SpEd Itinerant Teacher Assistant
Special Education Itinerant Paraprofessional 10 Month
Salary: $16,015 - $24,334
The Special Education Itinerant Paraprofessional provides assistance to special education teacher(s) and support for students with disabilities. The SE Itinerant para is assigned by the Special Education Department Administration to support specific needs throughout the district.
Essential Job Functions
Facilitating and monitoring of small group instruction
Social Skills support
Support transition skills during instruction
Support student reintegration
Assist in maintaining the instructional environment
Support provision of virtual related services
Monitor student behavior
Monitor student schedules
Communicate with special education and general education staff
Coordinate, implement, and support services schedules for students
- All other duties as assigned by the Special Education Department Administrative Staff
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach, stand, walk, lift, grasp, write, talk, hear, see, use technology such as computers and multimedia equipment, and use repetitive motions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may frequently lift and/or move at least 50 pounds (100 pounds vertically for Special Education and Transportation positions) of materials. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff members.
?Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.
- Use standard office equipment, such as personal computers and copiers.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform arithmetic operations as needed to assist students.
- Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Word, Excel).
- Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others.
- Ability to establish a supportive and compassionate relationship with students with special needs.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work.
- Ability to report work orally or in writing to supervisor as required.
- Effective writing and verbal communication skills.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
- Works in standard office and school building environments.
- Ability to work outdoors during outdoor student activities.
Typical qualifications would be equivalent to
- Successful completion of 48 semester college credit hours or passing of the ParaProfessional Test.
- Prior experience working with special needs children desirable.
FLSA Status: Non-exempt