Feb 23, 2024

Instructional Assistant - Special Education

  • TrulyHired
  • Lynchburg, VA, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Instructional Assistant - Special Education GENERAL INFORMATION Title: Instructional Assistant - Special Education Department: Heritage High School Salary Grade: Schedule A, Schedule B
FLSA Status: Non-exempt Site/Location: Heritage High School Reports to: Building Administrators Date: 2/16/2024
  • Works collaboratively with special education and classroom teachers, as well as other professionals, to support the academic and social/emotional growth of students, including IEP goals, objectives, and/or accommodations.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Works with individual or small groups of students to reinforce learning objectives and standards.
  • Assists with small group learning activities.
  • Provides instructional support during online learning.
  • Assists with the development of students' social/emotional skills.
  • Supports students in learning classroom/school routines and procedures.
  • Provides supervision and a safe environment for students during structured and unstructured times such as lunch, recess, transitions, loading/unloading of buses, and any other assigned duties.
  • Maintains a positive, professional, solution-focused demeanor at all times.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Willingness to substitute or perform duties as requested.
LYNCHBURG CITY SCHOOLS COMPETENCIES Personal Competencies
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Ethical
  • Equity Minded
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Cultural Competence
  • Safety
  • Quality
Leadership Competencies
  • Models Excellent Customer Service
  • Thinks Strategically
  • Shows Initiative
  • Acts Decisively
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Works Collaboratively
  • Resolves Conflict Proactively
Functional Competencies
  • Technical Capabilities
  • Computer Literacy
  • Data Analysis and Management
  • Fiscal Planning and Management
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of sixty (60) credit hours from an accredited post-secondary institution or career technical facility; or an Associate's Degree; or completed the ParaPro assessment.
  • Some experience in working with children.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • This position requires periods of standing; some walking, moving, climbing, carrying, bending, kneeling, crawling, reaching, handling, pushing, and pulling. Ability to lift 25 lbs.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY
  • None
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
  • None
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND 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 this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to frequently stand; sit; walk; talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle, type, or feel; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. OTHER DUTIES Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. AAP/EEO STATEMENT
LCS is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate based on age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
LCS is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate based on age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. JOB STATUS: OPEN SALARY: This is a 10-month position with full benefits. Please refer to LCS Employee Pay Scales found here: https://www.lcsedu.net/departments/personnel/employee-pay-scales. DAYS: 190 START DATE: 2023-2024

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