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Special Education Aide

Company: Triumph Public High Schools
Location: Laredo
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

TRIUMPH PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS - LAREDOAnnouncement Number: LARNJob Overview:Position Title: Special Education AideSupervised by: Campus PrincipalFLSA Classification: Non-ExemptWork Schedule: Full Time, 187 daysFunding Source: RegularLocation: Laredo North Campus: 1230 Townlake Drive, Laredo TX 78041Mission Statement: The mission of Triumph Public High Schools is to provide quality educational programs in a community-based, non-traditional setting in which teachers are free to be creative and innovative, and students are free to explore their full potential.Role and Purpose: Do you believe in helping others to Triumph? Are you looking for a place where you can make a difference in the lives of at-risk high school students in a professional, growth-oriented environment? If so, we are looking for you! Triumph Public High Schools is a Texas-based, tuition-free, public charter high school with 9 schools operating in the State of Texas. Founded in 1990 by Mr. Eduardo Gutierrez and operating as The Student Alternatives Program, we rebranded in 2019 to Triumph Public High Schools. We specialize in serving high school students who are placed at-risk in completing their high school education. We believe that every student can and will succeed and we are there to help them every step of the way. Triumph Public High Schools is seeking a dynamic, dedicated and passionate individual with a heart to help at-risk youth, to work at our campus in Laredo North, Texas. When you start here, you Triumph here! Responsibilities: The Special Education Aide assist the teacher in meeting the individualized needs of students with disabilities in the least restrictive educational setting appropriate to the student. He/she assists in implementation of classroom programs, including self-help, behavior management, and instructional programs. He/she works under the general supervision of the Principal and immediate direction of a certified special education teacher. He/she performs other duties as required and that are within his/her capabilities.This position may require some occasional work on Saturday's, over the summer and some travel within the state of Texas.Qualifications: Must have completed two years of study at an institution of higher education OR Hold an Associate of Arts (or higher) degree Two years of study is defined as having completed 48 hours or more college credit hours at an accredited junior college or university Prefer individuals with ability to assist in instructing in the areas of reading, writing, and mathematics Previous experience with working with students with special needs is preferred Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred but not required Ability to read, write and understand English required Required to pass a pre-employment fingerprinting as part of the background check Required to submit original college transcripts, service records and credentials within first 30 days of employmentThis is a grant-funded position. The duration of the grant is through 2024.Benefits: Employee Health Premium 100% Covered by Employer Vision, Dental and Life Insurance Options Automatically placed in the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) Paid time off (For Full Time Staff Only)Pay Range Based on Education, Experience, Certifications and/or Credentials:$22,440 to 24,684 per year Annually salary is calculated at a prorated rate from effective date of hireHow to Apply: All applicants should apply online at Not all applicants will be interviewed. Applicants who are chosen for interviews will be required to complete our online application prior to being interviewed.AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE EMPLOYERJob Type: Full-timePay: $22,440.00 - $24,684.00 per yearBenefits: Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Retirement plan Vision insuranceSchedule: Monday to FridayEducation: Associate (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Triumph Public High Schools, Laredo , Special Education Aide, Education / Teaching , Laredo, Texas

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