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Para Educator - Special Ed.

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11/6/2012
Mary Loya
mary.loya@sesd.org
408-522-8200 1046
4
6 hrs/day, 10 mts/yr
Part Time
1/29/2013 11:00 AM Pacific
$1,840 - $2,140 per month, DOE
Date Posted:
11/6/2012
Application Deadline:
1/29/2013 11:00 AM Pacific
Employment Type:
Part Time
Length of Work Year:
6 hrs/day, 10 mts/yr
Salary:
$1,840 - $2,140 per month, DOE
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
4
Contact: Mary Loya Email: mary.loya@sesd.org Phone: 408-522-8200 1046
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   
CLASS TITLE: PARA EDUCATOR-SPECIAL EDUCATION BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, provide instructional support and assistance to teachers and students assigned to a designated special education instructional program; perform a variety of support activities related to behavior management and classroom instruction of special education students; perform a variety of clerical support duties related to classroom activities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Provide instructional support and assistance to teachers and students assigned to a designated special education instructional program; tutor individual or small groups of students, reinforcing instruction as directed by the teacher; monitor and oversee student drills, practices and assignments in various subjects. Assist assigned teacher with the formulation and implementation of lesson plans; assist in administering and scoring tests and papers and charting student progress; modify materials and explain instructions and words. Provide support to the teacher by setting up work areas, displays and exhibits, operating equipment and distributing and collecting paper, supplies and materials. 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. Observe and control behavior of students according to approved procedures; report progress regarding student performance and behavior; communicate with parents regarding student performance and behavior as assigned. Assist and perform personal hygiene for students, including bathing, tooth brushing, toileting and diapering as needed; serve snacks and meals to students with severe eating problems and monitor self?feeding students; take appropriate action when students have difficulty while eating. Perform a variety of clerical duties such as preparing, typing and duplicating instructional materials; maintain student records and files; record student attendance. Direct group activities of students as needed; assist in monitoring recesses, assemblies and playgroup activities; accompany students on field trips as assigned. Assure the health and safety of students by following health and safety practices and procedures; maintain learning environment in a safe, orderly and clean manner. Operate a variety of classroom and office equipment including a computer, copier, typewriter and laminator. Greet students at the bus; lift and carry students and push students in wheelchairs as necessary. Attend and participate in parent conferences and a variety of meetings as assigned. Perform related duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: KNOWLEDGE OF: Child guidance principles and practices related to children with special education needs. Problems and concerns of students with special needs. Basic subjects taught in District schools including arithmetic, reading, writing, grammar and spelling. Safe practices in classroom and playground activities. Basic instructional methods and techniques. Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary. Oral and written communication skills. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Basic record-keeping techniques. Classroom procedures and appropriate student conduct. Operation of standard office and classroom equipment. ABILITY TO: Assist with instruction and related activities in a classroom or assigned learning environment. Reinforce instruction to individual or small groups of students as directed by the teacher. Perform clerical duties related to classroom activities. Monitor, observe and report student behavior and progress according to approved policies and procedures. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Understand and relate to children with special needs. Operate standard office and classroom equipment. Observe health and safety regulations. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Possess a high school diploma and an AA degree from an accredited college or university, or 48 semester units from an institute of higher education, or have demonstrated knowledge of Language Arts, Mathematics and the Ability to Assist in Instruction (Test). Experience working with students requiring a specialized learning environment. WORKING CONDITIONS: ENVIRONMENT: Classroom and playground environment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate standard office and classroom equipment. Sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students. Seeing to read a variety of materials and monitor student activities. Hearing and speaking to exchange information. Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally. HAZARDS: Abusive and potentially harmful outbursts from students. Potential for contact with blood and other body fluids. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and terms of employment are described in the Agreement between the Sunnyvale School District and California School Employees Association. EVALUATION:Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance to Agreement between the Sunnyvale School District and California School Employees Association.

Requirements for Applying

Possess a high school diploma & an AA degree from an accredited college or university, or 48 semester units from an institute of higher education, or have demonstrated knowledge of Language Arts, Mathematics and the Ability to Assist in Instruction (Test)

THIS POSITION REQUIRES EXPERIENCE WITH MODERATE/SEVERE STUDENTS

  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume

    Requirements for Applying

    Possess a high school diploma & an AA degree from an accredited college or university, or 48 semester units from an institute of higher education, or have demonstrated knowledge of Language Arts, Mathematics and the Ability to Assist in Instruction (Test)

    THIS POSITION REQUIRES EXPERIENCE WITH MODERATE/SEVERE STUDENTS

    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume

      UNDER SOME CIRCUMSTANCES, FURTHER TESTING MAY BE REQUIRED TO DETERMINE IF AN APPLICANT IS ABLE TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS. Positions will be at Various locations. The hours are 8:15am to 2:45pm

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      Application Deadline: 1/29/2013 11:00 AM Pacific

      UNDER SOME CIRCUMSTANCES, FURTHER TESTING MAY BE REQUIRED TO DETERMINE IF AN APPLICANT IS ABLE TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS. Positions will be at Various locations. The hours are 8:15am to 2:45pm

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