Special Education Assistant

Shelby County Schools


Goal and Scope

Performs specialised work by aiding particular schooling lecturers in instructing and supervising the actions of scholars with disabilities to offer a well-organized, easily functioning classroom atmosphere. The place is chargeable for aiding assigned lecturers in making ready educational supplies, making ready school rooms for actions, supervising and aiding youngsters within the classroom and in different areas of the college, reinforcing classroom classes, and offering different help as requested; incumbents could also be chargeable for offering help to particular wants college students or coordinating particular initiatives and packages as assigned. The place works underneath direct supervision in response to set procedures.

Important Job Capabilities

  1. Gives help to assigned lecturers in sustaining a well-organized, easily functioning classroom for the good thing about each lecturers and college students.
  2. Assists college students with workouts and sophistication actions; concentrates efforts with small teams of scholars and people as essential.
  3. Compiles, prepares and organizes supplies and classroom for instruction and classroom actions.
  4. Assists in cleansing and storing of supplies after completion of actions.
  5. Reinforces all data and expertise taught by the classroom instructor.
  6. Assists instructor by sustaining pupil data, recording day by day attendance, grading assignments, administering standardized exams, recording and/or analyzing take a look at scores/grades, substituting as wanted, establishing particular initiatives, escorting youngsters to different areas of the college, monitoring pupil habits, operating errands.
  7. Collects and receipts monies for month-to-month exercise charges, college charges, college footage, and/or meal charges.
  8. Supervises and assists college students when unloading and loading buses, within the halls, on discipline journeys, throughout testing, throughout lunch, throughout laptop lab, and on college grounds.
  9. Could help college students with particular wants and/or in want of particular consideration; supplies help with day by day dwelling routines, expertise and ideas together with private hygiene, toileting, dressing, self-feeding; could help with bodily well being packages together with bodily remedy and adjusting particular/adaptive gear for pupil use; lifts or assists college students out and in of particular wants gear as essential.
  10. Assists in establishing and implementing behavioral goals. Fashions acceptable social and play expertise; observes college students’ habits and notifies instructor and/or college nurse of behavioral adjustments as acceptable; redirects habits if potential; may match with particular person college students to assist them modify behaviorally and academically into mainstream classroom and social conditions.
  11. Could coordinate and/or take part in particular packages or initiatives as assigned.
  12. Receives and responds to inquiries from dad and mom and others; assists in making ready notes and putting cellphone calls to oldsters as essential.
  13. Attends employees conferences as required; participates in in-service coaching packages; retains abreast of developments in areas of task.
  14. Performs routine clerical duties as required, together with however not restricted to making ready stories and data, copying and submitting paperwork, getting into and retrieving laptop information, making ready notices and newsletters, receiving and responding to e-mails.
  15. Performs different associated duties as assigned or directed.

Minimal {Qualifications}

Commencement from an accredited school or college with an Affiliate’s Diploma, or two (2) years of faculty (minimal of 48 semester hours) from an, or a passing rating on the ParaPro Evaluation Check and one (1) yr of expertise working with youngsters in an academic setting most well-liked. Should possess or be capable of receive certification in CPR and First Assist.

Diploma Equivalency System:

Bachelor’s Diploma= 4 years plus required years of expertise.

Grasp’s Diploma= 2 years plus required years of expertise. The place Grasp’s levels are required, years for Bachelor’s Levels have to be included. 

Information, Abilities, and Talents

  • Primary data of kid progress and improvement, educational procedures and practices relevant to task, educational objectives and insurance policies of the District
  • Information of material reinforcement practices of the courses to which assigned
  • Means to implement lecturers’ educational plans in assigned discipline
  • Means to work successfully with youngsters, younger adults, and school members;
  • Means to help with the implementation of an educational program and to take part in monitoring and guaranteeing acceptable pupil habits
  • Means to comply with written and oral directions and to carry out all required process
  • Means to speak successfully, each orally and in writing.

Bodily Necessities and Working Setting

Bodily Calls for: Requires sedentary work involving standing or strolling for transient durations, exerting as much as 10 kilos of pressure frequently; and a few dexterity in working workplace gear.

Unavoidable Hazards: The place is uncovered to no uncommon environmental hazards.

Sensory (Ada) Necessities: The place requires regular visible acuity and field of regard, listening to and talking skills.


SCS is an Equal Alternative Employer. SCS supplies cheap lodging to certified individuals with disabilities. Potential and present staff are inspired to debate ADA lodging with administration.

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