Substitute Special Education Paraeducators/Tutors for the 2016/2017 Sc

Recruiter
Danbury Public Schools District
Location
Danbury
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 06, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Purpose Statement

The job of Special Education Para/Tutor was established for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional program within assigned school with specific responsibility for assisting in the supervision and instruction of special needs students, severely special needs students; observing and documenting student progress; implementing plans for instruction; and assisting students by providing for special health care needs.

EXAMPLE OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Assist in correcting homework, tests, assignments, and recording grades.

* Assist teacher with proctoring tests and quizzes

* Assist in the distribution of papers, materials, and assignment sheets and assist in the handling of completed assignments.

* Assist in maintaining an environment conducive to learning as requested by the teacher.

* Assist in student supervision.

* Escort students to other rooms/locations as required.

* Attend staff development workshops to enhance instructional delivery to children.

* Assist in other related duties that may be assigned by the teacher.

* Work with individual students or small groups of students to provide tutoring in various subjects.

* Evidence of the ability to work cooperatively with staff.

* Help students complete research and learning projects.

* Attend inclusion classes with special education students and assist in implementing alternative instructional strategies.

* Assist with implementation of inclusion plans for students.

* Assist with discipline and other classroom duties as requested by the teacher.

* Assist the teacher in supervising students on arrival to or departure from school and all transitional times.

* Assist in monitoring students during eating periods.

* Assist with playground supervision, as needed.

* Assist in hall and stairway supervision.

* Escort students to other rooms/locations as required.

* Willingness to serve as a bus monitor.

* Attend staff development workshops to enhance instructional delivery to children.

* Assist in other related duties that may be assigned by the teacher.

* Assist in one or more of the following services required for assigned students as directed:

* Therapeutic feeding

* Diaper changing

* Toileting

* Self-help skills

* Muscle tone exercises

* Positioning

* Colostomy care

* Embarkation/debarkation of buses including lifting of students when necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Demonstrated successful experience working with students.

* High School Diploma required.

* Good Reading, Math, and English skills

* Ability to follow instructions and accept supervision

* Ability to work effectively with teachers, students and building staff.

SALARY

Hourly Rate: $11.25 per hour

PROCEDURE FOR FILING AN APPLICATION

1. Complete Online Application