Special Needs Aide
Robstown ISD
Auxiliary - Position - Aide - Other
Job Number 0000687339
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Special Needs Aide
Salary: From 14586.00
Salary: To 21527.00
Additional Job Information

The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) creates the following requirements for paraprofessionals:

Any paraprofessional hired on or after January 8, 2002, and working in a Title 1, Part A program:

-Must have a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent, and

-Two years of study at an institution of higher education

-Associate's (or higher) degree, or

-Meet a rigorous standard of quality and can demonstrate, through a formal state or local academic assessment.

The state or local assessment will consist of the following:

-Knowledge of, and the ability to assist in, instructing reading, writing, and mathematics; or
-Knowledge of, and the ability to assist in, instructing reading readiness, writing readiness, and mathematics readiness, as appropriate.
Paraprofessionals hired before January 8, 2002,

-Must satisfy the above requirements within four years of the date of enactment of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. (NCLB was enacted on January 8, 2002.)
-Exception: Paraprofessionals that act as translators or whose duties consist solely of conducting parental involvement activities.

A Valid Texas educational aide certificate is also required.

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Ability to work with children with disabilities.

Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.

Ability to communicate effectively


Two years experience working with children