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Inst Asst 1/Special Ed: Provo High School
Inst Asst 1 / Special Ed
Job DescriptionPurpose Statement
The job of Inst Asst 1 / Special Ed is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional
program with specific responsibility for assisting in the instruction of students with disabilities; administering
tests; performing clerical tasks; supervising students individually or in small groups; and providing limited
instruction to students with disabilities.
This job is distinguished from similar jobs by the following characteristics: Works with students who have
identified disabilities; may attend to physical needs of students (feeding, diapering, etc.).
This job reports to Special Education Facilitator
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform multiple tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job
conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:
translating written documents; operating standard office equipment using pertinent software applications; and
preparing and maintaining accurate records.
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read
a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and
understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to
satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: concepts of grammar and punctuation in both English and
Second Language; age appropriate activities.
ABILITY is required to schedule activities; collate data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to
work with others; work with data utilizing specific, defined processes; and operate equipment using defined methods.
Ability is also required to work with others; work with specific, job-related data; and utilize specific, job-related
equipment. Problem solving with data requires following prescribed guidelines; and problem solving with equipment
is limited. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:
communicating with diverse groups including those with limited English proficiency and establishing and maintaining
effective working relationships.
Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized procedures; providing information
and/or advising others; operating within a defined budget. Utilization of some resources from other work units is often
required to perform the job's functions. There is some opportunity to effect the organization’s services.
Administers tests, homework assignments, make-up work, etc. for the purpose of supporting teachers in
Assists students, individually or in groups, with lesson assignments for the purpose of presenting and/or
reinforcing learning concepts.
Monitors individual and/or groups of students in a variety of settings (e.g. classroom, playground, field
trips, library, lunchroom, bus loading/unloading, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive
Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective
functioning of the work unit.
Provides limited instruction to students under the supervision of the Special Education Facilitator for the
purpose of presenting and/or reinforcing learning concepts.
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands:
occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and
significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 30% sitting, 30% walking, and 40% standing. This job is
performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.
Experience: Job related experience is desired.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
FLSA Status Salary Grade
Non Exempt Lane 1
Required Testing Certificates and Licenses
Occasionally as needed to perform changing essential
functions of position
Training Clearances:Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance
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