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Requisition Number 18-1116
Post Date 11/7/2019
Title Spec.Ed.Aide-Individual
City Detroit
State MI
Description One-on-One Aide, Cesar Chavez Academy High School
1761 Waterman St.
Detroit MI 48209
We have a creative environment; in our environment we know and believe that you can fail and start over -- can you? In our environment we are out-of-the box thinkers; we have a do-not-be afraid environment. Teacher candidates must have a total commitment to helping students be successful. This is a great learning environment and our main focus is on teaching and learning. We have a clean, safe, orderly, well resourced school building. Our focus is on college and career readiness and student achievement .. we believe in developing thinkers and problem solvers!


SUMMARY
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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
· 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 setting.
· 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.

Requirements · 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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