Instructional ParaEducator Special Education - Noon Duty Aide

Employment Type

: Part-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



About the Employer Eureka Union School District is a small TK-8th grade district of approximately 3,500 students. Nestled in the fabulous and supportive communities of Granite Bay and Roseville, California, we have earned a positive reputation of being one of the highest-achieving school districts in California. Our test scores are among the best in the State, we have superior parent involvement and support, and our students have outstanding opportunities for enrichment activities and college and career readiness programs. EUSD is a great place to be! Job Information Date Posted: 9/1/2021 Application Deadline: Until Filled Employment Type: Part Time Length of Work Year: 11 months Salary: $16.51 - $20.89 per hour /Instructional Paraeducator-Special Education --- $14.49 - $18.33 Noon Duty Aide Number Openings: (At time of posting) 2 Contact: Linh Barrientos Email: lbarrientos@eurekausd.org Phone: (916) 791-4939 Job Summary Job Summary Grades 7-8 Hours: 32.50 hours per week Schedule: 7:35 am - 2:35 pm, M-F Hours are flexible. We are willing to work with your schedule. Job Description / Essential Elements: Print EUREKA UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT CLASSIFIED JOB DESCRIPTION INSTRUCTIONAL PARAEDUCATOR - SPECIAL EDUCATION Responsibility: Under the supervision of the special and general education staff, assists in providing necessary physical, academic and/or emotional support for students with special needs to facilitate success in the least restrictive environment. The paraeducator may be assigned to support more than one student, based on student and program needs. Essential Functions: * Under supervision, supports the implementation of students' Individual Education Plans in the general and special education environments which may include: * Provides individual and/or small group instruction related to adaptive and academic goals; * Provides curriculum and assessment accommodations and modifications, learning strategies, and tools based on individual student plans; * Supports and provides instruction to facilitate social interaction, facilitated play between student and classroom peers including during breaks, recess, lunch, and field trips; * Implements behavior intervention plan(s), which may include collecting data related to goals or current behavioral incidences. * Provides clear directions and consistent discipline according to school or classroom rules, uses positive reinforcement for appropriate behavior and assists in providing consequences and alternatives for problem behavior. * Operates a variety of assistive technology and assists students in utilization of specialized equipment to support access to instruction and environment including transporting, lifting and/or positioning students in/out of adaptive equipment. * Following training by, and under supervision of a credentialed school nurse, provides specialized physical health care procedures such as catheterization, blood glucose monitoring, tracheostomy, suctioning, gastrostomy tube feeding, breathing treatment via nebulizer, etc. to specific students. * Assists students in personal care such as toileting, dressing, grooming and eating including utilizing specialized equipment as necessary as well as assisting in classroom procedures such as cleaning and sterilizing equipment. * Attendance at all mandatory meetings and trainings. * Participate in meetings, conferences and in-service training programs beyond the school year or day. * Possesses ability to understand, read, and follow oral and written direction. * Other work-related duties as assigned. Employment Standards: Knowledge of: * Child guidance principles and practices, especially as related to special needs students. * Correct use of oral and written English language. * Basic subjects taught in the District's schools, including math, reading, English, language arts and writing. * Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. * Basic record-keeping techniques. * Techniques for measuring student progress. * Behavior of students with emotional and behavioral disabilities. * Modern office equipment, including computers and application software. Ability to: * Assist students in a variety of subject areas and activities. * Assist with the arrival of students to school and the departure of students from school. * Establish and maintain a positive professional rapport with students, relating in a positive, effective and age appropriate manner. * Make logical and practical decisions, and as needed with limited direction, function in a leadership role in the absence of the teacher. * Demonstrate a patient, understanding and receptive attitude toward students with special needs, including those with disruptive behaviors. * Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with team members. * Establish and maintain professional boundaries with students, teachers and parents. * Perform routine clerical duties such as filing and duplicating instructional materials. * Operate computer, duplicating and standard office equipment. * Plan and organize work, schedule time, and meet schedules and timelines. * Understand and carry out verbal and written directions. * Understand and communicate both verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner. * Maintain professional appearance and conduct. Education and Experience: * High School Diploma or equivalent and must meet NCLB requirements (48 college units from an accredited college or university; or successful completion of the District Proficiency Exam), Education or related field is preferred. * Prior job related experience, paid or volunteer, with students in an organized setting. Experience with special needs students is preferred. Licenses, Certifications and/or Testing Required and Other Requirements: Criminal Justice Fingerprint Clearance. Tuberculosis Clearance. First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate. Working Conditions: Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position will primarily be an indoor work environment. Physical Abilities: The physical demands described here are representative of those that are carried out on a regular basis by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The EUSD performs individualized interactive processes to evaluate potential reasonable accommodations, if any, with respect to the performance of physical and cognitive tasks. The employee must be able to: * Lift, carry, push and/or pull items with a strength factor of medium to heavy work. * Lifting over 50 lbs. or carrying any object weighing over 25 lbs. on a continuous basis * Exchange information in person and on the telephone, using voice and hearing. * Read a variety of materials, including documents, computer monitor and associated written and digital materials. * Use close vision and adjust focus visually. * Operate a computer keyboard, using finger and hand dexterity. * Have sufficient mobility to perform tasks that involve transporting self, students, materials and equipment to a variety of areas during the work day. * Sit or stand an extended period during the work day. * Bend at the waist, kneel, crawl or crouch for an extended period to work with students at floor level, table, or desk. Hazards: Contact with sick students and dissatisfied or abusive individuals; possible contact with blood borne pathogens and/or bodily fluids. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. The individual currently holding this position performs additional duties and additional duties may be assigned. Approved: 6/23/2015 EUREKA UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT CLASSIFIED JOB DESCRIPTION NOON DUTY AIDE Responsibility: Under the general supervision of the school principal, provides supervision for children during the noon lunch period. Essential Functions: * Supervises and assists children during the lunch period in the cafeteria or on playground. * Prevents rough and dangerous play activities and maintains children in designated play areas. * Reports special behavior problems to the principal. * Enforces safety rules and encourages and promotes courtesy. * Ensures children obtain first aid if needed and signs accident reports if required. * Maintains order in classrooms during rainy day lunch duty if applicable. * Possesses ability to read, understand, and carry out oral and written direction. Qualifications: * Current employment as an Instructional Aide is desirable. * Good physical health. * Good rapport with children in a playground setting. * Ability to learn, remember, and enforce school playground rules. * Ability to provide clear instructions to children. Physical Requirements: * Position requires normal physical strength and endurance for standing, sitting, bending, or walking. * Lifting 25 lbs. maximum or carrying any object weighing over 15 lbs. Approved: Revised: 5/31/00 Requirements / Qualifications Requirements / Qualifications Resume Must meet one of the following: 1.Pass the Paraprofessional Proficiency test 2. Possess 48 units of college coursework; 3. Possess an AA Degree; or 4. Have passed the CBEST. CPR and First Aid Certificates required Resume Must meet one of the following: 1.Pass the Paraprofessional Proficiency test 2. Possess 48 units of college coursework; 3. Possess an AA Degree; or 4. Have passed the CBEST. CPR and First Aid Certificates required Comments and Other Information The Eureka Union School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation or handicap in its educational programs, activities, or employment. All educational opportunities will be offered without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, or handicap. The Eureka Union School District maintains a tobacco-free environment. Comments and Other Information The Eureka Union School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation or handicap in its educational programs, activities, or employment. All educational opportunities will be offered without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, or handicap. The Eureka Union School District maintains a tobacco-free environment.

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