Job Vacancy

Aransas County Independent School District Rockport, Texas

is currently accepting applications for the position of:

Aide - Special Education Life Skills (Grades PK-2) - Live Oak Learning Center

(Posted 08/13/2019)

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Schedule: 187 work days

Responsibilities:

  • To assist the visually impaired students in the use of Braille equipment and materials
  • To act as a support person for the visually Handicapped teacher
  • Work with and under immediate direction of classroom teacher/VI Teacher
  • Order, return, and distribute large print and Braille books under teacher’s supervision
  • Teach the proper use of new equipment received by district
  • Assist the teacher(s) and campus staff with modifications and supplemental services necessary for the education of students with visual impairment
  • Participate in training on any new technology (e.g. Software, computers, assistive technology)
  • Communicate effectively with TVI/OMS, school staff and co-workers
  • Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 48 semester hours of college coursework from a regionally accredited college or university or meets NCLB requirements for Highly Qualified Paraprofessionals
  • Related Experience adapting academic, curricular and environmental materials for visually impaired students
  • Possess, or be willing to apply for, a TEA Paraprofessional Certificate (personal expense)
  • Knowledge of braille for reading, writing, and translation purposes of meeting the standards as prescribed by the National Library Service (Preferred)
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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    Applications may be obtained at Aransas County ISD Central Office,
    619 N. Live Oak Rockport, Texas
    OR
    submitted online at www.acisd.org

    Inquiries may be directed to
    Wendy Jamison, Human Resource Department at (361) 790-2212 x 8013.

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