Float Education Assistant
NORTHEAST METRO 916 INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Date Posted: June 6, 2012
Position Title: Float Education Assistant
Assignment: ALP at John Glenn & ALP at Valley Crossing
Hours Per Day: 8
Expected Starting Date: August 27, 2012
Under direct supervision, performs duties that are instructional in nature or may deliver direct services to students in the classroom and/or community (educational environment). Serves in a position for which a teacher, mental health worker or another licensed professional has ultimate responsibility for the design and implementation of educational programs and services. May provide specialized assistance for students with special needs. This job performs its role within District policy and State/Federal laws.
Duties and Responsibilities:
District Special Education Profile:
- Assists licensed staff with classroom instruction, individual education plan (IEP) and/or individual behavior plan (IBP) goals by working with small groups of students or an individual student.
- Assists licensed staff in the implementation of classroom management and behavioral interventions, creating an environment that is appropriate for learning. This includes reinforcing positive behavior, utilizing de-escalation techniques and re-directing inappropriate behavior.
- Assists licensed staff with the planning, preparation and implementation of differentiated instructions for individual students and groups. Prepares and organizes learning materials.
- Assists licensed staff in the preparation of paperwork for student record keeping. Collects and enters data for progress reports, special education reports and other documents with accuracy, and is consistent with prevailing documentation standards and student’s plan and goals.
- Supervises and monitors students at all times including bus loading, unloading, recess and lunch.
- Support (as needed) of a student’s physical care (dressing, feeding, other daily life skills).
- Data collection of student behavior (e.g., self-control, cooperation) and performance ensuring documentation is accurate and tracks to IEP.
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Special Education programs and services in Northeast Metro 916 are central to the Intermediate District’s mission and fully integrated in its structure and decision-making processes. Programs provide special education and related service support to students from early childhood through age 21 with emotional/behavioral disorders, autism spectrum disorders, developmental and cognitive disabilities, deaf and hard of hearing disabilities, and learning disabilities.
Our highly structured, safe learning environments share these characteristics:
- Classrooms of 4-10 students supported by 1-4 trained education assistants.
- Behavior management support, on-site mental health professionals, due process and curriculum support staff.
- In-house collaborative teams can include: audiologists, behavior specialists, deaf/blind specialists and interveners, autism specialists, developmental adaptive physical education teachers, education assistants, health specialists, occupational therapists and assistants, physical/other health disabilities teachers, physical therapists and assistants, school psychologists, school nurses, school social workers, speech/language pathologists, and sign language interpreters.
Equal Opportunity Employer