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Special Education Assistant - Horning

Waukesha School District
Waukesha, WI, US

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Horning Middle School is seeking an individual who is cheerful, self motivated, willing to build solid relationships with students and staff, and is willing to share a love of learning with middle school students. This special education assistant will assist the special education teacher in meeting the diversified needs of students with various disabilities. As a part of this assignment, you will be required to assist in classroom modifications, communicate effectively with regular and special education staff, provide structure and feedback, and work with other students as assigned.

Examples of duties include, but may not be limited to the following:
• Convey the content of the message clearly and accurately according to the receptive language level of the student.
• Assist in communication throughout the school day in a variety of settings (recess, lunch, peer interactions, emergency drills) as stated in the IEP.
• At the direction of the teacher, work on academic, communication, social, and self-help skills.
• Assist the teacher in behavior management and classroom maintenance activities.
• Assist the teacher in providing instructional activities and reinforcement for special education students.
• Physically assist with students including lifting as needed.
• Supervise students during structured and unstructured times at the direction of the teacher.
• Implement behavior management strategies for a student or a group of students.
• Assist in the behavior management of students by carrying out plans for students and supervising individual students in both structured and unstructured settings.
• Assist with personal care procedures as needed for students (ex. dressing, toileting, feeding, etc.)
• Other assignments as directed by the teacher or principal of the building.
• Attendance is an essential function of this position.


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