Classroom Assistant IV – Intensive Counseling Enriched
To perform, under supervision, a variety of instructional tasks and related services for students with severe to profound emotional and behavioral difficulties that have been placed in a classroom for students with behavioral challenges, an approved Community Day program or an approved Day Treatment program.
Directly responsible to designated administrators.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Assists in the instruction and training of students with from all disability categories, including those with severe disabilities and/or emotional/behavioral disabilities. Educational activities may include facilitating the development of academic, perceptual and psychomotor, social/behavioral, self-help, provocational and vocational, adaptive, and speech/language skills. Other activities include the delivery of related services such as behavior management, accompanying students on field trips and community outings, and hygienic assistance and care, including activities related to toileting and eating. Supervision of students may be conducted inside and outside the classroom. Employee may perform specialized physical health care services, e.g. tube feeding, catherization, tracheotomy suctioning and administering medication, when indicated in accordance with provisions in the Education Code. Duties may involve strenuous activities such as physical restraint as allowed by law. Training will be provided, as appropriate, in all specialized services including crisis prevention/physical management, behavior management, CPR, discreet trial, occupational/physical therapy, seizure disorders and maintenance, inclusion/main streaming, CPI and/or ProAC and staff will carry out such services under supervision of a credentialed staff member. Clerical duties may include filing and duplicating materials, maintaining student’s records, computes and records data, and operates audio-visual and computer equipment. Other duties may be assigned based on student and program needs.
Basic medical information relating to disabilities and needs of school age students.
Operation of a computer and assigned software.
Techniques for dealing with students with various physical, learning and/or emotional disabilities
Record keeping practices.
Assisting students in performing tasks and helping them to achieve curriculum expectations.
Working efficiently, positively, patiently and unemotionally; displaying mature self-control with handicapped students with a variety of disabilities.
Maintaining strict confidentiality regarding program participants.
Communicate effectively with students, parents, staff and administration.
• Communicating effectively both orally and in writing.
Using sound independent judgment within general procedural guidelines.
• Maintaining accurate records as needed.
Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Must pass qualifying test.