Assist the teacher in providing instruction to identified students with disabilities in a district specialized social development class
Education / Certification / Licensure
High school diploma or GED
Educational Aide II certification
48 college hours or passing score on Paraprofessional Exam
Special Knowledge / Skills
Effective communication and interpersonal skills
Minimum of 8 hours training in physical restraint and crises intervention
Objective data communication
Verifiable experience working with children (e.g., daycare, Sunday school, sports, girl / boy scouts)
Major Responsibilities and Duties
Assist teacher by providing instruction and behavioral interventions for assigned students.
Responsible for use of safe procedures of physical intervention with acting-out students.
Implement individualized provision of positive and negative reinforcement for student behaviors.
Supervise time-out and / or isolation of students.
Monitor and document data for student records.
Assist in preparation of instructional materials and routine records.
Monitor students in settings outside the special education classroom.
Maintain student confidentiality at all times.
May supervise classroom activities in absence of teacher.
Exhibit CCISD Core Values of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship.
Stay up-to-date professionally through the selection of quality professional learning opportunities for personal growth.
Research district policy, precedent, and current practices prior to taking action.
Participate as an effective team member who contributes to district, department, and content goals.
Demonstrates proficient levels of technology applications.
Participates fully in drills and safety exercises to provide for the safety and overall emotional wellbeing of students.
Utilize time wisely for effective management of job responsibilities.
Maintain punctuality in daily work times, appointments, and meetings.
Meet task completion deadlines established by supervisor.
Maintain friendly customer-service-driven interactions with all stakeholders, students, teachers, administrators, and co-workers.
Work cooperatively with co-workers and supervisors to ensure that the goals of the school / department are met.
Maintain a positive and professional tone in all communication (i.e. email, written, and verbal).
Perform other duties and accept other responsibilities as assigned.
Maintain emotional control under stress; objective decision making under crisis conditions
Physical Demands / Environmental Factors
Moderate to heavy lifting; riding school bus for community instruction; exposure to chemicals for cleaning