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University Community School Special Education Teacher Assistant East Carolina University Occupation: Teaching Assistants, Special Education
Location: Greenville, NC - 27858 Positions available: 1
Job #: 12378833 Work At Home option: No
Updated: 11/21/2022 Expires: 2/17/2023
Source: NCWorks Online Site: NCWorks Online Agency Job ID: 61257555_4

 
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Job Title
University Community School Special Education Teacher Assistant




Position Number
500152




Vacancy Open to
All Candidates




Department
AAH College of Education




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COLLEGE OF EDUCATION




Division
Academic Affairs




Classification Title
Coordinator




Working Title
University Community School Special Education Teacher Assistant




Number of Vacancies
1




Full Time Equivalent (FTE)
1.0




Full Time or Part Time
Full Time




Recruitment Range
Commensurate with Qualifications




Position Location (City)
Greenville




Position Type
Non-Faculty




Job Category
Non-Faculty Instructional & Research




Organizational Unit Overview
The East Carolina University Community School involves cross campus collaboration to provide the students a spectrum of support and services to comprehensively address their academic, social-emotional, physical, and family/community needs. The school will include one class per grade level for pre-kindergarten through 5th grade. The community school involves an integrated partnership with Pitt County Schools and will be housed within a local elementary school.





Job Duties
As an educator within the East Carolina University Community School, the Special Education teacher assistant will help to cultivate a culture of innovation that supports effective instructional practices/strategies to promote student academic and personal success for all students in the school including students with disabilities. The teacher assistant will work collaboratively with others in the Special Education department and whole school to support the facilitation and implement innovative instruction to achieve the mission of the school. The Special Education teacher assistant will work collaboratively with the ECU Community School Principal, Special Education Director, Special Education Teacher and university faculty/staff to support the successful social-emotional, physical, and academic development of the students, including those with disabilities, within the community school. Position is contingent upon available funding.


Responsibilities
1. Positive School Culture
-The Special Education Teacher Assistant will foster and engage in collaboration within the school and the broader community.
-The Special Education Teacher Assistant will create/foster an atmosphere that inspires innovation in the learning process such that the needs of diverse students are met.
-The Special Education Teacher Assistant will create/foster a culture that includes students and families such that they are involved and invested in the vision for the school and believe that their input is valued.
-The Special Education Teacher Assistant will build the capacity of students to develop a mindset of inquiry and exploration.


2. Facilitation of Learning
-The Special Education Teacher Assistant will collaborate with others within the ECU Community School to implement the Community School curriculum and achieve the mission of the school.
-The Special Education Teacher Assistant will help facilitate innovative learning based on the needs of students through engaging in a variety of methods, strategies, learning environments, and student groupings. In particular, the Special Education Teacher Assistant will be responsible for 1) providing positive behavior supports to all children, 2) assisting with the collection of student data for progress monitoring, 3) implementing IEP services under the direction of a Special Education Teacher, and 4) collaborating with other Special Education staff to meet the needs of students with disabilities, including student personal care needs such as toileting and feeding if necessary.
-The Special Education Teacher Assistant will be mindful of the non-academic issues that impact student learning and seek to connect students and their families with appropriate services embedded within the Community School's integrated network of partners who will provide service and support.
-The Special Education Teacher Assistant will be receptive to hosting a variety of ECU faculty and students to assist with instruction.


3. Reflection on Practice
-The Special Education Teacher Assistant will successfully function within a unique school setting that will include the implementation of innovative and non-traditional learning/methods.


4. Cultural Competence
-The Special Education Teacher Assistant will acknowledge the importance of community to improve learning and achievement of all students by collaborating with families and other community members.
-The Special Education Teacher Assistant will address to the diverse interests and needs of students and their families, and utilize community resources to demonstrate and promote ethical standards of democracy, equity, diversity, and excellence.
-The Special Education Teacher Assistant will advocate for students and families to ensure equity.


5. Community Relations
-The Special Education Teacher Assistant will support developing a strong school community to foster increased student academic success.
-The Special Education Teacher Assistant will support ongoing communication with parents to ensure they are informed about their child's progress within the school and to ensure families are aware of school resources available for their child and their family.


6. Research
-The Special Education Teacher Assistant will be receptive to visitors within her/his classroom for the purpose of instruction, assistance, research, and observation.
-The Special Education Teacher Assistant is comfortable with being observed, video-taped, and interviewed.

Contingent upon availability of funds.







Minimum Education/Experience
High School Diploma or equivalency and one year of teacher assistant experience; excellent oral and written communication skills; and evidence of skill in working with at risk student populations.





License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation
None.





Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Preference will be given to candidates with an Associate degree in elementary education or education and child development. A minimum of 3 years of teaching assistant experience with students with disabilities is preferred. Qualifying degrees must be conferred and received from appropriately accredited institutions.


Preference will be given to candidates who have teaching assistant experience in innovative and diverse schools with a track record of improving student outcomes for all subgroups including students with disabilities and experience with diverse student groups.





Special Instructions to Applicant
Candidates must submit a: (1) letter of application describing academic background, specific skills and experiences relevant to the position, (2) cv/resume and (3) a list of three references, including contact information online at www.jobs.ecu.edu. Finally, copies of transcripts and three current letters of reference should be sent to Tracy Cole, Search Chair, ECU Community School, Mailstop: 167, College of Education, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858. Official transcripts required prior to written contract offer.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.





Additional Instructions to Applicant
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.





Job Open Date
11/11/2021




Open Until Filled
Yes




Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.





Initial Screening Begins
11/18/2021




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AA/EOE
East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or .





Eligibility for Employment
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.





Office of Human Resources Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to employment@ecu.edu. Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.








East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status. Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).




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Location/Work Site Information
Address: East 5th Street, Greenville, NC 27858




Compensation and Hours
Salary Range: $18,425.00 - $44,725.00 Year DOE (Depends on Experience) Not Available Other Benefits: Not Available Full or Part Time: Full Time (30 Hours or More) Job Duration: Over 150 Days Type of Job: Regular
Shift: Not Applicable
Hours per Week:
Hours Not Specified

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Work Experience
Minimum Experience Required: 12 months
Education and Training
Minimum Education Level Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Required License/Certification: No

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This section shows the number of job openings advertised online in Pitt County, NC for Teaching Assistants, Special Education and for the related occupational group of Educational Instruction and Library Occupations on December 6, 2022 (Jobs De-duplication Level 2).
There were 4 job openings advertised online in Pitt County, NC for Teaching Assistants, Special Education on December 6, 2022. There are also 333 job openings advertised online for the related occupation group of Educational Instruction and Library Occupations in Pitt County, NC on December 6, 2022.
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