Archbishop Damiano School (https://www.adsschool.org/) is a special education preschool – secondary educational institution located in Westville, New Jersey. has an ongoing need for substitute instructional classroom assistant(s). This person assists teacher(s) in implementing educational programs, bserves agency policies and procedures concerning student activities at all times both within the school environment and at the community sites.Qualifications for Position:High School Diploma or equivalentPrior experience working with children, preferably in a learning environment.Approved Criminal History Review from NJ Dept. of Ed. Office of Criminal History Review. Ability to lift and position students alone and with another person as required. Lifting is performed from various levels and weight can vary up to 70 poundsEssential Duties/Responsibilities of the Position: Assists teachers in implementing student activities in school environment.Maintains open communication with teacher; accepts and provides appropriate feedback.Prepares student work areas; helps to maintain standards for cleanliness and hygiene; ensures that students can enter and move around school sites safely.Reinforces instruction in small/large groups or on a one-to-one basis.Encourages educational achievements, positive behavior and independence.Uses only techniques for behavior management and communication with students that have been approved by the Services.Promotes the values of the Services (Trust, Respect, Caring, Compassion, Dignity, and Hospitality) throughout job performance.Responds appropriately to interruptions, emergencies, and various safety and evacuation.Observe agency and departmental policies and procedures. Meets and maintains agency standards for student behavior management, child abuse and neglect, infection control, safety, emergency procedures, attendance, moral and professional conduct.May perform other duties as assigned.