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THE LEARNING CENTER FOR THE DEAF
EDUCATIONAL DEPARTMENT
POSITION:
SUBSTITUTE CLASSROOM ASSISTANT
DEFINITION:
Classroom Assistants assist the Classroom Teacher in providing
the physical and instructional needs of students with additional
needs in the classroom. They assist in the design and
preparation of instructional materials and in planning and
implementing various functional activities. They provide direct
supervision and monitoring of students and work on an
individual or small group basis.
REQUIREMENTS:

High School diploma or higher degree.

Communicates competently in American Sign Language.

Ability to work effectively as part of an educational team.

Prior experience working with children preferred.

Ability to accept and constructively use feedback and
suggestions regarding job responsibilities and performance.

A valid drivers license and a clean driving record as
determined by Human Resources
is required
.
SUPERVISOR:
Classroom Teacher or Department Supervisor
FUNCTIONS AN
D RESPONSIBILITIES
:
Meets department standards for attendance and arrival.
Complies with school policies and procedures.
Assists teacher in preparation of instructional materials and classroom visuals for student
and
instructor use.
Conducts instructional exercises assigned by the teacher; works with individuals or small
groups, adapting to students’ individual, medical, physical, communicative, instructional
and
emotional needs.
Participates in direct service planning and lesson planning with Cl
assroom Teacher
and/or in a
team approach.
Informs the teacher of special needs that arise or problems with individual students.
Participates with student data collection, documentation, and interpretation.
Helps with inventory, care and maintenance of equipment.
Assumes responsibility for the supervision and instruction of students in the absence of
the
classroom teacher.
Assists students with physical disabilities according to their physical and/or medical
needs.
Assists student, as needed, with personal needs that may include feeding, toileting and
personal hygiene.
May be delegated medication administration or certain medical procedure
responsibilities.
Escorts and monitors students to and from the classroom and other various activities
(lunch,therapies, etc.).
Implements behavior management plans for individual students under the direction of the
teacher.
Maintains confidentiality.
Maintains a professional appearance in accordance with The Learning Center’s policy.
Contribute to
the growth and development of employees and the department through
active
participation in staff development activities and meetings.
Perform other tasks as assigned by the Classroom Teacher.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Must be physically able to perform all duties of the job including restraining assaultive
students when necessary, pursuing running students and participating in sports and
recreation
activities with students. Job may also included prolonged standing, frequently
lifting up to 50
pounds, pushing, pulling, bending, stooping, twisting, reaching above
shoulder level as well
as reacting quickly to minimize escalating behavioral outbursts.
Your employment with The Learning Center for the Deaf is a voluntary one and is subject to termination by you or The Learning
Center for the Deaf at will, with or without cause,
and with or without notice, at any time. Nothing in these policies shall be in
terpreted to be in conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way the employment
-at-will status of
The Learning Center for the Deaf employees.
This policy of employment-at-will may not be modified by any officer or employee and
shall not be modified in any publication or document. The only exception to this policy is a
written employment agreement approved at the discretion of the President or the Board of
Directors, whichever is applicable.
These personnel policies are not intended to be a contract of employment or a legal document.
The Learning Center for the Deaf is an Equal Opportunity Employer.