Significant Support Needs Para-professional (Formerly SPED MH TA)
Falcon School District 49 - Falcon, CO

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SUMMARY

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Responsible for implementing instructional and behavioral programs for individuals with special needs as assigned by licensed teacher.

Full time, school year. Benefits available. Minimum starting pay $10.83 per hour.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Frequency of Time

% of Time

1.

Implement instructional and behavioral programs for students either on individual basis or in group for student with special needs as assigned.

D

50%

Unsatisfactory Performance

Meets Performance Standards

Exceeds Performance Standards

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2.

Maintain record of students' activities, progress, behaviors, observation sheets, point sheets and other data collection as directed.

D

10%

Unsatisfactory Performance

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Exceeds Performance Standards

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3.

Provide programs and lesson modifications for individual special needs students to enhance appropriate social, emotional and cognitive skills as directed by special needs and regular education teachers.

D

10%

Unsatisfactory Performance

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Exceeds Performance Standards

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4.

Provide clerical assistance to teachers by grading papers, making copies, collating packets, running errands, etc.

D

5%

Unsatisfactory Performance

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Exceeds Performance Standards

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5.

Organize and direct assignments and work packets as directed.

D

5%

Unsatisfactory Performance

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Exceeds Performance Standards

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6.

Demonstrate leadership qualities including role modeling, diffusing volatile and stressful situations and following through on appropriate discipline per guidelines.

D

4%

Unsatisfactory Performance

Meets Performance Standards

Exceeds Performance Standards

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7.

Administer behavior modification as directed.

D

2%

Unsatisfactory Performance

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Exceeds Performance Standards

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8.

Act as liaison between special and regular education teacher including relaying messages, input and feedback on how things are working.

D

2%

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Exceeds Performance Standards

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9.

Provide support and supervision during off-campus activities as directed.

D

1%

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Meets Performance Standards

Exceeds Performance Standards

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10.

Provide support for substitute teachers so the classroom can run effectively in the absence of a regular teacher and the IEP (Individual Education Plan).

W

5%

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Exceeds Performance Standards

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11.

Assist and supervise students' assessments, including national, state and teacher generated testing as assigned.

W

3%

Unsatisfactory Performance

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Exceeds Performance Standards

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12.

Participate in special education, in-service training and building level staff meetings.

Q

1%

Unsatisfactory Performance

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Exceeds Performance Standards

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13.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Ongoing

2%

Total =

100%

EDUC

ATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE

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Associate's degree; 48 semester hours or pass district approved

Para

test.



No experience required; experience in working with special needs children preferred.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES

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Oral and written communication skills.



English language skills.



Interpersonal relations skills.



Basic math and accounting skills.



Customer service and public relations skills.



Critical thinking and problem solving skills.



Organizational skills.



Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job.



Ability to manage multiple priorities.



Ability to manage multiple tasks with frequent interruptions.



Ability to diffuse and manage volatile and stressful situations.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS

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Criminal background check required for hire.



CPR and First Aid certifications preferred at hire.



CPI within 6 months of hire.

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT OPERATING KNOWLEDGE

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None required.

Application Procedure:
Apply Online

Falcon School District 49 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Paul Andersen, Personnel Director

10850 E Woodmen Road

Peyton, CO

80831

719-495-1143

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit:

http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm

for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area

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