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EDUCATION SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (ESP/AIDE) - FINN SCHOOL (#41)

Student Support Services

The Public Schools of Northborough and Southborough

Southborough, Massachusetts

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Department:


Student Services


Job Title:


Education Support Professional (ESP/Aide)


FLSA Status:

(Exempt/Non-exempt)


Non-Exempt


Reports to:


Principal or other


GENERAL DESCRIPTION (1-3 LINES DESCRIBING ROLE):



Provides a variety of generalized support services to students and schools.


QUALIFICATIONS:




REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Childcare or working with children in a daycare setting or children/young adults in a school setting or recreation setting is preferred.

 

Classes in education, special education, psychology or related fields is preferred. Written language, technology skill and interpersonal communication skill to support communication among team members, with community contacts, school staff and

parents is required.



  • Associate’s degree or minimum of 60 college credit hours (classes in education, special education, psychology or a related field preferred). Successful completion of ParaPro Assessment may be substituted for educational requirements.
  • Bachelor’s degree is education, special education, psychology or other related field preferred.




ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES (NOT LIMITED TO):



 

  • Assist the classroom teacher to include the student in all aspects of the school day
  • Implement academic and social programming and strategies as developed by the team
  • Implement accommodations and modifications as outlined on the IEP and developed by the team.
  • Implement behavior plans as developed by the team.
  • Assist in data collection
  • Promote social interactions throughout the day
  • Support students with adapted living skills such as toileting, feeding, dressing etc. as needed.
  • Communicate on a regular basis with the family or as directed by the school team.
  • Maintain confidentiality about all personal information regarding the student, programming and family
  • Assist in all aspects of the school day whether or not such aspects directly pertain to the individual student, this includes supervision at recess, lunch or other “duties.”
  • Responsible for implementing “other job-related duties” as assigned by the supervisor or Principal.
  • Consistent and on-time attendance is required for supervision and instruction of the students
  • Able to perform the physical requirements as outlined below.
  • Other duties as needed



WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:




Work Environment:  



  • In a school setting working with students who are on IEP’s.
  • Ability to physically support students who utilize specialized equipment such as standers, wheelchairs, supportive seating etc.
  •  Ability to physically respond to students who are physically unsafe and use physical restraints as part of a de-escalation process (verbal de-escalation is preferred).
  • Ability to physically respond to students who have bolted from the building.
  • Ability to physically maintain a safe learning environment, including moving furniture in response to a crisis situation.



  • Job Category : Special Education > Special Education Assistant
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Public Schools of Northborough and Southborough is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

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