Instructional Assistant

STRYVE Inc

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

JOB TITLE:    Instructional Assistant

EMPLOYER:  Stryve Inc

 

HOURS:  Part-time / Full-time up to 30 hours per week

 

REPORTS TO: Instructional Manager

 

SUMMARY: Supports consumer with training activities and programs that promote independence and computer skills.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates respectful and dignified integration and communication with Stryve clients, stakeholders (such as co-workers, employers, family members, community members) and Stryve colleagues.

  • Assumes competency and builds esteem in all interactions.

  • Implement adaptation strategies and devices.

  • Provide typical and specialized healthcare needs as needed.

  • Provide mobility training as needed/requested.

  • Attends and completes staff development training and attend monthly trainings.

  • Communicate progress to Stryve consumers and management.

  • Demonstrate proper emergency strategies.

  • Report emergencies to Instructional Manager during business hours and emergency line during non-business hours.

  • Regularly completes all requires documents.

  • Dresses professionally and/or appropriately for tasks that are done with the consumer (See dress code policy).

  • Demonstrates flexibility, sound judgment, good record keeping, and attendance.

  • Complete and pass competency based training test.

  • Understands and follows Stryve’s mission and values.

  • Assists with related special projects as needed.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) preferred.

  • Two years related experience or equivalent preferred.

  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Commitment to full inclusion of all persons with disabilities.

  • Commitment to self-advocacy and person-centered planning.

  • Proficient on Microsoft Office, Email, and Windows Systems.

  • Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.

  • Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.

  • Commitment to upholding the values of the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Act.

 

COMPETENCIES:

  • Technical Skills--Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

  • Oral Communication--Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

  • Teamwork--Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

  • Leadership--Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.

  • Ethics--Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

  • Organizational Support--Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.

  • Planning/Organizing--Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.

  • Professionalism--Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

  • Quality--Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

  • Safety and Security--Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 

  • Frequently utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read
    technical information, and/or use a keyboard

  • Occasionally required to lift items up to 25 pounds