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Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 8:35 AM

Now Hiring for the 2017/2018 School Year: Special Education Aide - Huntsville City Schools

Please note that, due to state regulations, every school-based employee must obtain a Background Search through Cogent ID, which requires a nonrefundable fee of $49.65 payable to 3M CogentID.

Position schedule will be based on the school's standard schedule. While some districts may offer opportunities outside of the regular school schedule, these are not guaranteed and opportunities will be limited.

Special Education Aide

As schools must often be able to place a qualified employee quickly in order to meet their students' needs in a timely manner, candidates may be hired as a Substitute Special Education Aide prior to a staffed position being available. If you apply for and are hired for this position, please be prepared to serve in a substitute capacity or on an on-call basis until a proper assignment can be identified for you.

Scope of Responsibility

* Carrying out teacher-prepared lesson plans

* Supervising teacher-planned activities

* Assisting in the preparation of instructional materials

* Recording the individual progress of Special Education students

* Exhibiting a cooperative working relationship with teachers

* May be responsible for toileting assistance, personal grooming assistance, and/or heavy lifting

Job Goals

* Assist in modifying instructional materials

* Assist special education students with technology, tests, and assessments

* Assist supervising teacher with activities, instruction and progress monitoring

* Provide personal care/hygiene (i.e. feeding, lifting and toileting)

* Correct minor behavioral problems

* Escort special education students to other classes as required

* Maintain strict confidentiality concerning student records

Requirements and Qualifications

* Proof of 60 hours completed college credit transcripts (Associate and or Bachelors Degree) OR Score of 3 or higher on Work Keys Assessment

* Ability to work on an on-call basis until a staffed position can be identified and assigned

* Prior education-related classroom experience

* Prior experience working with individuals with special needs preferred

* Punctual and Professional (Consistent Attendance is a MUST!)

* Able to lift heavy objects 65-85 pounds

* Able to run after a student who may try to flee the classroom

* Managing Crisis Safely Training Certified. If you do not currently hold this certification we will make training available to you free of charge after you are hired for postilion. Clear Federal Fingerprint and Background Check through COGENT

* Employment contingent upon completion of Appleton U certification module

A valid Restraint Training Certification is required when working in special needs classrooms. If you do not currently hold this certification, we will make the required training course available to you free of charge.


Associated topics: aided education, autism, behavior health, behavioral analysis, behavioral health, disabilities, disable, disorder, psychiatric, resource room


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