PARA EDUCATOR - SWD - 7.5hrs per day - Vacancy ID: 163704

Vacancy Details

PARA EDUCATOR - SWD - 7.5hrs per day
Clark Street Community School
Open until filled


Diane Austin
Personnel Specialist

Position Details

As soon as possible
Starting at $17.48/hr SWD, commensurate with experience
Shift: 8:00am to 4:00pm (minus .50hr unpaid lunch) School year calendar
Full Time
Essential Functions of a SWD (Student With Disability) Para Educator: Prepare educational materials under the direction of the teacher. Carry out instructional behavioral programming planned by the teacher for individual students or groups of students. Assist students in the lunchroom, or other areas as assigned. Supervise student programs including behavior management and non-violent crisis intervention procedures. Assist students with assignment completion, drill, practice and test preparation. May perform procedures such as catheterization and gastrostomy feedings, after appropriate training is provided. Accompany students to the lavatory when required and provide assistance such as changing soiled clothing or soiled diapers.
Required: • High school diploma or equivalent. • CNA license candidates preferred. • Certification or eligibility for DPI certification as a Special Education Program Aide (883). • Ability to develop positive constructive relations with students, staff, and public. • Bilingual (Spanish/English) is strongly preferred. PHYSICAL: This job is classified as medium work but depending on the assignment could be medium/heavy. This job primarily involves walking and bending/stooping with occasional sitting and standing. Twisting, squatting/crouching, kneeling, and pushing exerting forces up to 30 pounds are frequently performed. Crawling, reaching overhead, and pulling force up to 30 pounds and lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds are occasionally performed. Verbal and auditory communications is frequently involved. Near and far vision acuity, depth perception, accommodation, and field of vision are frequently utilized. Handling with both hands is frequent. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: • Ability to function as a team member • Ability to handle confidential matters properly • Ability to work independent with moderate supervision • Ability to interact effectively with others • Communicate effectively with staff and students • Perform a variety of duties • General office skills, including typing, filing, record keeping, and data entry

Candidate Requirements

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume