Primary Purpose:

Help special education teacher provide for physical and instructional needs of students with disabilities in special education setting. Assist in implementation of classroom programs, including self-help, behavior management, and instruction programs. Provides supervision and support for students with serious emotional and behavioral problems or cognitive impairments. Work under general supervision of the principal and immediate direction of the certified teacher.

 

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

High school diploma or GED

Valid Texas educational aide certificate or willing to obtain certificate 

SAMA certification (or able to obtain after hire)

 

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Ability to work with children with disabilities

Ability to follow verbal and written instructions

Ability to communicate effectively

Knowledge of general office equipment

 

Experience:

Two years experience working with school-aged children preferred