Teacher's Aide

Job Title: SpEd Aide Regional Day School Program for the Deaf (RDSPD) Duty Days: 185 Pay Grade:  C02 Salary Schedule: Click for Salary Schedule Primary Purpose: Assist the teacher of the deaf in providing high quality instruction for students who are deaf and hard of hearing in the general and special education settings. Qualifications:       Education/Certification High School diploma or General Education degree (GED) requiredAssociate's degree, completion of 48 college credit hours, or have met the formal academic assessment required by the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) requiredAssociate of Applied Science Degree in American Sign Language: Deaf Support specialist or hold a certification in Deaf Support Specialist preferred       Special Knowledge / Skills Demonstrate knowledge of manual communication,e.g. American Sign Language, Signing Exact English, Conceptually Accurate Signed English, etc. Major Responsibilities and Duties: Work directly with students to facilitate communication between students who are deaf and hard of hearing and othersWork directly with students who are deaf and hard of hearing in reinforcing and monitoring skills previously introduced by the teacher of the deafConsistently utilize the students' designated modes of communication (e.g. listening and spoken language, simultaneous communication, manual communication, or some other preferred mode) and classroom assistive listening technologiesCollaborate with the teacher of the deaf regarding student progress on IEP goals and objectives through discussions and data collectionAssemble materials, programs, and/or equipment for students in order to support the provision of high quality instructionAssist students with physical disabilities according to their individualized needs, including transferring to and from wheelchairs, lifting, or positioning if neededAssist students with physical needs and personal care including feeding, toileting, and personal hygiene if neededAssist in managing the behavior of students and crisis intervention, including restraining disruptive or dangerous physical behavior if neededAssist in supervising students throughout the school day, both inside and outside of the classroom, including lunchroom, bus duty, and playgroundInform the teacher of the deaf of any special needs or problems of individual studentsAssist in inventory care, and maintenance of equipmentMaintain integrity of student confidentialityProvide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers as neededParticipate in professional learning, faculty meetings, and special events as neededComply with all Region 4 RDSPD, campus, and district policiesPerform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor     Equipment Used Use wheelchair lift, ramps, personal computer, copier, type and audiovisual     equipment Working Conditions:      Mental Demands:       Reading, ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written); maintain       emotional control under stress       Physical Demands / Environmental Factors:       Frequent standing, stooping, bending; kneeling; pushing and pulling; possible heavy lifting       of students. Biological exposure to bacteria and communicable diseases; exposure to       students who may display violent behavior El Paso Times. Keywords: Teacher Assistant, Location: El Paso, TX - 79901
Region 4 Education Service Center
Full time
El Paso, Texas 79901, US