Blind Aide Job Description Sample
Substitute Children's Teacher Aide 3 - Blind School
Purpose: Support learning objectives of students attending the Ohio State School for the Blind K - 12 program with duties and grade levels as assigned.
Assists in the creation and execution of a well-managed classroom environment aimed at promoting student learning:
Prepares and gathers instructional materials as requested to support instruction, individual tutoring or behavior plan implementation;
Provides instructional support to implement students' IEPs and to support progress toward State content standards;
Provides classroom structure, 1:1 assistance and intervention and behavioral plan documentation and reinforcement;
Uses positive behavioral supports, principles of crisis intervention and classroom routines to achieve behavioral expectations conducive to learning;
Tutors, mediates and counsels with individual students or small groups;
Creates an environment that is physically and emotional safe, with equity and respect for all students.
Monitors students' activities, corrective behavior and safety:
Supervises students in cafeteria, hallways, walking across campus, special classes, on field trips, playground, disembarking and boarding transportation, detention or in study hall;
Supervises in absence of classroom teacher if necessary;
Assists during emergency drills, including evacuations;
Reports suspected cases of child abuse to legal authorities;
Assists with toilet training, diaper changing, changing clothes, feeding skills, medication management following training and minor medical procedures after training;
Provides counseling and/or time out intervention for students needing special intervention;
Maintains records, charts and other data concerning student behaviors, progress on behavior plans and success of interventions.
Performs clerical tasks to support educational program:
Takes attendance and maintains other records as assigned;
Completes inventory, orders materials, distributes materials and supplies and delivers on campus mail;
Assembles materials, copies and collates, files, organizes materials;
Assists with summer child care duties and assignments;
Prepares classrooms, sets up technology and/or maintains electronic files.
Supports the mission of the school:
Enhances public relations;
Stays current of best practices, new requirements, content areas, child development and deaf education/education through professional development;
Participates in extra-curricular activities;
Makes required reports to legal authorities;
Maintains required records and completes required forms;
Reports unsafe situations immediately;
Assures the careful supervision of students in classrooms, grounds, hallways and on field trips;
Assists with summer camp activities, including off campus field trips or swimming/pool activities as assigned.
Continue to develop professional skills:
Completes requirements for educational license as required;
Participates in school-wide professional development activities or specific development as required on Performance Evaluation Plan;
Attends workshops and conferences.
Must possess current Educational Aide Permit as issued by State Board of Education; 12 mos. exp. in teaching assistance, 4 mos. of which involved assisting teacher in preparing for lesson plans. -Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications For Employment noted above.
Substitute Teacher - Blind School
Purpose: Substitute for permanent teacher of the blind.
Instructs, follow lesson plans, and assesses student knowledge on behalf of the permanent teacher:
Incorporates specified lesson plans, using a variety of techniques, including lectures, projects, exhibits, library resources, computers and the Internet;
Monitors, assists, corrects and grades student performance;
Engages students in meaningful and authentic instruction, remediation and assessment activities.
Maintains a well structured educational environment:
Maintains order in the classroom and in conjunction with administrative staff, discipline when necessary to achieve proper behavior;
Reports to administrator unusual behavior issues.
Monitors students when needed:
Keeps records of academic performance, attendance and social acclimation;
Reports on all aspects of student development for school records and parents;
Shares, with other teachers and staff, responsibility for monitoring halls, study periods and lunchroom;
Reports cases of suspected child abuse to administrator and/or law enforcement authorities according to state law.
Maintains professional licensure and development:
- Upgrades personal/professional knowledge and skills pursuant to State of Ohio teaching licensure requirements.
Must maintain valid Ohio certification and/or licensure in the education of the blind and visually impaired, pre-kindergarten, early education and or early intervention certification.
Substitute Youth Leader - Blind School
Purpose: Provides the safety, social and educational development of assigned students.
