SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHING ASSISTANT – EAGLE VIEW ELEMENTARY (#1794966)
APPLICANTS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER
POSITION: SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHING ASSISTANT – EAGLE VIEW ELEMENTARY (29.5 HOURS PER WEEK, VOUCHER POSITION, NO BENEFITS)
District Expectations: • Provides instructional support to special education teacher; • Assists in teaching daily living skills, social skills, leisure-time activity skills, specific self-help skills, community access and mobility skills; • Ability to lift 45 pounds; • Encourages and reinforces students, building self-image and helping them to be responsible; • Assists the teacher with student behavior management; • Provides instruction to students, under direction of special education teacher; • Assists teacher with clerical duties; • Accompanies students to mainstream classes, supervising and assisting during class and times between classes; • Assists students with feeding, personal hygiene, toileting, diapering, changing clothes, etc. Can require the lifting, positioning and carrying of students; • Assists students with group and club participation during school hours; • Assists in planning and supervising field trips and other off-campus activities; • Follow teacher’s program when working with students; • Track student progress; • Collect student behavioral data; • Consistently follow behavior system and classroom management program; • Tutor students in small groups with basic reading and math skills; • Maintain positive working relationships with students and staff; • Maintain confidentiality; • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Education/Experience • High School Diploma or equivalent required; • Associate Degree, 48 semester hours of college credit or must have passed the Para-Pro Test or be willing to take and pass the Para-Pro Test immediately upon hire; • Successful experience working with children at risk; • Successful experience as an at risk teaching assistant.
Your application will be complete when you provide the following with your online application: • Copies of college transcript(s) if available; • A minimum of three letters of recommendation, including at least one from a direct supervisor (does not have to be a current supervisor), which address candidate’s skills at working effectively with students, parents, staff and community members.
COMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE GIVEN PREFERRED CONSIDERATION DEADLINE TO APPLY: Open Until Filled