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SPECIAL EDUCATION PARA-EDUCATOR (#2633)

Pulaski County Special School District

Sherwood , Arkansas

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Job Description

LOCATION:       Clinton Elementary School                         

                          142 Hollywood Avenue

                          Sherwood, Arkansas  72120

 

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) degree or passed a paraprofessional academic assessment test
  • Ability to work with special 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 students with disabilities.

 

 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  1. Implement instructional activities with students as directed by the teacher/building principal in school and community sites.
  2. Assist in the preparation of lesson plans, instructional materials, and data collection.
  3. Assume responsibility for being prepared to perform instructional duties as prescribed.
  4. Acquire knowledge of the curriculum content of the classes in which he/she assists.
  5. Implement behavior management techniques as directed by teacher/building principal.
  6. Assist with the physical needs including (but not limited to) feeding, toileting, dressing, catheterization, physical management, etc. of the students.  Some heavy lifting of students is required.
  7. Administer medications and other medical supports as prescribed and directed by the school nurse.
  8. Complete daily work schedules as assigned by the teacher/principal.
  9. Assist the teacher with the maintenance of the classroom.
  10. Assist with duties such as lunchroom, recess, bus, etc.
  11. Participate in inservices, staffing and faculty meetings, etc.
  12. Know Board of Education policies, district and school guidelines, regulations and adhere to the same.
  13. 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:         181 contract days (In the event the needs of the classroom and/or children change,       reassignment of duties will occur.  Reassignment may be in the same building or alternate location where services are needed.) 7 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:   December 8, 2021 (or until filled - emergency posting)

 

 

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, EDUCATION 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 OF EQUITY AND PUPIL SERVICES.

 

  • Job Categories: Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
    Special Education > Special Education Assistant
  • 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.

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