Educational 1:1 Aide - The Jefferson School (Frederick County, MD)



Jefferson School

Full Time (benefits eligible)

Day Shift

M-F 7:00-3:00


The Jefferson School is a 12 month special education school and residential treatment center, which serves children and adolescents with emotional and other disabilities who need more services than can be provided in a regular school.  The Jefferson School is equipped for 84 students, ages 12 through 21, including 34 day students and 50 residential students.

As an Educational 1:1 Aide you will:

  • Work with an assigned student in a one-to-one relationship providing the additional structure, supervision, and instruction to assist the teacher in achieving the goals and objectives of the student's Individual Education Plan (IEP).
  • Work independently within the guidelines and direction of the supervising teacher.
  • Provide educational support and behavior management; document student progress; and serve as an escort to students during school program activities.
  • Assist teacher with other students as needed.  (Funding for this position is provided by the Department of Education which is contingent on the length of time the student is enrolled at the school.  Loss of funding, for any reason, will result in the termination of this position, and completion of your employment as an Educational 1:1 Aide).


  • High School diploma; associate's/bachelor's degree and experience working in special education and/or with children/adolescents with severe behavioral and academic issues preferred. 
  • Must be over 21 years of age.