SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM ASSISTANT - MoCI - #495804

Monroe County ISD


Date: 10/14/2021 18:30 PM

City: La Salle, Michigan

Salary: $1,450 / hour

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

  • JobID: 3777


  • Position Type:


    Support Staff/Special Education Assistant


    Date Posted:


    9/29/2021


    Location:


    Educational Center


    Date Available:


    Immediately


    Closing Date:


    10/05/2021 for Internal



    District:

    Monroe County Intermediate School District - website

    Description:


    REPORTS TO: Principal, Educational Center

    AVAILABLE: Full-time, school-year position available immediately; Work schedule based on district calendar; Work Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.. Lunch break: duty free non-paid, or non-duty free paid lunch break (30 minutes) as determined by assignment.

    SALARY & BENEFITS: Starting wage $14.50 per hour, as specified in the MEA-ESPA Agreement wage schedule. Benefits (self only) as specified in the MEA-ESPA Agreement.

    AFFILIATION: Ninety (90) working day probationary period.

    FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

    Job Summary:



    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

      Provide support service to the Educational Center classrooms as needed
      Assist in the feeding, lifting, dressing/undressing, toileting and individualized care of special education students
      Supervise students to and from the classroom and help students on and off the bus
      Monitor students during lunch, free time, etc.
      Perform non-instructional tasks such as clerical work, materials development/preparation, etc.
      Exhibit flexibility and patience when dealing with staff and students
      Exhibit ability to work independently within guidelines established by the teacher and administration
      Maintain confidentiality of information pertaining to students and program
      Demonstrate warmth, concern, care and enthusiasm, as well as a genuine interest in students
      Assist in physical management of students
      Transport students on occasion using district vehicles
      Must have valid driver's license and reliable, daily transportation
      Maintain regular, predictable in-person attendance
      Must adhere to MCISD Guidelines and Policies
      Follow work rules
      Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, waist high (lifting rest required)
      Carry out all other responsibilities that may be assigned by the teacher or supervisor


    Qualifications:



    EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED and Work Keys or equivalent required, or ability to pass Basic Skills Assessment within probationary period.

    EXPERIENCE: Previous experience working with special needs children preferred.

    SKILLS/OTHER:

      Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions and memos
      Ability to interact with staff and parents
      Demonstrated ability to work successfully with special needs students
      Good verbal, math and grammar skills
      Ability to perform all duties with an awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.


    CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK: Upon hire, employees of the Monroe County Intermediate School District are fingerprinted for a Michigan and FBI criminal history check. The processing fee of $43.25 is the responsibility of the applicant.

    Working Conditions:

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilitiies required by this job include close vision and peripheral vision. The employee needs to be able to tell where a sound is coming from and to hear in a noisy environment. The employee will frequently assist in the physical management of students
    WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities for perform the essential functions.

    The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud and is a standard acceptable level for this environment. The employee must work with public and other staff, continuously meeting multiple demands from several people.

    Application Procedure:

    INTERNAL APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED THROUGH OCTOBER 5, 2021

    EXTERNAL APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL FILLED


    ONLY APPLICANTS WHO SUPPLY THE REQUESTED DOCUMENTS OUTLINED BELOW AND FULLY COMPLETE THE APPLICATION WILL BE CONSIDERED

    Internal Applications:


    CUrrent Monroe County Intermediate School District employees who meet the qualifications must complete the online application within five days at www.monroeisd.us to be considered. (Click on "Employment" and "Frontline Education - Applicant Tracking" and follow instructions to apply for this position.) Supporting documents required (resume', 3 letters of reference, and applicable certifications/license) must be uploaded with the application.

    External Applications:


    Must complete online application at www.monroeisd.us. Click on "Employment" and "Frontline Education - Applicant Tracking" and follow instructions to apply for this position.Faxed or mailed applications will not be accepted. Supporting documents required (resume', transcripts, 3 letters of reference, and applicable certifications/license) must be uploaded with the application.

    Contact Information:
    Human Resources Department

    Monroe County Intermediate School District

    1101 S. Raisinville Road

    Monroe MI 48161



    Phone: (734) 322-2642


    The Monroe County Intermediate School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, religion, disability or handicap.

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