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POSITION DESCRIPTION

Valley Center USD 262

Position Title: Instructional Aide

Department/Location: Building Assigned

Position Qualification: Classified 9 month (student contact days as determined by BOE)

Reports To: Building Principal

Terms of Employment: At-Will

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Annual Evaluation By: Building Principal

Approved By: BOE

Revised: February 2015

GENERAL

Building Aides provide classroom support for both teachers and students. Assists with meeting established student outcomes in

their capacity to master learning objectives; reinforcement activities, preparation, scheduling, communication, students personal

needs and logistics as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma or equivalent.

One year experience preferred.

Master Teacher Para Educator assessments (in lieu of 60+ college hours/transcript) if assigned to a Title 1 building.

Good communications skills (written/verbal).

Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office software; including the use of Excel spreadsheets and district email.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff and school community.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form;

ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situation.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain confidentially at all times.

Must support district mission, goals and objectives.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Assists in helping students with academic and low self-esteem problems who may be at risk of falling behind in their

study skills; keeps regular students schedules; takes attendance; reports classroom work; keep records for at risk

students.

Works with students in math, science, social studies, and language arts as assigned; works with varied student behaviors.

Keeps smooth classroom structured environment to assist students behavior variations and controls behavior and/or

emergency situations.

Obtains lesson goals and objectives from teachers; uses continued reinforcement, communication skills and supervision.

Assists with specific memory and study skills; help individual students achieve their learning objectives by working with

them individually and in small groups on alphabet, phonics, numbers, listening skills, writing as directed, etc.

Provides clarification of daily expectations to individual students and small groups to help keep student on task.

Prepares displays, events (in classroom and/or other environments); takes requests for printing from teacher, makes

required copies and distributes in classroom; assists with various listening and learning opportunities necessary material

and/or equipment.

Supports classroom rules for student interaction (courtesy and respect for belongings, space and ideas), self-control,

working independently and accepts reminders from teachers.

Supervises lunchroom.

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Assists with other reports and files as needed.

Other duties as assigned.

Regular attendance is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk, stand, talk and hear. Physical exertion

to manually move, lift, carry, pull or push heavy objects or materials up to 50 lbs., stooping, bending and reaching may be required.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision. Some extended hours and multiple demands

from several people are frequently required by the employee.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work environment characteristics described here are

repr esentative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable

accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the 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 ma

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