EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT - SPECIAL ED (Cross-Cat disability K-5)

Albuquerque Public Schools Albuquerque, NM
EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT - SPECIAL ED (Cross-Cat disability K-5)

JOB STATUS:OPEN

POSTING DATE:07/09/2018

POSTING NUMBER:00033731

LOCATION:221:HUBERT HUMPHREY ES

POSITION TITLE:EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT - SPECIAL ED (Cross-Cat disability K-5)

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Assists certified staff in providing delivery of the instructional program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Incumbent must achieve the following outcomes with or without reasonable accommodation:

* Works with individuals and small groups in the classroom to reinforce material introduced by the teacher.

* Serves as a model in developing students' language and behavior.

* Collects, prepares and arranges resource material for use by certified personnel.

* Operates support equipment and monitors testing or make-up work by students.

* Maintains classroom records, prepares reports as requested by the classroom teacher or principal, scores tests, processes books, manages supplies and classroom equipment as needed.

* Monitors student activities in classrooms, school grounds, hallways, lunchrooms, field trips, bus loading areas, etc.

* Provides support for non-instructional classroom duties such as monitoring snacks, restrooms, clothing areas, etc.

* Participates in teacher-parent conferences and meetings as requested by classroom teacher.

* Reinforces the implementation of IEP goals using similar emphasis and techniques as classroom teacher.

* Trains students in self-help skills including eating, toileting, hygiene, behavior management and academic skills.

* Assists with custodial skills of students including lifting, positioning and adaptive equipment maintenance using established procedures.

* Escorts students to other locations on campus and off campus with the approval of classroom teacher.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE:

The minimum expectations for this job are as follows:

* Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

* Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem solving skills.

* Interpersonal skills with diverse populations in-person and on the telephone.

* Knowledge of APS community, computer system, financial and legal requirements.

* Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects and coordinate the work of others.

* Must be at least 18 years old.

* Experience with educational equipment preferred.

REQUIREMENTS:

All candidates must have a High School Diploma or equivalent, must be at least 18 years of age, and must meet the NCLB highly qualified requirements.

NCLB requirements are:

* 48 college credit hours OR Pass the Paraprofessional Test

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Contact: Paula Miller at / miller_p@aps.edu

APPLY TO:

APPLY ONLINE: WWW.APS.EDU, APS Jobs, Classified Application.

In addition to providing supporting documents to meet the position requirements, you must also submit an updated cover letter & resume.

GROUP / GRADE:

In addition to providing supporting documents according to the application instructions, you must also submit cover letter & resume to school of interest.

SALARY:Minimum hourly start $11.58

DAYS:183

START DATE:August 6, 2017