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Requisition Number 19-0003
Post Date 4/10/2019
Title Aide - Instructional
City Detroit
State MI
Description One-on-One Aide / CCA Vernor, 8126 W. Vernor Hwy., Detroit MI 48209

“CCA Vernor” serves students in grades K-2 with a large number of EL/ESL students and families who are new to the country. High levels of support for instruction are provided including paraprofessionals in each classroom, academic interventionists, a strong Response to Intervention program, and EL/ESL support. Opportunities for parent learning are also provided including English classes, parenting classes, and a host of other supports. CCA has a high level of parent involvement. CCA Lower El is a warm and welcoming learning environment for young children and their families! Candidates must be positive, creative and collaborative, and must have a mindset to put kids first. The school improvement focus is to improve student achievement!

A One-on-One Aide is assigned to a specific student whose disabilities are of such magnitude to
require individual support throughout the school day (typically moderately- to severely-
cognitively impaired, autistic, or physically/medically disabled students.) The student’s
disabilities may involve limitations on mobility, intellectual deficits, self-care, or other special
needs. Assist a specific student in the regular education environment, under the direction of a
building team composed of regular and special education staff. The team is responsible for
identifying specific job tasks to be performed by each Aide in relation to the assigned student.
Supervision is provided cooperatively by the general education and special education teachers.
 Provides assistance to a specific eligible student with a disability when the individual
educational planning team (IEPT) determines that additional assistance is necessary to
support the student in a lesser restrictive general education classroom or community-based
 Implements accommodations and modifications related to classroom activities based on
needs identified in the student’s IEP.
 Promotes social acceptance and interaction with general education peers.
 Promotes student independence in learning activities, completing classroom assignments and
interacting with peers.
 Assists general and special education teachers in implementing daily lessons.
 Assists in implementing behavior intervention strategies.
 Maintains a log of specific support, as described in the student’s IEP, which is provided
while not under the direct supervision of a special education teacher.
 Must meet No Child Left Behind requirements for para-professionals (specifically an
associate’s or higher degree; OR 60 college credits; OR achieve passing scores on an
equivalent state-approved assessment demonstrating knowledge of and ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics).
 Basic reading, writing, and communications skills as acquired through a high school diploma or its equivalent.
 Depending on the disabilities and/or special needs of the student to which the Aide is
assigned, may need be able to perform physical tasks such as lifting or restraining the
student; may need to be mobile to assist the student with mobility; may need to assist the student with self care such as toileting and feeding.
 Demonstrated proficiency in a teaching /tutoring capacity.
 Evidence of successful experience in student and parent relations and in supporting students with special needs.

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