Temp Teacher Assistant I (539)

FULL POSITING:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned. This is a temporary position. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.

The essential functions include:

  • Provide general support to the teacher

  • Provide small group and individualized instruction

  • Prepare instructional materials for students

  • Supervise students in all activities

  • Maintain appropriate student behavior

  • Be prepared to act as a driver on a rotational basis

  • Engage in recreational and/or therapeutic sports activities with clients as needed
  • Able to drive for prolonged periods, stretch, reach, push, pull, bend, carry, lift, run, and walk
  • Other duties as required

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATES & TRAINING

  • BA/BS Degree
  • Experience working in a Special Education setting
  • Experience working with students identified with Emotional Disturbance (ED), Specific Learning Disability (SLD), or Other Health Impaired (OHI) related disability preferred
  • Valid California drivers license, driving record and personal vehicle insurance acceptable to Hillsides' insurance carrier

PQI STATEMENT

Every employee has the opportunity and responsibility to participate in one or more activities each year that support the performance quality improvement (PQI) of Hillsides' programs & services. Activities might involve membership on a PQI committee or work group, service as a peer reviewer, data collection for PQI and evaluation purposes, completion of PQI questionnaires and surveys or participation in focus groups, or other activities as identified by PQI committees or work groups.

TRAUMA INFORMED CARE (TIC)

Hillsides practices Trauma Informed Care (TIC) principles which recognizes the signs, symptoms, and widespread impact of trauma; Employees are asked to comprehensively integrate knowledge of Trauma Informed Care into policies, procedures, and practices with the goal to prevent re-traumatization which promotes healing of families, youth, individuals, and communities.

OSHA CATEGORY:

This position performs tasks that may involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues. All Hillsides employees are offered the opportunity to receive the Hepatitis B vaccination series.

Hillsides is an Equal Opportunity Employer