Part-Time Special Education Aide

Job Description

 

If you are AMAZING with children, have a positive, can-do attitude, and you want to be a part of something incredible (or if you KNOW someone who fits that description)...please check out the job description below and email a resume to Jennifer Blaine at jblaine@promontoryschool.

 

Overview 
Promontory School of Expeditionary Learning is an innovative K-8 public education option located in Perry, UT.  Promontory is seeking a Special Education Paraprofessional to support the staff in effectively carrying out student individualized education plans.
 
At Promontory, students trade in rows of desks and fill-in-the blank busywork for guided, meaningful, project-based instruction.  EL Learning is a nationally recognized education reform model that emphasizes high academic achievement through active learning, character growth, and teamwork. 
 
The mission of Promontory is: 
To provide a rich educational environment that views learning as an Expedition and uses the study of Great Thinkers to cultivate the value of excellence and the love of knowledge.  Using investigation and discovery to make connections to ideas and our community, we empower children to embrace challenge, act with humanity, and become the Great Thinkers of the 21st century.
 
Please visit our website, www.promontoryschool.org to learn more about Promontory.
 
 
Description of Position
 
The Special Education Aide/Para will work with a student who has emotional, educational, and behavioral goals, one-on-one, and in small groups.  The aide will assist, support, and work closely with teachers, administrators, and other team members in providing educational benefits for students.  This position requires an understanding, patient, and receptive attitude towards students of varied temperaments and abilities, particularly those exhibiting specialized needs. 
 
Experience and Education
•    High school diploma or equivalent. 
•    Training or experience that clearly demonstrates possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities detailed below is required.
 
Major Responsibilities
Works with an individual student to reinforce learning of materials and skills initially introduced and outlined by certified staff. 
Assists the certified special education staff in devising special strategies for reinforcing learning materials and skills based on a sympathetic understanding of individual students, their needs, interests, and abilities. 
Monitors instruction, work, activities, and behavior of students as assigned by the certified special education staff. 
Performs clerical, classroom maintenance, and instructional duties as assigned by the certified special education staff. 
Alerts the certified special education staff to any problem or special information about an individual student or students. 
Performs assigned supervision of a student during lunch periods, play periods, and on fieldwork, as assigned by the certified special education staff.
Performs assigned non-instructional classroom duties as assigned by certified special education staff.
When requested, serves as a resource person to the General Education Team.
Demonstrates ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about student’s in -school environment and community. 
Participates in in-service training programs as assigned. 
Performs other such duties/assignments as directed by the certified special education staff, in the effort to successfully maintain students with special needs in an integrated setting, as determined.
 
Other Information:
Up to 29 hour a week 
Working days follow school calendar
$11/hour
Position constitutes an employee at-will 
 
Please don't just fill out the Facebook application information.  Please send a resume to jblaine@promontoryschool.org.
 
Position opened until filled.

Contact Us

Address

Office Hours

Phone: 435-919-1900

Fax: 435-919-1902

Email: office@promontoryschool.org

Monday-Thursday

8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Friday

8:00 am - 1:30 pm

1051 W 2700 S

Perry, UT 84302

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