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Instructional Assistant Special Education - Cambridge-Isanti Schools

Posted on 9/12/2017 2:17:12 PM

Listing expires 10/10/2017

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Date of Availability: 09/18/2017
Date Closing: 09/18/17 or until filled


High School Diploma/GED and passed IA skills test (or 60 college credits) required. 
Successful background check required.
Prefer experience working with primary aged students with special needs.
Experience using restitution to manage behavior problems.

Skills Needed:
Knowledge of special education, keen observation skills, willingness to be trained.

  • Exemplifies the following Five Character Traits:
    • Compassion
    • Respect
    • Responsibility
    • Self-discipline
    • Honesty

Patience, flexibility, love for children, confidentiality, team work, self starter, take direction easily, excellent communication skills, behavior management skills, assist in the classroom and in special education classroom. 
Specific Tasks:
Work with Special Education Teachers, Classroom Teachers, and students. Be a positive role model for children-encouraging, compassionate, responsible and respectful.  Work with students throughout the day assisting with behavior and academics. Refocus the student in the classroom, de-escalate negative behavior, recognize and acknowledge positive behavior, work cooperatively with classroom teacher and Special Education staff.  Work in increase independence in children.  Other duties as assigned by the supervising teacher. 

Hours per day:
5.75 hours per day. Hours to be determined.
As per contract, starting at $12.42/hr


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