Current Employment Positions

Teacher Aide

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-608195
  • Job Location: Arlington Heights, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: March 13, 2018
  • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
  • Starting Date: February 20, 2018

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Job Description:

Family Guidance Centers, Inc. (FGC), a not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization, treats and prevents substance abuse, as well as an array of other related problems. Since 1969, FGC's comprehensive programming has educated and guided individuals toward their full potential as productive members within their own families and our society.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To perform duties as assigned by the principal, clinical director or coordinators
  • To attend all scheduled meetings
  • To actively participate and give feedback during litany and other meetings.
  • To assist teacher with the following tasks:To help students both academically and socially
    • Xeroxing
    • Grading student assignments
    • Documenting behaviors on point sheets
    • Tallying % on point sheets
  • To assist teacher when implementing individual, small group and large group lessons
  • To help plan and chaperone school field trips and level events
  • To escort students through building when needed
  • To assist staff in crisis intervention and physical management
  • To participate in weekly planning
  • To assist teacher in maintaining and upkeep an inventory of classroom materials
  • To provide 1:1 assistance for students when needed
  • To adhere to and support the philosophy of Metro Prep
  • To perform two assigned non-teaching duties as needed
  • To help maintain milieu management when no student are in class
  • To help teacher maintain classroom and school rules.
  • To assist during arrival and dismissal of student

Schedule: Monday thru Friday 

Number of Position Openings:

Start Date: March 2018

Experience and Skills:

Education and/or Experience: 30 semester hours college credit, pass paraprofessional exam or graduated from a paraprofessional program

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: State issued paraprofessional licenses, TCI


Family Guidance Centers Inc. offers opportunities for individuals with an interest in behavioral health. Our organization provides a comprehensive benefit package for full time employment that includes health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance and a 401k pension plan. Vacation, sick and personal days with ten paid holidays off are included in our paid time off compensation package. 


 Salary Range: $28,500 - $30,500 per year


 Family Guidance Centers, Inc. is a Drug Free Environment, Equal Opportunity Employer