NORTHEAST METRO 916 INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Date Posted: March 2, 2020
Position Title: Education Assistant II
Assignment: Cambia Hills
Hours Per Day: 7 (Monday
Friday from 7:30 am
3:00 pm with a 30 minute unpaid lunch)
Starting Pay: $18.75 per hour (this position is full-benefit eligible including health, dental, life and retirement)
Expected Starting Date: ASAP
To learn more about the critical role Education Assistants play in the classroom, click here.
Under direct supervision, supports the classroom and/or other learning environments (community) by implementing proactive behavior management techniques to manage student behaviors and create a safe learning environment for all students. Records data and assists in implementing each student's educational plan. This job performs its role within District policy and State/Federal laws.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists licensed staff in the implementation of classroom management and behavioral interventions, creating an environment that is appropriate for learning. Utilizes proactive behavior management techniques, reinforcing positive behavior, utilizing de-escalation techniques and re-directing inappropriate behavior. May be required to utilize physical restraints.
Assists licensed staff with classroom instruction, individual education plan (IEP) and/or individual behavior plan (IBP) goals by working with small groups of students or an individual student.
Assists licensed staff with the planning, preparation and implementation of differentiated instructions for individual students and groups. Prepares and organizes learning materials.
Assists licensed staff in the preparation of paperwork and student record keeping. Collects and enters data for progress reports, special education reports and other documents with accuracy and that are consistent with documentation standards and student plans and goals.
Supervises and monitors students at all times including at bus time, recess and lunch.
As needed, support student's physical care (dressing, feeding, other daily life skills).
Data collection of student behavior (e.g., self-control, cooperation) and performance ensuring documentation is accurate and tracks to IEP.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
One to three years work experience with children and/or individuals with special needs; basic computer skills and email; proficient in core subject areas; able to manage behaviors and intervene in crisis situations; good oral, written and interpersonal communication; ability to create collaborative and positive relationships. Other successful work experience may be considered.
Two years of study at an institution of higher education (a minimum of 60 semester credits), an Associate's (or higher) degree, OR passing score on the ParaPro assessment.
Ability to pass pre-placement physical exam; ability to lift, physically contain and withstand unpredictable pushing or pulling by students up to adult size; ability to move quickly to avoid unpredictable physical interactions (please see description of physical requirements below).
Continuously (67%-100%) Run
Lift or Carry
Continuously (67%-100%) Up to 10 lbs.
Special Education programs and services in Northeast Metro 916 are central to the Intermediate District's mission and fully integrated in its structure and decision-making processes. Programs provide special education and related service support to students from early childhood through age 21 with emotional/behavioral disorders, autism spectrum disorders, developmental and cognitive disabilities, deaf and hard of hearing disabilities, and learning disabilities.
Our highly structured, safe learning environments share these characteristics:
Classrooms of 4-10 students supported by 1-4 trained education assistants.
Behavior management support, on-site mental health professionals, due process and curriculum support staff.
In-house collaborative teams can include: audiologists, behavior specialists, deaf/blind specialists and interveners, autism specialists, developmental adaptive physical education teachers, education assistants, health specialists, occupational therapists and assistants, physical/other health disabilities teachers, physical therapists and assistants, school psychologists, school nurses, school social workers, speech/language pathologists, and sign language interpreters.
Commitment to Equity
At Northeast Metro 916, equity means that everyone has access to what they need in order to learn, grow and thrive. To learn more, click here.
Northeast Metro 916 will not discriminate against individuals based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, parental status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age or sexual orientation.
Northeast Metro 916 Intermediate School District