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2021-2022 SY : Special Education Life Aide- Johnston ES

Company: Irving Independent School District
Location: Irving
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

IRVING INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

SPECIAL EDUCATION AIDE ACTIVE LEARNING (AL)

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: Special Education Aide Active Learning (Life Skills)

WAGE/HOUR STATUS: Nonexempt

FUNDING SOURCE: Local or Federal

REPORTS TO: Principal

PAY GRADE: 035 (187 Days)

DEPARTMENT: Assigned Campus

DATE REVISED: April 2021

Disclaimer: This is a grant funded position. Funds for this position are expected to be available up to the end of the school year. In addition to other specified conditions of employment, the applicant understands that no guarantee of continued employment, beyond the availability of the grant funds, is expressed or implied by Irving Independent School District.

This position is eligible for a Letter of Reasonable Assurance

PRIMARY PURPOSE: Assist the special education teacher to provide for the physical and instructional needs of students with disabilities. Assist in the implementation of classroom programs, personal care needs, including self-help, behavior management, and instruction. Work under the general supervision of the principal and the immediate direction of a certified teacher.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Education/Certification:

Educational Aide I Paraprofessional Certificate

High School Diploma or GED

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Ability to work well with children with disabilities
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills

Minimum Experience:

Experience working with children/students, parents, or persons with disabilities

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Keep accurate records of students with disabilities and furnish to appropriate personnel in a timely manner
  • Assist in supervising students throughout the school day, both inside and outside the classroom, including lunchroom, bus duty, playground, and community
  • Assist teacher in maintaining, copying, transferring confidential folders as required
  • Assist special needs students with individual tasks as may be required including, but not limited to:
  • transferring to and from wheelchairs
  • lifting, positioning
  • feeding
  • bathroom needs
  • personal hygiene
  • self-help
  • behavior management
  • other personal care needs
  • Assist in managing the behavior of students and crisis intervention
  • Assume responsibility for learning and adapting to each student's special medical, physical, communicative, emotional, and safety needs through in-service and/or teacher direction
  • Work with and/or prepare materials for individual students or small groups to develop skills through instructional activities under teacher direction
  • Keep the teacher informed of any special needs or problems of individual students
  • Uphold and enforce school rules, administrative regulations, and legal/local board policies
  • Participate in staff development training programs, faculty meetings, and special events as assigned

EQUIPMENT USED:

Copier, facsimile, computer/peripherals, adaptive equipment

SUPERVISORY RESPONSBILITIES:

None

Keywords: Irving Independent School District, Irving , 2021-2022 SY : Special Education Life Aide- Johnston ES, Other , Irving, Texas

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