Teacher Aide - Cloudcroft Municipal Schools
Position: Teacher Aide
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Special Education Educational Asst.
Job Location: Cloudcroft Middle School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Cloudcroft Municipal Schools
Cloudcroft, NM 88317
Telephone: 575-601-4416
Job Description:

Essential Job Functions
All functions are performed in accordance with established policies, procedures, safety and environmental regulations, facility and computer security policies and procedures.  Functions are subject to change from time to time to meet the needs of the organization.  Current essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:
  1. Works with individuals and small groups in the classroom to reinforce material introduced by the  teacher.
  2. Serves as a model in developing students’ language and behavior.
  3. Collects, prepares and arranges resource material for use by certified personnel.
  4. Operates equipment appropriate to the classroom and assignment.
  5. Monitors testing and make-up work for students.
  6. Maintains classroom records, prepares reports as requested by the classroom teacher or principal, scores tests, and manages classroom equipment and supplies.      
  7. Collects data as requested by teacher or other service provider.
  8. Monitors students and assists instructional staff in instructional and non-instructional activities in  
classrooms, school grounds, hallways, lunchroom, field trips, bus loading areas, restrooms and clothing 
areas, etc. This may include providing adequate supervision for a student and returning the 
student to the designated setting safely.
  1. Implements student behavior plans as designated by IEP and teacher. 
  2. Uses appropriate crisis prevention interventions as trained.
  3. Supervises class when the teacher is absent from the classroom.  
  4. Assists in PE as assigned with students with IEPs.
  5. Follows safety and evacuation procedures consistent with the district policies and procedures and the individual evacuation plans.
  6. Assists and instructs pupils in personal hygiene skills and needs, toileting, changing diapers, brushing teeth, hand washing and other self-care activities as assigned and required.
  7. Assists and instructs students with feeding needs and skills.
  8. Lifts students from wheelchairs to changing tables or designated areas, including using appropriate equipment as trained.
  9. Attends IEP meetings when assigned.
  10. Supervises students in community-based activities and job-related skills in the community as requested
  11. Follows the schedule as assigned.
  12. Attends IA professional development workshops, inservices, and activities as required by assignment and responsibilities.
  13. Communicates with parents only under the supervision of the teacher or administrator.
  14. Follows health and safety practices and regulations.
  15. Performs other related duties as assigned.
General Function:
Works alongside and assists certified school personnel in the performance of their duties and works under the direct supervision of a certified person.  Assists certified staff in providing delivery of the instructional program.  (The certified person retains responsibilities for instruction and supervision of pupils in his/her charge and shall not delegate to an aide  sole responsibility for the performance of any of the following duties.)

Knowledge/Skills and Abilities: 
Ability to comply with state-approved Code of Ethics of the Education Profession and upholds and enforces rules, administrative directives and regulations, school board policies, and local, state and federal regulations.  Ability to articulate and facilitate the implementation of the mission and values of the Cloudcroft Municipal Schools.  Ability to safeguard confidentiality of privileged information.  Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.  Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem solving skills.  Interpersonal skills with diverse populations.


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