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TSD Knoxville - Educational Assistant

Title
TSD Knoxville - Educational Assistant
Location
TSD Knoxville
Description
This position will be an employee of the county school based on student home residence, but will serve a student in Knoxville, TN at the Tennessee School for the Deaf. You will report to the school daily. Salary will be determined by each county school system.

Ancillary Educational Assistant positions are from year to year and/or as need is determined by the student’s IEP team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide individual student teaching support and services under the direction of a licensed TSD Teacher or TSD Management in the implementation of Individual Education Programs for students in the classroom
• May provide general physical assistance to students with various disabilities
• Assist the teacher with classroom projects/activities while working with assigned student
• Ability to exert physical effort to assist students with individual needs in classrooms
• Often provide various physical movements to assist students throughout the school campus including but not limited to: stooping, kneeling, crouching, lifting, toileting, pushing, and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate to heavy weight.
• Able to follow oral and written instructions from TSD Management
• Establish effective schedule and work routines with students
Benefits
Part-time hourly position. Hours not to exceed 40 per week.
Requirements
• Hold a High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
• Associate’s degree or higher preferred; OR *Have an equivalent of two years of college coursework totaling 48 hours at an accredited institution of higher learning; OR *Pass the Education Testing Service (ETS) Para-Pro Assessment
• Working computer knowledge
• Multi-tasked oriented, Firm, Team Player
• Must be able to work with small groups of students or an individual student for the purpose of reinforcing skills, answering questions, providing constructive academic feedback
• Must have excellent attendance
• Must be a positive role model for young children
• Able to work under the direction of a certified teacher TSD management and complete assigned work-related duties
Contact Human Resources
Phone:
Fax: 865-609-3361
employment@tsdeaf.org
2725 Island Home Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37920