Instructional Assistant Exceptional Education - Varina

Location
Henrico, VA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 23, 2021
Ref
IRC139828
Job Title:
Instructional Assistant Exceptional Education - Varina

Location:
Henrico, VA, US

Organization Name:
HCPS - Varina Elementary School - 2020-2021

About Us:
Henrico County Public Schools is one of the six largest county public school divisions in Virginia with a nationally recognized educational program. Henrico County is a suburban community surrounding the city of Richmond, VA. We are 104 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the east; 94 miles from the scenic Sky Line Drive to the west; 106 miles from Washington, D.C. to the north; and 75 miles from the North Carolina border to the south.
Our Mission:
Henrico County Public Schools, an innovative leader in educational excellence, will actively engage our students in diverse learning experiences that inspire and empower them to become contributing citizens.

General Statement of Duties:
This position is open until filled and is for the remainder of the 2020-2021 SY. To assist the teacher in implementing the instructional program within a special education autism classroom.

Essential Duties:
Under the guidance of the teacher, this individual assists with all aspects of instructional programming including helping to produce instructional materials, maintain the smooth functioning of the classroom, prepare the classroom for instruction, and work with individual students or small groups when assigned.
  • Monitors students as designated
  • Provides one on one instruction with students when directed by the teacher
  • Assists with field trips, community-based instruction, and other activities
  • Assists with instruction as supervised by the teacher
  • Assists students with special hygiene, mobility, feeding matters when assigned
  • Collects data on student performance and progress directed by the teacher
  • Assists with collecting and distributing materials as directed by teacher
  • Assist with implementation of behavior management plans as directed by teacher
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school graduate or equivalent,
  • Passing score - 455 or higher on the ParaPro Assessment (HCPS website for testing information), or 60 credit hours from an accredited college/university, or a Bachelor's Degree or higher - required.
  • Paraprofessional autism certification - required.
  • Experience in the area of autism, preferred.

  • Must be able to follow oral and written directions and be able to control a student group independent of an immediate supervisor.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of computers; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Desire to help teachers and students.


Additional Information:
This vacancy is open until filled and is for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year. The position is in an autism program.

Minimum salary - $18,771 (adjusted based on actual start date). The contract length is normally 204 days (5 days less than a teacher), 7.25 hours per day.

How To Apply:
To be considered for the listed vacancy, you must submit an online application, upload your resume, three (3) signed written references
https://henricoschools.us/wp-content/uploads/References.pdf college transcripts or Parapro Assessment scores and autism training certificate to:

Henrico County Public Schools
C/O Human Resources Department
3820 Nine Mile Road
Henrico, VA 23223

The School Board of Henrico County is committed to nondiscrimination with regard to sex (including pregnancy), gender, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, ancestry, age, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law (except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification), in employment or in its programs and activities .


EOE/Accommodations Upon Request

Minimum Salary:
18771

Maximum Salary:
32749

Currency:
USD

Main Organization:
Public Schools Public Schools

Employment Status:
Permanent Fulltime Permanent Full-time

Amount of Travel:

Work At Home:

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