• South Umpqua School District
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SOUTH UMPQUA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Douglas County District No. 19
558 SW Chadwick
Myrtle Creek, Oregon 97457

Classified Position Vacancy Notice

POSITION: Instructional Assistant 1 – Developmental Learning Center (DLC)
6.5 hours per day / 5 days per week/10-month employee – Coffenberry Middle School

DUTIES: Work as an instructional assistant under the direction of the DLC teacher working with moderate to severely impaired students. Duties would include assistance in supervising students, administering lesson materials, assistance with basic skills, basic physical therapy, personal hygiene (in some cases, including diapering/changing). Must have physical ability to lift students and transport in wheelchair, assist in feeding, and other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Paraprofessionals are required to have at least an associate’s degree or the equivalent of that.

Ability to work independently and follow written and oral directions. Patience, compassion, and understanding required. Must have the ability to establish respectful relationships with students.

SALARY: $11.71 per hour (as per the 2017-2018 classified salary schedule)

BEGINNING DATE: August 21, 2017

APPLICATION DATE: Open until filled

CONTACT: Tabitha Roberts, Human Resources
South Umpqua School District
558 SW Chadwick
Myrtle Creek, OR 97457 (541) 863-3115 x 1013

APPLICATION PROCEDURE Applications are available at the above address. Complete application and proof of high school diploma or GED required. This position requires fingerprinting and criminal history check, with the $59 fee to be paid by employee. Drug screening is required. The District will only contact you if you are chosen for an interview.

In-district staff need to do a transfer request and a letter (in your own handwriting) stating qualifications and why you want this position.

SOUTH UMPQUA SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

To apply for this job please visit southumpqua.tedk12.com.