SLP Para Educator

Emmett School District Southwest / Boise Paraprofessional / IA Intermediate Part Time Posted 6M ago

About this job

SLP Instructional Aide, Part-Time (19hrs/Week) 

Position Purpose:
Assists the Speech-Language Pathologist in achieving the goals and objectives as stated on each child’s current Individual Education Plan through individual, small group, or whole group instruction in both the Resource Room setting and/or the regular classroom when appropriate.

Essential Job Functions:
Becomes familiar with basic special education knowledge as covered in the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act 1997, with emphasis on due process procedures and confidentiality of information and records.
Displays a positive attitude toward school/special education programs and shows respect for leadership and programming decisions made by supervisors.
Understands and follows school district policy and uses a proper chain of command.
Provides individualized instructional activities using materials and sequences selected/prescribed by the Speech-Language Pathologist and other related services personnel.
Helps to maintain a positive classroom environment and therapy sessions through the performance of duties such as making attractive bulletin boards, developing interesting instructional materials, using equipment and materials appropriately, keeping the room and work areas clean and orderly, etc.
Supervises and manages student behavior in a variety of school settings. Disciplines students in a manner consistent with school and teacher policies.
Meets the personal needs of handicapped children including toileting, feeding, locomotion, and health needs, and is physically and emotionally able to handle the rigorous demands of working with all handicapped children.
Deals with students, parents, and staff in a positive, friendly, and encouraging manner.
Acts ethically and confidentially in all aspects of employment.
Knows and follows school policy and chain of command.
Will, with the supervisor, develop, maintain and document a professional growth plan in accordance with the State Department of Education Standard Based Principles.
Implements and follows specific Behavior Plans for specified students.  
Performs such duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form, and effective writing and verbal communication skills.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform arithmetic operations as needed to assist students.
Ability to maintain the confidentiality of information regarding students, employees, and others.
Ability to establish a supportive and compassionate relationship with students with special needs.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff, and others contacted in the course of work.

Qualifications Profile:
High School diploma or equivalent.
Strong communication skills, organization skills, experience with direct instruction, and the ability to work with elementary-age children. in the educational setting.
Educational Assistant experience preferred

Application Procedure:
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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Emmett School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.