Special Education Instructional Assistant - FCHS

Posted: Continuous 2012-03-20
Franklin Central High School

Title:         Special Education Instructional Assistant

Exempt Status:   Non-Exempt      Position Status:   Less than 12 Month

Position purpose

The purpose of the position is to assist students in the classroom under the supervision of the teachers as a viable part of the total instructional program.   The overall role is to provide support services; IA is expected to implement programming as directed by the teacher, school principal or designee . This may also include h ealth-related services, supports, or adaptations required by a student in order to maintain their health status including:  medical devices, nursing care, psychosocial care, medically necessary services, specific services and equipment to sustain and enrich life and adaptations required to maintain life, provide an environment conducive to growth and development, stimulate learning, and maintain the student in the least restrictive environment.


·          High School Diploma

·          Qualified criminal history check

·          Strong desire to work with special need students

·          Effective human relations skills

·          Prior experience working in a special education environment is preferred


·          Work with individual students or a small group of students to reinforce learning of material or skills initially introduced by the teacher.

·          Assists the teacher in devising special strategies for reinforcing material or skills based on their perceived understanding of individual students, their needs, and abilities.

·          Help students' master equipment or instructional materials assigned by the teacher.

·          When possible for student work effectively in inclusion environment.

·          Be receptive to guidance on job responsibilities.

·          Work in a positive and calming manner with students.

·          Work in a professional manner with all staff and students.

·          Be on time to work and to all assigned duties.

·          Alert teacher to any problem or special information about individual students.

·          Maintain the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as is expected of all individuals working with FTCSC students.

·          Participate in in-service training programs as assigned.

·          Assist students as needed with Activities of Daily Living (ADL).   These activities may include but are not limited to bathing, showering, dressing, transferring to/from chair, toileting (including diaper changes, catheterization and use of a toilet), and eating (both mechanical and enteric).  Associated with ADL's are other activities that include but are not limited to suctioning, medication administration, and ambulation.  Persons are considered to have an ADL limitation when they are dependent on another person for assistance with personal care needs because of physical, mental, or emotional limitations.

Franklin Township Community School Corporation

6141 S. Franklin Road
Indiana, IN 46259
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