SEA 2 - CLS Special Education Assistant 2 - CLS @ Westwood Elementary; TalentEd Hire #243

Mt. Diablo Unified School District
Concord, CA, US

Job Details

SEA 2 - CLS Special Education Assistant 2 - CLS @ Westwood Elementary; TalentEd Hire #243 at Mt. Diablo Unified

Job Information

Date Posted:

Application Deadline:
Until Filled

Employment Type:
Part Time

Length of Work Year:
6 hrs/day; School Days Only

Up To $25.95/hr **($1500 Hiring Bonus - $500 at hire, $500 at 6 month & $500 at the end of 1 year)

Number Openings: (At time of posting)

Contact: Alex Fernandez


Phone: 925-682-8000 4149

Westwood Elementary

Wendi Aghily, Chief Pupil Services & Special Education

Online Via eSkill Assessment

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Job Description / Essential Elements:

DEFINITION: Under general supervision and evaluation by the site administrator, performs work of moderate difficulty in providing specialized instructional support services in various pre K-12 and adult emotionally disturbed, autistic, behavioral, bilingual, full inclusion or assistive technology special education settings; and performs other related duties as required.


  • • Communicate regularly with other members of the instructional team regarding daily performance of the students

  • • Under supervision works with students in a group or on an individual basis assisting with specific instructional tasks and accommodating the special needs of individual students

  • • Assist students with special needs in learning or using special equipment of instructional media

  • • Assist students with special needs in learning or using special tests

  • • Assist students with special needs in the development and maintenance of appropriate social behaviors through the use of a variety of positive reinforcement techniques, activities and/or materials

  • • Encourage and assist students with special needs in communicating and engaging in social activities such as field trips and extra curricular activities

  • • Supervises students with special needs in snack and lunch activities and outdoor/campus activities

  • • Assist students with special needs in learning gross motor skills and teaching independent mobility

  • • Support students of diverse levels and types of disabilities, gender, ethnic and cultural backgrounds

  • • Maintain and prepare records and performs clerical duties related to special education programs

  • • May lift and move students with special needs

  • • Assist in teaching students' self-feeding skills and grooming and dressing skills

  • • Assist in the toileting of students frequently involving lifting and cleaning of students, diapering; supervises teenage students in the use of sanitary supplies

  • • May assist with community based instruction

  • • May be required to travel from location to location


Training and Experience: A combination of training and experience equivalent to high school graduation and one year experience working with students or the completion of one year of college-level coursework in a field related to the particular assignment. Successful completion of the Instructional Assistant Proficiency Examination and/or hold appropriate certification for the position.

Knowledge of:

  • • The appropriate subject matter, program and special instructional or communication procedures

  • • The individual differences in children

  • • Correct English usage, spelling, grammar, punctuation and mathematics

  • • General classroom procedures, practices and equipment

  • • General needs relative to students who are physically challenged and/or severely emotionally disturbed students

  • • Techniques of learning reinforcement and behavior modification for students

  • • Diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of students with special needs

Skill in:

  • • Applying special instructional or communication procedures

  • • Following oral and written directions

  • • Communicating clearly both orally and in writing

  • • Recordkeeping

  • • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with school staff, students and parents

  • • Reading, writing and arithmetic

  • • Keeping school and student matters confidential

  • • Understanding and appropriately responding to the needs of all students and to posses a genuine liking for students

Ability to:

  • • Perform the duties of the position with or without accommodation

  • • Learn to interpret rules, policies, regulations and policies

• A valid California Driver's License may be required.

Certificates and Other Requirements:
Ability to meet proficiency requirements as set forth in applicable state and federal laws and District Annual Notices (i.e. Mandated Reporting, Blood Borne Pathogen). Certification in First Aid and CPR required every 2 years.


Board Revision: 6/22/15

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation
  • Resume


Mt. Diablo Unified School District (MDUSD) is honored to serve nearly 29,000 students at more than 50 school sites in Contra Costa County, in the cities of Clayton, Concord, Pleasant Hill, portions of Martinez, Pittsburg, and Walnut Creek, and the unincorporated communities of Bay Point, Lafayette, and Pacheco.

MDUSD offers award-winning, innovative programs in Career Technical Education (CTE), Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), extensive visual and performing arts programs, rich foreign language and dual immersion offerings, and regional magnet programs. MDUSD is pleased to offer the only High School and Elementary School International Baccalaureate (IB) programs in Central Contra Costa County; efforts are underway to establish the program at other elementary schools and a middle school. Our College Now program enables high school juniors and seniors to take college classes at Diablo Valley College that allow them to meet high school graduation requirements while also earning college credits, one of only three such programs in the region. The nationally-renowned Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program is in place districtwide. The district also offers a Transitional Kindergarten (TK) program at more than 20 elementary school sites.

Our highly-acclaimed Adult Education program helps more than 7,500 adults each year achieve education, employment, and personal goals with extensive course offerings for career and technical education, adult basic education, high school diploma and high school equivalency, parent education, English as a Second Language, family literacy, citizenship, programs for adults with disabilities, and personal growth and enrichment. In addition, Adult Education supports one of the 10 regional American Job Centers of California Access Sites at its Loma Vista Adult Center, offering job readiness and career search workshops and resources. 


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