Para-Educator

Deadline: 
Friday, January 5, 2018
District/Organization: 
Genesee Intermediate School District
Position Details: 

The Para-Educator is responsible for assisting certificated staff, licensed physical therapists, occupational therapists and other ancillary staff in the support of instructional, health-related, recreational and prevocational/job training activities in the assigned area of responsibility for students with disabilities.  The para-educator may be assigned to one classroom, to assist with home visits, or as a one-on-one assistant to a student or to a variety of assignments depending on the needs of students. Para-educators can perform one or more of these functions as assigned by the supervisor.

AVAILABLE:   
One full-ime position available; 35 hours per week.
                         
SALARY:        
$15.60 per hour.
Genesee Intermediate Educational Support Personnel Association
 
BENEFITS:     
Eligible for health insurance and life insurance after one full day of employment; dental, vision and disability insurance after 90 working days. Employees shall be subject to the co-payment of health care costs in accordance with state law and the GIESPA agreement.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:       
High school diploma or equivalent required.  Sixty (60) semester hours college credit if experience qualification below is not met. Coursework in child development, education, psychology, social work or field related to special education preferred. Valid Michigan driver’s license preferred.  Proven ability to maintain safe driving record.

Experience:     
Minimum of two years (1,920 hours) of successful, documented work experience providing direct care services/instructional support for persons with special needs required if education requirement above is not met.  Work experience in a child care or educational program preferred. Work experience with children or adults in a group home or foster care facility specializing as a caregiver for residents with special needs may also be considered.  Experience with students and/or adults with cognitive impairment, severe multiple impairment, autism spectrum disorders, emotional impairment or early childhood developmental delay, relevant to the vacancy as posted, preferred.                             

APPLY BY

External applications accepted until the position is filled and considered in the order in which they are received.

For questions regarding job description, please call Human Resources at (810) 591-4404.  

  • All candidates should complete the online application and upload a resume at http://www.geneseeisd.org/  by selecting the job postings link.
  • If you have access to a scanner, upload a copy of the required educational documentation.
  • Transcripts printed from the Internet are not acceptable.
  • If you do not have access to a scanner, plan to bring this documentation if you are selected to interview.
  • Please do not send paper documentation to Human Resources.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Email: 
fsanson@geneseeisd.org
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