Accounts for the presence and conditions of assigned students:
Supervises and monitors student day/night activities, sleeping patterns and environment;
Conducts bed checks according to work rules and procedures; remains within proximity (sight, sound, distance) of student at all times;
Accurately reports and documents abnormal/unusual student behavior, incidents, accidents and conditions requiring medical/crisis/supervision intervention pursuant to work rules and procedures;
Learns and follows all safety, medical protocol and emergency procedures (e.g., fire and weather emergencies, security measures, medication dispensary, refers sick/injured students, reminds student of medications, tests emergency backup lighting units/flashlights on weekly basis);
Teaches, guides and assists students in practices of all safety and emergency procedures;
Takes immediate action and makes appropriate judgments/decisions according to work rules, emergency procedures and situations that are unsafe for student.
Provides assistance and guidance according to assigned student's education/life learning programs:
Participates in the development of student Individualized Residential Program (IRP); refers students to support services (e.g., tutoring, counseling); serves as an adult role model;
Guides, assesses and documents student accomplishments according to their IEP or IRP, and/or ITP in areas of personal hygiene, housekeeping, lifelong daily living skills, etc.; helps students to accomplish goals and short term objectives;
Maintains rapport with students, parents and staff; communicates with assigned students, parents/guardians as needed and/or directed by supervisor;
Implements discipline necessary to obtain behavior conducive to a learning environment and social norms;
Follows an approved student discipline plan when appropriate.
Assist in the personal care/safely of assigned students:
- Helps and/or does laundry; provides care and personal hygiene services (e.g., housekeeping chores, makes beds, changes soiled clothing and maintains clean bathrooms and living areas);
- Escorts and monitors students to and from school functions, activities and meals; transports students as required; prepares students for weekend departures and/or school closings.
Documents and maintains student records:
- Completes and files reports and forms accurately (e.g., accident reports, field trip requests, campus visitations, activity permits, substitute files, student off campus visitations, student progress on their IRPs, ITPs, and IEPs);
- Reports all external communications/contacts to supervisor (e.g., student activities, problems, social and/or educational needs).
Conducts special projects or other related duties:
Mails correspondence, decorates bulletin boards, writes newsletter articles, prepares material for afternoon group discussions;
Assists in the training of new staff and student assistants on evening, night and morning duties/routines; contributes to team effort;
Orders/picks up food and/or supplies for dormitories;
Substitutes for youth leaders on other shifts/dormitories.
1 course or 3 mos. exp. in child care; 1 course or 3 mos. exp. in hygiene.
Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications of Employment noted above.
School Psychologist (Teacher) - Blind School
The school psychologist will support the school by using a variety of strategies including record review, observations, assessments, and team conferences to address student needs, to improve school systems and to produce an accurate assessment of a students abilities and challenges. This position includes the opportunity to grow professional expertise in serving students with visual impairments and students who are deaf or hard of hearing. We are committed to supporting and developing professional growth in these areas.
Identifies student's service requirements:
Conducts psychological evaluations and/or assessments;
Administers, scores and interprets psychological tests and/or assessments;
Reviews pre-admission or pre-treatment dates from local schools;
Consult with staff and families regarding effective teaching strategies and techniques to manage behavior and crises.
Assists administrators in student's personal and social development:
Conducts interviews and writes evaluation reports for school aged students with emotional or behavior problems;
Reviews and evaluates behavior plans;
Provides psychological intervention treatment;
Serves as advisor on psychological matters (e.g., IEP, MFE);
Participates, facilitates and documents the treatment review team process;
Conducts student counseling and follows upon treatment;
Administers and interprets age appropriate assessments for children with disabilities.
Protects student's confidentiality and school operations:
Maintains and monitors confidential information process;
Reports suspected abuse or maltreatment to law enforcement authorities and superintendent.
Master's Degree from a National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) approved college or university in school psychology;
Ability to obtain licensure with the Ohio Department of Education;
Clinical skills in the administration and interpretation of age appropriate assessments for children with disabilities.
