Assists the teacher in classes for mentally 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.Job Salary:
Salary range (15) $11.51 to $14.94 per hour, eight (8) steps, six (6) hours per day, five (5) days per week. Holidays, sick leave, and vacation benefits. Prepaid family dental, medical, and vision insurance plans are prorated according to the number of hours worked. Prepaid life insurance plan for employee only, prorated according to number of hours worked.
Any combination of training and experience equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade; knowledge of typing, spelling and English; pass the Instructional Aide Proficiency Test given at Bakersfield Adult School or a copy of a high school diploma, if graduated from a California public high school after January 1981; AND have a minimum of 48 units of college courses or an AA Degree or have successfully passed the CODESP Test given by the District; 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.
Apply online. Application, Resume, High School Diploma OR Equivalent (Certificate of Proficiency if graduated before January 1981 or California public high school diploma if graduated after January 1981) AND one of the following documents: AA 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 August 10, 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.
The CODESP screening test will be given August 15, 2012 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. in the District Board Room. Contact the Personnel Department to reserve a space if you need this test to meet requirements. Please be prompt.
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.