The following information was provided by Westminster School District
Under the direction of an Administrator of Student Services, assists a certificated teacher(s) or specialist(s) in providing behavior support to students; performs independent paraprofessional duties related to regular and special education students with significant behavioral concerns; performs instructional support and follow-up activities. Positions in this class are distinguished from other Paraeducator positions by assignment to a variety of Special Education and General Education classrooms throughout the district to implement behavioral intervention plans designed by district behavior specialists; provides specialized assistance requiring specific training in behavior-related programs; provides instruction to entry-level instructional assistants; assist supervisor on organizational and procedural issues, and perform other related duties as required.
Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade and demonstrated experience in working with children in a learning situation, preferably children with special needs. College-level training in child care, psychology, education, and training of atypical children is preferred. Forty hours of documented behavior training is preferred. Attendance at district-established ongoing training sessions and clinics are requirements for continued employment.
LICENSES: The possession of or the securing of a valid First-Aid Certificate, or the completion of the Westminster School District basic first-aid training program, within thirty (30) days of employment in this classification. The possession of or the securing of a valid CPR Certificate, or the completion of the Westminster School District CPR training program, within thirty (30) days of employment in this classification
Candidates are required to pass the Behavioral Instructional Support Assistant test which covers English usage and proficiency, simple arithmetic through elementary algebra, reading comprehension, and the ability to assist in instruction/behavior. Candidates may also be tested on the following: the ability to deal effectively with special education students, to understand problems and solve them; to follow written and oral directions; flexibility, patience, judgment, and sensitivity.
$21.96/hour to $26.70/hour in five annual steps
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted on www.edjoin.org/westminstersd A current resume is required. FOR FURTHER JOB INFORMATION AT THE WESTMINSTER SCHOOL DISTRICT CALL: (714) 894-7311 x 1171 www.wsdk8.us
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