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Teacher Assistant Special Education

Company name
Loudoun County Public Schools

Location
Sterling, VA

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This is work providing instructional support, training, and personal assistance to teachers of students with physical disabilities or intellectual disabilities. An employee in this assignment is responsible for assisting the teacher by performing instructional duties, preparing classroom materials, supervising student behavior, learning and applying specific behavior management techniques, performing clerical duties, and providing assistance with personal hygiene and physical care as required. The work is performed under the guidance and supervision of the teacher.

Provides individual and group instructional support as assigned by the teacher; assists the teacher by having materials ready; presents activities in any of the following developmental areas: cognitive, speech and language, fine motor, gross motor, social/emotional, and daily living skills; reinforces concepts and practice skills.

* Collects and records student data such as skill practice, seizure occurrences, and toileting
* Provides discipline in the absence of the teacher and maintains consistency with procedures established by the teacher
* Implements behavior modification plans
* Practices individual speech sounds, vocabulary, and syntax objectives with students as directed by the speech therapist; reads to students and asks questions to stimulate language development; presents language activities involving expressive and receptive areas of development
* Supervises learning centers during independent student work and assists students in manipulating materials
* Participates in classroom activities such as discussions and games
* Operates computer and audiovisual equipment such as DVD, data projector, or smartboards
* Performs related work as required

* Graduation from high school and experience as a teacher aide or working with children
* Ability to work under the supervision of the teacher, including following lesson plans prepared by teachers
* Ability to work effectively with individual children and small groups, meeting the instructional objectives as established by the teacher
* Physical ability to lift, position, and assist students as required
* Ability to accept and adapt to the wide differences in student characteristics and abilities
* Ability to operate standard office equipment, learn to operate video equipment, and learn to perform individual medical procedures when necessary
* Good human relations and communications skills; patience and flexibility

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Loudoun County Public Schools
Website : http://www.loudoun.k12.va.us

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As a school system and individual schools, I want us to be focused on the instruction of each and every child who attends a Loudoun County public school. At the end of the day, that is really all that matters; the quality of the instruction, the quality of the educational experience that our students are having each day. We want to provide for them the best experience possible. We want to provide for them an experience that really does prepare them for the world in which they’re going to live. We want to provide for them an experience that enriches them beyond the “three R’s.” We want to give them opportunities to become creative, to become critical thinkers, to become great communicators and to learn to collaborate in serious ways with the other students, teachers and adults who are part of their educational life.

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