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Special Education Aide

Cross Plains ISD | Cross Plains, TX

Posted Date 11/17/2020

Position Title: Special Education Aide


Location: Cross Plains Elementary (grades Pre K - 6)


Position Summary: Serving special education students needs and providing support and services to best meet their educational needs.  Inclusion services as well as personal tracking of students.

• Help teacher prepare instructional materials and classroom displays

• Help maintain a neat and orderly classroom and prepare classroom according to student needs

• Help with inventory, care and maintenance of equipment

• Help teacher keep administrative records and prepare required reports

• Provide orientation and assistance to substitutes teachers

• Assist students with physical disabilities according to their needs, including transferring to and from wheelchairs, lifting or positioning

• Assist students with physical needs and personal care, including feeding, bathroom needs and personal hygiene

• Assist with classroom curriculum

• Help manage behavior of students which includes intervening in crisis situations and restraining disruptive or dangerous student behavior as needed

• Assume responsibility for learning and adapting to each student's special medical, physical, communicative and emotional needs

• Work with individual students or small groups to develop motor skills and conduct instructional exercises assigned by teacher

• Help supervise students throughout the school day, inside and outside the classroom which includes lunchroom, bus and playground duty

• Keep teacher informed of special needs or problems of individual students

• Maintain confidentiality

• Participate in staff development training programs, faculty meetings and special events as assigned

• Perform all other tasks and duties as assigned • Regular and punctual attendance at the worksite is required for this position.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Travel throughout the district is integral to this job. A remote working environment /alternate work arrangement is not an option for campus-based employees/campus-based positions because regular and punctual attendance at the worksite and performing all duties at the worksite are essential job duties for all campus-based personnel.

• Accredited Senior High School Diploma or equivalent (U.S.A. equivalency) 

• Paraprofessional certificate required from State Board of Certification

Application Procedures: email resumes and letters of interest to Jeanette Barron, Elementary Principal,, 254-725-6123 


Job Category
Support Staff

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