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Education Assistant

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Education Assistant - School Programs 002 - Full-Time, Days - St Vincent's Special Needs - Trumbull, CT

Why Join Ascension?

St. Vincent's Health Services, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, includes a licensed 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and St. Vincent's Special Needs Services. In 2012, and again in 2018, St. Vincent's achieved Magnet® Recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the highest national honor for nursing excellence. Known throughout the region for exceptional cardiovascular care, St. Vincent’s specializes in primary care, breast health, obstetrics, emergency medicine, behavioral health, cancer care, bariatric, and orthopedics. St. Vincent's was founded in 1903 by the Daughters of Charity.

St. Vincent’s Health Services is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St. Vincent's Health Services-, you will have the opportunity to

Assists with managing daily activities of the assigned class.


  • Assists with implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum. Assists with evaluating children.
  • Interacts with children and parents appropriately. Provides carryover of therapeutic programs as needed.
  • Maintains a safe and secure environment for the students. Follows all related policies and procedures.
  • Cleans and records activities.
  • Encourages student independence in communication, decision making and other activities.
  • Implements activities that are consistent with student and interests.
  • Displays enthusiasm and appropriate energy level to maintain students motivation, cooperation, and participation.
  • Participates in arrival and dismissal practices.
  • Other Duties as assigned

What You Will Need

  • HS or Equivalent 
    • HS Diploma or equivalent
Work Experience:
  • 2 years experience with persons with disabilities preferred.

E-Verify Statement

To comply with federal regulations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), all employees are required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form (I-9).  This law applies to all hires including volunteers and students.

St. Vincent's Health Services participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E-Verify (link to E-verify site)


Job ID: 351305
Category: Education
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health Services, CT
Location: Trumbull, CT

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