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Teacher Aide

Location: Port Jefferson, NY, NY Department: Academic Classroom Staff Schedule: Day shift Shift: Full Time ReqNum: 34

Maryhaven is a nonprofit, Long Island based agency committed to helping persons with special needs including intellectual disabilities, mental health issues, physical disabilities, and/or substance abuse/dependence issues to realize their full potential. The agency's purpose is to establish, maintain and operate progressive programs and services which are residential, educational, vocational, and rehabilitative in nature. The ideal goal is the attainment of normalization, in all aspects of life, for each individual we support.

Responsibilities will include:

Classroom staff is comprised of a teacher, an assistant, and/or classroom aides. The teacher's aide is part of a team that delivers educational services including academic, vocational, social, emotional and independent living skills instruction.The teacher aide supports and complements the teacher and teacher assistant in the implementation of daily activities.Works under the direction of the classroom teacher, and in the absence of the teacher under the direction of the substitute teacher or teacher assistant.


  • High School Diploma and/or equivalent required.
  • At least 1 year experience with multiply handicapped population preferred.
  • Valid NYS driver's license desired.
  • We offer extensive paid orientation training. At Maryhaven, which is part of Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future. Due to our extensive network of programs and services, the opportunities for career growth are significant. Come enjoy working with others as you chart your own course for the future!

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