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Teacher Assistant - Therapeutic Emotional Support (Elementary)

Lincoln Intermediate Unit #12
Job Description
Special Education Division - Therapeutic Emotional Support

Assist special education teachers in maintaining a positive learning environment in the classroom, insuring the continuance of the education program developed by the teacher.

  • HS diploma/GED required
  • Experience working with students with special needs, specifically emotional support, preferred.
  • Must obtain "qualified" status within one (1) year from date of hire.
"Qualified" means having an associate's degree or higher; or having completed 2 years of postsecondary study; or meeting a rigorous standard of quality as demonstrated through a state or local assessment (CAPE test or Certificate of Competency). All paraprofessionals must also complete twenty (20) hours of professional development related to their assignment each school year in order to continue employment. 

Terms of Employment
Full - time, 188 days

ESPA, TA/PCA pay scale, minimum $13.37/hour, competitive benefits included. 
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