JOB TITLE:  Special Care Paraprofessional 

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION NARRATIVE:

Assist the certified teacher and related service providers in the implementation of the Individual Education Program for multi-handicapped, seriously emotionally disturbed, and deaf-blind students. This will include assisting the child in mainstreaming activities as well as those health related activities needed to insure the least restrictive environment.

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge:

Must have completed 48 college hours, possess an Associates degree, or successful completion of ParaPro Assessment. Must satisfactorily complete the paraprofessional training conducted by the State Department of Education and maintain a paraprofessional status by participating in at least six hours of in-service training per year. Must possess the skills to effectively work with severely handicapped students as well as other professionals.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Primary:        

  1. Implement activities developed to support the objectives of the IEP under the supervision of the special education teacher and related service providers.
  2. Facilitate mainstreaming activities.
  3. Perform needed hygiene/health related activities to ensure the health and safety of the student (i.e. changing diapers, assisting with toileting, showering, dressing, feeding, catheterizing, suctioning, positioning, etc.).
  4. Assist with transportation to ensure students safely enter and exit the school facility and are safely transported during community based activities and class functions.
  5. Other duties as assigned by supervisor

 

 

SUPERVISOR: Director of Special Services & Building Principal

 

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WORK SCHEDULE

 

Days: 174 - 7 hrs/day

 + 7 paid holidays

Hours:

  a.  Sit   __2_ hrs

  b.  Stand __3_ hrs

  c.  Walk  __2_ hrs

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

NOTE: For the following requirements in terms of an 8 hour workday,

"Occasional" = 1-33%, "Frequent" = 34-66%, "Continuous" = 67-100%.

 

MOTION:

 

NOT AT ALL

 

OCCASIONAL

 

FREQUENT

 

CONTINUOUS

 

a. Bend/Stoop

 

 

 

 

 

    X

 

 

 

b. Squat/Crawl

 

 

 

 

 

    X

 

 

 

c. Climb/Height__

 

 

 

    X

 

 

 

 

 

d. Reach above

 

 

 

 

 

    X

 

 

 

e. Crouch/Kneel

 

 

 

 

 

    X

 

 

 

f. Push/Pull

 

 

 

 

 

    X

 

 

 

LIFT:

 

NOT AT ALL

 

OCCASIONAL

 

FREQUENT

 

CONTINUOUS

 

a. Up to 10 lbs.

 

 

 

 

 

    X

 

 

 

b. 11-24 lbs.

 

 

 

 

 

    X

 

 

 

c. 25-34 lbs.

 

 

 

 

 

    X

 

 

 

d. 35-50 lbs.

 

 

 

 

 

    X

 

 

 

e. 51-74 lbs.

 

 

 

 

 

    X

 

 

 

f. 75-100 lbs.

 

 

 

 

 

    X

 

 

 

g. Over 100 lbs.

 

 

 

 

 

    X

 

 

 

REPETITIVE MOVEMENT:  

 

  

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

FEET: Job requires employee use feet for repetitive movements i.e. operate controls

 

  Left

 

   Yes

 

  Right

 

   Yes

 

  Both

 

   Yes

 

 

 

HANDS: Job requires employee use hands for repetitive action

 

Simple Grasping

    Yes

 

Firm Grasping

    Yes

 

Full Hand

 

   Yes