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Early Childhood Aide Instructor

Developmental Disabilities Institute
Date Posted: 12/16/2020
Salary / Wage: range
Location: Many Towns, New York
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Developmental Disabilities Institute, DDI, is one of the largest providers of care to children and adults with Autism, developmental disabilities and other special needs. DDI has been a part of Long Island for over 50 years serving over 1,500 children and adults with Autism, other developmental disabilities and special needs. DDI provides innovative and expansive services to our population through various residential services, day habilitation programs and vocational services.

Working in DDI's Early Childhood Services division the Early Childhood Aide works along side the Special Education Teacher and Assistants as part of the interdisciplinary team. Working in the classroom the early Childhood Aide works with children with developmental disabilities on a variety of age appropriate educational goals.



  • Set up and maintain classroom materials and supplies
  • Assist with bussing at arrival and dismissal
  • Follow lead of classroom teacher
  • Implement outlined behavior treatment plans
  • Supervise children during classroom activities
  • Demonstrate knowledge of outlined curriculum and IFSP/IEP goals
  • Assist children in all daily living activities
  • Work collaboratively with classroom staff and team members
  • Other duties as assigned




  • High School Diploma required
  • Minimum 6 college credits
  • Experience working with young children, preferred

Must possess NYS Level I Teaching Assistant certification within 6 months from entering this position

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