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Job Description



DEPARTMENT: Special Services

REPORTS TO: Classroom Teacher / Principal



APPROVED ON: 04/08/2014

SUMMARY: Assists classroom teachers in providing a well-organized classroom environment to ensure a positive learning environment that enables students to benefit from instructional program required by the IEP.


* Assists teachers in providing an effective learning environment
* Assists teachers in lesson preparations
* Assists teacher in preparation of instructional materials
* Maintains vigilance to signs of child abuse or neglect
* Provides positive reinforcement for students
* Supports the teacher in maintaining classroom control
* Assists in special class presentations, field trips and activities, as requested
* Assists with evaluating and testing students, as requested by teacher
* Handles routine clerical work, as assigned
* Supervises students outside of the classroom when requested
* Assists the teacher with instruction and evaluation of student work
* Works with small groups and/or 1-on-1 with students to help ensure understanding of lessons and reinforces material introduced by the teacher
* Assists teacher in checking notebooks, correcting papers and supervising make-up work
* Helps collect data as required by the IEP as requested
* Participates in professional growth activities such as training programs and continuing education
* When applicable, completes all Medicaid Direct Service reimbursement claim paperwork and submits monthly
* Reinforcement of classroom behavior plans and its rewards and/or consequences
* Assist students in mainstreamed classes
* Directs and redirects students during school-wide activities
* Collaborates among special education classroom teacher and general education staff


* Ability to operate standard classroom related learning tools and equipment
* Ability working with school age children
* Knowledge of data usage, including research, collection, analysis, synthesis, interpretation, and reporting
* Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
* Ability to do detailed mathematical computations
* Ability to maintain confidentiality
* Produce accurate work and complete assignments with minimal supervision.
* Ability to apply common sense understanding to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations
* Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with staff, students, parents and community members
* Knowledge of applicable Federal and State laws, district procedures and Board policies
* Ability to handle confrontation with professionalism


Education & Experience:

* High School diploma or equivalent
* Previous classroom instruction experience preferred
* Any equivalent combination of training, education and experience that meets minimum requirements
* Criminal justice/Fingerprint clearance

Computer Proficiency: Demonstrated general proficiency in computer programs such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Access and job specific computer programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand and walk. The employee may be required to move ten pounds and could occasionally lift or move up to twenty-five pounds.


Indoor classroom environment. This position regularly works indoors. The noise level in the work environment is generally quiet to moderate and may become excessively noisy at times. Will have contact with employees, external agencies and the public.

Disclaimer: The duties and responsibilities identified in this position description are illustrative only and are in no way intended to be a complete list of activities that may be required of an incumbent. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

Shift Type6.5 hours/daySalary RangePer HourLocationGranville Elementary School

Applications Accepted

Start Date12/12/2019

Job Contact

NameCHRISTINE GRIFFINTitlePrincipalEmailPhone928-759-4800