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Special Education Aide Job Open


Posted Date: 12/19/2018

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DISTRICT:   Savoy ISD
STATUS:   OPEN
POSTING DATE:   12/19/2018
CLOSING DATE:   02/17/2019
POSTING NUMBER:   052108
LOCATION:   Savoy Elememtary
POSITION:   Special Education Aide
JOB DESCRIPTION:  

Help special education teacher provide for physical and instructional needs of students with disabilities in special education setting. Assist in implementation of classroom programs, including self-help, behavior management, and instruction programs. Work under general supervision of principal and immediate direction of certified teacher.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:  

Education/Certification:
High school diploma or GED
Valid Texas educational aide certificate (may acquire after being hired)
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Ability to work with children with disabilities
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
Ability to communicate effectively
Knowledge of general office equipment

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

Instructional Support
1. Help teacher prepare instructional materials and classroom displays.
2. Help maintain a neat and orderly classroom.
3. Help with inventory, care, and maintenance of equipment.
4. Help teacher keep administrative records and prepare required reports.
5. Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers.
Student Management
6. Assist students with physical disabilities according to their needs, including transferring to and from wheelchairs, lifting, or positioning.
7. Assist students with physical needs and personal care, including feeding, bathroom needs, and personal hygiene.
8. Help manage behavior of students. This includes intervening in crisis situations and restraining disruptive or dangerous student behavior as needed.
9. Assume responsibility for learning and adapting to each student’s special medical, physical, communicative, and emotional needs.
10. Work with individual students or small groups to develop motor skills and conduct instructional exercises assigned by teacher.
11. Help supervise students throughout the school day, inside and outside the classroom. This includes lunchroom, bus, and playground duty.
12. Keep teacher informed of special needs or problems of individual students.
Other
13. Maintain confidentiality.
14. Participate in staff development training programs, faculty meetings, and special events as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
None.
Equipment Used:
Wheelchair lift, ramp, personal computer, copier, and audiovisual equipment.
Working Conditions:
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing, and pulling; regular heavy lifting of students. Biological exposure to bacteria and communicable diseases.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:  

Experience working with children

OTHER INFORMATION:    
APPLY TO:   www.teacherjobnet.org or email kkennedy@savoyisd.org
SALARY:   District paraprofessional salary schedule
MONTHS:    
WORK HOURS:  FROM -   TO -
GRADE / STEP:    
START DATE:   01/21/2019