Employer: Butte County Office of Education

Expires: 03/26/2018

JOB TITLE:             Instructional Paraprofessional – Special Education

                                    ED
Class, 9th to 12th Grade, OUHSD sites TBD

                                   

WORK
YEAR:         11 Months/ 207 Days (plus 3
extra duty days)/ Part-time, 5.5 hours per day

 

START DATE:         August 8, 2018

 

AREA OF                 OUHSD sites TBD

ASSIGNMENT:       Oroville, CA

                                     

SALARY:                 Schedule 5, Range 1A, $12.23-$18.07/hr, Placement
dependent on

                                    experience

 

BENEFITS:               Sick and vacation leave accrued

 

HOW TO APPLY:   Visit: https://www.edjoin.org/Home/JobPosting/1016459

           

DEADLINE:             Monday, March 26, 2018 at 4:00 PM

 

DEFINITION:

 

Under general supervision of
assigned management employee, assists certificated staff in monitoring of
student activities, maintenance of a suitable learning environment and learning
experiences, preparation of appropriate materials, and providing a safe and
healthy environment. Assists in the
planning and implementation of an educational program for children; and
performs a variety of general clerical duties.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:

 

Receives general supervision from
management or the assigned certificated supervisor.

 

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:
[May include, but is not limited to the following.]

 

ALL POSITIONS:

1.      
Assist in planning and implementing
learning experiences for students

2.      
Assist students in academic subjects
such as reading, writing and math; work effectively with students in classrooms
and assist them in academic, vocational and/or living skills

3.      
Tutor students in developing
interpersonal relationships with peers and adults; promote the safety of the
students by helping them develop self-confidence

4.      
Under the direction of a teacher
train and assist students in behavior management; provide education regarding
appropriate interpersonal actions; respond to discipline problems; act as a
role model

5.      
Promote the well-being of the
students by helping them develop a positive attitude/self-image, personal
hygiene habits and an ability to cooperatively play and interact with other
children and adults

6.      
Monitor students during classroom,
outdoor or community activities

7.      
Correct homework assignments and
in-class exercises as assigned

8.      
Recognize and respond to health and
safety situations such as illness and seizures

9.      
Perform clerical duties as assigned
[EXAMPLES: typing, copying, filing, maintaining materials, equipment and
supplies, answering phones, taking messages and mail distribution]

10.  
Assist in maintaining records and
charts on individual students [EXAMPLES:
attendance records, lunch count, daily charting, grades, test scores and
progress of student learning]

11.  
Maintain orderliness &
cleanliness of the facilities; may set up and move chairs & tables; assist
in caring for & maintaining materials, equipment, supplies or toys

12.  
Attend staff and parent meetings and
in-service training

13.  
Perform related duties as assigned
by supervisor or classroom teacher

 

SPECIAL EDUCATION – GENERAL:

1.      
Assist and train student in the
maintenance of personal needs including feeding, combing hair and dressing
appropriately

2.      
Assist students with basic physical
movement; work with students on the prone board and in the swimming pool; work
with students to develop motor coordination

3.      
Instruct students in skills such as
dressing, eating and personal hygiene

4.      
Provide physical assistance to
student who cannot care for themselves including feeding, diapering, turning
and physical movement

5.      
Provide physical lifting when
performing duties such as changing diapers, posturing students and dealing with
discipline problems in the classroom

6.      
May transport students for field
trips and other activities

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

KNOWLEDGE OF:

1.      
Proper child care techniques

2.      
Techniques and methods of child
supervision

3.      
Cultural and physical differences
and needs of children in assigned program

4.      
English usage, spelling, grammar and
punctuation

5.      
Modern office methods, practices,
procedures and equipment

 

ABILITY TO:

1.      
Learn growth and development
principles of children

2.      
Patiently and effectively work with
students of differing backgrounds

3.      
Learn basic first aid and safety
requirements

4.      
Physically perform job tasks

5.      
Communicate clearly and concisely,
both orally and in writing

6.      
Establish and maintain effective
working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

7.      
Follow directions and function
within program policies and procedures

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING - ALL:

Any combination of experience and training that would
likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain knowledge and
abilities would be completion of specialized training in child
development, special education or a related field
Possession or ability to obtain a valid CPR certificate
Possession or ability to obtain a valid Standard First
Aid certificate

d.      
Must possess 48 semester units from
an accredited college or university; or 2) Associate’s degree or higher; or 3)
CBEST (Plus passage of CODESP Instructional Component); or 4) Passage of a
Butte County Office of Education approved comprehensive Local Assessment Test
(CODESP); or 5) Passage of another district approved NCLB Local Assessment Test

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS - ALL:

 

Occasional
(less than 25%)

Ability to bend and twist, stoop, and kneel

Ability to lift 40 pounds

Ability to carry 25 pounds

Ability to stand for extended periods of time

 

Often
(25 – 50%)

Sufficient mobility to move about a classroom

 

Very
Frequent (76%)

Ability to stand and move around a classroom

Ability to work at a desk, conference table, or
in meetings of various configurations

Ability to see for purposes of reading printed
matter and observing students and staff

Ability to hear and understand speech at normal
levels

Ability to communicate so others will be able to
clearly understand

Ability to operate office equipment

Ability to reach in all directions

 

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a
person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

NOTE: This list of essential
functions and physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented
as necessary in accordance with the requirements of the job.

 

Other:

 

1.      
To comply with the Immigration
Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new employees must provide proof of
identity and authorization to work in the United States.

2.      
FINGERPRINTING FOR CONDUCTING A
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION IS REQUIRED (and completed upon offer of employment)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TO APPLY:               Visit:
https://www.edjoin.org/Home/JobPosting/1016459

 

                                  Online
applications only; no paper copies will be accepted. All online applications must be accompanied
by the following attachments; (incomplete applications will not be accepted):

 

·        
Cover Letter

·        
Resume

·        
Three Letters of
Recommendation

·        
Must possess 48
semester units from an accredited college or university; or 2) Associate’s
degree or higher; or 3) CBEST (Plus passage of CODESP Instructional Component);
or 4) Passage of a Butte County Office of Education approved comprehensive
Local Assessment Test (CODESP); or 5) Passage of another district approved NCLB
Local Assessment Test

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Handicapped
IX Employer

Deaf individuals may use the toll-free California Relay
Service (CRS). If you have a TTY: (530) 532-5650. If you do not have a

TTY: 1-800-735-2922. Upon CRS
connection, ask for 530-532-5785 for more information about this recruitment.

 

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