Educational Assistant IV - Severe Needs

    Castle rock, CO

    Job Description

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    Job Posting Title:Educational Assistant IV - Severe Needs

    Job Description:Responsible for providing assistance to special education teachers; assists in the instruction, medical, and health needs of special education students; provides some clerical support; may provide assistance with a variety of daily functions such as behavior support as well as life skills instruction; implement daily and long range lessons; assists students with daily functions such as food preparation, hand over hand or tube feeding, toileting; etc. Collaborates and consults with special needs team and other specialists. Develops and promotes good community relations among various community members and school clientele.

    Experience in an educational environment preferred; verbal and written communication skills in English and a demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written/graphic and oral instructions; computer skills word processing; database and spreadsheets. The location of this position is based on student need and is subject to change as needed.

    • Occasional lifting of forty (40) to seventy (70) pounds
    • Frequent bending, standing, sitting, and walking
    • Occasional reaching, kneeling, bending, squatting, and standing
    • Ability to run short distances

    Position Specific Information (if Applicable):


    Support daily and long range lessons and activities under the direction of a certified teacher to meet Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals.

    Assist students with daily functions such as food preparation, hand over hand or tube feeding, toileting, etc., as well as life skills instructions.

    Collaborate and consult with special needs team and other specialists on various activities, planning, and resource allocations.

    Administer and document prescription medication to students and perform medical procedures.

    May provide assistance in some therapeutic activities as prescribed by therapist and assist in documentation of progress and services.

    May be responsible for classroom supervision in the absence of the teacher.

    May assist and escort student in bus transference, which may involve lifting children and/or equipment. May provide assistance to students in non-classroom settings.

    Communicate with parents and other school personnel as needed.

    Respect confidentiality regarding student needs and abilities.

    Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

    Document health related services in designated Medicaid documentation system for the DCSD School Medicaid Reimbursement Program as assigned.


    Education:High School or Equivalent (Required)

    Position Type:Regular

    Primary Location:PINE GROVE ELEMENTARY

    One Year Only (Yes or No):No

    Scheduled Hours Per Week:35


    Approx Scheduled Days Per Year:

    (260 days indicatesa year-round position. Time off [or Off-Track Days] are thengranted based on the position. Any exceptions to the normal off-track time will be noted in the Additional Position Details section above, as scheduled work days.)

    180 Work Days

    Minimum Hire Rate:

    (Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part-time salaries will be prorated)

    $15.64 USD Hourly

    Maximum Hire Rate:

    (Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part-time salaries will be prorated)

    $19.73 USD Hourly

    Full Salary Range:

    (Based off a full-time FTE; if applicable, part time salaries will be prorated)

    $15.64 USD - $23.82 USD Hourly

    Closing Date (Ongoingif No Date Specified):

    Please note that the posting will be closed as of 12:01 am on the day specified (if applicable).

    Posting ID: 556644576Posted: 2020-05-21