Substitute Paraprofessional

Appleton Learning Fairfield, AL

Now Hiring for the 2016/2017 school year, Substitute Paraprofessional, Fairfield City Schools

Please note that due to state and federal regulations every substitute and regular employee must obtain a Background Search through Cogent ID payable to the Alabama Department of Education. A nonrefundable fee of $49.65 will be required to register.

Position schedule will be based on the school's standard schedule. While some districts may offer opportunities outside of the regular school schedule, these are not guaranteed and opportunities will be limited.

The Special Education Aide will be responsible for carrying out teacher prepared lesson plans and supervising teacher-planned activities, assisting in the preparation of materials for instruction, and recording individual progress of special education students. This position must exhibit a cooperative working relationship with teachers.

Job Goals

Assist in modifying instructional materials

Assist special education students with technology, tests and assessments

Assist supervising teacher with activities, instruction and progress monitoring

Provide personal care/hygiene (i.e. feeding, lifting and toileting)

Correct severe behavioral problems

Escort special education students to other classes as required

Maintain strict confidentiality concerning student records

Requirements and Qualifications

Minimum 2 years of college

Prior education-related classroom experience

Prior experience working with individuals with Autism preferred

Punctual and Professional (Consistent Attendance is a MUST!)

Able to lift heavy objects 65-85 pounds

Able to run after a student who may try to flee the classroom

Managing Crisis Safely Training Certified. If you do not currently hold this certification we will make training available to you free of charge after you are hired for postilion.

Employment contingent upon completion of Appleton U certification module

Clear Federal Fingerprint and Background Check through COGENT (nonrefundable fee of $49.65 payable to The Alabama Department of Education)