Special Education Aide - Tucson - job 677024

Portable Practical Educational Preparation, Inc

Date: 04/08/2021

City: Tucson, Arizona

Employment type: Full-time

Special Education Aide


POSITION SUMMARY:


The Special Education Aide is responsible for maintaining special education documentation and records; acts as liaison between special education and teaching staff; assists students with learning disabilities in preparing for employment and/or further education after graduation, as well as in mastering the objectives of the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


Assist Special Education (SPED) teacher in the provision of Specially Designed Instruction (SDI), collection of student data needed to evaluate the individual learning needs and educational progress of SPED students.


Assist in the instruction of SPED students in individual, small group, or large group settings under the direction of the SPED teacher; maintains an appropriate learning environment contributing to the success and the achievement of their individual goals and objectives while maintaining student dignity and responsibility.


Assists SPED teacher in the preparation of instructional materials, distributes textbooks and resource materials to individual students, monitors student daily activities and work habits, provides positive reinforcement and support to SPED students as needed.


Assists SPED teacher in clerical duties, such as scoring written work, recording grades, filing, data collection, and arranging meeting dates and times, while maintaining confidentiality.


Assists SPED teacher in the assessment of student Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), goals and objectives, student behavior, and other individualized needs.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:



  • Associate's Degree (AA) OR completion of 2 years of study (equaling 60 credit hours) at an


Accredited institution of higher education OR obtain a passing score on an ADE-approved assessment.



  • Able to obtain and maintain a Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:



  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field.

  • One (1) year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:



  • Must be able to see a computer monitor.

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

  • Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds).

  • Must be able to travel extensively by automobile.


PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED





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