Employment Opportunities

Multiple Vacancies - Instructional Assistant Special Ed I, II, and III - various sites

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THESE VACANCIES.

Current Eureka City Schools regular employees who wish to Lateral Transfer from their current position only need to submit a Transfer Request form to the Personnel Office. Please refer to your White Collar union contract for Lateral Transfer eligibility language. Probationary employees are not eligible for lateral transfer but may apply as a general applicant.

For all other applicants,  a completed Eureka City Schools District classified application is required along with a copy of a Para Professional certificate OR a copy of a valid California teaching credential. These are the only two certifications Eureka City Schools accepts for Instructional Assistant positions.  Emergency Teaching Permits or BA's do not qualify as certification. 

If you do not hold a valid California teaching credential OR a Para Professional Certificate, please contact the Humboldt County Office of Education at 445-7039 to schedule an appointment for the Para Professional Test. Please make a notation of your appointment on your application otherwise it will be considered incomplete. 
One application will be acceptable for this Instructional Assistant pool, however, you must indicate which positions you are applying for. If you would like to be considered for all positions, simply indicate "all" for the School Site and Position Desired. Otherwise, indicate each individual position you are applying for under Position Desired and School Site. The Job descriptions are listed below the job postings in this document. Scroll down and they are listed in order of I, II, and III. Paper copies are available at the District Office. 

 All applications must be turned in to the Personnel Office at 2100 J Street, Eureka, CA or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
These positions will remain open for a minimum of ten (10) working days from the date of this posting and/or will remain open until an adequate pool of applicants is received. 

The positions available for the 2017/18 school year are as follows:

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENTS

* * *UPDATED and REVISED* * *

                                                   November 13, 2017                          

Please click on this link for a list of the current positions available:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VlvApWLTOTQaifnXvfPHkQNVcz34Z2hn/view?usp=sharing

 

Salaries are as follows:

Special Ed I        $11.50 - $17.00/hr, Range 29

Special Ed II       $12.08 - $17.88/hr, Range 31

                                    

Special Ed III      $13.01 - $19.25/hr, Range 34

                               

Start Date: Usually immediately

 

POSITIONS WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

JOB DESCRIPTION Eureka City School District Instructional Services

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Instructional Assistant - Special Education I

Purpose Statement

The job of Instructional Assistant - Special Education I is done for the purpose/s of assisting in the assessment of students' development and/or behavioral needs; implementing plans for remediation; and providing information to teachers, parents and/or other personnel as required.

Essential Functions

Administers assessments for the purpose of assisting certificated personnel in identifying needs and evaluating students.

Confers with teachers. parents and/or appropriate community agency personnel for the purpose of assisting in evaluation of students' progress and/or implementing students' objectives.

Implements behavioral plans for the purpose of developing students' basic social, academic and daily living skills.

Performs record keeping and clerical functions (e.g. scheduling, copying, etc.) for the purpose of supporting the teacher and/or administrator in providing necessary records/materials.

Prepares speech. language and other lessons appropriate for individuals or small groups for the purpose of implementing programs for remediation of student deficiencies.

Provides direct instructional services to students under the supervision of a certificated staff member for the purpose of implementing goals for remediation of student deficiencies.

•  Researches resources and methods (e.g. intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of determining appropriate approach for  students' speech and language services.

Responds to inquiries for the purpose of solving problems, providing information and/or referral.

Other Functions

Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform multiple technical tasks with an occasional need to upgrade skills due to changing job conditions.   Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: applying assessment instruments; operating standard office equipment; preparing and maintaining accurate records; utilizing pertinent software applications; and adhering to safety practices.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math including calculation of fractions, percents and/or ratios; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats and/or present information before groups; and solve practical problems.  Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: behavior and crisis management  techniques; tutorial procedures and practices; and behavior patterns and developmental limitations of Severely Emotionally Disturbed students.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities; often gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic job related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others under a wide variety of circumstances; analyze data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using standard methods of operation. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with data of similar types and/or purposes; and utilize job related equipment. In working with others, problem solving is required to analyze issues, create plans of action and reach solutions; with data it is limited; and with equipment it is limited.  Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: maintaining confidentiality; working as part of a team; communicating in a positive, non-threatening manner; building effective relationships; and energy to maintain a work schedule in an intensive, emotionally stressful environment.


