintaining a clean and safe educational environment for the students

Assists in evacuating students during fire drills, emergencies, and unusual circumstances.

Participates in workshops, in-service, and other professional development activities

Complies with Elwyn and Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) expectations regarding paraprofessional job duties and professional development

Ensures the health and safety of students by following established practices and procedures

Participates in all program projects and activities, including but not limited to arrival/dismissal, enrichment centers, related therapy sessions, work tasks, hallway transitions, lunch, recess/gym, special events (concerts/dances), swimming, etc.

Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and safety care using agency-trained protocols

Perform other duties as assigned


High school diploma

Two (2) years' experience working with school-age students

Experience with classroom assistive technology desired

Must possess excellent customer interaction, collaboration, and written and verbal communication skills

Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage and prioritize multiple, often competing, priorities

Demonstrated strong attention to detail

Demonstrated strong time management and organizational skills

Demonstrated excellent judgment with the ability to solve problems and make decisions under direct supervision and consistent with student's plans

Demonstrated ability to anticipate future needed changes or identify problem areas and take effective actions

Must be able to perform CPR and Safety Care using agency-trained protocols

Demonstrated basic experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook

Experience using/knowledge of electronic records preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENTAL PROFILE: See Physical Demands Checklist below which represents the general physical demands and environment conditions to which the employee holding this position must meet, in addition to the duties and responsibilities listed above, to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Elwyn will engage otherwise qualified candidates for this position whose disabilities may require reasonable accommodations to enable an individual to perform the essential functions.

Elwyn reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as needed. This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of duties and responsibilities of the job nor does it constitute a written or implied contract.

Elwyn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and identity, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, genetic information, disability status, military or veteran status, marital or family status, political activities or affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, and federal law.


111 Elwyn Rd, Media, Pennsylvania 19063

Full-timeElwyn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/DisabilityWe are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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