Prior experience in assessment and educational planning for students with Visual Impairments (VI), Deaf (D), Hard of Hearing (HOH), Deafblind (DB), Multiple Disabilities (MD) and spectrum disabilities (ASD);
Prior experience and/or knowledge of regulations pertaining to IEP requirements and social/emotional programming;
Receptive and expressive skills in American Sign Language (ASL) and/or an interest in gaining sign skills;
Ability to work with an ASL clinical interpreter.
Process Engineer - Blind Products
Job Description: Arconic Fastening Systems is looking for a(n) Process Engineer – Blind Products who is responsible for conducting manufacturing engineering assignments to design, implement or improve processes, tooling, machine designs, cost estimates, and/or resolve engineering problems that support safety, delivery, quality, cost and product quantity goals and objectives. The position will be located in Waco, TX.
Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value. Arconic Fastening Systems, a business unit of Arconic, holds the number one global position in aerospace fastening systems, and we're the North American leader in commercial transportation fasteners. Our high-tech, multi-material fastening systems are found nose to tail on aircraft and aero engines. Our products are also critical components of industrial gas turbines, automobiles, commercial transportation vehicles, and construction and industrial equipment. Headquartered in Torrance, CA; AFS employs over 6,000 people in 11 countries at 31 locations.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Define problems, design experiments, collect data, establish hypotheses/facts, and draw valid conclusions using an extensive variety of technical tools in written, mathematical or diagram forms while dealing with multiple abstract and concrete variables;
Lead focused activities to diagnose and determine root causes using problem solving and troubleshooting tools to address Product Discrepancies and Corrective Actions;
Prepare and carry out approved recommendations to include tool redesign and alterations, change of material specifications, dimensions, methods, routings, layouts, etc. to improve operational metrics;
Through research of advanced technology, develop proposals for automation, mechanization, methods, special tooling, machine attachments, etc. for cost reduction;
Analyze and prepare capital equipment justifications: prepare cost estimates, involvement in changing from present to new methods, and estimate savings expected as the result of such change;
Plan equipment layout and workflow, estimate routing times and manpower requirements, set-up lines and train supervisors, managers, and operators in correct production procedures for new or vastly revised production operations;
Work closely with other departments (Quality, Engineering, Purchasing, etc.) or vendors to resolve problems or respond to technical questions;
Maintain records, files, and other documentation pertinent to special and regular assignments performed;
Maintain technical skills by attending training classes, special technical and administrative courses, seminars, exhibits and trade shows as needed;
Write reports, business correspondence, work instructions and procedures;
Present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and employees;
Interface with all departments of the facility and with the other plants and companies;
Follows regulations and requirements of the SPCC Plan, RCRA regulations, and operating procedures involving hazardous chemicals outlined in the Environmental Management System when performing any tasks involving hazardous chemicals or hazardous wastes;
Ensure that all work activities are performed in accordance with established safety and environmental standards;
Maintain full compliance with Company policies and procedures and conduct all activities in accordance with the Arconic Guide to Business Conduct;
Demonstrate a knowledge of and commitment to Arconic Business Systems manufacturing principles and techniques, including Kaizen, 5S, TPM, daily management, problem solving, etc.;
Provide leadership to others through example and the sharing of knowledge/skill;
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in Science or Engineering;
Minimum of 5 years of experience in project management, implementing engineered process improvements and/or demonstrated cost savings in a production environment;
Minimum of 3 years of experience with personal computer skills, including MS Office and CAD;
Demonstrated record of achievement improving operational metrics (e.g. OEE, pph, uptime, set-up time, output etc) and problem solving;
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects concurrently and re-prioritize with business demands;
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Experience in the metal working industry with high volume operations and fastener manufacturing;
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations;
Experience with using Lotus Notes databases and Baan MRP system;
Computer skills including ME10 CAD, Deform, Solid Works etc.;
Experience with MES (Manufacturing Execution System) and/or SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition) control systems;
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations;
Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceive attributes of objects and materials;
Special vision required, such as close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Blind Rehab Support Spec-Chs
CHENEGA HEALTHCARE SERVICES, LLC (CHS)
Company Job Title:
Blind Rehabilitation Support Specialist
Chenega Job Title:
Research Associate V
WRNMMC Bethesda, MD
Non-Exempt, Full Time, Regular, Hourly
- The Blind Rehabilitation Support Specialist will assist CHS in the support of the DoD/VA Vision Center of Excellence (VCE) in the prevention, diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, and rehabilitation of military eye and vision injuries. Will work with the Associate Director of Rehabilitation and Reintegration in developing and enhancing assistive technologies, protocols, and processes.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)
Coordinate with other research and professional staff in preparation of VCE documents, written reports, and manuscripts for submission to scientific journals, posters, newsletters.
