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Special Education Instructional Aide at Warner Unified

Job Information

Date Posted: 9/29/2020 Application Deadline: 10/16/2020 12:00 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 182
Salary: $13 per hour to $17.64 with benefits and vacation Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: David MacLeod Email: david.macleod@warnerusd.net
Phone: 760.782.3517 217

Job Summary

Job Summary

Essential Standards: Under the supervision of a teacher, perform paraprofessional work in the instruction and supervision of students. Perform classroom-related clerical duties as assigned. Responsibilities: Provide instructional support and assistance to teachers and students assigned to a designated special education instructional program, including Special Day Class (SDC), Resource Specialist Program (RSP), Adapted Physical Education (APE), Inclusion, Designated Hard of Hearing (DHH), or other non-critical care instructional program. Assist in the preparation of a variety of instructional materials and learning aids; rephrase materials and explain instructions and words; administer, monitor, and score a variety of tests; assist in the implementation of curriculum for assigned areas of instruction. Assist students in completing classroom assignments, homework, and projects in various subject areas; assist students by answering questions, providing proper examples, emotional support, friendly attitude, and general guidance. Reinforce instruction to students with learning disabilities and language, communication, and behavioral problems; confer with teachers concerning programs and materials to meet the individual needs of special education students. Provide instructional assistance to individuals or groups of special education students in a special class or when mainstreamed into regular classrooms; assist special and regular education students with whom they are mainstreamed during classroom activities, lunch, physical education periods, recess, and various other activities as directed. Observe and control the behavior of students in the classroom according to approved procedures; monitor special education students during outdoor activities as directed; report progress regarding student performance and behavior. Assist the teacher with the implementation of Individualized Education Plans or Physical Training Programs through instructi

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Instructional Aide

Essential Standards:

Under the supervision of a teacher, perform paraprofessional work in the instruction and supervision of students.  Perform classroom related clerical duties as assigned.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide instructional support and assistance to teachers and students assigned to a designated special education instructional program, including Special Day Class (SDC), Resource Specialist Program (RSP), Adapted Physical Education (APE), Inclusion, Designated Hard of Hearing (DHH) or other non-critical care instructional program. 
  • Assist in the preparation of a variety of instructional materials and learning aides; rephrase materials and explain instructions and words; administer, monitor and score a variety of tests; assist in the implementation of curriculum for assigned areas of instruction. 
  • Assist students in completing classroom assignments, homework and projects in various subject areas; assist students by answering questions, providing proper examples, emotional support, friendly attitude and general guidance. 
  • Reinforce instruction to students with learning disabilities and language, communication and behavioral problems; confer with teachers concerning programs and materials to meet the individual needs of special education students. 
  • Provide instructional assistance to individuals or groups of special education students in a special class or when mainstreamed into regular classrooms; assist special and regular education students with whom they are mainstreamed during classroom activities, lunch, physical education periods, recess and various other activities as directed. 
  • Observe and control behavior of students in the classroom according to approved procedures; monitor special education students during outdoor activities as directed; report progress regarding student performance and behavior. 
  • Assist teacher with implementation of Individualized Education Plans or Physical Training Programs through instruction in a variety of activities; provide guidance for students in various areas including academic learning, vocational, social and leisure skills, physical development, self-esteem and personal hygiene. 
  • Perform a variety of clerical duties such as preparing, typing and duplicating instructional materials; assist in administering, proctoring and scoring classroom tests and charting student progress; record grades and student attendance as required; maintain student records and files. 
  • Maintain the confidentiality of student records and information according to established guidelines. 
  • Provide support to instructional personnel by setting up work areas, displays and exhibits; operate and assist students in the operation of audio-visual and educational training equipment. 
  • Implement assigned sections of pupil behavior management plans which may involve use of approved behavior modification, physical management techniques or other skills or knowledge to establish and maintain appropriate behaviors. 
  • Monitor and assist student with special learning needs in drill, practice and study activities; direct students into safe learning activities and functions; assists students in loading and unloading buses. 
  • Assist in the development of communication skills with students experiencing language, hearing, vision and other disorders. 
  • Maintain classroom environment in a safe, clean and orderly condition; assure the health and safety of students by following health and safety practices and procedures which may include lifting, toileting and diapering as necessary; assist with lifting students in and out of wheelchairs and pushing students in wheelchairs as necessary. 
  • Participate in staff meetings, in-service training programs and parent conferences as assigned. 
  • Operate a variety of audio-visual equipment, electronic teaching machines and office equipment including typewriter, copier, computer and assigned student software. 
  • Assist in the management of student behavior through the use of positive reinforcement strategies and techniques; observe and control behavior of students according to approved procedures; assist in the shaping of social behavior. 

Employment Standards:

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of basic instructional strategies in Math and Language Arts.
  • An understanding of mathematics concepts equivalent to 6th grade standards.
  • Knowledge of the basics core school subjects, acceptable instructional techniques, general classroom procedures, discipline and control.
  • Knowledge of State Standards.
  • Ability to write and complete reports for program evaluation.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Reference (3 letters required)
  • Resume


    • Letter of Introduction
    • Letter(s) of Reference (3 letters required)
    • Resume

      Comments and Other Information

      We will need to call the current or prior supervisor

      Comments and Other Information


      We will need to call the current or prior supervisor

       


      Application Deadline

      10/16/2020 12:00 PM Pacific

      Date Posted

      9/29/2020

      Contact

      David MacLeod
      760.782.3517 217

      Number of Openings

      1

      Salary

      $13 per hour to $17.64 with benefits and vacation

      Length of Work Year

      182

      Employment Type

      Full Time