1:1 Aide/Support Staff

1:1 Aide/Support Staff

Brief Description: 1:1 Aides and Support Staff in the ESY classroom work at the direction of the certified special education teacher to support student participation, overall success, and well-being. Support Staff aid in the facilitation of services and supports, designed for each student, under the provisions of their IEP (Individual Education Plan), generally in a 1:1 setting.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement student IEP goals under the direction of special education teacher
  • Support special education teacher in recording data and progress monitoring
  • Implement behavioral plans and positive supports for students as necessary
  • Assist students in all aspects of daily programming including, but not limited to: social, academic, behavioral, and personal care growth and development
  • Assist in the direct supervision of children in the assigned program as directed by the teacher or supervisors (e.g. bussing, classroom assignments, lunch, pool, etc.)
  • Model and maintain appropriate behavioral expectations across all environments, including but not limited to: conversation and social engagement, clean-up and self-care activities, listening, and everyday interactions for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social behavior in a culturally sensitive manner.
  • Assist in ensuring the safety and well-being of all students within the classroom.
  • Maintain cleanly classroom equipment and work area.
  • Respond to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of classroom function.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract, Temporary

Pay: $8.00 – $17.00 per hour


  • Monday to Friday


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Special education: 1 year (Preferred)

For questions or to apply directly, contact Jessica.Huff@varietyphila.org