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Special Needs Instructional Assistant Itinerant at Merced County Office of Education

Application Deadline

3/1/2024 12:30 PM Pacific

Date Posted
2/16/2024
Contact
Melissa Rosales
209-381-6619
Number of Openings
1
Salary
Pay Range
$16.26 - $17.96 Per Hour
Add'l Salary Info
Maximum entry salary is step 3 at $17.09 per hour
Length of Work Year
165 days per year, 8 hours per day
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
Itinerant - Head Start centers in Merced County
Program
Head Start
HOURS
7:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
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PC#
3257

About the Employer

The Merced County Office of Education assists Merced County’s 20 school districts through support and oversight of curriculum and instruction, alternative education, business services, early education, technology, migrant education, special education, and teacher credentialing. MCOE is led by the elected Merced County Superintendent of Schools and governed by the Merced County Board of Education. While serving as a focal point to facilitate local school/government/community partnerships, MCOE is responsible for the fiscal oversight of each school district in Merced County, hears appeals for student expulsion hearings and interdistrict transfers and operates Green Meadows Outdoor School.

Job Summary

Job Summary

Under general supervision of Special Services Manager and classroom teacher, provide support and assistance in a preschool classroom and on the playground. Work with children individually or in small groups; provide activities as planned; assist children with personal needs; work to maintain a clean, safe, and orderly physical environment.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Minimum qualifications: EDUCATION: 6 units ECE/CD and current enrollment in an ECE/CD class at a regionally accredited college or university. EXPERIENCE: Six months of paid or volunteer experience working with preschool age children. CERTIFICATIONS/SKILLS: Knowledge of child growth and development and developmentally appropriate practices. Ability to work effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic, and cultural backgrounds, and those with disabilities and special needs; prepare and maintain records accurately and in a timely manner. Ability to communicate orally and in writing using correct English usage, spelling, grammar, vocabulary and punctuation. Proof of CA driver’s license and minimum amount of liability insurance required by law. DMV H6 printout required.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: The following information must be received before the deadline date in order for your application to be considered for this position: 1) Complete Ed-Join on-line application 2) Detailed Resume 3) Copy of transcripts 4) OPTIONAL: 3 recent letters of recommendation (SIGNED and DATED within the last 18 months) If unable to attach required documents with your application, you may email a PDF document to kybengtson@mcoe.org, or drop off at 632 W 13th St, Merced, ROOM C2. Make sure to indicate the position you are applying for under a subject line & ATTN: Kyle Bengtson.

  • Copy of Transcript (Please attach verification of units(as per minimum requirements for this position))

    Minimum qualifications: EDUCATION: 6 units ECE/CD and current enrollment in an ECE/CD class at a regionally accredited college or university. EXPERIENCE: Six months of paid or volunteer experience working with preschool age children. CERTIFICATIONS/SKILLS: Knowledge of child growth and development and developmentally appropriate practices. Ability to work effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic, and cultural backgrounds, and those with disabilities and special needs; prepare and maintain records accurately and in a timely manner. Ability to communicate orally and in writing using correct English usage, spelling, grammar, vocabulary and punctuation. Proof of CA driver’s license and minimum amount of liability insurance required by law. DMV H6 printout required.

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: The following information must be received before the deadline date in order for your application to be considered for this position: 1) Complete Ed-Join on-line application 2) Detailed Resume 3) Copy of transcripts 4) OPTIONAL: 3 recent letters of recommendation (SIGNED and DATED within the last 18 months) If unable to attach required documents with your application, you may email a PDF document to kybengtson@mcoe.org, or drop off at 632 W 13th St, Merced, ROOM C2. Make sure to indicate the position you are applying for under a subject line & ATTN: Kyle Bengtson.

    • Copy of Transcript (Please attach verification of units(as per minimum requirements for this position))

      Comments and Other Information

      IMPORTANT! Prior to employment, employee candidate will be required to provide either proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish the candidate’s eligibility to be employed in the U.S. The California Education Code states that no person shall work in the public schools until they have been fingerprinted and cleared through the Department of Justice. (QUALIFIED APPLICANTS, MALE OR FEMALE, FROM ALL RACES, RELIGIONS, CULTURAL AND ETHNIC GROUPS AND THE DISABLED ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.) As an equal opportunity employer, we intend to meet all obligations under state and federal law pertaining to employment including, but not limited to, any obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to accommodate persons with disabilities.

      Comments and Other Information


      IMPORTANT! Prior to employment, employee candidate will be required to provide either proof of U.S. citizenship or other documents that establish the candidate’s eligibility to be employed in the U.S. The California Education Code states that no person shall work in the public schools until they have been fingerprinted and cleared through the Department of Justice. (QUALIFIED APPLICANTS, MALE OR FEMALE, FROM ALL RACES, RELIGIONS, CULTURAL AND ETHNIC GROUPS AND THE DISABLED ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.) As an equal opportunity employer, we intend to meet all obligations under state and federal law pertaining to employment including, but not limited to, any obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to accommodate persons with disabilities.