Instructional Assistant Exceptional Education - Brookland MS

Henrico, VA, US
Jun 11, 2021
Job Title:
Instructional Assistant Exceptional Education - Brookland MS

Henrico, VA, US

Organization Name:
HCPS - Brookland Middle School - 2021-2022

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 2021-2022 SY. To assist the teacher in implementing the instructional program within a special education 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.

  • 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 2021-2022 school year. Contract start date is September 1, 2021.

Minimum salary - $14.91/hour. The contract length is 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 college transcripts or Parapro Assessment scores and autism training certificate to:

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 .

Henrico County Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.
EOE/Accommodations Upon Request

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