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SALARY:               $13.50-$19.00 hourly
WORK DAYS:       215  - 2022-2023 SY

Assists in the planning and implementation of academic activities that meets the individual needs of the student.  Works as part of a team of educators to create and produce curriculum for students.  Responsible for regular notes that reflect the academic and interactive progress of students.
  • Assessment testing for newly admitted students
  • Support and encouragement to students in assisting them in learning and completing assignments
  • Feedback on students in the daily milieu
  • Documents students’ progress on a regular basis
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Protects confidentiality of students and peers
  • Participates in gathering assessment information for each student and, as a team member, plan for student success
  • Advocates for and responds to the needs of students
  • Approaches responsibilities with enthusiasm, dedication, and energy
  • Punctual so the team is in attendance at the start of school
  • Performs duties efficiently and is self-motivated to problem solve
  • Interacts with students, families, visitors and co-workers with respect
  • Approaches others with a positive attitude
  • Refrains from gossip
  • Offers problem-solving ideas
  • Strives for professional excellence
  • Follows dress code
  • Adheres to policies and procedures
  • Monitors students for safety
  • Assists teacher in assessing the academic abilities of students
  • Assists teacher in performance improvement of student academic progress
  • Must have and maintain a level of general physical/ emotional health, which permits effective performance and duties. 
  • Involves both in-door and out-door activities, on campus and off campus. 
  • Occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens or other potentially infectious materials.
REQUIREMENTS: Must have at least one of the following:
  • Associate's Degree or higher
  • Completed two years of Study at an Institute of Higher Education (48 hours)
  • Passed a rigorous state or local assessment demonstrating knowledge of, and the ability to assist in; instruction reading; writing and math. (Paraprofessional Academy through Education Service Center)
  • Educational Aide Certification
  • Previous experience with children in a professional educational setting. 
  • Ability to plan and carry out activities for students that promote cooperative, support interactions.
  • Experience or training implementing behavior support with Special Education students.
COMPETENCIES:       CIP, CPR, First Aid, Valid Texas Driver’s License, annual required staff development

We offer a comprehensive package of benefit options, including:
  • Participation in the Texas Teachers Retirement System
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Telehealth
  • Basic Life, Term Life, Permanent Life and  Accident Insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • 403b and 457b Investment Plans
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Account Options
  • Critical Illness, Cancer Insurance
  • Legal Services