Substitute Special Ed. Paraeducators (Elementary, Middle, High Schools)
Company: Council Bluffs Community School District
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: November 17, 2023
Position Title: Special Education Specialized Paraeducator
Department: Teaching & Learning
Reports To: Building Principal
Compensation: Pay Grade 1C (CWA Master Contract)
Calendar: 187 Days
Category: Classified Hourly
Assists and supports teachers and students through the
implementation of IEP supports and
services for students assigned to district specialized
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential duties must be performed on site. Other duties may be
* Reports to work as scheduled on a regular and reliable basis.
* Assists with group instructional reinforcement, support students
at teachers direction, as
* Assists in individual or group data collection and progress
* Assists in providing feedback on student work.
* Assists teacher in promoting a positive learning environment.
Supports and maintains
individualized behavior management programs.
* Assists teacher with implementation of specific instructional
requirements as indicated in the
individual education plans for each student.
* Assists teacher in supervision of students including, but not
limited to: loading/unloading
buses, lunchroom, playground, individualized settings.
* Assists with preparation of instructional materials as
* Assists teacher with gathering data for reports and paperwork
related functions as needed.
* Assists willingly in potential Non-Violent Crisis Interventions
utilizing the skills learned through
CPI training in accordance within Iowa Department of Education
Regulations: Chapter 103.
* Assists willingly in the maintenance of student safety if student
attempts elopement through
skills learned through CPI training in accordance within Iowa
Department of Education
Regulations: Chapter 103.
* Assists willingly in hygiene maintenance/toileting of students as
* Operates school equipment such as Chromebooks, copier,
communication devices, etc.
* This position does not supervise other employees.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the
knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Completion of two years of study at an institution of higher
Possess an associates degree, or
Complete a paraeducator certificate course, or
Complete and pass the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)
* Preferred: Experience working with young people in an educational
Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short
correspondence, and memos.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small
group situations to staff, parents,
students and administrators.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of
measure, using whole numbers, common
fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and
percent and to draw and interpret bar
Ability to apply appropriate and reasonable problem solving
strategies in a variety of settings and
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to
work with all students. Ability to
maintain composure under stressful conditions. Respect for the
dignity of and sensitivity to all
students. Ability to communicate with students, staff, parents and
the school community, as
directed by the teacher or administration. Ability to communicate
clearly and concisely, both orally
and in writing. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all
District requirements and Board of
Education policies. Demonstrates initiative and creativity with
students and their programs.
Knowledge and experience with computer programs and software
preferred. Experience working
with students with special needs on an instructional basis
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee
to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to reach with hands and
arms 0 - 24 inches and on occasion up to 36 inches. The employee
frequently is required to stand,
walk, sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to
use hands and fingers, handle, or
feel objects, tools, or controls; climb or balance; and stoop,
kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee
is typically required to push/pull, such as an occupied wheelchair,
through crowded hallways or
outdoors in unpredictable weather conditions. The employee is
frequently required to bend at the
neck more than the average person and may need to frequently work
on the floor, depending on
the age level of students. Specific vision abilities required by
this job include close vision, distance
vision and peripheral vision. The employee needs to be able to tell
where a sound is coming from,
hear in a noisy environment and occasionally will assist in
physical management of students and lift
and/or move up to 50 pounds 0 - 12 feet and occasionally up to 20
feet, things such as wheelchairs,
books, supplies or other instructional equipment.
Staff must be able to participate and pass Non-Violent Crisis
Intervention training including the
appropriate procedures for preventing the use of physical
restraint, including the de-escalation of
problematic behavior, relationship building, and the use of
alternatives to restraint, and restraint
only when there is an identified danger to self or others.
Staff must be able to run short distances to ensure student
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
The employee will typically work indoors but may be required to
attend to students needs
outdoors. in moderate to cold temperatures or moderate to hot
temperatures. The noise level in
the work environment is usually moderate to loud. The employee must
work with other staff,
continuously meeting multiple demands from several people. The
employee is continuously
responsible for the safety and well-being of students.
The information contained in this job description is in compliance
with American with Disabilities
Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed
for this position. Additional duties
are performed by the individuals currently holding this position
and additional duties may be
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Work on the days you want! Have a flexible schedule!
Substitute Special Ed. Paraeducators Day and hours vary depending
on your availability.
$93.75 per day!
To qualify to be a Paraeducator, you must have at least ONE (1) of
1. At least 48 credit hours of college coursework
2. Associates Degree
3. Paraeducator Certificate
4. National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Not Qualified? I
can help. Call 712-396-2357 Substitute Paraeducators are hired
through Teachers On Call. We will forward your application to the
appropriate personnel at Teachers On Call and you will be contacted
Please apply at /careers. QUESTIONS? Call Tammy at
It is the policy of the Council Bluffs Community School District
not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national
origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age, genetic information,
ancestry, geographic location, citizenship, political party
preference or belief, familial status (for employment), marital
status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and
socioeconomic status (for programs) or any other protected trait or
characteristic in its educational programs and its employment
practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints
of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to
this policy please contact Human Resources at 712-328-6446.
- Special Ed. Specialized Paraeducator.pdf
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