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Paraprofessional - Special Education

Jefferson Union High School District Daly City, CA
  • Expired: 16 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

BASIC FUNCTION:

Under the direction of an assigned administrator, assist a certificated teacher in reinforcing instruction to individual or small groups of special education students; assist in the preparation of instructional materials and implementation of individual education plans while providing routine clerical support.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • Assist a certificated teacher in reinforcing instruction to individual or small groups of special education students in a classroom or other learning environment
  • Monitor and oversee student drills, practices and assignments in various subjects
  • Assist assigned teacher with the implementation of individual education plans.
  • Assist students in completing classroom assignments, homework and projects in various subject areas
  • Assure student understanding of classroom rules and procedures
  • Assist students by answering questions, providing proper examples, emotional support, friendly attitude and general guidance
  • Confer with the teacher concerning lesson plans and materials to meet student needs.
  • Report progress regarding student performance and behavior
  • Observe and assure proper behavior of students in the classroom according to approved procedures
  • Monitor and interact with students during outdoor, physical education and other recreational activities as directed

CLERICAL DUTIES:

  • Preparing, typing, duplicating and filing instructional materials
  • Distribute, collect, prepare and process attendance and various other forms and documents
  • Record student attendance as assigned
  • Grade student tests and assignments as assigned
  • Prepare mandated reports and documentation as required
  • Assist students with performing and developing independent living and self-help skills as assigned
  • Assist students with the development of social, vocational and job searching skills as assigned
  • Read books to students and observe their reading abilities as assigned
  • Assist students with letter and word pronunciation and recognition
  • Load and unload students on buses as directed
  • Push students in wheelchairs
  • Lift students in and out of orthopedic equipment

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Provide routine first aid to injured student according to established procedures as assigned by the position
  • Assist students with personal hygiene including grooming as assigned by the position
  • Assist students with eating activities
  • Toilet students and change diapers and soiled clothing as required
  • Assist students with adaptive devices as needed
  • Monitor inventory levels of classroom supplies
  • Assist in ordering, receiving and maintaining appropriate inventory levels of supplies as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Graduate
  • One year experience working with children with special education needs in an organized setting

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Some positions in this classification may require a valid First Aid and CPR Certificate issued by an authorized agency

WORKING CONDITIONS:

ENVIRONMENT:

  • Classroom environment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate standard office and classroom equipment
  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time
  • Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to assist students
  • Seeing to read a variety of materials and monitor student activities
  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information
  • Lifting and carrying students as assigned by the position
  • Pushing children in wheelchairs as assigned by the position

The JUHSD reserves the right to contact former and current employers, as well as others, to investigate job qualifications and past performance of applicants.

The Jefferson Union High School District provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons. The recruitment, screening, and hiring of all personnel will be without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, age or disability.

The Jefferson Union High School District is a premier learning community where all students advance to and through post-secondary learning and careers.

For more information visit www.juhsd.net

Jefferson Union High School District

Address

Daly City, CA
USA