Para- Educator - Support Children With Autism In A Wonderful Environment
Chabot Elementary School, part of the Oakland Unified School District, is a diverse and supportive school. Chabot is a wonderful place for children to learn and adults to work. It is a place where we all collaborate together to ensure that our students are able to reach their highest potential, both academically and socio-emotionally. PARA-EDUCATOR - This position is perfect for anyone who is considering a career as a teacher or working with individuals with Special Needs. Assist a certificated Special Education teacher in providing instruction and care to children aged 5-8 with moderate to severe autism in order to meet the goals and objectives in their Individualized Education Plans (IEP) Communicate with teachers and/or parents as may be required to assist in evaluating progress and/or implementing IEP objectives. Implement classwide and individual behavior strategies to effectively maintain a safe learning environment when trained by appropriate staff, when needed. Implement, under direction of teacher, lesson plans; assist individuals or small groups of students, reinforcing instruction as directed by the teacher; monitor and oversee student drills, practices and assignments for the purpose of presenting and/or reinforcing learning concepts and assisting students in reaching academic goals and grade level standards. Assist students with washing, toileting (may include lifting on and off toilet), diapering, dressing and undressing, grooming and other activities necessary for maintaining personal hygiene and neatness. Hours: 180 school days; 8:30am - 3:00 pm - possibility of summer work Requirements: A high-school diploma or equivalent AND a) an Associate of Arts degree or higher, or b) 48 or more college units, or c) a passing score on a test (CBEST, ParaPro or CODESP) and relevant training or course work in child growth and development, instructional technology or closely related position. One Year of background working with children of various age levels in a classroom setting and background attending to students with special needs Possess and maintain a valid 1st Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate (or be willing to obtain) Background with autism and/or Applied Behavioral Analysis strongly preferred Our Mission Welcome to OUSD Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) will build a Full Service Community District focused on high academic achievement while serving the whole child, eliminating inequity, and providing each child with excellent teachers, every day. Our Vision All OUSD students will find joy in their academic background while graduating with the skills to ensure they are caring, competent, fully-informed, critical thinkers who are prepared for college, career, and community success.
Chabot Elementary School
Education & Training
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