Paraprofessional II - Special Education

Fallbrook Union High School District Fallbrook , CA 92028

Posted 3 months ago

PARAPROFESSIONAL II - Special Education

Employer:

Fallbrook Union High School District

Date Posted:
11/7/2019

Contact:

Jean Proctor
760-723-6332 6493

Number Openings: (At time of posting)
2

Length of Work Year:
9.5 Months per year, 3.5 hours per day. Morning and Afternoon available.

Employment Type:

Part Time

Application Deadline:

Until Filled

Salary:

Range 14 on the Classified Salary Schedule. $19.29 to $21.26 per hour.

Date Posted: 11/7/2019 Application Deadline: Until Filled Employment Type: Part Time Length of Work Year: 9.5 Months per year, 3.5 hours per day. Morning and Afternoon available. Salary: Range 14 on the Classified Salary Schedule. $19.29 to $21.26 per hour. Number Openings: (At time of posting) 2 Contact: Jean Proctor Email: jproctor@fuhsd.net Phone: 760-723-6332 6493

Job Description / Essential Elements: Print

FALLBROOK UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

CLASSIFIED JOB DESCRIPTION: Paraprofessional II - Special Education

BASIC FUNCTION: To assist, supervise and care for students in the Special Education Program under the supervision of certificated Special Education Teacher; to provide assistance to Director of Special Education, School Psychologist, Speech and Language Specialist, and School Nurse in paraprofessional duties as assigned; to perform related duties as required.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES AS DIRECTED BY THE TEACHER ASSIGNEDDuties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist special education teacher and other certificated personnel in academic instruction and preparation of instructional materials and vocational materials.

  • May assist students individually or in small groups.

  • May assist instruction in self-help skills and basic academics.

  • Assist and tutor students in reading, math, science, and social studies.

  • Assist students with remedial exercises and/or basic skills programs (Title I).

  • Administer, score, and record tests and papers as directed by the teacher.

  • Direct and physically assist physically handicapped students in performing activities such as moving about, using bathroom facilities, feminine hygiene, eating, etc. May be required to lift multi-handicapped students whose weight exceeds 50 pounds.

  • Under supervision of regular education teacher, assist students with individualized test administration.

  • Utilize current vocational and career field information by working closely with Career Center.

  • To transport students in the community for banking, shopping, DMV, medical appointments, and social security cards as directed by teacher.

  • Under supervision of the regular teacher, provide special assistance to students with exceptional needs.

  • Set up and operate audio-visual equipment and other teaching aids.

  • Perform a variety of classroom related clerical services; answer phone, take messages, maintain state-mandated school records, file, provide computer data input, type letters as directed, handle attendance records, run duplicating equipment, assemble lesson material, procurement of supplies, preparation of charts, lists, labels, displays, bulletin boards.

  • Assist in supervision of students during off-campus field trips.

  • Assist teacher in creating and maintaining proper classroom environment.

  • Attend professional growth seminars.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, instructional, administrative, clerical, and operations personnel.

  • Perform other duties as instructed by the teacher.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:

  • Education and Experience Required: Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent. Ability to pass a rigorous assessment demonstrating knowledge and ability to assist in instructing reading, writing and mathematics. Experience working with handicapped youth or special education students is helpful.

  • Knowledge of: Child guidance principals and practices, especially as they relate to school-age children with multiple and severe emotional, physical and special learning challenges; basic subjects taught in District schools, including arithmetic, grammar, spelling, language and reading; basic child development processes and stages; basic principles and techniques of discipline and programs; proper use and positioning of specialized equipment and apparatus used for severely, physically, emotionally and multi-handicapped students; diseases and disabilities commonly afflicting assigned special education population; safe practices in classroom and playground activities; health/safety regulations; interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy; record-keeping techniques; assertive and assualtive behavior protections and basic self-defense methods.

  • Ability to: Learn and provide for the special needs, problems and requirements of severely and physically handicapped students; assist certificated staff/specialists with instruction and related activities of the assigned learning environment; assist students in developing independence and self-help skills, including hygiene, eating, social, community, vocational and leisure/recreational skills; provide patient, sensitive, gentle and tactful assistance to students and parents; maintain confidentiality of pupil and school information; learn the procedures, functions, and limitations of assigned duties; communicate effectively with students, faculty, specialists, parents, and other adults; read, apply follow, and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures; establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others; lift object weighing up to 40 pounds; place students in standers and apply splints, body jackets and braces as appropriate; lift, restrain, and discipline students according to approved policies and procedures; operate instructional and office equipment; operate a district or personal vehicle observing legal and defensive driving practices; administer first aid.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Seeing to read text and data and view a computer monitor; hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard; ability to lift up to 40 pounds; ability to safely lift students with assistance from other trained personnel; ability to push and pull a wheel chair for extended distances.

LICENSES, WORKING CONDITIONS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Valid California driver's license. Classroom and field environment; subject to lifting and restraining students and anti-social and assaultive behavior, subject to transporting work crews to job sites via public transportation or in District vehicles.

SUPERVISOR: Special Education Teacher/Director of Special Education

Work Year: 9.5 months

SALARY: RANGE 14

OVERTIME STATUS: Non-exempt.

Requirements for Applying

All documents below are required with the Ed-Join application. No hard copies, emailed copies, or faxed copies will be accepted. Letter of Introduction Resume 2 Letters of Recommendation

Requirements for Applying

All documents below are required with the Ed-Join application. No hard copies, emailed copies, or faxed copies will be accepted. Letter of Introduction Resume 2 Letters of Recommendation

EXPERIENCE: Two years experience in working with school-age children in an organized setting, including experience working with special education children suffering from severe, physical and multiple handicaps. EDUCATION: Must have completed two years of study at an institution of higher education; or holds an associate's (or higher) degree; or met a rigorous standard of quality and be able to demonstrate through a formal state or local academic assessment knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing, reading, writing and mathematics (or, as appropriate, reading readiness, writing readiness, and mathematics readiness). LICENSES, WORKING CONDITIONS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: valid California driver's license; valid First Aid and CPR Certificate issued by an authorized agency. Classroom and field environment; subject to lifting and restraining students and anti-social and assaultive behavior. The Fallbrook Union High School District prohibits any district employee from harassing or discriminating against any other district employee or job applicant on the basis of the person's actual or perceived race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, or sexual orientation. SELECTED EMPLOYEE WILL BE REQUIRED TO TAKE A DRUG TEST AND MAY BE REQUIRED TO TAKE A PHYSICAL AT DISTRICT EXPENSE. ANY OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT IS SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK AND SUBJECT WILL BE BARRED FROM EMPLOYMENT IF HE/SHE HAS A PRIOR CONVICTION FOR A SERIOUS OR VIOLENT FELONY.

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