Sep 19, 2019

Special Education Paraeducators

  • Whitefish School District #44
  • Whitefish, MT 59937, USA
Full-time Education Curriculum

Job Description

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.

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