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TEACHER AIDE (SPECIAL EDUCATION) - Bulletin #010-13

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1/28/2013
2
5 hours/day; 203 days/year (10 months)
Part Time
2/4/2013 5:00 PM Pacific
Range 10 ($13.17/hour)
Date Posted:
1/28/2013
Application Deadline:
2/4/2013 5:00 PM Pacific
Employment Type:
Part Time
Length of Work Year:
5 hours/day; 203 days/year (10 months)
Salary:
Range 10 ($13.17/hour)
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
2
Contact: Tina Romero Email: rometr@fusd.net Phone:
Sequoia Middle School and Special Services
Sequoia Middle School and Special Services
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

TITLE:                                             Teacher Aide (Special Education)

 

CATEGORY:                               Non-Exempt Classified Contract

 

REPORTS TO (BY TITLE):            School Principal and/or Special Services Coordinator     

 

SALARY RANGE:                   Range 10

 

WORK YEAR:                            10 months per year


POSITION DESCRIPTION

Definition:                                                

Under supervision, performs a variety of instructional and routine clerical duties related to the program.

 

Class Characteristics:

Positions in this class work with identified Special Education students and others in a group and are primarily supportive in nature designed to assist teachers with certain instructional and routine clerical tasks which are non-instructional in nature.  Incumbents perform their tasks with initiative and independent judgment within a limited number of standardized procedures. Aides in this position may be required to work with more than one teacher and/or in more than one classroom.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS)

 

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  1. Carry out instructional plans as designated by the special education teacher and the student’s Individual Educational Plan (IEP).
  2. Listen to and drills students in reading, spelling, mathematics and other subjects according to instructions and guidance from a teacher and from computer programs.
  3. Perform routine clerical tasks such as taking roll, correcting papers, filling out forms, recording scores and grades, collecting monies.
  4. Observe students and assist the teacher in maintaining order in the classroom, cafeteria, playground, or general premises.
  5. Maintain control of student behavior in small groups
  6. Set up and arrange supplies and equipment for student use in a classroom or computer lab.
  7. Prepare bulletin boards, charts, labels and displays as instructed.
  8. Individually tutor students and administer make up tests as instructed.
  9. Operate modern office equipment, computers and related software.
  10. Assist students using special equipment such as shop tools, sewing machines, etc.
  11. Under direction, notify parents of absences and meetings, orally or in writing.
  12. Escort special needs students to and from offices, restrooms, nurses’ offices, etc.  Students may include but are not limited to: ambulatory or physically challenged students.
  13. Assist students with personal difficulties by making proper referral
  14. Maintain and respect confidentiality of student information.
  15. Ride bus with student when needed.
  16. Perform related duties consistent with the scope and intent of the position.

 

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

Knowledge of:

  • General needs and behavior of children
  • Basic competencies in reading, writing, mathematics and spoken language
  • Safety practices and procedures

 

Ability to:

  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with adults and children.
  • Perform routine clerical work.
  • Make arithmetical calculations accurately.
  • Learn to operate modern office equipment, instructional computers and related software.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Work with diverse individuals and small groups of students.
  • Learn special education practices, procedures and terminology.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills related to the scope and responsibility of the position.
  • Maintain regular, consistent attendance.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Fine manual dexterity to operate common office equipment and appliances
  • Working at a desk and meetings of various configurations
    • Sitting and/or standing for extended periods
    • Reading printed matter and computer screens
      • Communicating so others will be able to clearly understand a normal conversation

 

 

  • Talking, hearing and understanding speech at reasonable volume
  • Near and far visual acuity/depth perception/color vision/field of vision
  • Bending, twisting, stooping, crawling, kneeling and reaching
  • Ability to push and/or pull up to 40 pounds
  • Ability to lift and/or carry up to 35 pounds

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Must demonstrate Highly Qualified status using the following education requirements

  • Possession of a High School Diploma or equivalent AND any one of the following:
    • Completion of two (2) years of higher education study (48 semester units or 72 quarter units)
    • Possession of an Associate’s degree or higher degree
    • Passage of a Fontana Unified School District (FUSD) approved Paraprofessional Exam or possession of an FUSD approved Paraprofessional Certificate.

 

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

Experience:

  • Two (2) years of experience working with school-aged children

 

Skill(s):

  • Ability to speak Spanish fluently

 

 

NECESSARY MATERIALS

 

License:

  • Possess a valid and appropriate California Driver's License

Requirements for Applying

- High School Diploma or equivalent AND - Two years of higher education study (48 semester units or 72 quarter units), OR - Possess an Associate's or higher degree, OR - Successful completion of a Fontana Unified School District-approved Paraprofessional Certificate and/or Paraprofessional Assessment Exam. (See www.fusd.net for details)

Under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, the law requires that paraprofessionals who assist in classroom instruction must meet the specific educational requirements listed above. Proof of certificates, education, etc. will be required upon recommendation for employment.

      Requirements for Applying

      - High School Diploma or equivalent AND - Two years of higher education study (48 semester units or 72 quarter units), OR - Possess an Associate's or higher degree, OR - Successful completion of a Fontana Unified School District-approved Paraprofessional Certificate and/or Paraprofessional Assessment Exam. (See www.fusd.net for details)

      Under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, the law requires that paraprofessionals who assist in classroom instruction must meet the specific educational requirements listed above. Proof of certificates, education, etc. will be required upon recommendation for employment.

          PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION IS PROMOTIONAL FOR CLASSIFIED CONTRACT EMPLOYEES AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR THE FIRST 100 APPLICANTS BEFORE THE CLOSING DEADLINE. TESTING: Qualified applicants will be notified via email regarding testing for this position.

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          Application Deadline: 2/4/2013 5:00 PM Pacific

          PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION IS PROMOTIONAL FOR CLASSIFIED CONTRACT EMPLOYEES AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR THE FIRST 100 APPLICANTS BEFORE THE CLOSING DEADLINE. TESTING: Qualified applicants will be notified via email regarding testing for this position.

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