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Mineral County Schools 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV 26726            Phone: 304-788-4200            Fax: 304-788-4204

Itinerant Classroom Aide Paraprofessional Special Education Addendum

Itinerant Classroom Aide Paraprofessional Special Education Addendum

MINERAL COUNTY SCHOOLS

JOB DESCRIPTION - ADDENDUM

 

 

POSITION:       ITINERANT CLASSROOM AIDE/PARAPROFESSIONAL – SPECIAL EDUCATION

 

In addition to the Performance Responsibilities, Qualifications, Physical Demands, and Work Environment contained in the Paraprofessional job description, the following are applicable to the Paraprofessional assigned to a special education setting:

 

The position includes working with students who may:

  • Have serious behavior problems;

  • Have uneven patterns of intellectual functioning;

  • May have difficulty in understanding and expressing emotions;

  • Have disturbance in the capacity to relate appropriately to people, events and objects, communication, and social behavior;

  • Have no real fear of danger to self or others;

  • Have difficulty generalizing, following directions, sequencing, and staying on task outside their area of interest;

  • Resist change in routines;

  • Be nonverbal or delayed in language, speech, or meaningful communication;

  • Require assistance with the daily living needs of these children include toileting, special skills for feeding with extended time, assistance in mobility, placing student in a prone stander, frequent position changes throughout the day;

  • Exhibit low levels of cognitive functioning and problem solving; and

  • Need academic assistance in specific educational programs. 

The position also may require:

  • Administrating medication to special education and regular education students in accordance with West Virginia Code §18-5-22;

  • Lifting a minimum of 100 lbs. vertically;

  • Working with adaptive equipment, prosthetic devices, and augmentative communication devices;

  • Participating in and implementation of specialized training, including CPR, First Aid, CPI, Passive Restraint, Behavior Management, etc.;

  • Working with developmentally disabled students, medically fragile and/or orthopedically impaired students;

  • Implementing health care and behavior plans;

  • Working in a team teaching setting under the supervision of certified professionals;

  • Implementation of intervention techniques, positioning, lifting and handling techniques designed by teacher and related services providers;

  • Utilizing physical intervention and support techniques; and

  • Performing job coach responsibilities with appropriate training, as needed.

 

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