• Salvio Pacheco Square
  • Special Education Assistant I/Classroom

    Posted: 07/08/2024

    Under general supervision, performs work of moderate difficulty in providing various specialized instructional support services in various pre K –12 and adult special education settings; and performs related work as required.

    Example of Duties:
    -Communicate regularly with other members of the instructional team regarding daily performance of the students
    -Under supervision works with students in a group or on an individual basis assisting with specific instructional tasks and accommodating the special needs of individual students
    -Assist students with special needs in learning or using special equipment of instructional media
    -Assist students with special needs in learning or using special tests
    -Assist students with special needs in the development and maintenance of appropriate social behaviors through the use of a variety of positive reinforcement techniques, activities and/or materials
    -Assist in the loading and unloading of students with special needs from buses and in the transferring of students to and from classrooms and events
    -Encourage and assist students with special needs in communicating and engaging in social activities, such as field trips and extra curricular activities
    -Supervises students with special needs in snack and lunch activities and outdoor/campus activities
    -Support students of diverse levels and types of disabilities, gender, ethnic and cultural backgrounds
    -May occasionally assist students with special needs in attending to personal
    -Maintain and prepare records and performs clerical duties related to special education programs
    -May assist with community based instruction
    -May be required to travel from location to location
    -Perform related duties as assigned

    Training and Experience: 
    A combination of training and experience equivalent to high school graduation; one year experience working with students or the completion of one year of college-level coursework in a field related to the particular assignment.

    Successful completion of the Instructional Assistant Proficiency Examination and/or hold appropriate certification for the position. Commitment to complete two required training courses or in services within the first six months of being hired.

    Knowledge of:
    -The appropriate subject matter, program and special instructional or communication procedures
    -The individual differences in children
    -Correct English usage, spelling, grammar, punctuation and mathematics
    -General classroom procedures, practices and equipment

    Skill in:
    -Applying special instructional or communication procedures
    -Following oral and written directions
    -Communicating clearly both orally and in writing
    -Recordkeeping and providing clerical support duties
    -Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with school staff, students and parents
    -Reading, writing and arithmetic
    -Keeping school and student matters confidential

    Licenses and Certificates:

    -A valid California Driver’s License may be required. Current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid required
    Primary Location College Park High
    Salary Range $20.61 - $27.63 / Per Hour
    Shift Type Part-Time