Contribute to the development of any VCE Fact Sheets related to Vision Rehabilitation for the Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs
Collaborate with the VA Blind Rehabilitation Specialist and other Ophthalmology and Optometry staff (government and contracting) in review of research to develop educational material specific to blind rehabilitation.
Provide research on identified topics to VCE stakeholders to include Service Members and VA specialty leaders.
Review and interpret DoD/VA patient data, scientific statistics and reports.
Create original content and short articles and/or update content and articles on topics of blind rehabilitation VCE.
- Other duties as assigned
(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
Must possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major field of study in blind or vision rehabilitation, related program in rehabilitation special education, family and consumer science education, technology and industrial arts education or health care, or a master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major field of study in blind or vision rehabilitation, related program in rehabilitation, special education, family and consumer science education, technology and industrial arts education or health care or a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and obtained a certificate in the core curriculum in orientation and mobility, vision rehabilitation therapy or low vision therapy from an accredited college or university. For individuals, this education must have included supervised practice.
Should possess at least one (two preferred) active, current, full and unrestricted certification to be eligible. Certification must be one of the following granted by the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education Professionals (ACVREP):
Certified Low Vision Therapist (CLVT)
Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS)
Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (CVRT)
Certified Assistive Technology Instructional Specialist for People with Visual Impairments (CATIS)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent skills in written and spoken communication
Excellent time management skills and organizational abilities
Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite
Should also have the ability to conduct data pulls, record & literature review, collect, review and validate education materials
Experience in rehabilitation assessment and training to individuals who are blind and visually impaired. Rehabilitation training in the areas of orientation and mobility, assistive technology, activities of daily living, understanding vision loss, use of optical aids, and communication techniques
- Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.
- Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.
During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.
Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Native preference under PL 93-638.
We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.
Restorative Aide / Transportation Aide
Crosbyton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
222 North Farmer, Crosbyton, TX 79322
P: 806-675-2342 | F: 806-675-2258
Full Time: 4hrs per day of restorative care & transportation as needed
Crosbyton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a 53-bed skilled nursing facility located on North Farmer in Crosbyton, Texas. We recognize that there is more to life than medicine and therapy. That is why we strive to provide our residents with a warm, supportive environment as well as a variety of choices for social and recreational activities.
The Restorative/ Transportation Aide will provide routine service that support the skilled nursing care delivered to patients and residents requiring rehabilitative or restorative care. These services serve to increase strength and mobility. The Restorative/ Transportation Aide will also perform standard care duties of a Certified Nursing Assistant. In addition to their patient care duties, the Restorative/ Transportation Aide will also be responsible for transporting patients/residents with in the facility as well as outside the facility via the facility van/bus. In doing so they escort patients/residents from assigned rooms to and from vehicles and appointments as needed, drive facility vehicles to transport patients/residents to and from appointments, and report any incidents, accidents, changes in patient's/resident's condition, requests, problems, and complaints to their supervisor.
