Para-Educator (various buildings)

Friday, July 19, 2019
Muskegon Public Schools
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To Apply: Submit an online application at Required attachments include a resume and transcripts and/or a copy of testing summary

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All Para-Educators are required to have an associate or higher degree in a related field, or have completed 60 semester hours; or passed the state approved WorkKeys test meeting the minimum score requirements (Reading for Information 4, Math 4, Writing 3); or passed the ETS Parapro Assessment meeting the minimum score requirement of 460.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 1. Assist students with disabilities individually or in small groups in order to help them access the education setting, curriculum and activities. 2. Observe student performance and record relevant data to assess progress. 3. Carry out therapeutic regimens such as, but not limited to: behavior support plans, personal development plans, and therapy activities, under the supervision of instructors or therapists. 4. Provide personal care services to students with disabilities, including but not limited to: eating/feeding, toileting, grooming, dressing, transferring, ambulation, personal hygiene, mobility/positioning, meal preparation, skin care, bathing, maintain continence, redirection, and intervention for behaviors. 5. Document provision of personal care services for Medicaid billing and for maintenance of record keeping 6. Carries out instructional plans as designated by the special education teacher and the student’s Individual Educational Plan (IEP) 7. Assist in the physical movement of students from one learning environment to another. 8. Respond to the needs of children in various situations, including toileting, suctioning, feeding, dressing, and positioning. 9. Transporting students to therapy, bus, and special classes. 10. Assist student in computer, gym, library, lunch and art classes. 11. Help student with academics and correct work. 12. Acts as liaison between special education personnel and regular education personnel. 13. Frequent walking, standing, sitting, stooping, and lifting of student as needed.

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