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Educational Assistant - Special Ed - Social Communication services - 21/22 SY

Company: Albuquerque Public Schools
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT - SPECIAL ED - SOCIAL COMMUNICATION SERVICES - 21/22 SY

JOB STATUS: OPEN

POSTING NUMBER:

SCHOOL YEAR: 2

CALENDAR: Traditional

POSTING NUMBER:

LOCATION: 216:ATRISCO ES

POSITION TITLE: EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT - SPECIAL ED - SOCIAL COMMUNICATION SERVICES - 21/22 SY

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Assists certified staff in providing delivery of the instructional program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Incumbent must achieve the following outcomes with or without reasonable accommodation:

* Works with individuals and small groups in the classroom to reinforce material introduced by the teacher.

* Serves as a model in developing students' language and behavior.

* Collects, prepares and arranges resource material for use by certified personnel.

* Operates support equipment and monitors testing or make-up work by students.

* Maintains classroom records, prepares reports as requested by the classroom teacher or principal, scores tests, processes books, manages supplies and classroom equipment as needed.

* Monitors student activities in classrooms, school grounds, hallways, lunchrooms, field trips, bus loading areas, etc.

* Provides support for non-instructional classroom duties such as monitoring snacks, restrooms, clothing areas, etc.

* Participates in teacher-parent conferences and meetings as requested by classroom teacher.

* Reinforces the implementation of IEP goals using similar emphasis and techniques as classroom teacher.

* Trains students in self-help skills including eating, toileting, hygiene, behavior management and academic skills.

* Assists with custodial skills of students including lifting, positioning and adaptive equipment maintenance using established procedures.

* Escorts students to other locations on campus and off campus with the approval of classroom teacher.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE:

The minimum expectations for this job are as follows:

* Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

* Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem solving skills.

* Interpersonal skills with diverse populations in-person and on the telephone.

* Knowledge of APS community, computer system, financial and legal requirements.

* Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects and coordinate the work of others.

* Must be at least 18 years old.

* Experience with educational equipment preferred.

REQUIREMENTS:

All candidates must have a High School Diploma or equivalent, must be at least 18 years of age, and must meet the NCLB highly qualified requirements.

NCLB requirements are:

* 48 college credit hours OR Pass the Paraprofessional Test

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Please contact

Contact: Ruth Thomas at /

APPLY TO:

APPLY ONLINE: , APS Jobs, Classified Application.

In addition to providing supporting documents to meet the position requirements, you must also submit an updated cover letter & resume.

ADDITIONAL INFO:

SALARY: G1 SALARY SCHEDULE

DAYS: 183

HOURS: 6.5

START DATE: 8/5/2021

Keywords: Albuquerque Public Schools, Albuquerque , Educational Assistant - Special Ed - Social Communication services - 21/22 SY, Other , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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