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Classroom Aide II

at Wichita Falls Independent School District

Posted: 9/25/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 819
Keywords: office

Job Description

Job Title:                     Aide II

Reports to:                  Principal and teacher(s)            

Dept./School:              Assigned Campus        

Wage/Hour Status:      Nonexempt

Pay Grade:                  Clerical 2

Date Revised:              11/12/18

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.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

High school diploma or GED

Valid Texas educational aide certificate

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

Experience:

Some experience working with children

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Instructional Support

  1. Help teacher prepare instructional materials and classroom displays.
  2. Help maintain a neat and orderly classroom.
  3. Help with inventory, care, and maintenance of equipment.
  4. Help teacher keep administrative records and prepare required reports.
  5. Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers.
  6. Student Management
  7. Assist students with physical disabilities according to their needs, including transferring to and from wheelchairs, lifting, or positioning.
  8. Assist students with physical needs and personal care, including feeding, and personal hygiene.
  9. Help manage behavior of students. This includes intervening in crisis situations and restraining disruptive or dangerous student behavior as needed.
  10. Assume responsibility for learning and adapting to each student’s special medical, physical, communicative, and emotional needs.
  11. Work with individual students or small groups to develop motor skills and conduct instructional exercises assigned by teacher.
  12. Help supervise students throughout the school day, inside and outside the classroom. This includes lunchroom, bus, and playground duty.
  13. Keep teacher informed of special needs or problems of individual students.

Other

  1. Maintain confidentiality.
  2. Participate in staff development training programs, faculty meetings, and special events as assigned.
  3. Regular Attendance

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None.

Equipment Used:

Wheelchair lift, ramp, personal computer, copier, typewriter, and audiovisual equipment.

Working 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.

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The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Applicants for all positions are considered without regard to race, color, sex, (including pregnancy), national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status.  Additionally, the district does not discriminate against an applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminating employment practice.

 

The district Title IX Coordinator is Linda Muehlberger, Coordinator of Student Services, 1104 Broad St., Wichita Falls, TX 76307 940-235-1029

 

Questions regarding posted positions should be addressed to human resources 940-235-1012.



Primary Location: District-Wide

Shift Type: Full-Time

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Applications will be accepted beginning
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 12:00 AM
(Central Standard Time)