Must have a high school diploma, vocational training, or equivalent
Must have a current & good standing CNA Certification valid in TX
1+ years of experience in skilled nursing or long term care nursing preferred but not required
1+ years of experience with restorative care required
Must fluently speak, understand, read and write in English
Must have a Class (E) Driver's License
Prior experience transporting patient's/ residents for a hospital or nursing home is preferred
Must be able to operate an automobile
Must have a valid unencumbered driver's license in the state of operation (no motor vehicle violations including, but not limited to, Driving Under the Influence or other related charges)
Our full time team members are valued and offered a robust and comprehensive benefit package which includes:
Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance/ Flexible Spending Accounts
Life Insurance Coverage
Short and Long-Term Disability Options
Tuition Reimbursement & Nursing Loan Repayment Programs
401 (k) Savings Plan
Paid Time Off
DailyPay option available! – Get your pay, when you need it.
MetLife Auto and Home Insurance - employee discount available
Helping Friends Foundation
Employee Assistance Plan
Ticket Monster Perks - entertainment ticket discounts
Purchasing Power - online purchase/payroll deduction
In-facility education programs and more!
Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Vets/Disabled. Drug-free/Smoke-free work environment.
Req. ID:006369 | 90784 - Crosbyton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Production Supervisor - Blind Products 3Rd Shift
Job Description: Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value. Arconic Fastening Systems, a business unit of Arconic, holds the number one global position in aerospace fastening systems, and we're the North American leader in commercial transportation fasteners. Our high-tech, multi-material fastening systems are found nose to tail on aircraft and aero engines. Our products are also critical components of industrial gas turbines, automobiles, commercial transportation vehicles, and construction and industrial equipment. Headquartered in Torrance, CA; AFS employs over 6,000 people in 11 countries at 31 locations.
Arconic Fastening Systems is seeking a Production Supervisor in our Blind Products department. This position is responsible for overseeing operations in a manufacturing department in the facility. Monitors plant operations to ensure safe and efficient manufacturing processes. Promotes a safe, healthful, and environmentally compliant workplace. Identifies and corrects operational deviations. Acts as a resource to Group Leaders, Production Technicians, and management. Leads by example, demonstrating a firm commitment to employee involvement, participative leadership, and continuous improvement.
Works closely with Group Leaders to assist them in dealing with issues that are either outside their scope of authority or that are outside of their areas of expertise;
Provides team members with direction on work assignments, operational priorities, time recording, and technical troubleshooting resources;
Approves employee timecards and conducts performance evaluations in a timely manner;
Collaborates with Manufacturing Managers to optimize and prioritize resources and to make decisions regarding these resources and their impact on plant operations;
Participate in recruiting activities to support the department manning plan;
Facilitates and supports employee teams and ensures that they have required resources, such as information and training, to increase the effectiveness of these work teams;
Identifies training and development opportunities for team members to improve their ability to perform assigned duties effectively and to maintain current job knowledge;
Involves Quality resources in focused activities including following through with Product Discrepancy reports and Corrective Actions;
Offers assistance and guidance to team members on processes, techniques, methods and practices in areas of expertise. May perform a limited amount of hands-on manufacturing activity;
Participates in decisions regarding staffing, performance evaluation, and corrective actions for off-shift employees;
Prepares requisitions to secure equipment, supplies and materials required to support plant operations, ensuring that best value is secured for the company;
Manages assigned budget by tracking costs on a regular basis and reducing expenditures wherever practical;
Attends meetings as management designee as required;
Engages with Department manager to track department metrics and performance, establishing activities to address concerns;
Utilizes manual and automated systems to prepare reports and process information, maintaining a high degree of data integrity;
Contacts internal and external resources as needed to secure support required to accomplish assigned responsibilities;
Follows regulations and requirements of the SPCC Plan, RCRA regulations, and operating procedures involving hazardous chemicals outlined in the Environmental Management System when performing any tasks involving hazardous chemicals or hazardous wastes;
Ensure that all work activities are performed in accordance with established safety and environmental standards;
Maintains full compliance with Company policies and procedures and conducts all activities in accordance with the Arconic Guide to Business Conduct;
Demonstrates a knowledge of and commitment to Arconic Business Systems manufacturing principles and techniques;
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution;
Minimum of 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment;
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position;
This position requires use of information or access to or use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card Holder), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Engineering, Industrial Technology, Business Administration, or a related field;
Minimum 3 years' experience in a manufacturing environment.