Responsibility

Responsibilities include: working under standardized instructions and/or routines; providing information and/or advising other persons; and operating within a defined budget and/or financial guidelines. Utilization of resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to significantly impact the organization's services.

Working Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions requires the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; some stooping, kneeling. crouching and/or crawling; significant reaching, handling, fingering and/or feeling.  Generally the job requires 25% sitting, 40% walking and 35% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations, some hazardous conditions (e.g. mechanical, cuts, burns, infectious disease. high decibel noise, etc.), and in a clean atmosphere.


Experience/Education


Job Related Experience is required.

High School Diploma or Equivalent.

Required Testing

Pre-employment Proficiency Exam

Continuing Educ. I Training

As needed


Certificates & Licenses

   CPR/First Aid Certificate Instructional Assist. Certification

CPI Training

Clearances

Criminal Justice/Fingerprint Clearance

FLSA Status  Non Exempt                                                    Salary Grade  White 28

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Eureka City School District

Instructional Services

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Instructional Assistant - Special Education II

Purpose Statement

The job of Instructional Assistant - Special Education II is done for the purpose/s of assisting in the supervision and instruction of physically disabled special education students; relieving teachers of clerical tasks; assisting students by providing for special health care needs and developing students' daily living and behavioral skills.

Essential Functions

Adapts classroom work under the direction of the teacher for the purpose of providing a method to support and/or reinforce classroom objectives.

Administers, under supervision, first aid and assistance to medically fragile children (e.g. e.g. tube feeding, toileting, diapering, etc.) for the purpose of providing appropriate care for children as assigned.

Implements behavioral plans for the purpose of meeting students' social and daily living skills.

Implements, under the supervision of the teacher, instructional programs and lesson plans for the purpose of assisting the teacher in improving students' academic success through a defined course of study.

Maintains students' files/records as pertains to special education for the purpose of documenting activities and/or providing reliable information.

Monitors individual students, classroom, library, playground activities, etc. for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.

Performs record keeping and clerical functions (e.g. scheduling, copying, etc.) for the purpose of supporting the teacher and/or administrator in providing necessary records/materials.

Responds to emergency situations (e.g. injured student, fights, etc.) for the purpose of resolving immediate  safety concerns.

Other Functions

Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.

Confers with teachers, parents and/or appropriate community agency personnel for the purpose of assisting in evaluation of students' progress and/or implementing students' objectives.

Participates in in-service workshops and trainings for the purpose of receiving and/or conveying information related to job functions.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform multiple technical tasks with an occasional need to upgrade skills due to changing job conditions. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adhering to safety practices and administering first aid.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math including calculation of fractions, percents and/or ratios; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats and/or present information before groups; and solve practical problems. Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: tutorial procedures and practices; ordinary cleaning equipment, material; and principles of sanitation.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities; often gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic job related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others under a wide variety of circumstances; analyze data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using various  methods of operation. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with data of similar types and/or purposes; and utilize job related equipment. In working with others, problem solving is required to analyze issues, create plans of action and reach solutions; with data it is limited; and with equipment it is moderate.  Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: maintaining a work schedule requiring continuous physical activity.

Responsibility

Responsibilities include: working under limited superv1s1on; providing information and/or advising other persons; and operating within a defined budget and/or financial guidelines.  Utilization of resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to significantly impact the organization's services.

Working Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions requires the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; significant stooping, kneeling, crouching and/or crawling; significant reaching, handling, fingering and/or feeling. Generally the job requires 50% sitting, 35% walking and

15% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations, some hazardous conditions (e.g. mechanical, cuts, burns, infectious disease, high decibel noise, etc.), and in a clean atmosphere.

Experience/Education

Job Related Experience is required.

High School Diploma or Equivalent.

Required Testing

Pre-employment Proficiency Exam

Continuing Educ. I Training

As needed


Certificates & Licenses CPR/First Aid Certificate Instructional Assist. Certification

CPI Training

Clearances

Criminal Justice/Fingerprint Clearance

FLSA Status  Non Exempt                                                    Salary Grade  White 30

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

EUREKA CITY SCHOOLS

Administrative Services

Instructional Assistant Special Ed Ill

Purpose Statement

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor. the job of Instructional Assistant Special Education Ill is done for the purpose of assisting a certificated teacher. specialist or therapist in providing academic and social instruction and assistance to individuals or small groups of severely handicapped students.

