Paraprofessional / Special Education Support Staff (#1791098)
Paraprofessional / Special Education Support Staff
Special Education Support Staff’s first responsibility is to support the classroom teacher and school administration in providing a safe, positive and productive learning environment. Classroom teachers hold the primary responsibility for the delivery of the curriculum using creativity, innovation and discovery. Special Education Support Staff support the Special Education teacher and administration as directed. Support staff also supervise students during movement breaks and lunch time activities, as directed.
Special Education Support Staff will participate in professional development and other trainings to improve skills and meet needed requirements.
Special Education Support Staff at CCID should: *Have received at least a high school diploma at an approved education institution; and *Hold an Associate Degree; or *48 semester hours or 60 quarter hours of college credit; or *Passing score on the PRAXIS Parapro exam
Special Education Support Staff at CCID should: *Demonstrate a strong commitment to the mission, pedagogy and methods of CCID; *Possess a clear and demonstrable concern for ALL children; *Have excellent communication skills and an ability to work well with colleagues, administration and parents; *Be able to collaborate with faculty, staff, parents and community members; *Be able to pass Federal Criminal Background Check; *Seek continual learning and self-development.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job (Classroom Aide - Support Staff). Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; exhibit manual dexterity to dial a telephone, to enter data into a computer; to see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal classroom levels, outdoors and on the telephone; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in normal classrooms, outdoors and on the telephone; physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds to shoulder height and 50 pounds to waist height; and to bend, stoop, sit on the floor, climb stairs, walk and reach overhead frequently and for extended time periods.