Special Ed Aide - Life Skills Classroom - Maeser Elementary

Uintah School District

Job Description
Position Type: Support Staff/Elem SpEd Aide PT VoucherDate Posted: 7/5/2022Location: Maeser ElementaryPT SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER AIDE (LIFE SKILLS CLASSROOM) - MAESER ELEMENTARY (Up to 29.5 HOURS PER WEEK, VOUCHER POSITION, NO BENEFITS) Applicants must be 18 years of age or older District Expectations for Special Education Aides: Provides instructional support to special education teacher; Assists in teaching daily living skills, social skills, leisure-time activity skills, specific self-help skills, community access and mobility skills; Ability to lift 45 pounds; Encourages and reinforces students, building self-image and helping them to be responsible; Assists the teacher with student behavior management; Provides instruction to students, under direction of special education teacher; Assists teacher with clerical duties; Accompanies students to mainstream classes, supervising and assisting during class and times between classes; Assists students with feeding, personal hygiene, toileting, diapering, changing clothes, etc. Can require the lifting, positioning and carrying of students; Assists students with group and club participation during school hours; Assists in planning and supervising field trips and other off-campus activities; Follow teacher's program when working with students; Track student progress; Collect student behavioral data; Consistently follow behavior system and classroom management program; Tutor students in small groups with basic reading and math skills; Maintain positive working relationships with students and staff; Maintain confidentiality; Other duties as assigned by supervisor.Education/Experience High School Diploma or equivalent required; Associate Degree, 48 semester hours of college credit or must have passed the Para-Pro Test or be willing to take and pass the Para-Pro Test immediately upon hire; Successful experience working with children at risk; Successful experience as an at risk teaching assistant.Your application will be complete when you attach the following with your online application: Copies of college transcript(s) if available; A minimum of three letters of recommendation, including at least one from a direct supervisor (does not have to be a current supervisor), which address candidate's skills at working effectively with students, parents, staff and community members.COMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE GIVEN PREFERRED CONSIDERATIONDEADLINE TO APPLY: Open Until Filled SALARY: As Per District Salary Schedule BEGINNING: 2022/2023 School Year