Essential Functions

      Assists students in developing various self-help skills, including hygiene, eating, social community, vocational and leisure/recreational skills.

      Assists students during classroom activities, lunch, physical education periods and various other activities as directed;model and assist in tutoring students in appropriate social and academic behavior, assist in integrating special education students into the regular education population and monitor activities as necessary.

      Provide academic and social instructional assistance which could  include use of signing instruction tindividuals or small groups of severely handicapped students.

      Assists students in developing food purchasing and preparation skills;prepares food to meet students individual eating needs as needed; feeds students unable to self-feed.

      Observes and controls group activities and behavior of students according to established procedures;monitors and reports progress regarding student performance, progress and behavior; escorts students to various locations on school campus and community based lifeskills activities.

      Provides support to a teacher,specialist or therapist by setting up work areas or displays, assisting in administering tests, preparing instructional, motivational and decorative materials as appropriate;participates in special programs and activities as required.

      Assists in maintaining health and safety of students by being aware of environment and the potential hazards of student actions.

      Performs a variety of clerical duties such as maintaining lunch counts, toileting and behavior modification charts, filing, taking attendance and copying under the direction of the instructor; operates office machines, including computer,copier, tape recorder. VCR and typewriter.

       Provides information on student progress and discusses student daily activities.progress. academic needs and needed course of instruction.

     Assists students by providing proper examples, emotional support,a patient and friendly attitude and general gu dance while allowing the student/s to function as independently as possible.

      Provides information and assistance to substitute teachers;participates in meetings and in-service training programs as assigned.

      Prepares speech, language and other lessons appropriate for individuals or small groups for the purpose of implementing programs for remediation of student deficiencies.

      Provides direct instructional services to students under the supervision of a certificated staff member for the purpose of

Implementing goals for remediation of student deficiencies.

      Researches resources and methods (e.g. intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.} for the purpose of determining appropriate approach for students' speech and language services.

      Facilitates communication with peers during recess and informal classroom activities including signing for hearing students.


Other Functions

      Assist other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform multiple technical tasks with an occasional need to upgrade skills due to changing job conditions. Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:applying assessment instruments;operating standard office equipment; preparing and maintaining accurate records; utilizing pertinent software applications; basic skill in signing EE and/or ASLX; adhering to safety practices to meet the needs of students.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, induding calculation of fractions, percents and/or ratios; read and understand a variety of manuals,write documents following prescribed formats and/or present information before groups;and solve practical problems. Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job includes: behavior and crisis management techniques; tutorial procedures and practices; and behavior patterns and development limitations of Severely  Handicapped students.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities;often gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic job related equipment Flexibility is required to work with others under a wide variety of circumstances;analyze data utilizing defined and similar processes;and operate equipment using standard methods of operation. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups;work with data of similar types and/or purposes; and utilize job related equipment. Ability to assist students in developing independence and self­ help skills, including hygiene, eating, social, community, vocational and leisure/recreational skills; communication/signing to hearing students in a variety of settings including school and community. In working with others, problem solving is required to analyze issues, create plans of action and reach solutions; with data it is limited; and with equipment it is limited. Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: maintaining confidentiality; working as part of a team; communicating in a positive, non-threatening manner; building effective relationships; and energy to maintain a work schedule in an intensive, emotionally stressful environment.

Responsibility

Responsibilities include:working under standardized instructions and/or routines; providing information and/or advising other persons; and operating within a defined budget and/or financial guidelines. Utilization of resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to significantly impact the organization's services.

Working Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions requires the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying,

pushing and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; some stooping, kneeling, crouching and/or crawling; significant reaching, handling,fingering and/or feeling. Generally the job requires 25% sitting,40% walking and 35% standing. The job is performed under minimaltemperature variations. some hazardous conditions {e.g. mechanical, cuts, burns, infectious disease,high decibel noise, etc.), and in a clean atmosphere.

Experience/Education            Job related experience is required.

              Any combination equivalent to: Completion of two years of higher education (48 units),an Associates or higher degree or equivalent experience.


Required Testing

Pre-Employment Proficiency Exam


      Certificates & Licenses: CPR!First Aid Certificate Para Professional Certificate

CPI Training

Continuing Educ./Training

As needed and/or required.


Clearances

CriminalJustice/Fingerprint Clearance

FLSA Status        Non Exempt                                                                      SalaryGrade       White 33