Classroom Assistant - K-12/Exceptional Student Education (ESE)
EDUCATION: An earned associates degree from an accredited institution OR at least 60 semester hours of earned college credit from an accredited institution.
EDUCATION: Standard high school diploma or satisfactory completion of an approved General Educational Development (GED) Testing Program.
REQUIRED: Achieve a passing score on either the Para Pro Assessment Test or other officially sanctioned standard tests, which measure required reading and mathematics skills, to assist in instructing reading/language arts, writing, and mathematics; or reading readiness, writing readiness, and mathematics readiness, as appropriate.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT: The ability to interact and communicate effectively with children. Bilingual skills preferred. Computer skills required as needed for the position.
EXPERIENCE: Prior experience working with children preferred.
PREFERRED: Bilingual skills.
ESSENTIAL PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. If assigned to ESE classroom with ESE students, may provide assistance, as required with activities of daily living which may include any or all of the following by:
a. assisting with personal hygiene and restroom functions, which may include
diapering or catheterization.
b. providing mobility assistance including lifting, positioning or transferring
c. assisting with activities related to seizure control.
d. assisting with feeding needs, which may include suctioning.
e. assisting with adaptive equipment needs.
f. providing behavioral assistance, which may include utilizing positive crisis
management (PCM) skills.
Hourly Rate: $13.00 – 18.82 per hour
Pay Grade: 11
New Hires will be hired at the minimum of the assigned hourly range