Personal Care Assistant
POSITION TITLE: PERSONAL CARE ASSISTANT
LOCATION: ISU Program - Career Development
POSTING DATE: May 11, 2021
CLOSING DATE: For best consideration please apply by May 18, 2021. However, position will be open until filled.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 6.5 hours per day
DAYS: Nine month employment
SALARY SCHEDULE: Rate of pay will be $12.44 per hour
START DATE: Beginning of 2021-22 school year.
JOB SUMMARY: The principle function of an employee in this class is to provide assistance to special education students requiring significant and regular personal care. The position assists in the implementation of a student’s Individual Education Plan (IEP). The position works with students who have more severe physical, emotional, and/or learning disabilities. The work is performed under the supervision of a special education teacher, classroom teacher, and the building Principal. The principle duties of this position are performed in a classroom environment and may include exposure to body fluids and some personal injury risk from student behaviors.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Requires a high school diploma or equivalent AND successful completion of a minimum of 32 academic core college semester credits that will lead to a Bachelors Degree OR must pass the ETS Paraprofessional Praxis Assessment Test. COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE UPLOADED WITH THE APPLICATION.
EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION: School District employees that are interested must apply through the District on-line application system, AppliTracks, internal application. If not employed in a parapro position, transcripts must accompany the application. Applicants that are not currently employed with the District will need to complete the external application.
BENEFITS INFORMATION: Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance are available to full time employees of the District. Public Employees Retirement is also available for employees that work over 20 hours per week.
POSITIONS MAY OR MAY NOT BE FILLED DEPENDING UPON DISTRICT NEED.
The Pocatello/Chubbuck School District is an equal opportunity employer/education with a drug, alcohol and tobacco free environment. Discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, age, disability or national origin is prohibited. Equal access to employment, services and program is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the organization. Preference will be given to eligible veterans pursuant to Idaho Code 65-503. Questions or complaints should be addressed to the Human Resource Office 208-232-3563.