1. Must be able to interpret effectively, accurately, and impartially both expressively and receptively using any specialized vocabulary needed; Must use knowledge of deafness and deaf culture in working effectively with the student, family, and staff
2. Must be aware of student needs as listed on the Individualized Educational Plan, (IEP) and must be able to meet those needs.
3. Must act as an interpreter when the student is in the regular classroom.
4. Guides independent study enrichment work and remedial work as outlined by the teacher and the student's IEP.
5. Assists student with non-instructional classroom duties, such as snack, toilet and clothing routines.
6. Assists student in all areas of manual communications.
7. Assists small groups of students.
8. Participates in in-service programs.
9. Assists in both formal and informal communications with the parent concerning the daily activities of the student.
10. Performs such other tasks and assumes such other responsibilities as the superintendent (or immediate supervisor) may, from time to time, assign.
11. Exercises control and authority over pupils assigned within the limitations specified in WV Codes 18A-5-1 and 18A-S-8.
12. Acts in place of the parent or guardian.
13. Specific instances of supervision are to be enumerated by the school principal.
Aide I - Personnel selected and trained for teacher aide classifications such as monitor aide, clerical aide; classroom aide, transportation aide or general aide.
Aide II - Personnel who have completed a training program approved by the state board of education or who hold a high school diploma or have received general education development certificate. Only Aide II class title personnel shall be employed as an aide in any special education program.
Aide III - Personnel who hold a high school diploma or a general education development certificate and have completed six semester hours of college credit at an institution of higher education or are employed as an aide in a special education program and have one year's experience as an aide in special education.
Aide IV - Personnel who hold a high school diploma or a general education development certificate and who have completed eighteen hours of state board approved college credit, or who have completed fifteen hours of state approved college credit and successfully completed an in-service training program determined by the state board to be the equivalent of three hours of college credit.
Bus Aide - Personnel who hold high school diploma to use oral and written English fluently; ability to interpret and follow oral and written instructions; ability to perform the physical activity required with specialized program; relevant first aid/CPR and bus training; relevant bus and specialized health procedure training as needed for assigned students.
An aide designated by the principal under this subsection shall receive a salary not less than one pay grade above the minimum salary to which said aide would otherwise be entitled.
Reports to – Person(s) to whom assigned: principal; assistant principal professional employee and RESA 7 Executive Director or designee.
Job Location or School Name
RESA 7-Philippi Elementary School
High school diploma or GED; meet the requirements of a WVDE Paraprofessional certificate: Educational Interpreter; pass the WV Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) with a initial score of 3 or pass the EIPA written test with a score of 3.5 for permanent certification; ability to interpret effectively, accurately, and impartially receptively and expressively; ability to use any necessary specialized vocabulary in sign language; possess knowledge of deafness and deaf culture; ability to use oral and written English fluently; ability to interpret and follow oral and written instructions; ability to perform the physical activity required with specialized program; ability to exercise authority and control over students.
Contract basis at an hourly rate per Barbour County Schools Salary Schedule, no benefits, assigned to deaf student(s) for 2013/14 school year.
Needed: Two Days a week (Tuesday and Thursday)
Application Deadline: December 23, 2013 by 4:00 pm
Send letter of application and resume to:
Director of Special Education
1201 N 15th Street
Clarksburg, WV 26301
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