EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION |
Experience: One year of paid experience working with children of various age levels requiring a specialized learning environment, some experience working with children who exhibit severe behavior problems is preferred.
Education: Verification of a High School diploma, a GED certificate, or a higher degree; training or course work in child growth and development, special education, or a closely related field, is preferred. Upon employment, specialized training, including topics such as body mechanics, diapering, minor medical problems, universal precautions, and blood borne pathogens will be administered.
License Requirement: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License. A First Aid certificate and CPR certificate issued by the American Red Cross / American Heart Association is required at time of employment for MH positions, and must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.
Condition of Employment: Insurability by the District’s liability insurance carrier may be required.
One requirement from each bulleted group MUST be met before your application will be considered.
Proof of HS Graduation (Verification of High School diploma, GED certificate or higher degree)
Successful completion of the District Instructional Assistant Proficiency Test (passing of a rigorous assessment that demonstrates the knowledge of an ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics at a level meeting State and Federal requirements is required).
A link to a free test taking practice site is available to the public from the CODESP website at www.codesp.com. Click on RESOURCES (found at the top of the page), scroll down and click on TUTORIALS - Test Prep information for applicants, click on INSTRUCTIONAL AIDE and finally, click on Instructional Aide Tutorial Math, Language and Writing.
Applicants must detail specifically how they meet the requirements of the position.
All applications (outside and in-house) along with the required attachments must be submitted through EDJOIN.org, no later than 4:30 PM on the closing date. Paper applications and required attachments will not be accepted.
ALL APPLICANTS MUST HAVE A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS.
Qualified applicants will be notified for testing and interviews via the e-mail address provided through EDJOIN. After applying for a position, all applicants should check their e-mail daily for testing dates and status of their application. The District is not responsible for district e-mails that may go into an applicant’s junk/spam mailbox. It is important for applicants to check their e-mail and ensure that all district e-mails are delivered to their inbox.
Test date and location to be determined after the position closes. Qualified applicants will be notified by e-mail regarding the date, time, and location of the test. No late arrivals will be admitted. Picture ID is required. Qualified applicants will be contacted via e-mail regarding the status of the process.
Applicants who have previously taken and passed the test on November 19, 2012 or after do not have to re-take the test; those results will be used for this recruitment. However, you will still receive an e-mail invitation to come to take the written exam at a certain date and time; you are welcome to come in to test if you wish to obtain a higher score. If your score is lower, the higher passing score will remain on records for the life of the eligibility list.
All offers of employment are made contingent upon the applicant passing a pre-employment physical examination and upon receipt of information from the Department of Justice that the applicant is not prohibited from being employed. Please be advised that the District’s practice is to not pay third party vendors for job references.
FOREIGN TRANSCRIPT EVALUATION
Individuals who have completed course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts/degrees, prior to applying for a position, and attach a copy to the application electronically. The foreign transcripts must be evaluated by one of the approved organizations, listed on the Rialto Unified School District website, in order to be accepted. These organizations are private enterprises who charge a fee for their services. Individuals pursuing a foreign transcript evaluation must follow the procedures outlined by the organization providing the evaluation. In all instances, original, official documentation will be required when requesting the evaluation.
Note: To obtain examination credits, veterans must electronically attach a copy of a DD214 (proof of service and/or disability) verification to the application.
Note: Disabled applicants may request reasonable accommodation in regard to testing procedures. Please do so prior to the closing date by calling (909) 820-7700, extension 2400.
Note: Applicants who passed the written examination for this position before November 19, 2012, and do not wish to retest, may submit a copy of their passing score notification card by electronically attaching it to their application. Please note, if the written examination has been revised, you will receive an invitation to test.