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ES Special Education Aide Opening

Posted Date: 07/18/2022

ES Special Education Aide - We have a Special Education Aide position open at Savoy ES.  If interested please apply at or come by administration building and get an application. 

Job Summary

Assists the teacher in implementing instructional procedures and objectives.  Reinforces and implements instructional activities as prescribed by the teacher to provide additional time for instruction and guidance.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares classroom materials in accordance with needs of children; assumes partial responsibility for arranging and decorating the classroom environments to fit the needs of, and interests of, young developmentally delayed, emotionally disturbed, learning disabled, and/or other special education students. Encourages and assists students develop self-help skills.

  • Works with individuals, small groups, or large groups of students as assigned by teacher.

  • Collects data on student performance and progress as directed by the teacher.

  • Observes and monitors students’ progress and emotional behavior. Assists in maintaining complete and accurate student records.

  • Assists the teacher with classroom discipline. Assists classroom teacher in providing for the social, emotional, and physical needs of special education students.  Takes appropriate action in instances of special medical needs.

  • Monitors students during assigned periods within a variety of school environments for the purpose of maintaining a safe and positive learning environment.

  • Assists students in preparing for the transition from the self-contained class to the mainstream when appropriate.

  • Provides input to the teacher in planning daily and long-range programs for students.

  • Assists in skills practice and reinforcement activities previously introduced by the teacher, either individually or in small groups.

  • Performs clerical duties, including preparing and operating audiovisual equipment, photocopying, laminating, typing, and other computer related skills. Checks and updates files, attendance, and other classroom operation records.  Maintains a clean and orderly environment.

  • Participates in school and district staff development programs and scheduled meetings.

  • Models the Savoy ISD Code of Conduct

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required)

  • High school diploma or GED certificate.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Basic computing and spelling skills required.

  • Concern for general welfare of children, ability to accept and support all children, and maintain confidentiality.

  • Experience in nursing, childcare, or special education preferred.

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with teachers, parents, students, and administrators.

  • Patience, flexibility, dependability, interest, punctuality, and ability to follow directions.