Job: 1:1 Special Education Instructional Assistant

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Job Description

 OPEN
POSTING DATE:  01/23/2018
CLOSING DATE:  
POSTING NUMBER:  001114
LOCATION:  Simis
POSITION:  1:1 Special Education Instructional Assistant
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:  

QUALIFICATIONS
1. High school diploma or equivalent, Minimum AA Degree, 60 credit hours OR ParaPro Certification required.
2. Works with students on a one-to-one basis including students with sensory, cognitive, emotional and/or physical disabilities.
3. Works in a timely and efficient manner.
4. Relates to students, parents and staff in a positive manner.
5. Ability to use word processing on MAC/IBM computer.
6. Experience with disabled children preferred.
7. Current First Aid and CPR cards. 
8. Ability to lift, position and transfer students safely lifting up to 50 pounds.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  


Working under the supervision of a special education teacher, provide instructional support and assistance to students with disabilities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  


PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
1. Assists the teacher in implementing the special education instructional program under the teacher’s direct or indirect supervision.
2. Works with students on a one-to-one basis and in small groups.
3. Makes and gather materials and resources for special education instruction. 
4. Monitors student activities as assigned (i.e., in classroom, on playground, on bus).
5. Follows teacher(s) directions to provide a consistent discipline program for students.
6. Observes, monitors, records student behavior.
7. Uses the following equipment, but not limited to: computer, telephone, printer, overhead projector, television, VCR and movie projector, copy machine and assistive technology.
8. Understands and applies safety-related precautions as outlined in MSDS.
9. Works on early release days in the district’s after school program as assigned.
10. Performs additional duties as assigned by the designated supervisor(s), including special education teacher, therapists, building administrator and director of special education.



Instructional assistants must have the willingness and ability to perform the following tasks.  Appropriate training and supervision will be provided by special education personnel.
1. Position and lift physically impaired students.
2. Assist with self-care skills (i.e., eating, toileting, and recreation).
3. Implement appropriate behavioral strategies.
4. Work with children with limited speech, hearing, physical and/or cognitive abilities.
5. Use appropriate non-violent crisis intervention techniques.
6. Use assistive technology; basic sign language.
7. Work with general education teachers in inclusive arrangements.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:  
EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION:  

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS 1. Current First Aid and CPR. 2. Quarterly Special Education In-service. 3. In-service before school starts.

MONTHS / HOURS:  
SALARY:  

LENGTH OF WORK/GRADE ON SALARY SCALE
9 month employment /Benefits


Salary Range:  $10.50-16.03 (DOE)

DAYS:  
 FROM - 7:45am   TO - 2:30 pm
GRADE / STEP:  Grade 8
JPOSTING:  Y