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Instructional Assistant / Special Education / Arroyo Vista Elementary / 3.5 Hours Per Day (11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.) / 5 Days Per Week / 9.5 Months Per Year

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1/15/2013
Cathy Erskine
626-441-5810 1132
1
2012-2013 School Year
Part Time
1/25/2013 4:00 PM Pacific
Placement on the Prevailing Classified Salary Schedule / RANGE 34: $13.29- $16.15 Per Hour (New employee will be placed no higher than Step 3)
Date Posted:
1/15/2013
Application Deadline:
1/25/2013 4:00 PM Pacific
Employment Type:
Part Time
Length of Work Year:
2012-2013 School Year
Salary:
Placement on the Prevailing Classified Salary Schedule / RANGE 34: $13.29- $16.15 Per Hour (New employee will be placed no higher than Step 3)
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Cathy Erskine Email: cerskine@spusd.net Phone: 626-441-5810 1132
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the direction of a certificated teacher the individual in this position performs a variety of instructional duties assisting emotionally disturbed students and performs routine clerical and supportive tasks for instructional personnel; and to do other related work as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:  Under current State and Federal Law, requirements include proof of a high school diploma or its equivalent to be submitted with completed application and meet one of the three requirements: A) Completion of 2 years of study (48 units) at an institution of higher learning, or B) an Associate degree or higher, or C) pass a rigorous District-administered assessment that demontrates the knowledge of and ability to assist in instructing, reading, writing and math.
EXPERIENCE: One year of paid or volunteer experience working with multi-age groups of children requiring a specialized learning environment. Training or course work in child growth and development, instructional technology, or a closely related field is highly desirable.
KNOWLEDGE OF: Basic concepts of child growth and development, as well as developmental behavioral characteristics; student behavior management strategies and techniques; appropriate English usage, punctuation, spelling, and grammar; basic arithmetical concepts; basic operating knowledge of standard office equipment, including computers and technology; routine record management, storage and retrieval systems and procedures.

ABILITIES/SKILLS:

* Ability to work with children with special needs.

* Effectively and efficiently monitor and supervise male students, as needed, inside the boys locker room and rest rooms, including, but not limited to, supervision while students are showering, changing clothes, and engaged in personal hygiene activities.

* Ability to execute duties with good judgement, tact and sensitivity to male students' privacy.

* Understand, be sensitive to, and respect the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious and cultural backgrounds, disabilities, and sexual orientation of teachers, administrators, and staff.

* Depending on the needs of the child, the assistant may be required to: physically lift, move or transport students; ride with a student on the provided transportation from home to school and return; demonstrate an understanding, patient, and receptive attitude toward students of varied age groups, particularly those exhibiting specialized needs; appropriately perform routine clerical tasks; utilize a variety of appropriate instructional materials and procedures in the enhancement of a positive educational environment; operate equipment as technological advancements are introduced into the classroom; understand and carry out oral and written directions; establish and maintain working relationships with children and adults.

OTHER:  Person performing service in this position classification may exert 20 to 50 pounds of force to lift carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.






Requirements for Applying

IN-HOUSE SPUSD EMPLOYEE CANDIDATES: Submit to the Human Resources Office a Letter of Intent which includes: Your name, current position/site, position for which you are applying, the qualifications you possess as they pertain to the position (resume), contact phone number, date and signature. Please address the Letter of Intent to Karen Reed, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources. NON-SPUSD EMPLOYEE CANDIDATES: Completion of EdJoin application is required along with documents listed below.

  • Copy of Transcript (Evidencing at least two (2) years of education at the college level.)
  • Letter of Introduction (Addressed to Karen Reed, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources)
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Three [3], signed and dated within the past 3 years.)
  •      OR Letter(s) of Reference (Three [3], signed and dated within the past 3 years.)
  • Resume

    Requirements for Applying

    IN-HOUSE SPUSD EMPLOYEE CANDIDATES: Submit to the Human Resources Office a Letter of Intent which includes: Your name, current position/site, position for which you are applying, the qualifications you possess as they pertain to the position (resume), contact phone number, date and signature. Please address the Letter of Intent to Karen Reed, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources. NON-SPUSD EMPLOYEE CANDIDATES: Completion of EdJoin application is required along with documents listed below.

    • Copy of Transcript (Evidencing at least two (2) years of education at the college level.)
    • Letter of Introduction (Addressed to Karen Reed, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources)
    • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Three [3], signed and dated within the past 3 years.)
    •      OR Letter(s) of Reference (Three [3], signed and dated within the past 3 years.)
    • Resume

      Applications will ONLY be accepted through EdJoin. Applications will be pre-screened after the closing date of January 25, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. If you are selected to be a candidate, you will be contacted by phone with the date and time of the interview. If you are not selected to be interviewed, you will be notified via email. PLEASE NOTE: Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily.

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      Application Deadline: 1/25/2013 4:00 PM Pacific

      Applications will ONLY be accepted through EdJoin. Applications will be pre-screened after the closing date of January 25, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. If you are selected to be a candidate, you will be contacted by phone with the date and time of the interview. If you are not selected to be interviewed, you will be notified via email. PLEASE NOTE: Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily.

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