The Prescott School District seeks only individuals of the highest caliber whose creativity, enthusiasm and energy are contagious. Applicants must be energetic, collaborative, patient, and highly competent in working with students served by IEP’s. Candidates must be able to demonstrate initiative and partner with teachers, related services providers, and administration.
Prescott is a growing community in close proximity to the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul. It offers a small town feel with quick access to the benefits of a large metropolitan area. We are a forward thinking innovative district, with a great faculty, supportive community, and great students. We look forward to receiving your application.
Job Title: Special Education Teacher Assistant
Building: Positions available at various buildings (Elementary, Middle, High)
Start Date: August 2019
License Requirement: Special Education Program Aide
Years of Experience: 0
Hours: Maximum of 29 hours weekly (4 or 5 day schedule)
Work Year: 9 month position (student contact days)
Comfortable working daily with students at Elementary/Secondary levels, including children who demonstrate academic, intellectual, and behavioral challenges.
Assist special education students in class or hallway, during lunch/recess, bus loading, recess, field trips and/or leisure activities as needed.
Maintain high level of confidentiality and do not divulge any personal information concerning any student except to the classroom teacher to whom assigned or administration, and refers parents questions/concerns to the regular education or special education teachers.
Assist with processes and procedures, including but not limited to emergency procedures, building orientation, student vulnerability, data collection and classroom management.
Assist students in academic areas such as reading, writing or math. This includes implementing curriculum, adapting instructional materials/strategies, and collecting data on academic progress under the direction of a licensed teacher.
Support licensed teachers in the implementation of a variety of behavioral management techniques as needed, and collect data regarding student progress in this area.
Supporting students with functional needs (self-care, mobility etc) as needed.
Maintain a high level of fairness, confidentiality, respect and equity for all students, staff
Understand and maintain boundaries and confidentiality with students, families, and staff and refer parents’ questions to the teacher.
Perform other duties as assigned by supervising teacher and administration.
Interested applicants should apply and submit on Indeed or WECAN: an online cover letter, resume, and list of references or letters of recommendation. Direct any questions/correspondence to Mr. Mark Inouye, Director of Pupil Services, Prescott School District, 1220 St. Croix St., Prescott, WI.
Required Documents that need to be submitted:
List of references/letter of recommendation
Applications will be reviewed the week of July 22, 2019 and remain open until filled. Interviews will occur throughout the summer, with positions starting at the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year.
Qualifications: Preferred candidates will have experience and training working with students with a variety of special education needs. They will be patient, kind and appreciate the unique needs of each of our students.
Licensure: Candidate must possess, or be eligible for, special education program aide license from the Wisconsin Department of Instruction (DPI). Upon hire, the school district will assist you in the process of gaining this licensure. https://dpi.wi.gov/tepdl/licensing/types/special-ed-aide
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