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Cross-Categorical Teacher Assistant 0.7 FTE

Company: Oshkosh Area School District
Location: Oshkosh
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Vacancy DetailsTitleCross-Categorical Teacher Assistant 0.7 FTESchool/BuildingRead ElementaryNumber of Openings1URLN/AClose Date (11:59 p.m. Central)Open until filledContactNameRebecca TueffelTitleEmployment CoordinatorEmailrebecca.tueffel@oshkosh.k12.wi.usPhone920-424-0395Position DetailsPosition Start DateAs soon as possibleSalary/Wage$15.13 / hourAppointment TypePart TimeDescription1. Treat all students, staff, parents and others encountered on the job with respect, compassion and patience.2. Assist teacher in: A. Maintaining classroom organization B. Providing support in an inclusion setting C. Reinforcing previously taught concepts as prescribed by the teacher in an individual or small group setting D. Preparing teaching materials, performing clerical responsibilities and making bulletin boards under teacher direction.3. Perform and maintain behavior management techniques as directed by the teacher (including corrective action with physically aggressive students).4. Follow district, building, and departmental policies and procedures.5. Maintain confidentiality of information about students.6. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students.7. Participate in community outings including use of the Oshkosh Public Transportation System.8. Assist with the personal care/self help skills: A. Feeding B. Diapering and toileting C. Hygiene - washing, nose wiping, etc. D. Dressing9. Transfer, lift, and position students into standers, walkers, wheelchairs etc. as trained/directed by the therapists and/or teacher.10. Assist with Augmentative Communication/Assistive Technology (including assisting students with computer programs).11. Work with, direct and provide input back to the teacher when working with student teachers, volunteers, field experience students, and substitute teachers.12. Assist specialists - art, music, phy-ed, media and speech, occupational and physical therapists.13. Supervise and assist with bus loading and unloading and possible transfer of students.14. Administer medications in accordance with school district policy.15. Supervise students during lunch periods.OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES1. May be asked to participate in team processes for continuous improvement and professional learning community initiatives.2. Perform such other appropriate duties as may be determined by the professional staff within the parameters of the master agreement, board of education policies, state and federal statutes, and administrative rules.3. Attend training for the position as deemed necessary by the administrator and teacher.Qualifications1. An associate (or higher) degree, completion of at least two years of postsecondary study at an institution of higher education (at least 48 credits, exclusive of credits earned in remedial or developmental courses), or: knowledge of and ability to assist in reading, writing, and mathematics instruction and attainment of a rigorous standard of quality through a formal assessment. (WorkKeysACT, Parapro-Assessments ETS, ParaEducator Master Teacher).2. Currently licensed and/or eligible for WI Dept. of Public Inst. #883 Handicapped Children's Aide license.3. Knowledge of non-violent crisis intervention (NVCI) techniques or willingness to learn the techniques.4. Current CPR and First Aid Training certification or commitment to obtain such upon employment.5. Experience working with children in a structured setting preferred.6. Ability to interact effectively with parents, students, staff, and others encountered on the job.7. Ability to follow written and verbal directions as provided by teachers and administrators.8. Ability to perform basic language, writing, and computational skills.9. Ability to staff the position for the scheduled workday.10. Possess basic computer literacy and/or willing to expand computer skills.11. In lieu of the above qualifications, the district may consider appropriate alternatives.Candidate RequirementsAdditional Requirements

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Keywords: Oshkosh Area School District, Oshkosh , Cross-Categorical Teacher Assistant 0.7 FTE, Education / Teaching , Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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