Paraeducator – mod/severe – 1:1 Autism Support remainder of 23/24 school year + 2024/2025

Job ID: 199379    Posted 5/28/2024

LOCATION

Location: San Jose, California

JOB TYPE

Job Type: Contract/Temp

CATEGORY

Category: School Services

POSITION

Position: 199379

SKILLS

Skills: School

SALARY

Pay Min: $25 - Pay Max: $28/Per Hour

DURATION

Duration: 2 Weeks

SHIFT

Shift:

Job Description

RCM is looking for a paraeducators in San Jose, CA area, to at a charter school.  Full time W2 contract with benefits providing services to school students.  Position is 1:1 for mod/severe student.  Position available immediately + 2024/2025 school year.

Position Summary
Reporting to the school leader & under the direction of the Education Specialist or other certificated employee, the Paraeducator will primarily assist by performing a variety of academic and behavior support duties to individual or small groups of students within the special education classroom, regular classroom and other school settings. These duties shall be designed to complement the instructional program to maximize learning opportunities for students in a variety of educational settings. The Paraeducator will also assist in the establishment and implementation of appropriate classroom and school-wide behavior and assist students to access all aspects of the educational environment of the school and the community. 
Required Qualifications
Experience:

  • Paid or volunteer experience working with or serving individuals with autism or behavioral deficits is preferred.

Education:

  • Completed at least two years of study at an institution of higher education – defined as completion of 48 semester hours (or equivalent trimester hours) of college coursework; or
  • Obtained an associate (or higher) degree; or
  • Pass the CBEST or a local assessment of knowledge and skills in assisting in instruction.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Under the direction of the Education Specialist, work with students in small groups or in one-to-one assignments to reinforce or follow up learning activities in core academic, language, and/or specialized subject areas.
  • Assist in the implementation of behavior intervention plans which may involve use of approved positive reinforcement strategies, behavior modification, and other skills or knowledge to establish and maintain appropriate behaviors.
  • Facilitate and support social interactions and foster the development of positive relationships between students with disabilities and their non-disabled peers.
  • Assist all students by modeling appropriate behavior and attitudes and providing emotional support and general guidance.
  • Support students to be active participants on field trips and school assemblies or productions.
  • Provide testing accommodations, including supervising students completing tests in a separate location or during an extended time.
  • Provide Education Specialist with information on student progress through observation, daily contact, and maintenance of accurate data trackers, student progress records/logs.
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining a clean, safe, and cooperative classroom and learning environment.
  • Assist physically disabled students with personal hygiene and grooming functions, including toileting, diapering, eating, dressing, and other self-help skills.
  • Report suspected health problems to the appropriate school personnel.
  • Maintain confidentiality of student records and classroom information in accordance with legal requirements.
  • Maintain instructional program in case of temporary absence of Education Specialist.
  • Attend and participate in IEP meetings, parent?teacher conferences, and Student Study Meetings.
  • Consistent & on time attendance during school work hours. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Compensation:
  • $25-28/hr
Benefits
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Life and Disability insurance
401K Flex Spending
Referral Bonus Program
Weekly Direct Deposit

 
About Us:
RCM Health Care Services’ mission is to provide opportunities for qualified candidates across medical professions. We deliver timely results and have built a reputation of trust with our clients and candidates. Since 1975, we have been providing staffing solutions to many of the finest healthcare institutions across the nation and careers for thousands of candidates. As professional career opportunity matchmakers, we follow up and follow through to help our clients and candidates to reach their career and life goals.
We proudly hold the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval as well.

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