This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on:
Under close supervision, Probation Aides learn to apply the principles and techniques of probation work; supervise and counsel individuals detained in, committed to, or sheltered in one of several County juvenile institutions; supervise minors assigned to Work Project; and provide close supervision of minors placed on home supervision.
Probation Aides are typically hired as temporary replacements for regular Probation staff who are absent due to vacation, sick leave, military duty, leave without pay, or other reasons. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities
Principles and techniques applicable to the care and rehabilitation of juvenile delinquents
The growth, development, needs and problems of minors
Symptoms of behavior disorders
Codes, standards and regulations governing are and treatment of juveniles in juvenile hall, camps, ranches or schools
Principles of investigation and laws governing search, seizure and preservation of evidence
Basic housekeeping techniques
Appropriate use of force and security techniques
Rights and liabilities of peace officers
Secure the respect and confidence of adolescents
Cope with hostility and aggressive behavior
Work well as a member of a team
Exercise good judgment and act calmly in emergency situations
Recognize subtle changes in behavior
Read, write, and speak English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance
Prepare concise and clear reports
Communicate with individuals from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds
Establish and maintain effective working relationships
Meet all physical requirements of the position
Equivalent to an Associate of Art degree (60 semester units or 90 quarter units), from an accredited college or university.
Note: Up to one year of the required education may be substituted by experience in full-time, or equivalent part-time, paid law enforcement or correctional work in a probation agency, parole agency, or correctional institution on the basis of 173.6 hours = 21.7 days = 1 work month = 3 semester or 4.5 quarter units.
Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. Typing Certificate requirements can be found by clicking here or by obtaining the requirements from the Employment Services Division office.
Compliance with government Code: In accordance with California Government Code, Section 1031, each employee shall meet the following minimum standards:
a. Be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Any permanent resident alien shall be disqualified from holding the position if his or her application for citizenship is denied.
b. Be at least 18 years of age.
c. Be fingerprinted for purposes of search of local, state, and national fingerprint files to disclose any criminal record. In addition, a classifiable set of fingerprints shall be furnished to the Department of Justice and to the Federal Bureau of Investigations.
d. Be found to be free from any physical, emotional, or mental condition that might adversely affect the exercise of the powers of a peace officer.
Background/Criminal History: Appointees must pass a criminal history and background check. Pursuant to California Government Code, Section 1029, the conviction of a felony is grounds for disqualification from an appointment. Pursuant to Sacramento County Civil Service Rules, candidates found having been convicted of a felony will be disqualified.
Incumbents will frequently perform a wide variety of physical tasks such as standing, walking, running, stooping, bending, climbing stairs and lifting of individuals which requires strength, coordination, endurance, and agility. In addition, there may be occasional contact with hostile individuals, and incumbents may be subjected to physical and verbal abuse while restraining individuals.
Driver's License: Possession of a valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, is required at the time of appointment.
Note: Failure to maintain the appropriate valid California Driver License may constitute cause for dismissal from the class under applicable Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement.
Hours of Work: Incumbents in this class must be willing to work irregular hours, holidays and weekends.
The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months.
Application and Testing Information
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply.
County of Sacramento
Department of Personnel Services
Employment Services Division
700 H Street, Room 4667
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone 916-874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service
Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667
Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.
Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.
Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date.
Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified.
A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application.
Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response.
Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered.
Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.
The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification.
Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question.
If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely.
Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question.
If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question.
For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted.
If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate or Credentials Screening Panel exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed, therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete.
FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%)
All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination.
This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job.
All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination.
