QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires a person capable of working with student(s) with special education needs (emotional, learning, cognitive, physical, behavioral, or orthopedic needs). Capable of effectively handling aggressive and potentially violent outbursts and behavior. Capable of physically restraining a child if necessary as well as the ability to assist with toileting and/or changing of diapers. Working with medical fragile students and completing required therapeutic responsibilities. Interpersonal skills to deal courteously, cooperatively and effectively with students, co-workers, teachers, administrators and the public. Background in behavior management desirable. Experience through college training, or work experience with persons having handicap conditions is desirable. A special area of interest should be a strong desire to work with special education students. The applicant must be licensed or qualified to receive certification as a Special Education Aide per DPI regulations. DPI Certification may be obtained after offer of employment. A High School diploma is required. In addition, passing all portions of the District Teacher Aide Test is required. The following special traits are strongly recommended in the successful applicant:
1. Physical Strength
2. Exceptional Emotional Control
3. The ability to Exercise Good Judgment in potentially volatile situations.
COMPENSATION: Wage will be in compliance with the employee handbook for the time worked. Peak work hours are between 7:15am – 3:15pm. All substitute workers will be contacted as needed. Actual work hours will vary.
DUTIES: Work with child(ren) in special education programs as assigned, providing instructional and behavioral management follow through. Watch for potentially hazardous situations that may occur in the special/regular education classrooms and work environment. Supervise student(s) throughout the day and/or before school and at lunch time/recess. Provide behavior management strategies and techniques in the regular education setting/work environment. Other duties as assigned by the principal or teacher.
HOW TO APPLY: All applicants must complete the Support Staff online application and a cover letter at https://wecan.education.wisc.edu before the application deadline.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled
NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION: The Tomah Area School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, sex (including transgender status, change of sex or gender identity) or physical, mental, emotional, or learning disability (“Protected Classes”) in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities. The Coordinator of the District’s efforts to comply with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is Dr. Paul Skofronick, 1310 Townline Road, Tomah, WI 54660 – phone: (608) 374-7011. Any inquiries regarding the application of the District’s non-discrimination policy may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.
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