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Special Ed. Instructional Assistant

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3/18/2013
Michelle Turner
Michelle_Turner@cesd.us
(714) 228-3147
1
5.0 hrs/day Monday-Friday (No Medical Benefits)
Part Time
3/25/2013 4:00 PM Pacific
$15.44/hr - $18.78/hr. (Range 12 on the current salary schedule)
Date Posted:
3/18/2013
Application Deadline:
3/25/2013 4:00 PM Pacific
Employment Type:
Part Time
Length of Work Year:
5.0 hrs/day Monday-Friday (No Medical Benefits)
Salary:
$15.44/hr - $18.78/hr. (Range 12 on the current salary schedule)
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Michelle Turner Email: Michelle_Turner@cesd.us Phone: (714) 228-3147
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print   

SPECIAL ED. INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT
Under general supervision, in a classroom setting or special learning center, an instructional assistant assists in the delivery of an instructional program of prescribed learning objectives to Special Education students.

POSITION IN ORGANIZATION
Reports to: School Site Principal or His/Her Designee

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
•Assists in guiding students or providing an example in the academic, social/emotional or psychomotor areas
•Assists in developing a student's communication abilities in the written, oral, or manual areas (receptive and expressive skill areas)
•Attends to a student's special needs in the physical or personal hygiene areas of growth and development
•Provides for experiences to increase a student's awareness and interest in vocational areas
•Assists in helping Special Education students understand their handicap and work towards improving their skills in areas where specific weaknesses have been diagnosed
•Assists Special Education students to become more self-reliant and to relate with individuals or groups who are not handicapped
•Assists teacher in the classroom and outdoor activities
•Prepares materials for reproduction and operates machines to reproduce such materials
•Prepares materials and uses media as needed in the classroom setting-
•Performs any other related work as required
•Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with teachers and parents
•Participates in workshops and in-services as required
•May be required to perform specific tasks as related to the I.E.P.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
•Any combination equivalent to graduation from high school and one year of full-time paid or two years volunteer experience working with Special Education Students, or two (2) years of college including courses on child development and education of the Special Education student.
•Must be physically fit to lead and participate in a variety of vigorous activities.
•Ability to see and hear conditions relating to the safety of self and others.
•Ability to speak in an indoor and outdoor setting well enough to project voice throughout classroom, playground and multipurpose room.
•Strength to lift/carry equipment/supplies/children up to 50 pounds.
•Must have adequate body movement or mobility to stoop, bend, reach and climb.
•Must pass proficiency test as legislated by the State of California.
•Must possess a California Drivers License and must submit to a Department of Motor Vehicle check as required

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
•Knowledge of the general needs and behavior of children in Special Education
•Knowledge of the basic element of child growth and development
•Knowledge of the procedures, functional and limitations of assigned duties
•Ability to deal effectively with children in situations requiring poise and patience
•Ability to perform clerical work

Requirements for Applying

Please submit required documents as attachments online: 1.) District application (Edjoin) 2.) Cover letter addressed to Dr. Douglas Staine, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources 3.) Two letters of recommendation 4.) Proof of HS Diploma or GED (can be substituted for higher degree) 5.) If you have at least 48 units or credit hours of college coursework, please include unofficial transcripts. ONLY COMPLETE PACKETS WILL BE CONSIDERED

If you do not have at least 48 units or credit hours of college coursework you will be required to pass a proficiency test as legislated by the State of California. A study guide may be picked up with the receptionist at our District Office. The office hours are from 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM. The address is 6625 La Palma Ave., Buena Park, CA 90620. ** Please save your recommendation letters under the headings provided in red or your application will not be processed. **

  • Letter of Introduction (Cover letter addressed to Dr. Staine)
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Recommendation Letter #1)
  • Other (Recommendation Letter #2)
  • Proof of HS Graduation (Copy of HS Diploma or GED (can be substituted for higher degree))

    Requirements for Applying

    Please submit required documents as attachments online: 1.) District application (Edjoin) 2.) Cover letter addressed to Dr. Douglas Staine, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources 3.) Two letters of recommendation 4.) Proof of HS Diploma or GED (can be substituted for higher degree) 5.) If you have at least 48 units or credit hours of college coursework, please include unofficial transcripts. ONLY COMPLETE PACKETS WILL BE CONSIDERED

    If you do not have at least 48 units or credit hours of college coursework you will be required to pass a proficiency test as legislated by the State of California. A study guide may be picked up with the receptionist at our District Office. The office hours are from 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM. The address is 6625 La Palma Ave., Buena Park, CA 90620. ** Please save your recommendation letters under the headings provided in red or your application will not be processed. **

    • Letter of Introduction (Cover letter addressed to Dr. Staine)
    • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Recommendation Letter #1)
    • Other (Recommendation Letter #2)
    • Proof of HS Graduation (Copy of HS Diploma or GED (can be substituted for higher degree))


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