Emmett School District 221 Paraprofessional - Behavior Support Emphasis in EMMETT, Idaho

This job was posted by https://idahoworks.gov : For more information, please see: https://idahoworks.gov/ada/r/jobs/1145551 Para Professional in SPECIAL EDUCATION and/orALTERNATIVE INSTRUCTIONAL MODELSETTINGREPORT TO: Special Education Teacher / Principal / Director ofSpecial EducationSUMMARY:Assists the General Educatoin and Special Education Teacher in achieving the goals and objectives as stated on each child's current Individual Education Plan through individual, small group, or whole group instruction in all classrooms including Self-Contained Special Education and General Education when appropriate with focus on providing behavior support.This position is based on student need, and as needs change, the position may be phased out. Therefore, this will be a "temporary" position.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Becomes familiar with basic special education knowledge as covered in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 1997, with emphasis on due process procedures and confidentiality of information and records.Understands and follows school district policy and uses proper chain of command.Implements individualized behavior strategies and instructional activities using materials and sequences selectedrescribed by the special education teacher and other related services personnel.Works with students who may be aggressive or disruptive in classProvides Behavior support which includes physical management (training provided upon hire)Follow the Behavior Intervention Plan for each student, i.e. Supervises and manages student behavior in a variety of school settings. Disciplines students in a manner consistent with school and teacher procedures and as outlined in the BIP.Provides Personal Care/Meets the personal needs of handicapped children including toileting, feeding, locomotion and health needs and is physically and emotionally able to handle the rigorous demands of working with all disabled children.Consultation and collaboration with Special Education and Regular Education Teachers as well as related service staffUnder the direction of the Special Education and/or AIMS SPED Teacher, helps to maintain a positive classroom environment through performance of duties such as making attractive bulletin boards, producing interesting instructional materials, using equipment and materials appropriately, keeping the room and work areas clean and orderly, etc.Interacts with students, parents and staff in a positive, friendly and encouraging manner.Acts ethically and confidentially in all aspects of employment.Will, with the supervising teacher, develop, maintain and document a professional growth plan in accordance with the State Department of Education Standard Based Principles.Displays a positive attitude toward school/special education programs and shows respect for leadership and programming decisions made by supervisors.Performs such duties as assigned by the supervisor.QUALIFICATIONS:HS/Some college preferredExperience working with students with emotional/behavioral disorders preferredAbility to pass paraprofessional praxis, or equivalent college creditsDemonstrated ability to accomplish the major duties and responsibilities listed below.STANDARDS and QUALITY ASSURANCE:Be at least 18 years of ageHave a high school diplomaBe capable of physically assisting students with specials needs as required(positioning, lifting (up to 50 lbs), transferring, restraining, etc.)Have demonstrated ability to work effectively under the direction of othersHave demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with othersHave willingness to assume any responsibilities appropriate for the positionSupport the Mission Statement of the district.Behave and speak in a professional manner at all times.Set a good example in terms of dress, punctuality, and attendance.Attend staff and team meetings.Be proactive in matters relating to health and safety.All other duties as assig ned.Apply online at www.emmettschools.org/jobs