Openings as of 9/23/2017Instructional Assistant
Behavior Specialist Hourly salary range: $15.24 to $17.09
Contract months: 9
Salary Grade: 21
Hours per day:8
Under administrative direction of the Principal, performs work of assisting in the instruction of individual or small groups of students in a variety of subject areas; assisting in the implementation of a behavior modification program; monitoring and reporting student behavior and performance; and performing a variety of clerical duties as assigned.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Certificates and Licenses: Valid CPR and First Aid Certification
Instructional Assistant I
Hourly salary range: $11.39 - $12.70
Salary Grade: 7
Hours per day: 7
Hourly salary range: $11.39 - $12.69
Hourly salary range: $12.23 to $13.64
Salary Grade: 10
(This position includes working with students with emotional disabilities).
Purpose Statement The job of Instructional Assistant II / (Life Skills) is done for the purpose/s of assisting in the special health needs of severely disabled students; students ages 14 to 22 years old, under the supervision of a certificated teacher; observing and documenting student care.
Functions Adapts classroom activities, assignments and/or materials under the direction of the teacher for the purpose of providing an opportunity for all special education students (ages 13 to 22 years old) to participate in classroom activities. Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities. Assists special education students (e.g. behavioral skills, daily living skills, writing, verbal skills, etc.) for the purpose of implementing goals and ensuring students success. Assists special needs students one on one with classroom and daily living skills (e.g. meeting/delivering student to bus, toileting, diapering, feeding, changing, positioning, etc.) for the purpose of creating a positive plan of action to address specific student issues and allowing students to function in a school environment. Attends meetings and in-service presentations for the purpose of acquiring and/or conveying information relative to job functions. Implements behavioral plans designed by IEP team for students for the purpose of assisting in meeting special education students needs and providing a consistent environment. Implements daily living instructions assigned by a teacher for individuals or small groups (e.g. hand over hand cooking, arts, crafts, physical education, etc.) for the purpose of meeting learning goals, as described by an IEP and/or district benchmarks. Maintains instructional materials and/or student files/records (e.g. adapting instructional materials, checking papers, attendance, laundry clothing, audio visual equipment, set up projects, behavior point sheets, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring availability of items and/or providing reliable information. Monitors special education student(s) (e.g. physical education, locker room, classroom, field trips, overnight special events, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment. Performs record keeping and clerical functions (e.g. correcting papers, copying, instructional materials, etc.) for the purpose of supporting the teacher in providing necessary records/materials. Responds to emergency situations (e.g. injured student, fights, etc.) for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns. Works closely with teachers and staff as appropriate for the purpose of assisting in evaluating special education student progress, implementing IEP objectives, and identifying resources available. Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications Skills, Knowledge and Abilities SKILLS are required to perform multiple, non-technical tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adhering to safety practices; operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; preparing and maintaining accurate records. KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: instructional procedures and practices; age appropriate student activities; safety practices and procedures; conflict resolution; and stages of child development/ behavior ABILITY is required to schedule activities; gather and/or collate data; and consider a number of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using a variety of standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. In working with others, problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality; working as part of a team; and working with constant interruptions.
Responsibility Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized routines; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; and operating within a defined budget. There is a continual opportunity to significantly impact the Organization's services.
Working Environment The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; frequent climbing and balancing; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 10% sitting, 60% walking, and 30% standing. The job is performed under some hazardous conditions and in a clean atmosphere.
Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Experience: Job related experience is required. Required Testing: Pre-employment Proficiency Test or AA Degree or 60 college credits or pass the Parapro Test. Certificates & Licenses: None Specified Clearances: Criminal Justice / Fingerprint Clearance
Continuing Educ. / Training: None Specified
The following policies have been adopted and are reflected in our employment practices: This organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, age, gender or disability. This organization complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Persons who may need some accommodation in the hiring process should contact the personnel office. This organization is a drug and tobacco free workplace. This organization requires a successful applicant to provide employment eligibility and verification of a legal right to work in the United States in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
Hourly salary range: $12.23 to $13.64