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Para educator, Special Education Dept.

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4/22/2013
Jordan Hunt
JHunt@solanocoe.net
707-399-4440
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4 to 6 hours per day/5 days per week/183 days/10 months
Full and Part Time
4/26/2013 5:00 PM Pacific
$14.21 to $18.12 per hour or $14.55 to $18.56 per hour with 48 units of college course work or $14.92 to $19.03 per hour with an Associate's degree or $15.28 to $19.49 per hour with a Bachelor's degree
Date Posted:
4/22/2013
Application Deadline:
4/26/2013 5:00 PM Pacific
Employment Type:
Full and Part Time
Length of Work Year:
4 to 6 hours per day/5 days per week/183 days/10 months
Salary:
$14.21 to $18.12 per hour or $14.55 to $18.56 per hour with 48 units of college course work or $14.92 to $19.03 per hour with an Associate's degree or $15.28 to $19.49 per hour with a Bachelor's degree
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Jordan Hunt Email: JHunt@solanocoe.net Phone: 707-399-4440
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Solano County Office of Education JOB TITLE: Paraeducator, Special Education (Range 13) Range 14 (48 units), Range 15 (AA Degree), Range 16 (BA Degree) DESCRIPTION OF BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY To assist a certificated instructor in all areas as assigned and to assist in maintaining a classroom conducive to learning. JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. • An Associates degree or 48 units from an institution of higher education. Otherwise, a passing grade on all sections of the assessment test given by SCOE and a minimum of two (2) college units or CEUs in related field. • Ability to understand and follow both oral and written instructions. • Ability to work with students in specialized and regular settings, using patience and understanding. • Ability to handle confidential materials with discretion. • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, teachers, parents, and the general public. • Ability to learn and apply basic methods and procedures to be followed in behavioral or medical needs. • Experience toileting and feeding special education students preferred. • Minimum six (6) months experience working with children. • Must have CPR and first aid certification, or ability to obtain. • Possession of a valid California driver’s license preferred. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES • Assists certificated teacher in operating a classroom and instructing individual or small groups of students. • Assists certificated teacher in developing lesson materials and plans, identifying students’ needs, and maintaining records. • Assists individual students in specific problem areas as necessary. • Assists in performing SPHCS. • Assists in implementing behavior plans/interventions. • Helps maintain order in the classroom and assists instructor with appropriate discipline when necessary. • Performs class-related clerical work. • Assists students in use of computers. • Assists students in learning proper grooming habits and personal hygiene. • Assists in maintaining a clean and orderly classroom. • Receives and records money for lunch or classroom activities. • May attend meetings such as IEP, SARB, parent-teacher, etc. • May be required to drive, based on needs of program to which assigned. • Assists students in utilizing public transportation. • Orders, repairs, inventories, and secures materials and equipment. • Assists in feedings students, serving and preparing lunches, and post-meal cleanup. • Assists students with toilet functions; taking them to the bathroom, changing diapers, assisting students with cleanup, and changing clothes when necessary. • Performs whatever duties are necessary to assure the health and safety of the students. • Collects, reviews, grades, records, and files students’ work. • Assists students to and from buses, lifting students, and/or pushing wheelchairs when necessary. • Assists students in physical education and motor skill activities such as balancing, throwing and catching, swimming, sensory perception, etc. • Provides assistance to students in the use of total communication, which may include Braille, sign language, or other non-verbal forms of communication. • Works independently with a group of students. • Supervises students on community-based or regular education-based programs. • Assists in helping students regarding academics, coping with disabilities, encouraging independence, etc. • Assists students and staff with the utilization of specialized equipment as appropriate. • Prepares instructional materials by cutting, pasting, designing, typing, duplicating materials, setting-up materials and equipment, ordering supplies, etc. • Supervises students in learning basic vocational skills such as cleaning, grounds keeping, landscaping, food preparation, facility preparation, etc. • Assists students in learning related skills necessary for successful performance of aforementioned vocational areas such as consumer math, hygiene, safety procedures, communication skills, independence, equipment use, and interpersonal skills. • Performs related duties as required. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Employees in this classification receive limited supervision within a broad framework of policies and procedures. SUPERVISION EXERCISED None PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIREMENTS This position requires a physical examination be taken and passed based on the physical requirements listed below: Work Position (Percentage of Time): Standing (60%) Walking (20%) Sitting (20%) Body Movement (Frequency): None (0) Limited (1) Occasional (2) Frequent (3) Very Frequent (4) Lifting – lbs. (0-40) Lifting (3) Bending (4) Pushing and/or Reaching Kneeling or Pulling Loads (3) Overhead (2) Squatting (3) Climbing Stairs (2) Climbing Ladders (1) Revised 5/18/06 Paraeducator, Special Education

Requirements for Applying

High school diploma or GED. An Associates degree or 48 units from an institution of higher education. Otherwise, a passing grade on all sections of the assessment test given by SCOE and a minimum of two (2) college units or CEUs in related field. Minimum six months experience working with children. CPR and First Aid certification or ability to obtain. Experience toileting and feeding special education students required. Possession of a valid California driver’s license preferred.

      Requirements for Applying

      High school diploma or GED. An Associates degree or 48 units from an institution of higher education. Otherwise, a passing grade on all sections of the assessment test given by SCOE and a minimum of two (2) college units or CEUs in related field. Minimum six months experience working with children. CPR and First Aid certification or ability to obtain. Experience toileting and feeding special education students required. Possession of a valid California driver’s license preferred.

          DESCRIPTION: To assist a certificated instructor in all areas as assigned and to assist in maintaining a classroom conducive to learning. QUALIFICATIONS: •High school diploma or GED. •An Associates degree or 48 units from an institution of higher education. Otherwise, a passing grade on all sections of the assessment test given by SCOE and a minimum of two (2) college units or CEUs in related field. •Minimum six months experience working with children. •CPR and First Aid certification or ability to obtain. •Experience toileting and feeding special education students required. •Possession of a valid California driver’s license preferred. Ability to: •Understand and follow both oral and written instructions. •Work with students in specialized and regular settings, using patience and understanding. •Handle confidential materials with discretion. •Establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, teachers, parents and the general public.

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          Application Deadline: 4/26/2013 5:00 PM Pacific

          DESCRIPTION: To assist a certificated instructor in all areas as assigned and to assist in maintaining a classroom conducive to learning. QUALIFICATIONS: •High school diploma or GED. •An Associates degree or 48 units from an institution of higher education. Otherwise, a passing grade on all sections of the assessment test given by SCOE and a minimum of two (2) college units or CEUs in related field. •Minimum six months experience working with children. •CPR and First Aid certification or ability to obtain. •Experience toileting and feeding special education students required. •Possession of a valid California driver’s license preferred. Ability to: •Understand and follow both oral and written instructions. •Work with students in specialized and regular settings, using patience and understanding. •Handle confidential materials with discretion. •Establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, teachers, parents and the general public.

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