Expatiate Communications Speech Aid, Paraprofessional Los Angeles, CA · Full time

Expatiate Communications is a boutique management consulting firm with unmatched expertise in special education. We deliver innovative solutions for the most challenging and complex special education issues facing school districts, ESAs/COEs and State educational agencies.

Description

The Para Speech Aid provides responsible clerical, caretaking, and/or paraprofessional activities in support of the educational/training objectives of certificated staff and requires a high degree of positive contact with special education students.


Responsibilities:

  • Works with students in small groups or in prescribed one-to-one assignments to tutor, reinforce, or follow up learning activities in basic academic, language, and/or specialized subject areas related to the level of achievement; under direction of teacher, provides individualized instruction by matching instruction to needs of each learner.
  • Assists in organizing learning environment; prepares and sets up instructional materials and/or equipment for use in classroom activities; maintains instructional material and equipment. 
  • Assists teachers in implementing the course of study through one-to-one and group instruction; accompanies or assists students to and from school bus or other transportation and in moving to and from activities on school site.
  • Assists in establishing and maintaining routine informational and operational records and files related to classroom/program activities.
  • Confers on a regular basis with a teacher regarding planning and scheduling activities, progress in instructional goals and objectives, pupil progress, and pertinent health or behavior problems.
  • Assists the teacher in establishing and maintaining a clean, safe, and cooperative classroom and learning environment.
  • Assists in the supervision and monitoring of students during lunch, recess, bus loading/unloading. 
  • Maintains confidentiality of student records and classroom information in accordance with legal requirements and policies
  • Attends in-service and staff meetings as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 


Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to follow through with tasks with minimal or no supervision.


Knowledge, Skill & Other Requirements:

  • Must be legally eligible to work in California.
  • Minimum high School diploma, required.
  • Minimum one (1) year of paid or volunteer work (equivalent to 100 hours).
  • Basic understanding of child development and behavior.


Individual compensation packages are based on various factors unique to each candidate, including skill set, experience, qualifications, geography, and other job-related reasons. Expatiate Communications is an equal-opportunity employer. Expatiate Communications considers all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement without regard to a person's race, color, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Salary

$18 - $25 per hour