Special Ed Teacher's Aide - Life Skills Classroom - Vernal Middle School

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PT SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER AIDE (LIFE SKILLS CLASSROOM) – VMS
(Up to 29.5 HOURS PER WEEK, VOUCHER POSITION, NO BENEFITS)

Applicants must be 21 years of age or older

District Expectations for Special Education Aides:
•           Provides instructional support to special education teacher;
•           Assists in teaching daily living skills, social skills, leisure-time activity skills, specific self-help skills, community access and mobility skills;
•           Ability to lift 45 pounds;
•           Encourages and reinforces students, building self-image and helping them to be responsible;
•           Assists the teacher with student behavior management;
•           Provides instruction to students, under direction of special education teacher;
•           Assists teacher with clerical duties;
•           Accompanies students to mainstream classes, supervising and assisting during class and times between classes;
•           Assists students with feeding, personal hygiene, toileting, diapering, changing clothes, etc.  Can require the lifting, positioning and carrying of students;
•           Assists students with group and club participation during school hours;
•           Assists in planning and supervising field trips and other off-campus activities;
•           Follow teacher’s program when working with students;
•           Track student progress;
•           Collect student behavioral data;
•           Consistently follow behavior system and classroom management program;
•           Tutor students in small groups with basic reading and math skills;
•           Maintain positive working relationships with students and staff;
•           Maintain confidentiality;
•           Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Education/Experience
•           High School Diploma or equivalent required;
•           Associate Degree, 48 semester hours of college credit or must have passed the Para-Pro Test or be willing to take and pass the Para-Pro Test immediately upon hire;
•           Successful experience working with children at risk;
•           Successful experience as an at risk teaching assistant.

Your application will be complete when you attach the following with your online application:
• Copies of college transcript(s) if available;
• A minimum of three letters of recommendation, including at least one from a direct supervisor (does not have to be a current supervisor), which address candidate’s skills at working effectively with students, parents, staff and community members.

COMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE GIVEN PREFERRED CONSIDERATION
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Open Until Filled
SALARY: As Per District Salary Schedule
BEGINNING: As Soon As Possible
 

Posted By

Uintah School District

635 West 200 South , Vernal, UT 84078
 

At the following locations

Vernal Middle School

721 West 100 South , Vernal , UT 84078