The Foundation Schools is a special education day school which delivers innovative school programs and support services for children and adolescents with emotional disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and other learning challenges. For over 40 years, The Foundation Schools’ mix of academic support and therapeutic services has given our students a chance to reach their full potential. The Foundation Schools is currently approved by the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia to provide services to students who have not been successful in their home school’s environment. The Foundation Schools has schools in Gaithersburg, Landover and Largo, Maryland that serve over 200 students in grades K-12.The Foundation Schools is accepting resumes for Dedicated Aide candidates to work at our Gaithersburg location to start at the end of August 2022.
The mission of The Foundation Schools is to provide a highly specialized educational and therapeutic program for students preparing them to be productive and successful in their future academic and career paths. The Foundation Schools employs special education strategies and techniques to provide quality instruction that results in the students’ mastery of approved curriculum and that promotes social, emotional and cognitive learning. We effectively manage student behavior through implementation of behavior management systems, school rules and policies.
Our Core Values’ provide a strong foundation for our programs, are integrated into our positive behavior intervention system, drive our actions and guide our staff and students daily to TWIRL (Teamwork, Work Ethic, Integrity, Respect, and Leadership). We offer a supportive working environment with small class sizes and excellent resources.
The Foundation Schools offers a comprehensive benefit package including tuition assistance and a generous retirement package. Visit our website at www.foundationschools.org for more information.
Dedicated Aides manage their assigned student’s behavior and ensure students’ safety through the implementation of the behavior modification system, school rules, and The Foundation Schools’ policies and procedures, and help students decrease and avoid inappropriate behaviors. Dedicated Aides accompany their assigned student to all classes and activities to support them with their academic assignments and behavioral goals. Dedicated Aides maintain appropriate documentation of the students’ activities. They work under the direction of the classroom teacher to implement lesson plans and IEP goals. Dedicated Aides also provide staff assistance and program support through participation in meetings, committees, and special activities and assignments.
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