Special Education Teacher Assistant
Norman Public Schools
Resource Teacher's Assistant Job Description
Job Title: Resource Teacher's Assistant
Credentials: 1) Meets the Tier 1 (Title 1) Paraprofessional Requirements (at least one of the following):
Completed two years of study at an institution of higher education defined as completion of 48 hours of college coursework.
Has obtained an associate’s degree (or higher).
Has taken and passed the WorkKeys test, ParaPro test, or the Oklahoma General Education Test (OGET).
2) Holds an Oklahoma Special Education Paraprofessional Certificate or
is willing to complete the Tier 2 (Special Education) Paraprofessional
Requirements and obtain the Oklahoma Special Education
Paraprofessional Certificate in a timely manner.
Tier 2 (Special Education) Paraprofessional Requirements are as
follows and ALL must be completed to obtain and maintain the
Oklahoma Special Education Paraprofessional Certificate.
Complete the Oklahoma Special Education Paraprofessional
Training at a Career Tech Center, OR Complete State approved
LEA training, OR complete training modules in PEPPER.
Complete and maintain training in skills in CPR and First
Complete Training in Universal Precautions/Bloodborne
Complete an additional 6 hours of professional development
and Universal Precautions/Bloodborne Pathogens each
school year after.
Education: High School Diploma or GED. College hours helpful in meeting Tier 1 Paraprofessional Requirements.
Training or experience required: Meets Tier 1 Paraprofessional Requirements.Previous work or volunteer experience with children, teenagers and or clerical experience preferred.
Reports to: Building Principal
Contract: 175 days