Special Education Instructional Aide-Early Childhood
Location: Altmayer Elementary School
Schedule: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays all day during school year
Pay: $15.65 with experience
The Brown County Children with Disabilities Education Board (BCCDEB) provides funding for and supports Syble Hopp School and seven public school districts within Brown County. Educational programming is provided to meet the needs of children with intellectual disabilities and/or autism between the ages of three to a student’s twenty-first year. We are anticipating a part-time instructional aide position in our Early Childhood program at Susie C Altmayer Elementary School three to three and a half days/week beginning in the 2022-23 school year.
This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
1. To incorporate the philosophy and support instructional practices of the 5 component based Essential Elements Curriculum (Functional Academics, Vocational Training, Independent Living, Community Living, Recreation and Leisure Activities).
2. To have a complete understanding of and an ability to implement best practices of working with children who have intellectual disabilities and autism. Best practices include but are not limited to children who have intellectual disabilities and autism. Best practices include but are not limited to substantial knowledge of the child with ID (medical, emotional, physical, behavioral), using positive and effective directing techniques, making responsible decisions, demonstrating flexibility, etc.
3. Participating in and supporting students on Community Based Instruction experiences.
4. Assist classroom teacher in performing specific duties as assigned to achieve and enhance instructional and behavioral objectives.
5. Work with individuals, small groups or large groups as assigned by the teacher.
6. Assist with behavior modification as assigned by the teacher.
7. Lift, move and operate adaptive equipment. (Training will be provided)
8. Assist students with personal care tasks, including but not limited to, clothing, feeding, grooming, toileting diapering and hygiene routines.
9. Escort students as assigned by teacher or administrator.
10. Assist students with mobility needs such as lifting and positioning students, lifting in and out of wheelchairs, loading and unloading the bus, transporting students in and around the school and on Community Based Instruction trips.
11. Monitor and escort students during assigned periods within a variety of school environments for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.
12. Provide programmed practice activities and repetitions as developed by the teacher, therapist or pathologist.
13. Report student concerns directly and expeditiously to teacher and assist with student resolution.
14. Assist with breakfast, lunch, snack, including clean-up (as needed).
15. Maintain various records, files and data as directed by the teacher.
16. Assist in implementation of class rules to insure the safety of students, and assurance of fair treatment for all children.
17. Implements mandated reporter requirements for incidents of abuse or neglect.
18. Responds in a timely manner to medical, illness and emergencies of children assigned and assists others with medical and other emergencies (i.e. fire, tornado, ALICE training).
19. To be a good citizen by working well with other staff and families, utilizing best practices and conducting oneself in a positive and professional manner.
20. To work cooperatively in maintaining a clean and healthy school, playground, sensory area and classroom environment.
21. Perform related work as required
Minimum Qualifications Required
This position requires the candidate to obtain a Special Education Program Aide License (0070) with our support.
Experience working with students with intellectual disabilities and autism
Patient and positive behavior management skills
Good collaboration skills
Good communication skills
Please submit a resume along with your application for consideration. Thank you!