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EC Teacher Assistant

Company: Charter Schools USA
Location: Kannapolis
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

JOB PURPOSE: Assist the special education teacher by working with individual disabled students to provide them with physical assistance, safety and emotional support as needed to gain optimum benefit from

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Instructional Setting

* Assists the special education teacher in the use and adaptation of a wide range of therapy techniques and equipment.
* Participates in the implementation of the individualized rehabilitative plan for a specific student.
* Performs specialized physical, therapeutic and self-help development activities
* Provides assistance to students in bathroom and other physical needs, as appropriate and necessary.
* Provides assistance to students with physical disabilities which may involve, but not be limited to transferring the student between a wheelchair, floor, table or therapy device and the use of an appliance or prosthetic.
* Assists, where appropriate, in loading and unloading the special education pupil from transportation bus or van.
* Assists the pupil with various projects, crafts, and curriculum tasks.

Student Management

* Contributes to the management and modification of a student's behavior within and outside the classrooms as necessary.
* Participates in restraining disruptive or dangerous physical behavior as requested or assigned.
* Accompanies the teacher and student on class trips to assist with the supervision of behavior and safety issues.
* Provides safety and security, as needed, during the transportation of the student to and from school.

School/Community Relations

* Handles sensitive and confidential information, documents, communications, incidents, etc., with discretion and in a conscientious manner.
* Cooperates and shares professionally with other members of the staff.

MAY PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED

DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

* Demonstrates enthusiasm and commitment toward the job and the mission of the company; supports the company's values in the strategic areas of academic excellence, operational performance, superior culture, and financial health and growth, as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
* Ability to work and interact with individual at all level of the organization.
* Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple priorities.
* Displays good communication, and uses common sense and a street-smart approach to student psychology.
* Ability to consistently be at work, be on time, follow instructions, respond to management direction and solicit feedback to improve performance.
* Establish excellent interpersonal skills between all constituents: being courteous, professional, and helpful; Oral, Written, Interpersonal (active listening), Negotiating and Influencing.
* Computer Basics - Windows (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); Student Information System (SIS).
* Good knowledge of company and school policies and procedures.
* Detailed knowledge of Federal, State, and local requirements for K-12 schools and charter school law preferred.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

* High School degree, GED, or equivalent experience.
* Successful results of criminal and employment background check.
* Experience in working with children, preferably children with disabilities.
* Such alternatives to the above requirements as CSUSA may find appropriate and acceptable.
* Commitment to company values.
* Such alternatives to the above requirements as CSUSA may find appropriate and acceptable.

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Keywords: Charter Schools USA, Kannapolis , EC Teacher Assistant, Education / Teaching , Kannapolis, North Carolina

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