San Juan Board of Cooperative Educational Services

162 Stewart St., Suite A

Durango, Colorado  81303

970-247-3261

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

TITLE:    Severe Needs Special Education Health Assistant for a student with disabilities: Summer ESY (Extended School Year)

 

STARTING DATE:  June 24, 2019

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  High School Diploma, LPN, and medical experience working with children with disabilities

 

JOB GOAL: To assist a special needs student in Bayfield with multiple disabilities who require 1 on 1 care in their educational, physical, emotional and social growth in the summer learning environment as indicated in their ESY IEP and under the direction of the ESY special education teacher and coordinator.

 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:  

 

  1. Assist with expanding students’ communication skills, using sign language, adaptive technology devices, and computers, as designed by a licensed therapist or teacher.
  2. Assist with motor skills development program as designed by licensed therapists.
  3. Assist students on/off school buses and with feeding, toileting, positioning, wheelchair transfer, hygiene, cleanliness.
  4. Assist in carrying out behavior modification programs.
  5. Facilitate students’ active participation with peers.
  6. Perform clerical duties, prepare/organize classroom materials and clean workspace.
  7. Exhibits effective communication skills with students, parents, and staff.
  8. Participates as a cooperative team member.



LENGTH OF WORK YEAR:  Monday through Wednesday

                                          9:45 am to 12:15 pm

                                          June 24 to July 25, 2019

 

SALARY:  TBD

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:

Extended School Year (ESY) Coordinator



APPLICATION GUIDELINES:  

  1. Application (available at www.sjboces.org)
  1. Letters of Recommendation
  2. Current Resume

 

CLOSING DATE:  June 15, 2019