Omaha Public Schools

Omaha , NE

Job Details

Job Description

Position Beginning: August 2018



• High school diploma or GED required

• Training in health care related field preferred

• Ability to follow written and oral directions required

• Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds



Reports to: Building Principal

Work Schedule: 183 duty days, 10-month

Salary Schedule: $13.04 per hour (Based on Step 1 of the 2017/2018 Salary Schedule)

Hours to Work: 7.0 hours per day, Monday through Friday



• Assist classroom teacher to carry out educational programs for mentally handicapped students

• Assist or directly carry out educational activities designed by teacher and support personnel; i.e., Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist and Speech Language Therapist

• Maintain immaculate cleanliness standards in classrooms and restrooms

• Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, and be able to adapt to the physical demands of this position

• Help prepare instructional materials required for classrooms

• Assist students transported in vans

• Record information on data sheets

• Carry out behavior programs as planned by professional staff

• Ability to physically lift a student, participate in a two-person lift or operate a hoyer lift

• Assist or directly carry out educational activities designed by teacher and support personnel; i.e.,OT,PT,Speech Pathologist, ect.

• Assist students with toileting needs and diaper changing

• Carry out self-care programs with students including feeding, tooth brushing and grooming

• Ability to assist students in completion of a wide range of academic subjects and levels

• Maintain good interpersonal relations with peers and a wide variety of professional staff affiliated with program

• Maintain confidentiality

• Interact/communicate with students as directed by professional staff

• Must be able to travel to different schools as needed

• Must maintain regular and reliable work attendance record

• Other duties as assigned


NOTE: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.




  • Job Categories : Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
    Special Education > Special Education Assistant
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