Inclusion Special Education Assistant (Secondary)

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Start Date
08/05/2020

Description

Special Education Aide

Job Description

Help special education teacher provide for physical and instructional needs of students with disabilities in special education setting. Assist in implementation of classroom programs, including self-help, behavior management, and instruction programs. Work under general supervision of principal and immediate direction of certified teacher.

Qualifications
High school diploma or GED
Valid Texas educational aide certificate

Duties and Responsibilities
Instructional Support
1. Help teacher prepare instructional materials and classroom displays.
2. Help maintain a neat and orderly classroom.
3. Help with inventory, care, and maintenance of equipment.
4. Help teacher keep administrative records and prepare required reports.
5. Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers.
Student Management
6. Assist students with physical disabilities according to their needs, including transferring to and from wheelchairs, lifting, or positioning.
7. Assist students with physical needs and personal care, including feeding, bathroom needs, and personal hygiene.
8. Help manage behavior of students. This includes intervening in crisis situations and restraining disruptive or dangerous student behavior as needed.
9. Assume responsibility for learning and adapting to each student’s special medical, physical, communicative, and emotional needs.
10. Work with individual students or small groups to develop motor skills and conduct instructional exercises assigned by teacher.
11. Help supervise students throughout the school day, inside and outside the classroom. This includes lunchroom, bus, and playground duty.
12. Keep teacher informed of special needs or problems of individual students.
Other
13. Maintain confidentiality.
14. Participate in staff development training programs, faculty meetings, and special events as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
None.

Equipment Used:
Wheelchair lift, ramp, personal computer, copier, and audiovisual equipment.

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing, and pulling; regular heavy lifting of students. Biological exposure to bacteria and communicable diseases.

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Ability to work with children with disabilities
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
Ability to communicate effectively
Knowledge of general office equipment

Posted By

North Lamar Independent School District

3201 Lewis Lane, Paris, TX 75460
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,187

State Average: $10,068

% ELL Students

2%

State Average: 17%

Student Teacher Ratio

11.09

State Average: 15.26

% IEP Students

14%

State Average: 9%

FTE

484

State Average: 558