Teacher Aide - Mesa Vista Consolidated Schools
Position: Teacher Aide
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Educational Assistant
Job Location: Mesa Vista Consolidated Schools
Beginning: Jul 15, 2021
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Mesa Vista Consolidated Schools
Ojo Caliente, NM 87549
Telephone: 505-583-2645 EXT 1303
Job Description:
Mesa Vista Consolidated Schools
Assists in the supervision and instruction of regular and special needs students in the regular classroom, a special education classroom or during an educational activity such as a field trip, observe and document student progress, implement plans for instruction, provide information to appropriate school personnel, and attend student and job-related meetings/trainings.
REPORTS TO: Principal/Assigned Teacher
  • Adapts classroom activities, assignments and/or materials under the direction of the teacher for the purpose of providing an opportunity for all students, including special education, to participate in classroom activities.
  • Confers with teachers, parents, counselors and may participate in team meeting for the purpose of assisting in evaluating student progress and/or implementing IEP objectives.
  • Implements academic instruction assigned by a teacher for individuals in small groups for the purpose of meeting learning goals, or as described by an IEP and/or district benchmarks.
  • Implements behavioral plans designed by IEP team for students with behavior disorders or other handicapping conditions for the purpose of assisting in meeting special education students needs and providing a consistent environment.
  • Performs record keeping (daily data on instruction and/or behavior) and clerical functions (e.g., correcting papers, copying, etc.) for the purpose of supporting the teacher and/or administrator in providing necessary records/materials.
  • Provides direct instructional services to students under the supervision of a certificated staff member for the purpose of implementing IEP goas and/or remediating student deficiencies.
  • Provides verbal and/or written feedback of observations for the purposed of assisting certificated personnel in evaluating students.
  • Responds to emergency situations (e.g., injured students, fights, etc.) for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.
  • Performs other duties related to position assigned.
  • High school graduation or other equivalent (I.e., GED, college, technical, trade school transcript, foreign equivalency, etc.)
  • Associate degree or 48 hours of academic credit or passage of educational assistant assessment.
  • First Aide/CPR may be required.
  • Ability to independently plan and organize work; to present information clearly and concisely, orally, and in writing, to establish effective and tactful working relationships with co-workers and the general public; to handle confidential information in trustworthy manner; to make good judgment decisions regarding student and district matters.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
  • Exerts force to 50 lbs. Frequently
  • Frequent walking and standing on uneven surfaces.
  • Push and pull strength to lift, drag or carry persons or objects.
  • Occasional stooping, knelling, crawling, reaching, handling, and repetitive fine motor activities.
  • Frequent taking, listening and hearing.  Effective audio-visual perception needed for making observations, distinguishing objectives, communicating with others in person, Frequent near and far acuity, depth perception, focal length change, color vision

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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