Whitefish School District is accepting applications for a Special Education Paraeducators.
Whitefish School District seeks a paraeducator (special education) to join one of the leading school districts in the state of Montana. Whitefish Public Schools mission focuses on cultivating and supporting a community that engages students to succeed in continuous learning, career, and citizenship.
In Whitefish Schools we believe:
Whitefish Schools provide a foundation for developing responsible citizens, an evolving workforce and an informed democracy.
It is our responsibility to support and motivate all students to learn in environments based on rigor, relevance, and relationships.
Teaching and learning occur most effectively in a collaborative process, driven and inspired by students and teachers, with a focus on learning.
Community and school collaboration develop mutual respect and strong relationships
Summary of Assignment:
Provides assistance to administrative and instructional personnel in teaching and promoting positive learning, working environment
Performs a variety of instructional activities; assists in the conduct of training and learning activities with children experiencing special learning needs; performs a variety of routine clerical and supportive activities for instructional personnel, and performs other related work as assigned
Assists special education teacher, students with special needs, and accompanies students to classes as needed
Job Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Monitors and supervises students as assigned.
Continuously monitors and evaluates student progress.
Assists special education students in all areas including academic, social-emotional, personal, hygiene or medical needs as assigned.
Assists instructional personnel with the presentation of learning materials and in the conduct of instructional exercises.
Provides remedial instruction as prescribed by I.E.P. and/or lead teacher.
Assists in shaping appropriate social behaviors.
Assists in the preparation of a variety of instructional materials and learning aids geared to the instructional level and needs of children who are in special education.
Observes and monitors children with physical handicapping conditions and requests appropriate assistance for pupil experiencing physical distress.
Maintains or assists in maintaining an orderly, attractive, and positive learning environment.
Participates in parent conferences, and pupil instruction, training and planning processes as assigned.
Participates as a member of the classified staff and instructional team.