Sioux City Community School District Special Education Foundations Classroom Instructional Assistant in Sioux City, Iowa
Work effectively with children having disabilities and special needs within integrated and special education classrooms and in varied settings.
Communicate and work effectively with special education and classroom teachers, co-workers, parents, and other caregivers as an educational team.
Practice professional, legal, and ethical conduct toward students, parents, and co-workers.
Motivate and assist the student(s) to build self-esteem and independence, develop interpersonal and social skills, think independently, learn actively, and self-advocate.
Use assistive technology, computers, and adaptive equipment providing special care or physical assistance required for the student to function in school and learn effectively.
Use developmentally appropriate instructional interventions for curricular activities in the areas of cognitive, motor, self-help, social interaction, and language development for students.
Gather and maintain accurate data regarding the student, including academic, behavioral, and/or health information, as needed, and providing feedback to the teacher to improve instruction for the student.
Understand and appreciate diversity in children’s skills and abilities, cultural heritage, lifestyles, values systems, and human rights.
Maintain confidentiality with student information and student records. Use developmentally appropriate instructional interventions for curriculum activities in the areas of cognitive, motor, self-help, social interaction, and language development for students.