Non Instructional Associate Special Education (MHS)
JOB TITLE: Non Instructional Associate - Special Education
REPORTS TO: Principal & Roster Teacher
PURPOSE: Provide assistance to licensed instructional or support staff in the delivery of program specific services. Serves special education students, and school educational programs under the direction of licensed teaching staff. Assists to provide educationally based academic, social, emotional and behavioral programming which has been designed to meet the needs of students entitled to special education programming.
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the general direction of, and in conjunction with licensed staff:
- Assists to provide academic, behavior management, crisis intervention and/or other educational service support in structured individualized setting or group setting(s).
- Assists to provide individual and/or group instruction under the direction of the classroom teacher.
- Assists to implement, adapt or develop curriculum materials under the direction of the classroom teacher.
- Collaborates with the team in planning and implementing educational and behavioral interventions, social emotional and behavioral interventions for individuals and groups of students.
- Completes clerical duties related to educational programming, instruction and/or classroom management including, but not limited to, materials preparation, communications, and recordkeeping related to student attendance, performance, behavioral incidents, etc.
- Provides support and assists with supervision of children/students in various settings including but not limited to: the playground (K-8 only), in the lunchroom, restrooms,halls, media center and in those areas as requested.
- May be requested to participate in projects, committees or activities to support the mission of the special education program, building or school district. .
- Participates in staff development and professional growth activities as requested.
- Develops and maintains proper and adequate records and documentation in accordance with district policies and procedures.
- Support implementation of academic accommodations, modifications and/or specific plans as outlined in the students Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:
- Ability to communicate effectively and maintain effective working relationships.
- Ability to function effectively as a team member and work collaboratively with others.
- Ability and willingness to be flexible and respond to the changing needs of students and the district.
- Ability to handle information in a confidential manner.
- Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks.
- Ability to convey a positive and professional image to students, families and colleagues.
- Ability to provide crisis intervention support (after proper training).
- Ability to read and interpret documents, write reports and
- Ability to use and integrate technology appropriately in daily work which includes, but is not limited to, application of basic computer skills to effectively use email, internet, word processing and ipad applications.
- Maintains positive professional relationships and behavior
The noise level in the work environment can vary based on activities taking place. The position requires the commitment of professional working hours that may require the employee to extend beyond a typical eight hour workday.
The statements contained herein describe the scope of the responsibility and essential functions of this position, but should not be considered to be an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time unless restricted by a negotiated contract.
The Marion Independent School District is an EEO/AA employer.
Inquiries by employees or applicants for employment regarding compliance with equal employment opportunity and affirmative action laws and policies, including but not limited to complaints of discrimination, will be directed to the Affirmative Action Coordinator by writing to the Affirmative Action Coordinator (Superintendent), Marion Independent School District, Marion , Iowa 52302; or by telephoning 319-377-4691.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Inquiries by employees or applicants for employment regarding compliance with equal employment opportunity and affirmative action laws and policies, including but not limited to complaints of discrimination, may also be directed in writing to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commissions, Milwaukee Area Office, Reuss Federal Plaza, 310 West Wisconsin Ave., Suite 800, Milwaukee, WI., 53203-2292, (800) 669-4000 or TTY (800) 669-6820. http://www.eeoc.gov/field/milwaukee/index.cfm or the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, 400 E. 14th Street, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319-1004, (515) 281-4121 or 1-800-457-4416, http://www.iowa.gov/government/crc/. This inquiry or complaint to the federal office may be done instead of, or in addition to, an inquiry or complaint at the local level.
Further information and copies of the procedures for filing a complaint are available in the school district's central administrative office and the administrative office in each attendance center.
The statements contained herein describe the scope of responsibility and essential functions of this position, but should not be considered to be an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts the Board’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time unless restricted by law or a negotiated contract.