Please Note: You must apply through WECAN to be considered for this position.
The Wauwatosa School District seeks a full-time (1.0 FTE) Long-term Substitute Special Education Assistant/Aide for Wilson/WSTEM Elementary School.
Do you have an unwavering BELIEF and drive for ALL students to develop the capacity and skills to be community, college, and career ready for our global world?
If you can answer “YES!” then working with Wauwatosa School District may be the opportunity for you.
Wauwatosa School District shares an unyielding belief in the potential for every child to excel academically, a relentless drive to improve education for all children, and a commitment to continual professional growth making us the perfect team for you to join.
Position Title: Long-term Substitute Special Education Aide/Assistant FT (1.0)
Department/Location: Wilson/WSTEM Elementary School
Job Classification: Educational Assistant (Non-Exempt)
Reports to: School Principal
Position Summary: The Special Education Assistant works with students under the supervision of certified teachers to support and services students with disabilities throughout the school day. Duties include providing academic instruction, behavioral supports, supervision, daily living and delegated nursing tasks to students with disabilities.
Anticipated Start Date: February 26, 2021 – May 1, 2021
Anticipated Hours: 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Essential Job Functions:
– Provides support and delivers services to students with disabilities throughout the school day to ensure academic growth, positive social engagement, and access to the school environment
– Assists students with academic work in general education classrooms and small group settings
– Under the supervision of assigned teacher, implements instructional programs and lesson plans for the purpose of presenting and/or reinforcing learning concepts
– Provides physical assistance to students with mobility challenges
– Works collaboratively with special education team
– Delivers direct instructional services, academic supports, and behavioral supports described in IEP’s of students with disabilities
– Assists classroom teacher in performing specific duties as assigned or undertaking specialized tasks to support academic and social success of students
– Adapts classroom activities, assignments, and materials under the direction of the supervising teacher to support and reinforce academic and behavioral goals
– Supports an inclusive educational environment for all students
– Assists special education students requiring daily care (e.g., toileting, diapering, feeding, delegated nursing tasks, etc.)
– Monitors students within a variety of school environments (e.g., cafeteria, bus stop, classroom, restroom, field trips, public transportation, assemblies, kitchen, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a safe and positive learning environment
– Serves as role model for students in how to conduct themselves as citizens and as responsible, intelligent human beings
– Complies with the following requirement: The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the District
– Performs other duties as may be assigned
– High school diploma
– Special Education Aide License required or teaching certification through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
– Ability to read, comprehend, follow, and give oral and written instructions
– Ability to work effectively in a team environment
– Excellent communication skills
– Experience with the needs of a diverse student population (preferred)
– Experience working with students with disabilities (preferred)
– Academic support experience in the classroom (preferred)