Job Code: CCADC-0279
Business Name: Charles City Community School District
Job Title: Substitute Instructional Assistant – Special Education Paraeducator K-12
Job Description: Assist academic teachers in the instruction, supervision and care of students with disabilities in a variety of instructional settings, including special education, general educations and work/community settings. Maintain confidentiality. Assist classroom teacher with educational activities.   Take direction and guidance from teachers and building principals. Follow behavior management plans for individual students.   Maintain students’ daily behavior/academic documentation. Assist in the implementation and monitoring of students’ Individual Education Plans.   Prepare and organize instructional materials and equipment. Perform personal care duties for students with disabilities as needed. Prepare and supervise students in bus loading/unloading. Assist in maintaining a safe and orderly instructional environment. Supervise lunchroom, playground, halls, classroom and other assigned areas. Clarify and reinforce teacher directions. Participate in I.E.P. meetings as required. Assist students with assignments. Listen to students read/read to students.   Prepare bulletin boards, games and flash cards. Organize daily student work folders. Prepare attendance cards and report. Under teacher direction, implement specific strategies to maintain/increase appropriate behavior and deescalate inappropriate behavior. Supervise students in community/work settings.   Lift, carry and correctly position students with physical disabilities.
Education Level and Experience: High School Diploma or GED. One of the following: (1) 48 credit hours post-secondary education, or (2) associate’s degree or higher, or (3) paraeducator certification from Board of Educational Examiners, or (4) National Readiness Certificate (NCRC).
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Activities This position will required physical demands that include constant standing, walking, and working indoors. There will be frequent bending, stooping, reaching/pushing/pulling, extreme temperatures/humidity, and lifting of 50 pounds. There will be occasional sitting, climbing/stairs, driving, carrying of 25 feet, manual dexterity tasks and working outdoors.   Ability to relate to students with disabilities. Ability to carry out duties cooperatively with others. Oral and written communication skills.
How to apply: You may get your applications forms from the Personnel Office. You can also find the positions online at www.teachiowa.gov. Submit applications to the Personnel Office in the Central Office at the Middle School.   The Charles City Community School District is an EOE/AA Employer. Please reference job code CCADC-0279.
Company’s website http://www.charles-city.k12.ia.us/