Special Education Aide IV - Adult Transition Aide II (183 Days)
- Special Education Aide IV - Adult Transition Aide II (183 Days) JobID: 2524
- Position Type:
Educational Paraprofessional/Aide, Adult Transition
- Date Posted:
Central High   Job Title: Special Education Aide III -
- Model core organizational beliefs and values; perform duties in an effective and efficient manner for the purpose of supporting and contributing to high student achievement.
- Assist teacher in preparing instructional materials and classroom displays, as assigned.
- Assist with administration and scoring objective testing instruments or work assignments, as assigned.
- Help maintain a neat, clean and orderly classroom.
- Assist with inventory, care and maintenance of equipment.
- Assist teacher in keeping administrative records and prepare required reports, as assigned.
- Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers.
- Conduct instructional tasks assigned by the teacher; work with individual students or small groups.
- Partner with teacher to supervise students throughout the school day, inside and outside classroom, according to duties assigned.
- Partner with teacher to manage the behavior of assigned students; as needed and according to district policy.
- Learn and adapt to each student’s special medical, physical, communicative, and emotional needs.
- Inform teacher of special needs or problems of individual students.
- Daily assist students with physical disabilities according to their needs, including transferring to and from wheelchairs, lifting, or positioning.
- Daily assist students with physical needs and personal care, including feeding, bathroom needs, and personal hygiene according to their needs.
- Daily monitor and maintain medical devices that are needed to maintain the health and safety of students.
- Attend and participate in faculty meetings and special events and serve on staff committees as required.
- Utilize effective communication skills; ensure that all interactions with students, district personnel, and parents are supportive, courteous, and respectful.
- Maintain confidentiality.
- Comply with all policies, operating procedures, legal requirements, and verbal and written directives.
- Participate in staff development training programs to improve job performance.
- Comply with the Professional Code of Ethics and Standard Practices for Texas Educators.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
- Ability to work with children with disabilities
- Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
- Ability to be patient, flexible, and versatile
- Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Valid Texas educational aide certificate
- Two (2) years successful experience working with children
- Associate’s degree, two years of study at an institute of higher learning, or have met formal academic assessment required by No Child Left Behind Act.
- Two (2) years successful experience working with children in an educational setting
- Maintain emotional control under stress
- Work with frequent interruptions
- Frequent standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing, and pulling
- Frequent heavy lifting of students
- 50-80 pounds unassisted
- 81-200 pounds assisted
- Potential exposure to bodily fluids and communicable diseases
Medically Fragile, Transition II Wage/Hour Status: Nonexempt
Department/School: Assigned Campus Pay Grade: PR 4 ($114.60 - $138.00)
Reports to: Principal HR Date Approved: May, 2008
Revised: February, 2013
Assists special education teacher in providing for physical and instructional needs of students with severe disabilities across school settings. Assists with the implementation of Individualized Education Program (IEP), including self-help, behavior management, and instructional programs.
BASIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties and responsibilities noted herein, however, this list represents examples only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.
Equipment used: personal computer, copier, telephone, audiovisual equipment, laminator, di-cut machine, wheelchair lift, ramp, rifton chair, wedge, stander, scoot-a-bout, dynavox, potty chair, feeding chair, feeding spoon, feeding bowl, bolsters, wagon, swing in room, and other equipment as specified in IEPs.
For positions funded by Title monies or for positions at campuses identified as a campus-wide Title campus, the following additional qualifications apply: