SPECIAL EDUCATION PARAPROFESSIONAL

Coeur d'Alene School District North Tip / Coeur d' Alene Special Education Primary Full Time Posted 11M ago

About this job

3/97..12/01..2/16
TITLE: SPECIAL EDUCATION PARAPROFESSIONALS
QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Successful experience working with children with disabilities,
2. Ability to lift the assigned school aged student for assisting when appropriate
3. Must meet Federal HQ requirements and be able to successfully complete the State Standards in the first two years of employment per the evaluation.
REPORTS TO: K-12 Level: Special Education Teacher and Building Principal
JOB GOAL: To assist teacher in providing appropriate educational support while
maintaining a safe learning environment
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: (not limited to, but may include)
 Maintain confidentiality.
 Work cooperatively with supervisor(s), co-workers, students, parents, building staff, and district staff.
 Refer all parent concerns to supervisor.
 Implement educational programs as designed by the certified/licensed teacher or related service provider.
 Alert the teacher to special needs of individual students.
 Collect student performance data as directed by the teacher or related service provider, score objective tests and papers, and maintain appropriate records.
 Serve as a resource person to the educational team.
 Participate in daily and long range planning.
 Conduct educational activities with small groups or individual children as directed in a variety of settings.
 Give educational support to all students in the general education classroom, reinforcing learning, and in small groups or with individuals as directed by the teacher/provider.
 Provide escort and assistance (i.e. feeding, toileting, discipline) to children as necessary.
 Supervise children in hallways, lunchroom, and playground.
 Assist the teacher in maintaining an orderly learning environment (i.e. bulletin boards)
 Operate and maintain classroom equipment.
 Assist in the preparation of instructional materials.
 Encourage age appropriate social interaction among students.
 Assist in the monitoring supplementary work and independent study.
 Perform clerical tasks such as typing and copying.
 Give training support to students who are participating in community environments, job training experiences, and other activities as directed by the teacher/provider.
 Assist in the management of crises problems and behavioral intervention plans.
 Be familiar with building procedures when performing duties with a work ethic that is committed to safety. Report any unsafe working conditions to supervisor.
 Participate in meetings and functions when requested.
 Perform other tasks and assume other responsibilities that the teacher and building principal may assign.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - required with or without a reasonable accommodation:
 Effective communication capabilities to discern verbal conversation
 Comprehend the meaning of words and respond effectively
 Visual acuity to comprehend written work, prepare, review, and organize documents and observe classroom and student activities
 Manual dexterity to perform repetitive hand/wrist/arm motions and to operate a computer and office equipment and to physically restrain a student to keep from harming self and/or others
 Personal mobility, agility, strength, and reflexes which permits the employee to stand or sit for long periods of time, physically restrain a student, to lift or move objects or students that weigh up to 50 lbs and to work in a classroom environment.
 Job tasks may require occasional climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering and grasping
EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with
provisions of the Board's policy on Evaluation of Classified Personnel in Special Education.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Position is at-will and hourly. Salary and work year to be established by the Board.

Education required

Must meet Federal HQ requirements and be able to successfully
complete the State Standards in the first two years of employment
per the evaluation.

Experience required

Successful experience working with children with disabilities.

Benefits

$12.76/hr
Full benefits

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Coeur d'Alene 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.