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Educational Assistant - Acheiving Independence and Maturity (AIM) Program - Lionsgate Academy

Posted on 5/17/2017 2:50:03 PM

Listing expires 6/14/2017

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POSITION TITLE:   Special Educational Assistant / Job Coach
POSITION STATUS:  Non-exempt
SUPERVISIOR: Special Education Coordinator
SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
DUTY DAYS: 184 Per School Year


POSITION PURPOSE
To assist, support, and work closely with teachers, administrators, and other team members in providing educational benefits for students.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Collaborate with case managers, classroom teams, and support services to ensure student needs are being met
Assist in the planning and implementation of the students’ daily programs under the direction of the Supervisor, case manager, and classroom teacher
Assist in planning and preparing the learning environment including-but-not-limited-to preparing needed materials and supplies for your assigned student or classroom
Observe, record, and collect data on behavior and specific IEP goals
Assist in student organizational needs
Support student sensory regulation needs
Participate in staff meetings, training programs and/or conferences designed to promote professional development
Maintain positive, professional relationships with students, staff and student families
Maintain and use positive, professional written communication with all individuals
Supervise activities to ensure safety
Regular, prompt attendance
 
OTHER POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead small groups in educational activities
Support community based outings
Other job-related duties as assigned
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, lifting (20 pounds on an occasional basis and in excess of twenty pounds with assistance), and crouching during the day. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
 
MENTAL DEMANDS
The mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to comprehend and follow instructions, perform complex or varied tasks, relate to others, make decisions, and communicate effectively orally and in written form.
 
COMPETENCIES
Student focus
Ethical Conduct
Teamwork Orientation
Thoroughness
Time Management
Flexibility
Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
Stress Management/Composure
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
2 year degree or a minimum of 60 college credits OR successful completion of the ParaPro exam.
Ability to operate a computer and the software necessary to complete the required job tasks.
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge and experience working with students on the autism spectrum
One year previous experience in a middle school or high school setting
 
This position description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned. Ability to competently perform all of the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic responsibilities of all positions at Lionsgate Academy.



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