Personal Care/Instructional Aide

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Start Date
04/19/2021
Position Areas
Instructional Support

Description

DeTOUR AREA SCHOOLS
JOB DESCRIPTION
PERSONAL CARE / INSTRUCTIONAL AID
 
Reports to:                              Classroom Instructor and/or Program Supervisor
Purpose of Position:                To assist the immediate supervisor in provision of the student program and services; assist in maintaining records of the students; assist in classroom related activities and services; to maintain neat classrooms.
Job Goal:                                 To provide supportive assistance to the classroom teacher by taking an active part in the educational, social, physical, medical, emotional and self-care need of an individual, or group of students in programs operated by DeTour Area Schools.
Period of Employment:           School Year
Minimal Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent, with appropriate experience as allowed under school code. 
  • Possess emotional stability, physical stamina and strength necessary to complete duties, and have an understanding and interest in the needs of special education students.
  • Must meet requirements to be employed by a third party contractor.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist the classroom teacher in the planning and implementation of student programs that have been initiated by the teacher.
  • Assist in the preparation and organization of instructional materials needed to implement student program.
  • Carry out student objectives and/or programs established by the instructor on a daily basis.
  • Assist in documentation of student’s progress as needed and directed by instructor.
  • Assist the instructor and other support personnel in providing for student needs, which may include, but are not limited to:  toileting and/or diapering, proper lifting and/or transferring (up to 100 + pounds), feeding, medically related needs and personal hygiene needs of assigned students.
  • Attend pertinent staff meetings, IEPs, and other in-service training sessions at the request of the supervisor.
  • Cooperate with and assist other educational support staff in the cognitive, behavioral, and motor programming for students.
  • Assist in the coordination and supervision of student activities outside the classroom and in the community at the request and direction of instructor and/or supervisor.
  • Perform and share responsibility in classroom duties, which may include but not limited to, classroom preparation and clean up, monitoring of equipment and supplies.
  • Perform those specialized skills as required for programming with appropriate training and/or licensing, which may include but are not limited to CDL (commercial driver’s license) and endorsements, signing, trachea suctioning, catherization, feeding tubes and approved physical management interventions.
  • Must be able to physically assist students with adaptive equipment.
  • Must be able to assist students in boarding and leaving motor vehicles.
  • Must be able to physically and visually monitor students in all educational settings including student transportation systems, and outdoor environments.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with staff and students.
  • Perform other tasks and assume other responsibilities, including support for other classrooms, as needed, as requested by the instructor, or supervisor within the framework of this job description.
  • As needed for completion of duties, attend meetings outside of normal working hours
  • Remain free of substance abuse and/or illegal drug use at all times while an employee of DeTour Area Schools
 

Posted By

DeTour Area Schools

202 S. Division, PO Box 429 , Detour, MI 49725
 

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DeTour Area Schools

202 S. Division, PO Box 429 , Detour, MI 49725