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JOB ID: 2002
The San Diego County Office of Education is recruiting to fill one (1) part-time position for the classification of Special Education Classroom Behavior Intervention Aide position at North County Academy in Carlsbad, CA. North County Academy operates under the North Coastal Consortium for Special Education (NCCSE). The Special Education Classroom Behavior Intervention Aide supports special education students with social and emotional needs through behavioral interventions and academic support; performs student data collection tasks; assists teacher with classroom maintenance and operation. These aides will work to de-escalate students who are emotionally upset and ensure that student interactions are safe in crisis situations.
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Must have a combination of education, training and experience which would clearly demonstrate possession of the knowledge and abilities detailed below. Typical qualifying education and experience would include completion of college-level course work in general academic subject areas such as math, science and English, and work experience in a school, other educational environment, or mental health environment. Experience working with students with social and emotional needs is highly desirable.
In order to satisfy the paraprofessional requirements of the ESSA Act, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:
The results of this recruitment will be used to establish an eligibility list to fill the current vacancy and any other vacancies in this classification for the next six (6) months.
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Please note that your completed online application must include all of the required supplemental documentation. Emailed or faxed supplemental documents will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Employment with the San Diego County Office of Education is contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer background check and physical exam, which includes a drug and alcohol screening. All required California Credentials (if applicable, as issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing) must be confirmed prior to employment with SDCOE.
The San Diego County Office of Education is an equal opportunity employer.
Because each person is born with inherent worth and dignity, and because equitable access and opportunity are essential to a just, educated society, SDCOE employee commitments include being respectful of differences and diverse perspectives, and being accountable for ones actions and the resulting impact.
San Diego County Office of Education
SPECIAL EDUCATION CLASSROOM BEHAVIOR INTERVENTION AIDE
Purpose Statement: Under immediate supervision, in a special education classroom, supports special education students with social and emotional needs through behavioral interventions and academic support; performs student data collection tasks; assists teacher with classroom maintenance and operation. Because each person is born with inherent worth and dignity, and because equitable access and opportunity are essential to a just, educated society, SDCOE employee commitments include being respectful of differences and diverse perspectives, as well as being accountable for their actions and their impact. Representative Duties: This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the position. This description is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions associated with the position. Incumbents may be required to perform any combination of these duties. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability. Essential Functions: • Deescalates students who are emotionally upset or frustrated. • Provides close supervision to students to ensure interactions are socially appropriate and safe. • Effectively prompts students to behave in a safe, respectful and productive manner. • Positively reinforces replacement behaviors. • Shadows students who leave their classroom or campus without permission. • Writes up objective behavior incidents. • Physically holds students in a safe manner when they exhibit behaviors that are physically unsafe to self or others. • Reviews and updates records and inputs statistical data to computers. • Maintains special education files and student records in prescribed program formats. • Assists in the preparation and distribution of routine program reports including student data reports. • Tutors individuals and small groups of students in various subject areas. • Assists the teacher with supervision of students. • Maintains awareness of physical and emotional changes in students and reports concerns to the teacher and therapist. • Administers tests to students and posts test results. Special Education Classroom Behavior Intervention Aide Page 2 of 4 • Scores papers and posts scores to student records. • Operates audiovisual equipment such as movie and overhead projectors and DVD’s. • Assists the teacher in preparing instructional materials, organizing supplies, setting up classroom displays, and general cleanup and maintenance. Other Functions: • Performs related duties as required. Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge and Abilities KNOWLEDGE OF: Behaviors typical of students identified with emotional disturbance; Behavior principles; De-escalation techniques; Behavior intervention strategies; Student supervision skills; General high school academic subject areas such as math, science, social studies and English; Basic office and classroom equipment including computers and word processing software. ABILITY TO: Stay calm in stressful situations; Deescalate a student in crisis using research based interventions; Learn safe physical holds of students and utilize when necessary; Supervise students who leave the campus without permission; Quickly learn to operate software associated with the instructional program; Observe and record data effectively; Tutor individual students and small groups; Communicate effectively orally and in writing; Work effectively independently and as part of a team with minimum supervision; Take direction from administrators and teachers; Organize and prioritize work; Meet continuous deadlines in a fast-paced environment; Exercise appropriate judgment in making decisions; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; Maintain confidentiality of information; Demonstrate attendance sufficient to complete the duties of the position as required; Complete routine tasks thoroughly, accurately and with attention to detail. Special Education Classroom Behavior Intervention Aide Page 3 of 4 NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND ACT (NCLB) REQUIREMENT: In order to satisfy the paraprofessional requirements of the ESSA Act, applicants must meet one of the following requirements: • Completed at least two years of study at an institution of higher education; • Obtained an associate’s (or higher) degree; • Met a rigorous standard of quality and can demonstrate, through a formal State or local academic assessment, knowledge of, and the ability to assist in instructing, reading (or readiness), writing (or readiness), and mathematics (or readiness). Education and Experience: In addition to meeting the ESSA requirement for employment detailed above, applicants must have a combination of education, training and experience which would clearly demonstrate possession of the knowledge and abilities detailed below. An example of a typical qualifying background would include completion of college-level course work in general academic subject areas such as math, science and English, and work experience in a school, other educational environment, or mental health environment. Experience working with students with social and emotional needs is highly desirable. Working Environment: ENVIRONMENT: Classroom environment. Must have the ability to travel to and from school/work sites as job requires. May be designated in an alternate work setting using computer-based equipment to perform duties. PHYSICAL ABILITIES: Must be able to hear and speak to exchange information; see to read printed materials and computer screens; sit or stand for extended periods of time; possess dexterity of hands and fingers to operate computer and other classroom equipment; kneel, bend at the waist, and reach overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally, to retrieve and store materials; handle and restrain students in carrying out assigned duties. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability. Required Testing Certificates, Licenses, Credentials N/A N/A Continuing Educ./Training N/A Clearances Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance Physical Exam including drug screen Tuberculosis Clearance Special Education Classroom Behavior Intervention Aide Page 4 of 4 FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Salary Grade Classified Support, Grade 038 Personnel Commission Approved: February 20, 2013 Revised: May 6, 2015