Special Education Self-Contained Aide/Licensed Practical Nurse, .875 FTE
Salary Grade H - $12.06/hr to start, $13.40/hr after six months. Benefits available
SUMMARY: Position is 35 hours per week during the school year.
Assist in the individualized care and daily educational
program of severely physically, emotionally or cognitively impaired
teachers in classroom operation as well as providing one-on-one assistance to
students. Individualized care may
include, but is not limited to, assisting in the feeding, grooming, toileting,
and occupational or physical therapy follow-up plans of students.
Under the supervision of
the district nurse and per student health plans, perform delegated nursing
teacher in classroom operation and maintaining discipline.
groups or individual pupils; may serve as note taker.
students with schoolwork, test taking, organization, studying, and related
teacher's instructions of classroom procedures - reinforcement, philosophy and
Carries out physical
and occupational therapy programs designed by therapists.
students during mainstreamed activities and adapts curriculum if necessary.
instructional program including computerized instruction. Works with multiple augmentative communication
devices and systems, such as Touch Talkers, Picture Exchange Communication
System, switches, etc.
vocational and job site training and modeling of job and social skills.
students with and provides training on functional living skills, including
cooking, shopping, community awareness, money management, and safety.
assists students with daily personal care functions, which may include
toileting, diapering, grooming, teeth brushing, female personal hygiene, nose
food preparation and instructs students with feeding skills.
regarding student activity and performance, and use of positive reinforcement
attendance reports, grading of papers and tests, set-up of classroom,
preparation of materials for specialized instructional units, and other
student involved in non-classroom activities, i.e., recess, lunch, etc.
appropriate referrals when difficulties arise and teacher is not readily
students to and from various rooms and the bus.
classroom and equipment using approved materials.
non-invasive procedures such as tube feedings, nebulizers, etc.
and is aware of students' medical needs; may assist in administering
medications, including suppository medications, record keeping, and record
instructional staff in the supervision of students while they are loading and
unloading buses, in gym, and playground.
assists with lifting students from wheelchairs to changing tables or designated
areas. Operates mechanical lift when
be requested to attend leisure and recreational activities such as
Special Olympics, Eagle Mount, dances, etc.
with family and/or external agency employees.
with washing dishes and doing laundry.
matters of school business in a confidential manner.
May carry out
behavior intervention plans in general education and special education classes.
May assist in
de-escalating students with disruptive or unsafe behavior.
Qualifications: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Prior experience working with special needs students preferred.
Application procedures: apply on-line