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Student Support Associate

Job type:Education & Training


To assist classroom teacher in helping students to increase their academic and social skills as well as prepare them for inclusive activities into general education classrooms.  Assist in maintaining a safe and orderly environment.  Assist in problem-reducing behavior in/on school facilities to reduce disruptions and off-task behavior within the classroom.  Under the guidance of the teacher, assist in facilitating all goals and objectives contained in students IEP including, but not limited to:

  • Functional academic programming developed by the classroom teacher.
  • Helping students when needed through small group instruction, one-on-one tutoring and assignment completion.

To meet the developmental needs of school age children by implementing activities which encourage independence and responsibility. To provide exemplary performance in all aspects of child care duties and to ensure that all work performed is completed to standard. To demonstrate a positive attitude, loyalty, cooperation, teamwork, attendance and safety.

Starting salary:
$11.79 - $12.88

Company benefits:
Employer paid single health insurance plan Optional dental, vision & flexible spending plans Paid illness time / Personal days Paid school-year holidays

High school courses important to the position:
General high school education requirements

Training, certifications, or degree needed to qualify for the position:
CPI training (available on the job)

Specific skills that your business recognizes as fundamental to employment (life skills):
Being cooperative & collaborative; effective interpersonal skills; dependability; ability to relate and communicate effectively with staff and peers.

Advancement opportunities in the company:
Lower level supervisor with no additional education

Linn-Mar Career Path Curriculum Marion Independent Career Path Curriculum

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