Paraeducator, Emotionally Disabled, 21-22 School Year
Classified - Special Education/Paraeducator, Emotionally Disabled
AWCPA - Aurora West College Prep Academy
Additional Info: Background check required upon offer.2021-22 School Year
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EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
High school diploma or equivalent; Associate's degree preferred. Must have completed at least two years (48 credit hours) of study at an institution of higher education or obtain a passing score on the WorkKeys assessment in Math, Reading and Writing.EXPERIENCE: One year and up to and including two years of experience working with children, preferably school-age children. SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EQUIPMENT & OTHER: Oral communication, interpersonal, decision making and basic clerical skills. Ability to work with students of all abilities. Ability to employ high levels of patience, compassion and understanding, yet remain fair, consistent and firm with discipline. Knowledge of child development, abuse, neglect and emotional disabilities. Operating knowledge of personal computers, student information system, email system and copy machine required within 1 month after hire. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, & REGISTRATIONS: CPI training certification preferred at hire or completed within the first month of hire. SUPERVISION/TECHNICAL RESPONSIBILITY: This job is responsible for supervising the behavior and safety of disabled students in various academic and social settings and the student body while on the playground. Acts as a resource for students, parents and teachers by supporting the students through the educational process, by providing feedback on student progress and status and by assisting the teacher with clerical work. SAFETY TO SELF AND OTHERS: High exposure to self and others to bruises due to student outbursts. Medium exposure to self to cuts due to student outbursts. Low exposure to self and others to fractured bones, loss of sight and disfigurement due to student outbursts. Medium exposure to self to hernia due to lifting and restraining students, to disease due to body fluids and to fatality due to threats. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. MENTAL FUNCTIONS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate, instruct, use interpersonal skills, diffuse volatile situations and negotiate. The employee is frequently required to compare, copy, coordinate, compute and evaluate. The employee is occasionally required to analyze, synthesize and compile.