STUDENT SUPPORT PERSONNEL

Last Updated: 12/26/2019 6:02 PM

CLASS TITLE: Student Support Personnel

REPORTS TO: School Principal / Designee

EXEMPT STATUS: Exempt

APPROVED: July 14, 2016- Order #2016-1836

 

BASIC FUNCTION:

To establish a learning situation for students that will meet the needs of each student at his/her own level. To ensure that each student will grow to his/her greatest intellectual ability, emotional development and psychological well-being.

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

  • Implement a comprehensive education program for eligible participants.
     
  • Provide instruction, counseling, appropriate learning materials and experiences for the participants and provide continuous evaluation of students' progress and achievement.
     
  • Plan and implement parent and child interactions and activities.
     
  • Provide and arrange adult supports, activities and sessions.
     
  • Promote program, interpret purpose of program to potential clients and interested persons in the community.
     
  • Maintain accurate records on the program and provide data to appropriate personnel.
     
  • Plan regularly with staff and participate in appropriate school meetings and activities.
     
  • Comply with policies, rules and regulations of the School District and State or federal regulatory agencies where appropriate.
     
  • Maintains regular attendance
     
  • Performs other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

KNOWLEDGE OF: 

  • Basic instructional methods and techniques.
  • Basic learning theory applicable to the student group served.
  • Students with special needs, multi-cultural and multi-ethnic backgrounds.
  • Basic subjects taught in District schools including arithmetic, reading, writing, grammar and spelling.
  • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
  • Classroom procedures and appropriate student conduct.
  • Policies and objectives of assigned program and activities.
  • Applicable sections of Kentucky Administrative Regulations and other applicable laws.
  • Health and safety regulations.

ABILITY TO:

  • Provide instruction working with children and parents with special needs, multi-cultural and multi-ethnic backgrounds.
     
  • Monitor and evaluate student progress.
     
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
     
  • Maintain routine records.
     
  • Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
     
  • Maintain current knowledge of program rules, regulations, requirements and restrictions.
     
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
     
  • Plan and organize work.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking
     
  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing
     
  • Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations
     
  • Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching
     
  • Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull light weights

 

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college / university is required. Three years professional experience working with students is preferred, but not required.

 

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Valid Kentucky Teaching Certification for area and grade level of assignment or a valid Kentucky Emergency Certification for Substitute Teaching.