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Special Education Teaching Assistant (for Cross Categorical, TEACCH, and Inclusion Programs)
Urbana School District #116 Centerville, MD

Special Education Teaching Assistant (for Cross Categorical, TEACCH, and Inclusion Programs)

Urbana School District #116
Centerville, MD
Expired: December 01, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
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Urbana School District #116 TITLE: Special Education Teaching Assistant (for Cross Categorical, TEACCH, andInclusion Programs) LOCATION: Urbana Middle School SUPERVISOR: Assistant Superintendent for Student Services, Director of Student Services, and/or Building Administration JOB SUMMARY: The Special Education Teaching Assistant works under the direct supervision of the special education teacher and under the broad supervision of the building principal. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.Provide assistance to students to help develop their independence.Assist in carrying out lessons to students as arranged by the teacher, including working with students on an individual or small group basis.Make needed adaptations and accommodations for students' academic programming in general education classes as developed by the special education teacher.Follow each student's individual behavioral plan as well as the classroom behavior management plan.Provide for special needs of individual students, including lifting, hygiene and restroom assistance if necessary.Assist the teacher in maintaining a functional, attractive and orderly environment conducive to student learning.Assist the special education teacher in clerical tasks, computer work, arts and crafts preparation, playground Supervision, housecleaning duties, bus loading and unloading.Promote and model responsible, respectful and safe behaviors.Promote and model appropriate social interactions with and between students.Maintain the classroom routine when the teacher is not present.Provide programs for students off School property if requested. (May include, but not limited to, field trips, vocational and aquatic center activities.)Record and compile data monitoring academic and behavior programming.Participate in staff team/collaboration meetings as assigned.Perform all other duties and tasks assigned from time to time by the special education teacher as it relates to individual students or the classroom.Monitor student needs and behaviors during lunch, going to and from all classes and at all times.Report any unusual student behaviors to the teacher or administrator.Maintain strict standards of student and family confidentiality.Use appropriate TCI techniques, including de-escalation strategies and therapeutic restraint methods when students are in danger of harming themselves or others.Become certified in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training and maintain current certification.QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATIONMust meet all requirements for the position as designated by the ISBE to obtain a Paraprofessional License: 60 hours of college credit or passing scores on a Work Keys Basic SkillsEXPERIENCE2 years school-based experience preferredOTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Highly organizedExcellent communication and collaboration skillsExcellent problem-solverShould be able to work with students with a history of behavior or learning problems Proven to work under pressure and can prioritize multiple tasksTERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Student Contact Days SALARY: Refer to the

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