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Special Ed Special Needs Aide

Summary Information:
Employer: McKinney Independent School District
Position Type: Admin./Support
Categories: Special Education Assistants
School / Org: McKinney Independent School District
Location McKinney, Texas
FTE: 1
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: EAN00003210
Posting Date: 23 November 2018
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

McKinney Independent School District is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

Special Ed Special Needs Aide

LOCATION: District Wide

High School Diploma or GED equivalency and a minimum of 48 semester hours of college credit or an Associates Degree
Certification by another school district of meeting the NCLB “Highly Qualified by assessment” requirements will be accepted in lieu of college credit
Educational Aide Certificate from the State Board for Educator Certification within one year of employment

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Ability to work well with children with various and severe disabilities
Ability to communicate effectively
General knowledge of office equipment
Attend training and gain certification in Non-violent Crisis Intervention training (CPI) and maintain that certification annually

Under the direct supervision of one or more certified special education teacher(s), assist in the implementation of individualized educational programs for students with significant cognitive, physical, or emotional/behavioral disabilities.


Assist the teacher in preparing instructional materials and classroom displays
Assist with the administration and scoring of objective testing instruments or work assignments
Work with individual students or small groups to conduct instructional exercises assigned by the teacher
Assist in supporting individual students or small groups of students in general education classrooms
Assist in the implementation of behavior intervention plans for individual students
Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers when needed
Assist the teacher in keeping administrative records and preparing required reports
Prepares instructional materials and classroom displays
Keep the teacher informed of any special needs or problems of individual students
Keep the teacher informed of any communication from parents
Uphold and enforce school rules, administrative regulations, and state and local board policy
Assist in supervising students throughout the school day, both inside and outside the classroom
Assist in maintaining a neat and orderly classroom
Assist in inventory, care, and maintenance of equipment
Participate in staff development training programs, faculty meetings, and special events, as needed
Perform other duties as assigned


Some experience working with children having severe disabilities preferred

OTHER INFORMATION: Reports to: Principal

SALARY: Pay grade: Paraprofessional (2)

DAYS: 187

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