Instructional Aide Special Education, One-on-One

Revised 1/06

SAN GABRIEL UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

TITLE: INSTRUCTIONAL AIDE SPECIAL EDUCATION , One-on-One

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Graduation from high school or equivalent.

2. Complete two years of higher education study (48 units) or obtain

an AA degree or higher or pass a formal District academic

assessment test.

3. Current First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate Required.

4. Knowledge of:

• Basic techniques and methods for effective instruction of

students

• Special characteristics related to the instruction of students

with special needs

• Correct English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

5. Ability to

• Project a mature, constructive, stable, and positive attitude in

a learning environment

• Learn pertinent procedures and functions quickly and apply

them without close and immediate supervision.

• Demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts of child

growth and development, including students with medical

needs

• Execute oral and written directions and follow through, as

needed

• Establish and maintain a cooperative working relations with

others

• Ability to lift up to 45 lbs.

REPORTS TO AND EVALUATED BY: Principal or designee

JOB GOAL: Under general supervision, to assist with instruction of a child with

exceptional needs as a One-on-One instructional aide in a classroom or

similar resource program as instructed by a certificated teacher; to perform

a variety of instructional and other student-related duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Assist with instruction and tutoring of a student and reinforce or follow-up on the

teacher’s lessons.

2. Encourage the student and help maintain a supportive learning environment.

3. Assist student with assigned special projects.

4. Assist teacher with implementation of Individual Educational Plans (I.E.P.s) and

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may assist in administering a variety of tests and evaluative exercises.

5. Accompany student on field trips.

6. Assist the teacher in maintaining student control and in implementing behavioral

modification systems.

7. Assist the teacher and/or student during the student’s lunch program, recesses or

physical education activities.

8. May be required to attend in-service training programs and workshops, Parent

Information nights, and other activities.

9. Perform specialized health care procedures which may include catheterization, tube

feeding, and other tasks related to the student’s physical needs. (Training will be

provided.)

10. Assist student in personal hygiene needs, which may include dressing and/or

toileting.

11. May be required to assist students in boarding and/or riding buses.

12. May be required to assist with the maintenance and adjustment of equipment.

13. May be required to assist in maintaining a clean and safe environment for students

and staff.

14. Respect the confidential nature of pupil records and school reports.

15. Observe and report unusual or atypical student behavior to the teacher.

16. May be required to attend parent conferences and/or make parent contacts.

17. Possess or be eligible to obtain a valid driver’s license and automobile.

This list of essential functions and responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as

necessary.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and work year to be established by the Board.

This is a limited-term hourly employee position. Should the student no longer need the

assistance of an Instructional Aide Special Education, One-on-One, employment will be

terminated.

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of

the Board’s policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.

Approved by: Date:

Reviewed and agreed to by: Date:

Created on 1/26/2006 - Last updated on 6/6/2008