AN EQUAL RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER
SALARY: $7.76 Per Hour
1. Must have 48 college credits or Associate Degree or higher.
2. Experience working with special education students or school age students, preferred.
3. Willingness to follow instructions of principal, teacher, school nurse, speech and physical and/or occupational therapist, while working with children.
4. Ability to assist students with daily living activities such as toileting, feeding, dressing, and other behavior management.
5. Willingness to participate in workshop and training sessions to develop skills necessary as an educational assistant.
6. Computer knowledge and/or willingness to work with new technology required.
7. Valid certification in CPR, First Aid and Non-Violence Crisis Intervention.
8. Such alternatives to the above as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.
REPORTS TO: Building Principal and Special Education Teacher
JOB GOAL: To provide assistance to the classroom teacher and students.
1. Assist in the instruction of students in math, reading and other curricula areas as designated by teacher.
2. Works with other students while teacher is teaching groups (ex. Meaningful follow-up activities to instruction) under Teacher direction.
3. Assist students while included in elective subjects (ex. Art, Music, P.E.)
4. Assist students with daily living activities (ex. toileting, feeding, dressing.)
5. Assist student while at lunch/recess.
6. Assist with the integration of behavioral management and physical, occupational speech/language, therapeutic activity plans for students assigned to the specific class of responsibility.
7. Assist with the supervision of field trips.
8. Participate in activities where students need special guidance, assistance, and/or supervision for safety reasons (ex. Swimming and other activities outlined in approved curriculum documents.)
9. Assist with the exiting or evacuation of special students in emergency or drill situations.
10. Assist with arrival and dismissal situations including special education students.
11. Assist with the operation of assistive devices for special needs students (ex. Communication technology, writing technology, physical and occupational therapy devices) for students assigned to the specific class of responsibility.
12. Complete appropriate logs and forms enabling district to bill access to recover partial costs for providing related services.
13. Must maintain and update CPR, First Aid and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention on an annual basis as a condition of employment.
14. Any other duties assigned by the Superintendent or his designee.
1. Ability to sit and talk and hear.
2. Ability to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and move quickly when
necessary to promote student learning and/or safety.
3. Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
4. Ability to push items of 50 lbs such as pushing children in a wheelchair or moving/rearranging furniture.
1. Ability to speak clearly and distinctly.
2. Auditory acuity to be able to use telephone.
3. Visual acuity to read correspondence and computer screen.
1. Indoor and outdoor environments.
1. Ability to work as a member of a team.
2. Must be courteous.
3. Must be cooperative, congenial, service oriented, and promote these qualities in the building.
4. Ability to work in an environment with frequent interruptions.
1. Ability to follow written and verbal directions.
2. Ability to demonstrate good written and verbal skills.
3. Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to students, staff, and other employees of the organization.
4. Ability to read, write and do computations.
5. Ability to work independently and make work-related decisions.
6. Ability to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision.
7. Ability to exercise good judgment in prioritizing tasks, and problem solving.
8. Ability to use correct grammar, sentence structure and spelling.
9. Ability to communicate effectively at all organizational levels.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disability (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding the position and additional duties may be assigned.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: One hundred eighty day work year. Salary as determined by the Educational Assistant Association Meet and Discuss Agreement.
EVALUATION: Performance to be evaluated semi-annually by the Principal or his designee.