Classroom Assistant

Deadline: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019
District/Organization: 
Hillsdale County Intermediate School District
Position Details: 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities- Other Duties may be Assigned

  • Commitment to working with individuals with disabilities, especially those with significant academic and behavioral challenges
  • Physical demands include: standing, walking, bending, reaching and lifting and/or moving students
  • Demonstrated pattern of excellent attendance
  • Ability and willingness to perform lifts and transfers and assist with personal care needs of students at assigned grade level
  • Flexibility to work in many different classrooms/environments.
  • Maintains confidentiality of records and student matters.
  • Perform such other duties and assume such other responsibilities as may, from time to time, be assigned
  • Please see attached job description for full details.

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below 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

  • Michigan Dept. of Education guidelines state that an individual working in this position must meet one of the following requirements in addition to meeting the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) requirements.  Complete at least two years of study at an institution of higher education (equal to 60 semester hours), or obtain an associate’s degree (or higher), or meet a rigorous standard of quality and demonstrate, through a formal state or local academic assessment knowledge of the ability to assist in instructing reading, writing and mathematics or instructing readiness in these same areas.  
  • Proven experience working with students with a variety of disabilities preferred
  • Skill in dealing with challenging behaviors as well as significant academic challenges
  • Skills for effective communication and interpersonal relations with students, staff and parents
  • Attendance is an essential part of employment.

Employment Date, Salary and Work Year

Start date will be determined upon hire.  Salary is determined as per the support staff contract.  Hours and days will be determined upon hire.  This job will be posted for two weeks; however, if a suitable candidate is not found it will be open until filled.  EOE

Link to current Support Staff Contract:
https://www.hillsdale-isd.org/cms/lib/MI01001046/Centricity/Domain/13/20....

Visit www.hillsdale-isd.org click on employment opportunities to apply online- All required documentation must be submitted prior to the deadline to be considered for the position.

Email: 
linda.mcdowell@hillsdale-isd.org
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