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Special Education Teacher Assistant (0734-1)

Company: EdForce
Location: San Leandro
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

University Instructors, LLC is seeking talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences to lead, change, and inspire students in the San Leandro area.As a Para Educator, you'll: Directly assist special education students including, but not limited to emotionally disturbed, severely disabled, autistic, behavioral bilingual and full inclusion under general supervision from certificated personnel, Provide support and general supervision of students in various instructional settings including general education, pre-K 12, and adult, and Assist with the instructional and physical needs of students . Role Responsibilities In this role, you'll support students with special needs. You may also perform the following assignments: Adapt of classroom activities, assignments and/or materials under the direction of the supervising teacher to meet student needs and reinforce classroom objectives. Administer medical assistance as instructed by a health care professional. This might include multiple duties (e.g., toileting assistance and cleaning of students, diapering, gastronomy, tube/button feeding, colostomy and ileostomy care, catheterization, wound care, and medication distribution) other duties will be assigned relative to the students needs. Assist medically fragile and physically disabled students with self-feeding, hygiene and general care related to daily living activities. Assume general responsibility for a classroom under the guidance and supervision of authorized certificated personnel for the purpose of maintaining established classroom management routines. Attend all meetings and training related to the role (e.g., first aid, CPR, CPI and emergency procedures) to stay up to date on relevant practices and skills required for the position. Communicate with all supervisory and instructional support staff in a professional and courteous manner. Transport and escort students as needed to various assigned activities. Report all observations of incidents and classroom activities related to student(s) working under your assigned supervision to the certificated teacher leading the classroom on a daily basis via written and verbal communication. Perform other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit. Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities SKILLS are required to perform multiple tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adhering to safety practices; operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; preparing and maintaining accurate records.KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include instructional procedures and practices; age-appropriate student activities; safety practices and procedures; conflict resolution; and stages of child development/ behavior.ABILITY is required to schedule activities; gather and/or collate data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with a variety of data; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data may require independent interpretation; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality; working as part of a team; and working with constant interruptions.ResponsibilityResponsibilities include working under direct supervision using standardized procedures; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; Utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to have some impact on the organization's services.Working EnvironmentThe usual and customary methods of performing the jobs functions require the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some climbing and balancing, significant stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 34% sitting, 33% walking, and 33% standing. The job is performed under conditions with exposure to risk of injury and/or illness and in a clean atmosphere. Education and Experience requirements Experience: Job related experience is desired.Education: High school diploma or equivalent.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $20.95 per hourBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate: San Leandro, CA 94577: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience: Special education: 2 years (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: EdForce, San Leandro , Special Education Teacher Assistant (0734-1), Education / Teaching , San Leandro, California

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