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Special Education Assistant - Middle School at Santa Rosa City Schools

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About the Employer

Santa Rosa City Schools is located in Northern California and is surrounded by bountiful parks, world class wineries, farm-to-table restaurants, and a huge variety of music, arts and entertainment. Founded in 1858 with 50 students, today we welcome nearly 16,000 students to our 24 schools, including nine elementary schools, five middle schools, five high schools, and one continuation high school. We also have four dependent charter schools including French and Spanish immersion schools, a K-8 charter school for the arts, and a nationally recognized accelerated charter school. EMBRACE---ENGAGE---EMPOWER

Job Information

Date Posted: 10/11/2019 Application Deadline: Until Filled
Employment Type: Part Time Length of Work Year: School Year Position 2019/2020
Salary: $14.36 per Hour (Step 1) Number Openings: (At time of posting) 5
Contact: Mary Alyce Stephens Email: mstephens@srcs.k12.ca.us
Phone: 707-890-3800 80607
Position Number: #1301, 1302, #2820, #1304, #1756, #2801, #2926
Location: #1302, #2926 Herbert Slater Middle School, #2820, #1756, #2801 Lawrence Cook Middle School,
FTE or Hours: 6.5 hours per day (.75 FTE)
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

SPECIAL EDUCATION ASSISTANT

BASIC FUNCTION:
Under the direction of the school principal, serves as an aide to certificated personnel in the supervision, care and instruction of physically, emotionally and educationally handicapped students; and relieves the teacher, or other certificated supervisor, of clerical details.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:
1. Assists teachers in conducting lessons and other classroom activities.
2. Works with students in small groups, or on a one-to-one basis to reinforce basic skills or to supplement classroom work.
3. Prepares for, and assists with various classroom projects.
4. Operates audio-visual equipment.
5. Assists in the preparation of graphic and written teaching materials.
6. Prepares and maintains records.
7. Assists in ordering and caring for classroom equipment and supplies.
8. Confers, as needed, with teachers concerning programs and materials to meet the needs of students.
9. Administers and grades various types of tests.
10. Performs a wide variety of clerical and typing duties.
11. May perform the following duties if working with handicapped children: works with wheelchairs and other equipment for physically handicapped children; helps children in the bathroom and cleans up bathroom accidents; serves lunches; changes diapers; loads and unloads buses; puts on and removes prosthesis.
12. Performs other related duties as assigned.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Correct English usage, vocabulary, spelling, grammar, punctuation and arithmetic; general classroom procedures and equipment; methods and attitudes required in working with students who have special educational needs.
Ability to assist with instructional activities in a classroom; learn the procedures, functions, limitation of assigned Special Education Assistant duties; understand the needs of physically, emotionally and educationally handicapped students; remain calm in situations of stress; perform routine clerical duties; understand and carry out oral and written directions; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with teachers, students and others contacted in the course of work.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school, supplemented by training and/or experience working with children in a learning situation. Training and/or experience in working with handicapped children is desirable.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Classroom environment; may be required to accompany students on field trips, must be able to lift and physically restrain students at times.




Adopted: June 8, 1982





Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Must pass paraprofessional exam taken at SCOE. Contact Mary Alyce Stephens to schedule testing. 707-890-38000 EXT 80607 or mstephens@srcs.k12.ca.us Pre-employment physical exam required.

Paraprofessional exam takes about 2.5 hours to complete and is similar in nature to the CBEST. A link is provided for online CBEST practice tests.



      Must pass paraprofessional exam taken at SCOE. Contact Mary Alyce Stephens to schedule testing. 707-890-38000 EXT 80607 or mstephens@srcs.k12.ca.us Pre-employment physical exam required.

      Paraprofessional exam takes about 2.5 hours to complete and is similar in nature to the CBEST. A link is provided for online CBEST practice tests.

          Comments and Other Information

          ***Must complete Mandated Reporter Training prior to the 1st day of work. When you apply for this position, you will receive an email attachment with the details of this training. ****applications must be fully completed in order to be considered. The Santa Rosa City Schools District prohibits, at any district school or school activity, discrimination, harassment, including sexual harassment, intimidation, and bullying, based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, immigration status, ethnic group identification, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This shall apply when applicable, to interns, volunteers, and job applicants. For questions, concerns or complaints, please contact District Equity and Title IX Compliance Officer: Stacy Spector, Assistant Superintendent Human Resources; 211 Ridgway Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401; (707) 890-3800 Ext. 80602; rjackson@srcs.k12.ca.us

          Comments and Other Information


          ***Must complete Mandated Reporter Training prior to the 1st day of work. When you apply for this position, you will receive an email attachment with the details of this training. ****applications must be fully completed in order to be considered. The Santa Rosa City Schools District prohibits, at any district school or school activity, discrimination, harassment, including sexual harassment, intimidation, and bullying, based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, immigration status, ethnic group identification, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This shall apply when applicable, to interns, volunteers, and job applicants. For questions, concerns or complaints, please contact District Equity and Title IX Compliance Officer: Stacy Spector, Assistant Superintendent Human Resources; 211 Ridgway Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401; (707) 890-3800 Ext. 80602; rjackson@srcs.k12.ca.us

           


          Application Deadline

          Until Filled

          Date Posted

          10/11/2019

          Contact

          Mary Alyce Stephens
          707-890-3800 80607

          Number of Openings

          5

          Salary

          $14.36 per Hour (Step 1)

          Length of Work Year

          School Year Position 2019/2020

          Employment Type

          Part Time

          Position Number:

          #1301, 1302, #2820, #1304, #1756, #2801, #2926

          Location:

          #1302, #2926 Herbert Slater Middle School, #2820, #1756, #2801 Lawrence Cook Middle School,

          FTE or Hours:

          6.5 hours per day (.75 FTE)