Teaching Assistant, Special Education

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WEBSTER CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
119 SOUTH AVENUE, WEBSTER, NY  14580
(585) 216-0010   website: 
www.websterschools.org
 
1819-932
Position Opening
 
Position Title:    Special Education Teaching Assistant 
                                   
Location:          Thomas High School
 
Starting Date:   April 12, 2019
 
Requirements:
  • Experience supporting students with disabilities in general and special education settings
  • Able to assist students with personal care, academic and behavioral needs K-12
 
Salary:  As per current Educational Support Association Agreement (ESA)
 
Application Procedure:  Please apply online by April 2, 2019
 
Correspond With:         Mr. David Swinson
                                        Assistant Superintendent for Administration and Human Resources
                                        Webster Central School District
                                        1028 Ridge Road, Suite 112
                                        Webster, NY 14580
                       

 
 
SELECTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FOR INTERVIEWS.
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Webster Central School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, age, disability, or any other status protected by law.




Teaching Assistant
Job Description
 

Position Summary

The role of the Teaching Assistant is to provide, under the direction of a certified teacher, direct instructional and support services to students (i.e. Response to Intervention, AV/TV, Computer Lab, Counseling Center, ESL, in-school suspension, library, learning center, make-up test rooms, resource rooms, special education classrooms, study halls, or other areas as needed).

 

Supervisor

The Teacher Assistant is directly responsible to the building principal or his/her designee. Those Teaching Assistants who fall under Special Education will also be supervised by a district administrator.

 

Qualifications

  1. Level I Teaching Assistant Certification (willing to progress towards Level III)

  2. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

  3. Communicates and works well with students (general and special education), teachers, parents, co-workers and others in the community.

 

Essential Responsibilities

1.   Works with individual students or groups of students on instructional projects as directed by a teacher or

     Administrator.

2.  Provides the teacher with information about students that will assist in the development of appropriate

     academic assistance.

3.  Assists students in the use of available instructional resources and assists in the development and the use of

     instructional materials and resources.

4.  Shares expertise and training with staff as requested by the building principal, his/her designee or district

     administrator.

5.  May supervise groups of students being responsible for their whereabouts and activities.

6.  Assists teachers and administrators in disciplinary situations following individual student plan expectations.

7.  Provides escort for students in need of support following individual student plan expectations.

8.  Attends building and district meetings/workshops as required by the building principal, his/her designee or   

     district administrator.

9.  Reads and implements student 504,  IEP and/or behavior plans in accordance with regulations.

10. Case managers and/or classroom teachers are the contact person for families. Any inquiries from families

     should be directed to them.

11.  Liaison between classroom teachers and case managers.

12.  Collects and records data as directed by teacher or administrator.

13.  Performs such other position-related duties assigned by the building principal, his/her designee or district administrator, during unusual or emergency situations.

 

14.  Assists students with physical care tasks and health-related activities as appropriate.  Examples could

      include: feeding, dressing, transfers between equipment, and toileting.

15.  Specific and timely job training will be provided by the school district.



 

Posted By

Webster Central School District

875 Ridge Road , Webster, NY 14580
 

At the following locations

Thomas High School

800 Five Mile Line Road , Webster, NY 14580



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$18,318

State Average: $22,444

% ELL Students

2%

State Average: 8%

Student Teacher Ratio

13.49

State Average: 13.16

% IEP Students

11%

State Average: 18%

FTE

1,412

State Average: 355