Hours: 4 hours per day Contract Status: Limited Term State Date: February 4, 2019 Calendar: 179 days Hourly Rate: $14.09 per hour FLSA Status: Classified - Non-exempt Notes: This position is open until filled with earliest review of applications on February 1, 2019.
Purpose: To support student learning by assisting licensed staff in curriculum/program implementation.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Exercises independent judgment to assist in the management of classroom/program operations in a manner consistent with administrative direction, district policies and procedures, and goals of the instructional program.
Manages student behavior effectively in accordance with the building behavior policy.
Maintains high standards and expectations for students in a manner that encourages independent learning and personal growth.
Maintains, stores, and retrieves information in a timely, accurate, and efficient manner using standard office systems, equipment, and software.
Supervises students outside the classroom, as assigned, to support the district/building’s discipline and instructional program.
Provides instruction to students under the direct supervision of licensed staff to meet building/program standards.
Assists licensed staff in training volunteers and professionals to work with students in a manner that supports the district educational plan.
Within specialized areas of assignment, exercises independent judgment to resolve issues and respond to requests for assistance.
Performs minor medical and health procedures as requested in a manner, which meets state and district guidelines.
Standard First Aid certification, or the ability to obtain certification within two months of hire, may be required.
Provides other related services as assigned.
Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. To view the full job description, please see the attached document.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
An associate’s (or higher) degree, two years post secondary study, or a passing score on a district approved assessment.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; including communications to parents under the direction of the general education and special education teacher/service provider. Interest in learning to effectively use other communication systems.
Ability to formulate ideas for program improvement.
Ability to collect, record, store, retrieve, assimilate, organize, and utilize information and records efficiently.
Ability to understand and implement the school/program’s student discipline policy and manage student behavior effectively.
Ability to work with challenging behaviors and creatively problem-solve difficult situations while using intervention strategies.
Ability to understand and implement the school/program’s instructional goals and carry out work assignments in a manner that supports those goals.
Ability to interact effectively and collaboratively with individuals and groups of all ages.
Ability to independently organize and carry out work assignments, follow student schedules or individualized education plans, and direct the work of students and others associated with the program. Following adequate training, ability to provide motor instruction in a swimming pool.
Proficient in use of classroom/program equipment and technology.
Ability to obtain specialized training as required
Ability to travel among district facilities as needed; if driving, the ability to meet district driving standards.
Standard Red Cross First Aid certification, or the ability to obtain certification within two months of hire, may be required.
Position Type: Full-time
Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
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