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Disabilities Aide-PT City of Chicago


Primary Objective: Under the direction of the site director, the Disabilities Aide assists teachers in serving pre-diagnosed preschool children with severe to moderate disabilities in the City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) Child Development Centers in accordance with Head Start regulations, licensing and accreditation standards. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: •Facilitates classroom activities that support the inclusion of all children. •Assists in providing for the health and safety of children. •Monitors children’s behaviors and interactions. •Participates in monthly trainings provided by Head Start funder. •Attends staff meetings and prepares reports related to the special needs of children. •Performs other duties as assigned, including acting as lead on special projects. •Adheres to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards. Qualifications •High School diploma or the equivalent required. Courses and training in child development preferred. •Work experience in a Head Start center or social service agency is preferred. •Strong verbal and written communication skills. •Must be able to work independently with limited supervision