Teacher's Aide - Program Counselor - Para-Educator
AchieveKids is a dynamic, non-profit educational organization with a rich 60+ year history of providing non-public schooling in San Jose and Palo Alto, California. We serve students with complex learning and emotional challenges. Our students possess a range of abilities, and we focus on skill development to help our students transition to progressively more independent learning environments. We strive to create joy in learning and to enhance success beyond our doors. AchieveKids is an exciting place to work, and we have a lot to offer the right candidate.
San Jose Campus: 1212 McGinness Ave., San Jose, CA 95127
This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position that works with the Special Education Teacher and reports to the Director of Education.
As a Program Counselor (Para-Educator), you are committed to upholding AchieveKids’ values and beliefs to help students achieve the maximum possible self-reliance and quality of life. You are a positive and high-energy problem solver, who possesses effective organizational skills and demonstrates dedication, high integrity, and strong reflective skills.
In order to support our students in achieving their goals and transitioning to a less restrictive environment, you are willing to learn and work collaboratively on multi-disciplinary teams. You aim to provide individualized care to promote educational, socio-emotional, and behavioral skill development plans.
You have the exciting opportunity for to participate in a mentored pathways program to obtain a highly supplemented Master’s degree in Special Education and gain experience to become a Credentialed Teacher.
Apply online at https://www.achievekids.org/career-opportunities
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