Teacher Assistant, Pre-K/Pre-School Exceptional Student Education (ESE)

Location
Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 03, 2021
Ref
58055
Grade Level
Early Childhood
Position Type:
Non-Instructional- Teacher Assistant/Teacher Assistant, Pre-K/Pre-School ESE

Date Posted:
2/23/2021

Location:
NORCREST ELEMENTARY

Date Available:
03/04/2021

Closing Date:
03/03/2021

Qualifications: EDUCATION: An earned Associates degree from an accredited institution, or at least 60 semester hours of earned college credit from an accredited institution.
OR
EDUCATION: Standard high school diploma or satisfactory completion of an approved General Educational Development (GED) Testing Program.
REQUIRED: Successful completion of the Teacher Assisting Curriculum at the designated technical college in the Broward County School District and achieve a passing score on the ParaPro Test, or other officially sanctioned standard tests to demonstrate the ability to assist in instructing reading/language arts, writing, and mathematics; or reading readiness, writing readiness, and mathematics readiness, as appropriate.

If additional hours of continuing education are mandated by program funding source, they must be obtained within the required time frame for continuing active employment in the position.

PREFERENCES:
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of two (2) years of demonstrated experience, within the last five (5) years, in working with children preferred.
EDUCATION: Six (6) earned semester hours in the area of Human Growth and Development is preferred. Bilingual skills preferred.

ESSENTIAL PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. If assigned to a Pre-K/Pre-School Exceptional Student Education (ESE) classroom with (ESE) students, may provide assistance, as required, with activities of daily living which may include any or all of the following by:
a. assisting with personal hygiene and restroom functions, which may include
diapering or catheterization.
b. providing mobility assistance including lifting, positioning or transferring
student.
c. assisting with activities related to seizure control.
d. assisting with feeding needs, which may include suctioning.
e. assisting with adaptive equipment needs.
f. providing behavioral assistance, which may include utilizing positive crisis
management (PCM) skills.

Hourly Rate: $13.26 per hour

Calendar: 187B

Pay Grade: 13

*Previously Advertised: Former applicants are still under consideration and do not need to reapply.

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