Description: Student Support Facilitator
Job Summary: Wilson Middle School. Long-term substitute; 1 position available; starting April 2012 to June 2012
To help maximize student learning by working with individuals and small groups to implement material prepared by the supervising teacher or specialist.
Student Support Facilitators (SSF) implement prescribed instruction, and therefore are not responsible for the planning, diagnosing or prescribing of the educational program.
Reports directly to the building principal (overall program) and the supervising teacher (day-to-day functioning of program).
NOTE: SSF’s are assigned to the Assistant Superintendent of Pupil Services who then assigns according to the needs of the system.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
SSF’s work with students individually and in small groups:
· Works in special education or general education settings, including but not limited to reviewing and reinforcing previously introduced lessons and implementing prescribed instruction.
· Alerts the teacher to special needs of individual students.
· Escorts and assists students as necessary, including lifting where appropriate.
· Administers or assists in the administration of alternative testing.
· May correct day-to-day work of students but shall not be responsible for grading or reporting to parents.
SSF’s assist supervising teacher in addressing student needs:
· Carries out teacher-planned learning exercises including instruction of core curriculum, academic support and support of related therapies including speech and language activities, occupational and physical therapy activities and mobility training activities.
· Performs classroom and other appropriate tasks designated by the supervising teacher/principal.
· Maintains the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as is expected of fully certified teachers.
· Participates in staff development programs as assigned.
· Participates as an active member of the Special Needs or Supportive Services Teams, as necessary.
· Establishes an effective work relationship with classroom teachers, specialists, and administration.
· Assists K through 12 students in transfer activities and mobilization activities and/or non-medical hygiene assistance (i.e. changing diapers) in the absence of the nurse. Another adult will be present for all diaper changes/toileting whenever possible.
· Performs other such duties as assigned by the building principal, supervising teacher, Assistant Superintendent for Pupil Services or Program Supervisor
Persons selected for interview will be contacted by school principal