Classroom Instructional Assistant (Social Skills) – Title I

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EAST CENTRAL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Job Announcement – August 24, 2020
Classroom Instructional Assistant (Social Skills) – Title I
 
The position of Classroom Instructional Assistant (Social Skills) – Title I is available at Sinclair Elementary School for the 2020-2021 school year.  All individuals (district employees included) who are interested in this position must apply online through Frontline via the district website.  The deadline for submitting an application is 4:00 p.m., September 3, 2020, or until the position is filled.  

Primary Purpose:  Supervise students assigned to in-school suspension for disciplinary reasons.  Maintain a highly structured and orderly environment.  Work under the general supervision of the school administration.  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  1. Check on students who struggle with behavior in the classroom.
  2. Work with campus administrators to create and maintain an orderly and highly structured classroom environment.
  3. Provide social skills to students who struggle with behavior on campus.
  4. Help supervise students throughout the school day, inside, and outside the classroom.  This includes lunchroom, bus, and playground duty.
  5. Keep the teacher informed of the special needs or problems of individual students.
  6. Teach character education and social skills to the entire student body at Harmony.
  7. Plan with the school counselor and assistant principal to support the social and emotional learning of students.
  8. Conduct classroom systems fidelity checks.
  9. Be a check-in/check-out mentor for students.
  10. Conduct social skills lessons with individuals and small groups of students on an as-needed basis. 
  11. Participate in staff development training programs to improve job performance.
  12. Participate in faculty meetings and special events as assigned.
  13. Assist the school administration where needed.
  14. Maintain confidentiality.
  15. Perform other duties as related to the enhancement and supports of a Title 1 school-wide program.
Note:  Not all applicants will be interviewed.  Each applicant’s resume, application, and other available information will be considered in the screening process.  Only those person’s currently meeting all minimum requirements will be screened.  

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certificates:
High school diploma or GED
48 college hours with some emphasis on child growth or development or related area or Treasuring our 
         Paraprofessional certificate
Valid Texas educational aide III certificate
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Ability to work well with children
Ability to communicate effectively
Experience: 
Some experience working with children
Perform duties with minimum supervision  

EQUIPMENT USED:  Standard office equipment including computer and peripherals; standard instructional equipment   WORKING CONDITIONS: Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:  Maintain emotional control under stress; frequent interruptions.  Frequent standing, stooping, walking, bending, pulling, pushing, and lifting.  Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment.  May be required to lift and position student’s w/physical disabilities; control behavior through physical restraint, and assist non-ambulatory students.  Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds).  Exposure to biological hazards.  Work inside and outside (exposure to sun, heat, cold, and inclement weather); exposure to noise.    

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT:  187 days-basis                      
SALARY:  Paraprofessional Pay Grade 201; Title 1

Roland Toscano,
Superintendent of Schools  


•An Equal Opportunity Employer•

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East Central ISD

6126 Sinclair Road, San Antonio, TX 78222
 
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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,381

State Average: $10,068

% ELL Students

9%

State Average: 17%

Student Teacher Ratio

17.34

State Average: 15.26

% IEP Students

10%

State Average: 9%

FTE

1,226

State Average: 558