Under direction of management personnel and certificated staff, assist certificated staff in the instruction, supervision and training of individuals or groups of students with a variety of special education needs; perform a variety of instructional services within a framework of policies and procedures; provide a range of instructional training experiences in a variety of educational environments which may include specific classrooms, learning centers; may serve students with any or a combination of, the following conditions: learning disability; communication disorders; intellectual disability; autism; physical/medical involvement; hearing/vision impairment; emotional disturbance; behavior disorders, and to perform related duties as assigned. A Learning Center Aide works closely with teacher and follows detailed instruction and/or established practices and learning center aide procedures on most duties. Contact with others primarily includes students, parents and other school district staff. Working hours: Part-time 2hrs. a day/10 hrs. a week EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 1. Meets Highly Qualified Paraprofessional status of high school diploma plus 2 years of college OR Associate’s Degree OR pass the rigorous standard of quality on the equivalent locally developed Highly Qualified Paraprofessional Assessment. 2. Has completed at least one college course in the area of special education or attended at least six hours of in-service classes specifically related to special education. 3. Has demonstrated the ability to recognize and account for manifestations of student disabilities. 4. Has demonstrated the ability to employ appropriate behavior management techniques. 5. Has an ability to understand and relate to students who have behavioral, learning or physical disabilities.
Learning Center Aide
Mt. St. Mary Academy