Ex Ed Teacher Assistant (2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR)

Tucson Unified School District Tucson, AZ

Attachment(s): JOB44003 - Exceptional Ed Teacher Assistant.doc

SUMMARY

The Exceptional Education Teacher Assistant assists the Exceptional Education and General Education Teacher

with instruction and medically relevant support for students with disabilities. This position assists with academic

and functional curriculum. The Exceptional Education Teacher Assistant may provide adult support with daily

living skills and enhancement of present levels of performance, behavioral support, reinforcement of therapy

goals, and job skills.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

High School Diploma or G.E.D.

AND

Completion of an AZ Dept. of Education-approved Academic Assessment Test

OR

Associate’s (or higher) degree, or two-years (60 Semester-Hour credits) of study at an institute of higher learning

Copy of diploma, transcripts or test results must be submitted at time of application

Two years of experience working with youth or children

Computer skills, to include the ability to use email.

Verbal & written communication skills in English and a demonstrated ability to read and comprehend

written/graphic and oral instructions

Any equivalent combination of experience, training, or education

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Special Education experience

Experience working with children with disabilities

Experience working with children or adults in a vocational setting

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AFTER HIRE

FBI fingerprint background check (at employee’s expense).

Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization

CPR and First Aid Certification - Certification must be maintained current during course of employment

Physical Examination with Lift Test to be done by one of the clinics with which the District contracts (Category B)

and sign a Medical History form (at employee’s expense)

Must complete Student Intervention Techniques (SIT) training within 6 months of hire

Must release Social Security Number to be eligible for AHCCCS-Provider ID Number

COMMENTS

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Claudine Fleary @ 520 225 6090

2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR

LOCATION - Rincon High School- 5th and Swan Area

WCL - Grade 5

$10.97 per hour

FTE - 7 hours per day

9 month position

Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.

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