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District Educational Assistant - RB

Company: Stoughton Area School District
Location: Stoughton
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

District Educational Assistant - RB
- Vacancy ID: 199735

Open Vacancy

Vacancy Details

District Educational Assistant - RB

River Bluff Middle School

Number of Openings


Close Date (11:59 p.m. Central)
Open until filled


Kara Fudge

Human Resources Generalist




Position Details

Position Start Date
As soon as possible


School Year

Appointment Type
Full Time

The Stoughton Area School District is accepting applications for a 1.0 FTE District Educational Assistant at River Bluff Middle School, with an immediate start.
Monday through Friday; 7:30am a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

This position may support students with complex medical needs.

The Board does not discriminate in employment on the basis of the Protected Classes of race, color, national origin, age, sex (including transgender status, change of sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity), pregnancy, creed or religion, genetic information, handicap or disability, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, military service (as defined in 111.32, Wis. Stats.), ancestry, arrest record, conviction record, use or non-use of lawful products off the District's premises during non-working hours, declining to attend an employer-sponsored meeting or to participate in any communication with the employer about religious matters or political matters, or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment practices.

Job Summary: To assist teaching staff in meeting the educational needs of all students.

Reports To: Principal

Essential Job Functions:
Note: Responsibilities will vary depending on the abilities of the students.

1. May support students with complex medical needs.
2. Assists in the planning and implementation of instruction to individual and/or small groups of students under the supervision of a teacher.
3. Assist in the preparation of classroom and individual student materials for instruction.
4. Provides personal care and assists students in mastering self-help skills such as toileting, diapering, feeding, dressing, etc. when needed.
5. Under the supervision of the special education teacher, reads student IEPs and seeks clarification of contents when needed.
6. Works cooperatively with students, families, staff and administrators to ensure a positive educational environment.
7. Assists in the development and implementation of individual student behavior plans.
8. Promotes acceptance of differences with students, staff and community.
9. Effectively problem solves issues of conflict.
10. May assist in the implementation of community-based and non-school vocational instruction.
11. Performs clerical tasks as necessary.

Requirements of Essential Functions:
Constant (66%-100%) bending, pushing, pulling, lifting, squatting, reaching, and walking in order to perform essential functions.

Lifting: 0-30 pounds constantly (66-100%)
30-40 pounds frequently (34-66%)
Over 40 pounds occasionally (1-33%)

Marginal Job Functions:

1. Performs medical tasks as required according to physician/school protocol including, but not limited to, administering medication, administering oxygen, tube feeding, catheterization and suctioning.
2. Performs clerical tasks, which include, but are not limited to, typing, copying, preparing and displaying instructional materials.
3. Assists students in activities including, but not limited to, classrooms, study hall, field trips, swimming instruction, lunch room, playground, home bound instruction, community job site and bus duty.
4. Assists students with getting on and off transportation vehicles. This may include supervising students en route. Supervision may extend beyond the school day.
5. Assists students with the use of technology under the supervision of a teacher.
6. Participates in required staff development.
7. Serves as a resource person to the multidisciplinary team and participates in IEP reviews of students when requested.
8. Performs other related miscellaneous job duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

1. Must have a willingness to work with all students.
2. Must be eligible for state certification as a special education EA.
3. Must have high school diploma or equivalent.
4. Must have or obtain upon employment, first aid and CPR certification.
5. Must have effective communication skills (oral and written) in order to work effectively with parents, students, and staff.
6. General knowledge of computer applications in the classroom is preferred.
7. Completion of 2 years of study at an institution of higher education or an associates degree preferred
8. Complies with the absence policies of the District.

Essential job functions are those functions, which are essential to attaining job objectives. Marginal job functions are those functions, which also need to be done, but are done so on an occasional basis.

Note: This is intended as a general description of the primary duties of this position and may not reflect all duties you currently perform or may be required to perform.

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Keywords: Stoughton Area School District, Madison , District Educational Assistant - RB, Other , Stoughton, Wisconsin

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