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Special Education Para Educator/Substitutes

at Great Falls Public Schools

Posted: 9/6/2019
Job Reference #: 1125

Job Description

Openings as of 9/16/2019

  • Special Education Para Educator/Substitutes JobID: 1125
  • Position Type:
    Miscellaneous/Para Educator

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:

    • The ability to provide instruction to students under the direct supervision of the special education teacher;

    • The ability to keep accurate records of instructional information;
    • The ability to work with and take direction from the classroom teacher;
    • The ability to work as a part of a team;
    • The ability to correct paperwork and to instruct students in small groups;
    • The ability to implement behavioral intervention programs as outlined by the classroom teacher;
    • The ability to assist with specialized personal needs of students;
    • The ability to work independently;

    Two years of college coursework or passing
    competency test within first month of employment.
    Physical Demands:
    • Frequently lift a minimum of 40 lbs.
    • Must be able to frequently transfer students from wheelchair to alternate location such as floor, commode, stander, classroom chair
    • Frequently push wheelchairs with students who weigh 100 lbs. or more;
    • Daily exposure to outside conditions (i.e. rain, snow, and occasionally extreme heat or cold conditions) during outdoor recess/gym activities;
    • Assist with loading and unloading of students on buses;
    • On a regular and consistent basis stand for long periods of time
    • Frequently walk, kneel, bend and squat
    • Assist students with toileting;
    • Feed or help students feed themselves;
    • Occasionally must be able to run/sprint in order to protect the physical safety of students under your care;
    • Daily sanitation of room and equipment;
    • Assist in student’s educational plan including development and implementation of instruction program;
    • Understand and be aware of medical needs of students and be able to react appropriately and quickly in emergency, medical situations;
    • Manage required forms and records;
    • Multi-task, make quick decisions, and work as a cohesive member of a team
    • Assist with behavior management programs and techniques;
    • Daily participate in bowling and/or swimming program. (MS and HS only)
    LOCATION: Various Locations

    EMPLOYMENT: Various Hours; 5 days/wk.; 10-months per school year

    SALARY: $11.56/hr Special Ed Para
    $75.00/day Sub Special Ed Para

    CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

    A cover letter, resume, and current District classified application (within the past 12 months) must be received in the Frontline Application System (available at ) by the closing date.