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Exceptional Student Services Instructional Assistant

Scottsdale, AZ
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Jul 11, 2024

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BASIS Scottsdale is seeking qualified candidates for an Exceptional Student Services Instructional Assistant for the 2024/2025 school year!

The role of the Exceptional Student Services Instructional Assistant (ESS Instructional Assistant) is to assist in all aspects of Special Education, 504, and EL Programs at the school’s site. Exceptional Student Services Assistants help maintain communication channels with parents, peers, and supervisors regarding all ESS items and provide paraprofessional support for individual students.

Required Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Valid Identity Verified Prints (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance Card and/or satisfactory applicable state background check.
  • Microsoft Office Suite.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Passing score on applicable paraprofessional exam, CPI or TACT-2
  • 1+ years with related special education job duties in a similar-sized school

Primary Job Responsibilities:
  • Plan implementation with special educational needs in general education settings such as classrooms, halls, lunchrooms, playgrounds, etc.
  • Provide paraprofessional or one-on-one support to individual students, as needed.
  • Help the ESS Coordinator in all aspects of implementing individualized education programs (IEPs) and 504 plans.
  • Work collaboratively with ESS Coordinator
  • Provide support to teaching staff.
  • Collect and maintain paperwork associated with IEPs and 504 plans and ensure confidentiality and integrity of student records and progress information.
  • Support the ESS Coordinator(s) by performing administrative and clerical tasks.
  • Maintain regular, full, predictable attendance.
  • Supervise individual students and/or groups of students.
  • Reinforce and reteach concepts introduced by special education teachers.
  • Provide instructional interventions and academic support to individual students or small groups.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Benefits and Salary:
  • Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience
  • BASIS Ed offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to:
    • Employer paid medical and dental insurance
    • Vision insurance
    • PTO
    • Ability to add dependents
    • 401k with partial match that grows over time

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act and applicable state law, BASIS* does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or any other classification protected by law in any of its business activities, including its educational programs and activities which comply fully with the requirements of state and federal law and Title IX. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding BASIS’ non-discrimination policies: Beverly Traver, Compliance and Equity Investigator, BASIS Educational Group, LLC., 7975 N. Hayden Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85258, (480) 289-2088.

*As used in this policy, the term "BASIS" refers to: BASIS Educational Group, LLC, BASIS Charter Schools, Inc., BTX Schools, Inc., BDC, A Public School, Inc., BBR Schools, Inc., and all affiliated entities.

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