Canyon View - (2.88 hr) Preschool Sp Ed Tier 3 Prareducator
A position has been declared open in the Weber School District for a Preschool Special Education Tier 3 Paraeducator. This position is for 2.88 hours per day, 180 days per year. Weber District Employees may send a resume to the school principal. Applicants outside the district may apply on Teachers-Teachers.com. Files will be reviewed before interviews are scheduled.
Job Description: This position assists a certificated teacher and/or related service staff in instructional and non-instructional activities for students who have significant challenging behavior and/or autism using principles derived from the field of Applied Behavior Analysis.
Primary duties include, but are not limited to, engaging in the following activities with support and direction:
• Collect data regularly regarding skills across developmental domains •Collect data on programs delivered 1:1 using Discrete Trial Teaching • Under the direction of the classroom teacher, instruct students regarding developing peer interactions and social skills •Utilize safe and appropriate procedures when managing students with challenging behavior •Administer assistance to medically fragile children •Implement positive behavior supports, behavior plans, and interventions as needed
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships with preschool teams •Communicate effectively verbally and in writing •Remain flexible with changes in assignments and situations •Relate to special needs students in a positive and confident manner •Organize work, problem solve, and select action plans •Attend to details and follow tasks through to completion •Monitor student behavior and make quick, effective decisions •Remain calm in crisis situations •Work independently with minimal supervision •Exercise good judgment and maintain confidentiality •Demonstrates professional ethics as outlined by the Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission. •Conforms to district policies including attendance, absences and evaluations. •Attendance must be adequate to acceptably perform listed job functions. •Possesses problem solving skills. •Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: BASIC PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds for the purpose of diapering, performing transfers, transitions, and position changes •Must be able to assume and maintain a variety of postures (kneeling, squatting, bending, standing, and sitting in student-size chairs) for extended periods of time •Must be able to move from sitting on floor to standing position repeatedly • Must be able to utilize quick body movements to maintain safety and implement student behavior plans
• High School diploma or equivalent •Willing to participate in required district and school trainings
WEBER SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER