North Park Elementary - (3 hrs.) Life Skills Sp Ed Paraeducator
A position has been declared open in the Weber School District at North Park Elementary for a Sp. Ed. Aide LIFE Program Paraprofessional. This position is for 3 hours per day, 9 months per year. Weber District employees may send a resume to the school principal directly. Applicants outside the District may apply on Teachers-Teachers.com. Files will be reviewed before interviews are scheduled.
THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED, AFTER A MINIMUM OF 3 WORKING DAYS
Purpose Statement: The job of Special Education Aide – (Life Program) was established for the purpose/s of assisting assigned teaching personnel in the supervision and instruction of special education students; performing classroom clerical tasks; and assisting students by meeting special health care needs and developing students' daily living and behavioral skills. Essential Functions • Adapts classroom work under the direction of the teacher for the purpose of providing a method to support and/or reinforce lesson plans. • Assists in job coaching activities (e.g. work skills, filling out applications, preparing for interviews, following up on job leads, etc.) for the purpose of supporting teachers and promoting student success. • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities. • Implements under the supervision of the teacher, curriculum, behavioral programs in accordance with lesson plans for the purpose of assisting the teacher in improving students' academic success through a defined course of study. • Demonstrates the ability to record relevant information/data about learners. • Monitors individual students, classroom, library, playground activities, etc. for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment. • Performs record keeping and clerical functions (e.g. scheduling, copying, etc.) for the purpose of supporting the teacher and/or administrator in providing records/materials. Carry out responsibilities in a manner consistent with all pertinent laws, regulations, policies and procedures. Other Functions • Assists with daily living skills (e.g. toileting, changing diapers, feeding, personal hygiene, etc.) for the purpose of demonstrating skills and/or providing needed care. Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Must be able to adapt to changing work priorities; displaying tact and courtesy; meeting deadlines and schedules; setting priorities; being attentive to detail; and working with detailed information/data. SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adhering to safety practices. KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; understand written procedures, write routine documents, and speak clearly; and understand multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: safety practices and procedures; and health standards and hazards. Physical Requirements: Move from standing to kneeling/sitting position on floor repeatedly. Move from floor to kneeling/sitting to standing position. Safely manage physical or verbally aggressive students. Participate with students in physical fitness activities including walking, stretching, and aerobic exercise. Lift occasionally up to 60 lbs. to a height of 36 inches and frequently up to 25 lbs. to a height of 36 inches. Get into and out of full size 8-passenger vans. Transport students safely in full size 8-passenger vans. Sanitize and clean equipment (workboxes, exercise equipment, walkers, wheelchairs, etc.) Remain calm and follow safety procedures in emergency situations. Walk with students to bus stops in inclement weather and train students to use public transportation. Experience Job related experience is desired. Education High School diploma or equivalent.