Cedar Rapids Community School District
Paraprofessional/Special Education Paraprofessional
2019-2020 School Year
Administer interest inventories and related work assessments to students prior to job placement.
Complete the job task analysis after work sites have been identified by the Transition Facilitator.
Identify and communicate site safety procedures with the employer, student, Transition Facilitator and other paraprofessionals working at the job site.
Prepare job site emergency packs.
Transport students to job shadows, job sites, and provide on-site job training.
Provide city bus training.
Provide ongoing expertise to paraprofessionals working with students who require continual supervision
at the job site.
Transport students to Community Service visits as a part of their transition plan.
Communicate weekly with Transition Facilitator.
Maintain a daily log of job shadow visits.
Assist students with personal care needs such as mobility, hygiene and special medical needs as related to job.
Manage site-based entrepreneurship work experiences as needed.
Maintain work experience database.
Collect senior survey information and 1 year follow up information.
Keep accurate documentation on students work experience performance.
Promote a positive image of special needs students to employers, coworkers and the community.
Other duties as may be assigned.
Seven (7) hour per day
August 22, 2019 or as arranged for the 2019-2020 school year.
PREPARATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS
Enjoy working with special needs students.
Ability to take direction from professional staff.
Ability to be an effective member of Work Experience Team.
Willingness to assume responsibility.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Capable of effectively training and supervising special needs high school-age students in off-campus job sites.
Valid Iowa driver’s license.
A driving record satisfactory to the District and the District’s insurance carrier.
To perform essential functions 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 accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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 frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle and/or feel objects, tools or controls; talk and hear. The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and forward 0 to 24 inches and on occasion up to 36 inches. The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp items. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds 0 to 12 feet and occasionally up to 20 feet, such as curriculum materials, desks, chairs, and boxes. The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as tables and carts. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus while supervising students and working with computers, written materials, reports, assessment data, etc.
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 to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. The position requires the commitment of professional working hours that may require the employee to extend beyond a typical 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. workday. The employee will frequently work in different areas of the classroom including in/at desks, on or near the floor, standing, in movement while supervising indoor and outdoor activities, etc. The employee will usually work in indoor temperatures but will work outdoors when supervising students outside of the classroom.
The information contained in this job description is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
The Cedar Rapids Community School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability.
Apply on line or contact the Work Force Center, 800 Seventh Street SE, P. O. Box 729 Cedar Rapids, IA 52406.
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