Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School
  • 17-Sep-2018 to 16-Nov-2018 (CST)
  • Instruction
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Full Time

Position Summary:

Work with one child, on a daily basis, to facilitate the educational process and ensure a high level of supervision and safety within the classroom. Assist the classroom teacher as

necessary and appropriate.

Position Salary & Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with experience. The Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Essential Functions:

20% Monitor a student throughout all aspects of the academic day.

20% Provide individual tutoring.

15% Assist a student with school -based tasks, and academic responsibilities.

15% Collaborate with a student to ensure that all books and materials are packed up and

organized for transitions.

15% Work with the classroom teacher to develop and maintain a daily routine that is safe,

structured, and orderly.

10% Attend and participate in all staff meetings, individual planning meetings, and school based


5% Document student progress when necessary.

Education/Experience/Knowledge Minimum Requirements:

Two years of college experience required; Bachelor's degree or a background in

education preferred; interest in working with children within a school setting required; strong

communication and problem solving skills required; experience working with special needs children,

or within an academic setting, preferred. Applicants should possess a strong commitment to strength

perspective, empowering families and a willingness to work in a high demanding work situation that

requires flexibility and innovativeness; applicants must possess cultural competency.

Working Conditions:

Must be patient and able to multi-task. Must understand rules of confidentiality.

Must have the capacity to work effectively as a team member.

Physical Effort:

Must be able to lift minimum of twenty pounds. Light moving is required from

time to time. Must be able to participate, as necessary, in physical education activities.



The Leslie Shankman School Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital or veteran status, or disability.

Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School
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