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Special Education Educational Assistant

Company: Manor Independent School District
Location: Manor
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

For immediate consideration and recommendation apply directly on our school website at:

Primary Purpose: Help special education teacher provide for physical and instructional needs of students with disabilities in special education setting. Assist in implementation of classroom programs, including self-help, behavior management, and instruction programs. Work under general supervision of principal and immediate direction of certified teacher. Education/Certification High school diploma or GED, Valid Texas educational aide certificate, successfully pass MISD literacy test Special Knowledge/Skills: Ability to work with children with disabilities Ability to follow verbal and written instructions Ability to communicate effectively Knowledge of general office equipment Major Responsibilities and Duties: Help teacher prepare instructional materials and classroom displays Help maintain a neat and orderly classroom. Help with inventory, care, and maintenance of equipment. Help teacher keep administrative records and prepare required reports. Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers. Help manage behavior of students. This includes intervening in crisis situations and restraining disruptive or dangerous student behavior as needed. Assume responsibility for learning and adapting to each student's special medical, physical, communicative, and emotional needs. Work with individual students or small groups to develop motor skills and conduct instructional exercises assigned by teacher. Help supervise students throughout the school day, inside and outside the classroom. This includes lunchroom, bus, and playground duty. Keep teacher informed of special needs or problems of individual students. Maintain confidentiality. Participate in staff development training programs, faculty meetings, and special events as assigned. Participate in faculty meeting and special events as assigned. Accuracy - work is neat and correct and completes all work assigned. Personal Attributes - neat and clean in dress and appearance, works with others in a positive manner, adapts quickly to changing situations, arrives to work on time. Professional Behavior - maintains high level of ethical behavior, avoids gossiping, handles confidential information, avoids speaking ill of other personnel, and avoids doing personal business at work. Student Relations - shows respect to students, shows concern and encouragement for students has positive attitude when working with students. General Attributes - demonstrates ability to remain calm and withstand pressure. Public Relations - Interacts well with students, parents, teachers, peers, and the general public and promotes a positive image of self and school. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor. Supervisory Responsibilities: None Equipment Used: Wheelchair lift, ramps, personal computer, copier, typewriter, and audiovisual equipment Work Conditions Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent standing; stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing, and pulling; regular heavy lifting of students, biological exposure to bacteria and communicable diseases IMPORTANT NOTICE: Job Type: Full-timePay: $14.99 - $21.34 per hourBenefits: Dental insurance Employee assistance program Health insurance Vision insuranceSchedule: Day shift Monday to FridaySupplemental pay types: Signing bonusWork Location: One location

Keywords: Manor Independent School District, Austin , Special Education Educational Assistant, Education / Teaching , Manor, Texas

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