Job Title:

Disability Assistant


Starfish Family Services

Employment Type:

Part year/Part time

Job Description/ Duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reviews information on the strengths, abilities, and disabilities of children with special needs.
  • Assists in planning, implementing and evaluating the daily classroom program utilizing the HighScope curriculum.
  • Participate in home visits and parent-teacher conferences as assigned by the EECD Specialist.
  • Prepares materials needed to carry out classroom activities, especially those noted in the child’s IEP/IFSP, and as assigned by the teacher.
  • Assist in coordinating the planning, writing and implementation of lesson plans, including incorporating individual learning plans (ILP’s), IEP and IFSP goals, as assigned by the teacher.
  • Attends local staffings, IEP’s, parent-teacher conferences and home visits as requested.
  • Assist with providing necessary information to families of children with special needs. Document contacts.
  • Assist teacher in observing children for possible disabling conditions and consult Site Leader/Disability Specialist as needed.
  • Assist the Site Leader/Disability Specialist with disability related services as it relates to enrolled children (contacting LEA’s, obtaining progress notes, and/or IEP scheduling).


Education and Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Previous experience working with special needs preschool children preferred. Experience with High Scope preferred.

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