Albemarle County Public Schools and GovernmentEDEP Special Needs Assistant - Extended Day Enrichment Program - 2018-19 School Year

Albemarle County Public Schools and Government

EDEP Special Needs Assistant - Extended Day Enrichment Program - 2018-19 School Year (3308)

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TitleEDEP Special Needs Assistant - Extended Day Enrichment Program - 2018-19 School Year
Posting ID3308

EDEP Special Needs Assistant
Extended Day Enrichment Program (after-school)
Various Schools

Part-Time, 10 Months
Pay Grade 5

The EDEP Special Needs Assistant assists the Head Teacher and/or Teacher as necessary in support of assigned students in the After-School program.  Essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

• Maintains a safe work environment;
• Establishes and maintains high standards of behavior;
• Assists the teacher with daily tasks;
• Instructs students in preplanned activities as required;
• Assists with any activity and special event as needed;
• Establishes and maintains cooperative professional relations with EDEP staff and school staff;
• Exhibits positive public relations;
• Upholds school rules, policies, and procedures;
• Provides basic personal care;
• Provides care for assigned special needs student(s) in ALL EDEP venues (Student Holiday, Spring Break and Inclement Weather programs)
• Participates in EDEP programs (Student Holiday, Spring Break and Inclement Weather programs) as assigned;
• Attends required and assigned training sessions;
• Exhibits dependable work habits;
• Performs related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school including basic keyboard and filing training. Experience working with special needs children preferred; Certified in First Aid; Prefer some nursing assistant / attendant experience and age appropriate experience.


Ability to develop and maintain an empathetic attitude toward disabled students; willing to learn specialized instructional/management techniques employed with disabled students; ability to communicate and develop effective working relationships with students, parents, and staff; must be high school graduate or hold equivalence of a high school diploma and be willing to seek and maintain CPR certification.


PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS:  Duties performed typically in school settings to include the cafeteria, gym, recreational areas and other assigned spaces; Frequent walking, standing, lifting up to 80 pounds, and other limited physical activities are required; Occasional travel with students on field trips; Regular movement of students by wheelchairs and other mechanical devices may be required; Personal hygiene of disabled students in changing catheters, diapers, and clothing is required; Occasional lifting of equipment such as audio-visuals weighing up to 50 pounds may be required; Daily personal and close contact with children and ASEP staff members required to provide an effective learning environment; contacts with community and division-level staff may require considerable tact and diplomacy; contact with children requires considerable empathy and understanding of children with disabilities.

SALARY:  $10.19 - $12.23/hour based on experience and qualifications; plus shift differential!




Please visit the EDEP website to learn more about our program!



Shift TypePart-Time
Salary RangePer Hour, depending on education, experience and internal equity
LocationExtended Day Enrichment Prgm

Applications Accepted

Start Date07/10/2018