Educational Paraprofessional Position - Silver Consolidated School District #1
Position: Educational Paraprofessional Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: One on One SPED Instruc Assistant
Job Location: La Plata Middle School
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Silver Consolidated School District #1
Silver City, NM 88061
Telephone: 575-956-2009 EXT 1109
Job Description:
The job of the Special Education Assistant is to work with individual and/or small groups of students under the supervision of a certified teacher in the management and instruction of students; assisting students by modeling the necessary skills to perform assignments; following educational and specific behavioral plans; modeling appropriate behaviors and interactions with students and staff; and assisting students by providing for special health care needs.  Employees in this classification will receive a variety of assignments including classroom support, lunchroom, and playground duty. Essential Functions:
  1. Provide support for individual student inside and outside the classroom to enable student to participate in activities.
  2. Work with other professionals, such as speech therapist, social worker, occupational and physical therapist.
  3. Support student with emotional or behavior concerns and assist student in developing appropriate social skills.
  4. Provide assistance for personal care and hygiene. Lifting into a chair/wheelchair.
  5. Assist with bathroom breaks which require changing.
  6. Able to provide behavioral support which may include physical management
    (training upon hire).
  7. Feed and supervise student during lunch and breakfast.
Must be highly Qualified through the New Mexico Public Education Department with a Level 3 Instructional Assistant License or have at least 48 college semester hours or successful completion of testing requirement to be highly qualified as a Para-Professional to obtain the License.

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