Assists the teacher in classes for communicatively exceptional, physically exceptional or learning disabled children with instruction related functions. Performs a variety of clerical, housekeeping and instructional related functions for the teacher and students. Aides may be asked to work directly with the exceptional students. Assists with yard supervision. Respects confidential matters.
Salary range (15) $11.51 to $14.94 per hour, eight (8) steps, six (6) hours per day, three (3) days per week. Holidays, sick leave, and vacation benefits.
High school education or equivalent. Must receive satisfactory score on the Instructional Aide proficiency test given by Bakersfield Adult School or have graduated from a California public high school after January 1981; and must meet NCLB requirements in one of the following ways: Associates of Arts (A.A.) or equivalent; or have a minimum of 48 units of college courses; or have passed the CODESP test given by the District. Knowledge of typing, spelling and English; Six months or more of paid or voluntary experience working with children or children's groups; maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with children and adults; may be designated to assist identified pupils in the provision of specialized physical health care services; may be designated to assist identified pupils with personal requirements including eating and bathroom needs. Must be willing to complete district sponsored CPR/First Aid Certificate course and maintain current certification. KCSOS training as a Speech Pathologist Assistant preferred or agreement to attend the training.
The CODESP screening test will be given Wednesday, May 9, 2012 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. in the District Board Room. Contact Personnel Department to reserve a space if you need this test to meet NCLB requirements. Please be prompt.
Apply online. Application, Resume, High School Diploma or Equivalent and one of the following documents: college degree, official college transcripts verifying completion of 48 semester units or document verifying a passing score on the CODESP test must be on file in the Personnel Office on or before May 14, 2012, in order to receive consideration for this position. It shall be the applicant's responsibility to supply copies of their resume, letters of recommendation and any other materials to be included in the application.
All applications will be screened and interviews scheduled for qualified applicants. If after interviews suitable applicants are not found, the search will continue. As required by California State Law should you be employed by the District, your fingerprints will be taken and submitted to the Justice Department and the FBI for a background check. Processing fee will be at applicant's expense.