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Employer: LifeScape
Location: Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Employment Type: Full Time


This position is responsible to assist the classroom teacher in day to day educational procedures within the assigned classroom of the education department in accordance with the organizations Mission and Core Values, utilizing Person-Centered Practices.



Provide expertise and direction, as well as problem-solving assistance for classroom teaching assistant staff. 

  • Prepares and maintains classroom materials per classroom teachers request

  • Assist with staff training of teaching assistants on all relevant therapy, behavioral and educational needs.

  • Assists teacher in leadership responsibilities

  • Exhibits classroom leadership in classroom teacher’s absence.

  • Perform special reviews/projects as directed.

  • Mentors/trains/collaborates teaching assistants.

  • Report/communicate/collaborates regularly with classroom teacher

  • Completes other duties as assigned by the Assistant Principal


Serves as a member of the education department:

  • Maintains and tracks daily educational/therapy related data

  • Maintains and documents child specific behavioral supports

  • Accurately and in a timely manner completes GER’s (general event recordings)

  • Responds to codes (i.e. behavioral, code Adam, etc.)

  • Attends all relevant building wide and educational meetings

High school diploma or GED is required. Associate degree (or higher) in education or related field is preferred. Minimum of two years of experience working with persons with disabilities and/or challenging behaviors is preferred

Contact Information

Nicole Jensen
2501 West 26th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Phone: 605-444-9543 or

Other Information

Category(s): Healthcare, Nonprofit - Social Services
Industry: Healthcare / Health Services
Experience Req.: No
Degree Req.: No
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About this Employer
Sioux Falls, SD

Better Together. Children’s Care Hospital School and South Dakota Achieve – now LifeScape! We provide the same Outstanding Services for Children and Adults with Disabilities. For people with disabilities, the landscape off life can be uncertain. Finding the right path makes the journey easier – more fulfilling. Now, two organizations have joined together to provide lifelong support for children and adults with disabilities. Become a part of LifeScape by starting your career with us!

LifeScape is an Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity Employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
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