Secondary Extended School Year (ESY) Instructional Assistant - 2021
Description GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES Assists the classroom teacher in delivering intervention and instruction to students with special needs by providing instructional, behavioral and personal care support; performs related tasks as required and directed; all work is performed under the direction and supervision of the classroom teacher, however, the paraprofessional may independently carry out particular aspects of the instructional program when asked. ESSENTIAL DUTIES (These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)
Carries out instructional plans as designated by the classroom teacher as components of the student's Individual Educational Plan (IEP); Develops and maintains pleasant and orderly classroom environment (e.g., maintain instructional materials, assist special education teacher and/or students in clean up activities, etc.); Maintains a climate centered around the students that promotes dignity and respect Assists teacher in maintaining appropriate classroom behavior and safety of students and staff; Assists students in completion of learning tasks assigned by classroom teachers; Assists in physical movement of students from one learning environment to another; Performs such clerical duties as typing, filing, and duplicating at direction of classroom teacher; Under supervision of classroom teacher and/or Lead Teacher Specialist or ESY coordinator, assists in maintenance of students' records through data collection; Assists with toileting, feeding, and positioning of students; Assists with medical related duties with assigned students as necessary; Assisting with carry over of related services, i.e., Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech, Supervises and supports students on playground equipment, track, or other leisure activities out of doors on school ground; Adheres to federal and state laws, school policies, and ethical guidelines Consistent and regular attendance is an essential duty of this position. Performs other related duties as assigned.