Special Education Aide

Location
San Antonio, TX, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 03, 2020
Ref
13313221
JOB DESCRIPTION

LOCATION: DISTRICT WIDE

POSITION: Special Education Aide

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Training:
* High school diploma or GED and ESSA or NCLB Certificate
* OR Associates degree or 48 college hours from an accredited college
Special Knowledge/Skills:
* Ability to work with children with disabilities.
* Ability to follow verbal and written instructions and communicate
effectively.
* Maintain confidentiality

REQUIRED
EXPERIENCE:

Two years experience working successfully with children

JOB DESCRIPTION: Help meet physical and instructional needs of individual students with
disabilities in an effort to provide them with the support needed to gain
full benefits from the district's special education program. Work under
general supervision of principal and direction of classroom teacher.

DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES:

Help meet the individual needs of students, including
transferring them to and from wheelchairs, lifting and
positioning them, and signing or interpreting instructions for
them, etc.

Help students take care of physical needs and personal care
including feeding, bathroom needs, and personal hygiene.

Help manage the behavior of assigned students. This includes
intervening in crisis situations and restraining disruptive or
dangerous student behavior as needed using crisis prevention
intervention techniques.

Assume responsibility for learning and adapting to each
student's special medical, physical, communicative, and
emotional needs.

Work with assigned students or small groups to develop motor
skills and conduct instructional exercises assigned by teacher.

Assist assigned students throughout school day, inside and
outside classroom. This includes lunchroom, bus, and
playground duty.

Keep teacher informed of special needs or problems of
assigned students.

Participate in professional development programs, faculty
meetings, and special events as assigned.

Daily attendance and punctuality are essential functions of the
job.

Perform other duties as assigned.

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OTHER INFORMATION:

187 days

Mental & Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent standing, stooping,
bending, kneeling, pushing and pulling. May be required to lift and
position students with physical disabilities; control behavior through
physical restraint; and assist non-ambulatory students. Exposure to
biological hazards and moderate to heavy lifting required.

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