Special Education Paraeducator
The Special Education paraeducator assists the supervising teacher(s) by performing a variety of tasks to support instruction and classroom programming. The special education paraeducator always works under the direction of the supervising teacher. The main responsibilities of the paraeducator is to provide direct services to students. The special education teacher(s) will design, supervise, and coordinate the activities of each special education paraeducator. Attendance, physical presence, and timeliness are required and are essential functions of this position.
Full time hourly Monday - Thursday 8:30am-3:30pm Friday 8:30-1:30 with up to 2 Fridays a month for professional development and department meetings Estimated 35 hours per week Hourly rate based on education and experience starting at $13/hr Eligible for health benefits and PTO Starting week of Aug 8, 2022
Supervision and/or implementation of instructional practices designed by the teacher to individual or groups of students. Keep accurate data on assigned groups and/or individual students. The teacher prepares the method to be used in data collection. Tracking students during unstructured time (passing period, etc) and during classroom time to help support their in class accommodations Supervise and monitor student instructional activities within the school and in the assigned community settings. (Examples include, but are not limited to assisting students accessing public transportation, assisting students in acquiring employment skills, assisting students in development of self-help and personal skills, etc.) Help assist in personal care, such as supervision at meals, supervision of bathrooming, assistance in personal hygiene such as tooth brushing, deodorant, etc. Implement appropriate procedures consistently in managing the behavior of students in accordance with district policies. Support a school environment that helps students develop and maintain a positive self-concept in a safe learning environment Appropriately use classroom materials/technology. Assist students in regular classes. Prepare and adapt instructional materials under the direction of the classroom teacher. Maintain professional confidentiality regarding student progress, physical/emotional limitations, discussing these only with supervising teachers, related service professionals, administrators, or program coordinator. Learning and working on various paperwork and organizational systems in special education Participate in professional development training required by the Special Education Department Weekly lunch supervision as assigned Other duties as assigned by special education director