Special Education Para, Ages 18-22
Special Education Mild/Moderate
Reports to: Department Head Transition Program
Department: Special Education
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
TASK: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities. Broad Knowledge of curriculum and instruction.
· Assist and guide students to work towards completion of state core required classes towards a diploma.
· Work with students individually and in small groups to show meaningful progress towards IEP goals.
· Learn and Navigate online Edgenuity programming.
· Lean and provide accommodations for students to be successful
· Assist or provide classroom management
· Assist with other duties as assigned may include lunch support, job support, or other non-instructional areas.
· May accompany students on community access or vocational activities
· Work with all stakeholders understand IDEA processes and participate in the education of their students.
· Maintain the flow of communication between school and special education staff at community learning center and the district office.
· Ability to implement instructional activities for maximum effectiveness.
· Ability to work effectively with peers, parents, administrators, and others
· Ability to collaborate and work as a team
· Ability to communicate well with others
· Follows all applicable safety rules procedures and regulations governing the proper manner of assistance for all students.
TASK: Planning and Preparation. Provide a learning environment that meets the needs of administrators and educators.
· Implement instructional activities in collaboration with teacher of record (case manager). Alignment with IEP
· Working knowledge of current LRBI guidelines
· Provide clear, compelling engaging instructional assistance to students
· Support teachers in delivery of instructional strategies that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged
· Working knowledge of district strategic plan
· Demonstrate basic knowledge of IDEA
TASK: Collaboration. Collaborate with students, parent, school staff, and other appropriate persons to assist in meeting student standards as appropriate.
· Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with other professionals, students, and parents
· Maintain effective communication with teachers, and adult students
· Collaborate with educators to create quality instructional environment
TASK: Professionalism and Responsibilities
· Act in a professional and ethical manner and adhere to all times to professional
· Perform and fulfill contract responsibilities
· Perform tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of position
· Demonstrate punctuality, regular attendance, and carry out assigned duties
· Establish and maintain a positive collaborative relationship with stakeholders
· Understand age of majority expectations and rules
· Travel to additional secondary schools will be necessary to support at risk graduators
· Works with administrators and school staff to ensure delivery of specialized instruction
· Must know how to properly operate or be willing to learn to operate multimedia equipment including current technology and other equipment appropriate for this position
Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
- High School diploma or equivalent.
- Must be at least 21 years of age
- Prior experience working with special needs children desirable
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
29 hours per week-177 days-Equal pay
Support Professional Employees Salary Schedule: Level F1
Not Benefit eligible