INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANT SPECIAL NEEDS/MOBILITY- OPEN TO KERN HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT REGULAR AND SUBSTI
- Grade Level
- High School
Instructional Assistant/Instructional Assistant Special Needs/Mobility
Independence High School
Must possess the skill to understand and carry out oral and written instructions in an independent manner; understand the need of high school students and effectively relate to these needs in a learning or recreational situation; learn the requirements of the students in the specific learning program to which assigned; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; supervise students in a variety of situations.
Must have ability to operate standard office equipment including typewriter, copy machine, tape recorders, projectors; establish and maintain accurate classroom records and files; establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assist physically handicapped students in toileting needs including stall positioning, lifting garments and cleansing; assist instructional personnel with mobility training activities; assist with instructing individuals and small groups of students in various learning situations including basic academic subjects, library activities and self-help social integration; implement learning situations which may include individualized instruction. Create learning centers and research instructional programs for the specific needs of assigned area; assist teacher in implementing curriculum for assigned area of instruction; assist in noting behavioral problems observed and disciplining when necessary; assist in organizing learning and instructional environments, setting up materials for daily activities, maintaining neat and orderly classroom/instructional areas; provide teachers and school administrators with relevant feedback and information on students' progress through observation and daily contact; administer and correct tests, daily assignments, homework; assist in establishing and maintaining informational and operational records and files; assist in developing goals and objectives for each student according to curriculum and program requirements, and in conjunction with certificated staff; takes daily attendance and assist in supervision of students during lunch hours and assemblies; confers with teachers regarding student's progress evaluation and problem areas; assist in the development of lesson plans; operate student language laboratory and related equipment; and perform related duties as required.
A PRE-PLACEMENT MEDICAL ASSESSMENT AND A CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK WILL BE REQUIRED OF SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT.
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: Completion of the twelfth grade is required, preferably supplemented by college level courses. This position may require the skill to speak, read, and write a specified foreign language, the ability to meet the physical requirements necessary to safely and effectively perform the required duties, and with special training, the ability to perform toileting procedures.
CERTIFICATION OF PROFICIENCY IN THE AREAS OF BASIC READING, WRITING AND MATHEMATICAL SKILLS MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED. ONE OF THE FOLLOWING MAY BE SUBMITTED IN PLACE OF THE DISTRICT PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATE.
- DIPLOMA FROM A REGIONALLY ACCREDITED CALIFORNIA HIGH SCHOOL AFTER JANUARY 1, 1981
- PROOF OF SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE CBEST TEST
- POSSESSION OF A VALID CALIFORNIA TEACHING CREDENTIAL
DUTIES OF POSITION: To assist a certificated teacher in the instruction, supervision, and training of individual or groups of students by performing a variety of instructional support, student care activities, and related duties in the maintenance of an effective learning environment. Employees in this classification receive direct to general supervision from a certificated teacher(s) and/or school site administrator within a well-defined framework of policies and procedures. This job class provides a variety of responsible instructional support activities, and requires a positive contact with both student and certificated staff. This job classification assists physically handicapped students in toileting needs.
STARTING SALARY: $1,614.32 (monthly)
NUMBER OF MONTHS: 9.4 (to begin as soon as possible)
NUMBER OF HOURS: 6 (daily working hours TBD)