Position Title: Instructional Assistant
Reports to: Building Principal and Evaluation Team Supervisor
Terms of Employment: Paraprofessional Staff with benefits according to the LEA Unit C collective bargaining agreement.
A member of the Department of Special Education, this position reports directly to the building Principal and to the Director of Special Education while working under the direction of the special educator teacher.
Under the Direction of the Classroom Teacher:
- Supports Instructional programming
- Implements assistive technology
- Facilitates interactions between students
- Assists with implementing behavior intervention
- Assists with mobility and transitioning and personal care as needed
- Other duties as assigned
BS or BA/ Preferred Highly Qualified as Paraprofessional according to DOE standards. Must be willing and able to physically manage students if needed. Classroom experience and college degree preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands or arms.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Experience and commitment to working in a racially and culturally diverse teaching and learning community.
Applicants for employment are considered without regard to age, physical, mental or psychiatric disability, genetics, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, or military status.