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Center Aide Floater (Continuous Recruitment)
To ensure continuity of care by assuming the planning and implementing of the daily activities for assigned children; to perform other job related tasks as requested by the Education Supervisor and/or the Director; to assume full responsibility of the classroom in the absence of the Teacher/Teacher/Caregiver. This position directly relates to teaching, learning and direct child care and supervision of children as it relates to Head Start Performance Standards, Birth-to-Five Childcare standards and State Licensing. This position services all of the agency’s Early Learning sites.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- In the absence of the Teacher/Caregiver, the aide assumes full responsibility of the class.
- If assisting the Teacher/Caregiver, the Center Aide Floater will assist with the weekly planning and implementation of activities for children. (e.g., meals, field trips, rest-time, etc.)
- Assists Teacher/Caregiver in taking small groups of children for specific activities.
- Actively supervises the children during meals in their assigned classrooms.
- Assists the Teacher/Caregiver with children in the restroom and during tooth brushing.
- Assists with diaper changing.
- Assists the Teacher/Caregiver in the process of toilet training.
- Adheres to safety and universal precautions.
- Helps to make the children comfortable using soothing techniques, i.e., rocking, rubbing of the back or head, whichever a child prefers.
- Prepares collaborative work as directed by the Teacher/Caregiver.
- Assists with daily cleanliness, aesthetic appearance and organization of classroom and restroom to ensure an environment that is conducive to learning and health.
- Ensures that the outside playground is free of hazardous materials before allowing children on the playground.
- Actively supervises all indoor and outdoor activities.
- Attends meetings as required; attends conferences with supervisor and/or Director as requested.
- Maintains contact and communication with parents of children in assigned classroom as appropriate.
- Responsible for accurate, complete and timely collection and submission of participant information for inclusion in ChildPlus and Teaching Strategies Gold.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Understands and able to appropriately apply Early Childhood Developmental practices and standards.
- Understands and applies the basics of center-based day care state regulations.
- Applies knowledge of children’s nutrition, health, and first aid
- Possesses a warm personality and willingness to respond to infants' and children’s needs in a manner that fosters emotional growth and development
- Communicates effectively and works harmoniously with children, staff, parents and volunteers.
- Understands the dynamics of poverty, oppression, sexism, racism, ageism and other forms of societal and individual prejudice that confront people today
- Works effectively and respectfully with people from diverse cultural, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds
- Engages and motivates program participants to increase their self-sufficiency and work towards resolution of the challenges they face.
- Possesses the ability to advocate on behalf of program participants and believes that program participants have the capacity to grow and change.
- Demonstrates a philosophy and value base consistent with the purpose and goals of Kingsley House, utilizing a strengths and empowerment perspective and working towards increasing the capacities of program participants and their families.
- Possesses the ability to work holistically, as part of a team, with staff, program participants, their families, volunteers and the community at-large toward successful outcomes for program participants.
- Respects the integrity of each program participant, their right to privacy and confidentiality and their right to participate to their maximum capacity in determining their participation in our programs, including the formation of a case or treatment service plan.
- Obtains and maintains Pediatric First Aid and Infant/Child CPR certification.
- Obtains and maintains an update Child Development Associate w/infant and toddler endorsement
- Maintains confidentiality with respect to personnel and proprietary agency information
- Acts as a role model within and outside of the agency.
- Adheres to agency policies and procedures.
Child Development Associate (CDA w/infant and toddler endorsement) preferred; High school diploma and/or GED; but must acquire a CDA within the 1st year of employment. One year experience working in an Early Childhood Environment with children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old.
- Must be able to operate a variety of equipment such as computer, printer, fax machine, copier, calculator, telephone, audio-visual equipment, etc.
- Must be able to sit, stand, walk, reach, bend and lift up to 10 pounds.
- Must be able to communicate in Standard English both orally and in writing.
- Must be able to give and receive information electronically.
- Must be able to communicate successfully and pleasantly with school and central office personnel, students, and families.
- Must be able to work cooperatively with others.
- Must be able to respond positively to supervision and accept suggestions for improvement.
- Must be able to understand and interpret written and verbal instructions.
- Must keep accurate and up to date records.
- Must comply with state and district regulations, policies and procedures.
- Must have reliable transportation.
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