Special Education Associate

Des Moines Public Schools | Des Moines, IA, United States

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Posted Date 9/22/2022
Description Job Summary:
Assist teachers in the instruction, supervision and care of students with disabilities in a variety of instructional settings, including special education, general education and work/community settings. This position requires continuous use of independent judgment.

Please see attached job description for full details.

Hiring requirements:
High School Diploma, HiSET or G.E.D.
One of the following: (1) 48 credit hours post-secondary education, or (2) associate’s degree or higher, or (3) paraeducator certification from Board of Educational Examiners, or (4) combined score of 150 or higher on the COMPASS test, or (5) a passing score on the AccuPlacer test.

Highly Qualified Candidates will possess:
Successful work or volunteer experience with disabled population.
Supervisory experience with school age children.

Position Details:
190 Days
7.50 hours
Salary starting at $15.86

Final salary will be determined by experience

Des Moines Public Schools offers a generous benefits package including:
  • Family Health Insurance at no cost to the employee during the first year of employment ($600/year after that)
    • There is opportunity to have the $600/year waived via participation HealthyU program.
  • Family Dental Insurance with a minimal monthly cost (Single dental insurance coverage at no cost)
  • Enrollment in IPERS (Iowa Public Employee Retirement System)--a defined benefit plan

Des Moines Public Schools serves a community rich in diversity – in every measure of the term – and strives each and every day to support our students and staff so that they thrive, learn and belong. DMPS is committed to Becoming The Model of Urban Education, and creating a transformational system oriented toward equity and anti-racist leadership.

Category
Education
Education
Special Education

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