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SPECIAL NEEDS PARA - INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT (#2585)

Pulaski County Special School District (learn more)

Little Rock, Arkansas (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3703046
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: October 20, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

LOCATION:    Robinson High School                                              


                       21501 Highway 10


                       Little Rock, Arkansas  72223


 


QUALIFICATIONS:                         


  • High School diploma/GED
  • Completed two (2) years of study at an institution of higher education or obtained an associate’s degree (or higher) or passed a paraprofessional academic assessment test.
  • Ability to work with special needs students

 


REPORTS TO:   Building Principal


 


JOB GOAL:       To aid and support teachers and other certified personnel in implementing the instructional program and related services for a student or students with disabilities.


 


 


PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:


 


  1. Provide one on one instruction or group instruction under the supervision of a certified teacher.
  2. Implement behavior management techniques as directed by teacher/building principal.
  3. Assist with the physical needs including but not limited to feeding, toileting, dressing, catheterization, physical management, etc. of the student. Some heavy lifting of the student is required.
  4. Administer medications and other medical supports as prescribed and directed by the school nurse.
  5. Complete daily work schedules as assigned by the teacher/principal.
  6. Assist the teacher with the maintenance of the classroom.
  7. Assist with duties such as the lunchroom, recess, buses for the student(s).
  8. Be aware of Board of Education policies, district and school guidelines, and regulations and adhere to the same.
  9. Perform other duties as assigned.

 


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:


Salary Range:             Range 7 - Support Staff Hourly Salary Schedule ($12.79/hr. - $24.21/hr. depending on relevant experience)      


Length of Contract:    178 contract days (In the event the student(s) is/are absent or moves from the district, reassignment of duties will occur.  Reassignment may be in the building/location or in another building/location where services are needed.) 7 1/2 hours per day.


FLSA Status:              Non-exempt


Personnel Status:      Classified                                             


 


 


EVALUATION:


 


Performance of this job will be evaluated according to provisions of the Board's policy on Evaluation of  Support Staff Personnel.


 


 


APPLICATION PROCEDURE:                                                                                  


 


Interested and qualified applicants should submit an online application at www.pcssd.org.   Personnel currently employed by the district who meet the necessary qualifications may apply by submitting an online District application.


 


                                                                                                               


APPLICATION DEADLINE:   October 27, 2021 (or until filled)   


 


 


IT IS THE POLICY OF THE PULASKI COUNTY SPECIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PROVIDE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, SEX, AGE, QUALIFIED DISABLED, OR VETERAN IN ITS EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES, EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, FINANCIAL AID, AND EMPLOYMENT.  THE DISTRICT WILL MAKE SPECIAL EFFORTS TO EMPLOY AND ADVANCE WOMEN, BLACKS AND DISABLED PERSONS.  EQUITY CONCERNS MAY BE ADDRESSED TO THE ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT FOR EQUITY AND PUPIL SERVICES.


 

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Special Education > General Special Education
    Instructional Support > Individual Aide
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Pulaski County Special School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Susan Alford

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