The Special Education Aide (SEA) assists the teaching staff in assuring the effective implementation of the individual education and behavioral plans of a student.
A. To assist the teaching team in the effective implementation of the individual education plan, the SEA will:
1. assist student in working through their daily lesson plans as prepared by the teacher;
2. integrate experiential education into student’s daily programming;
3. maintain visual and auditory contact with the student at all times during the school day unless otherwise arranged with staff;
4. demonstrate a proficient level of cultural sensitivity
5. maintain daily communication with team members regarding student programming and progress.
6. actively implement components of all Re-ED values
7. adapting program as designed by the special education teacher/ mental health specialist
B. To assist the teaching team in the effective implementation of the
individual behavioral/social education plan, the SEA will:
1. implement and monitor behavior/academic contracts and/or interventions designed by the team;
2. assist student in participating in daily routine activities;
3. assist student in participating in recreational activities;
4. maintain daily communication with team members regarding student programming and progress
C. To assure appropriate documentation of program activities, the SEA will:
1. maintain written records as required;
2. complete daily ACCESS notes
3. utilize technology through electronic documentation, electronic communication, and use of the internet to supplement programming;
4. follow designated program policy regarding the documentation of critical incidents (such as physical injury or illness, property damage, runaway, student search for drugs or weapons, physical intervention and so on).
D. To assure the continuing development of professional skills, the SEA will:
1. participate in all regularly scheduled in service programs
2. with the approval of the Program/Education Director, periodically serve on program committees;
3. with the approval of the Program/Education Director, periodically attend local, state, or national conferences and workshops.
E. To assure the continuous safety of all students, the SEA will:
1. directly supervise assigned student via visual and auditory contact
at all times during school day unless otherwise arranged with staff;
2. follow program-designated procedures for all physical contact with
3. follow program-designated procedures for student illness and injury,
including arranging necessary medical care – (with approval of Coordinator of Program Services or Program/Education Director) –
informing appropriate persons of the situation, and documenting the injury/illness and actions taken;
4. according to a designated schedule, supervise the student’s arrival
and departure to school via buses and cabs;
5. when arranged with staff, assist other staff, as needed, in physical interventions to protect students, staff, and property from damage.
6. when transporting students, maintain safe driving procedures as indicated in
the transportation policy.
1. Education/Credentials/Licensure. High School diploma or equivalent
2. Experience. Experience working with children. Fluency in Sign Language (PRSD)
3. Clearances. NecessaryState and FBI Clearances
4. Pennsylvania Driver’s License and safe driving record
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