Sped Teacher Assistant (General Pool)

Camino Nuevo Charter Academy
October 5, 2022
Los Angeles, CA
Job Type


Job Details - Sped Teacher Assistant (General Pool)

Camino Nuevo Charter Academy

Title Sped Teacher Assistant (General Pool) Job Type Classified Sub Title Location Camino Nuevo Charter Academy Job Title RSP Teacher Assistant Contact Name Alinson Jerez Contact Phone Contact Email [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] Number of Openings (only type in the number) Pay Months 185 days FTE (must be only numbers between 0.01 and 100) Salary Starting at $17.00/hr Salary Rate Salary Information Classified, Hourly, Non-Exempt Full-time/Part-time Part-time Length of Year Location Address Location City Location State Location Zip Location Phone Requirements Job Description



The Organization

Camino Nuevo Charter Academy (CNCA)?is a community of high-performing public schools that utilizes a comprehensive approach to prepare students from preschool through high school for success in college and in life. We integrate academic rigor, community, family, and wellness to empower students to thrive in a culturally connected and changing world. Founded in 2000, Camino Nuevo Charter Academy students represent the neighborhood of MacArthur Park west of downtown Los Angeles, a community that is one of the most under-resourced and densely populated neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Currently, CNCA has eight campuses that serve over 3,500 students from pre-K through 12th?grade.

Organizational Mindsets

We believe that every individual who works at Camino Nuevo Charter Academy must embody key mindsets.

* Commitment to and belief in CNCA's mission and vision

* Belief in and embodiment of the CNCA Anchors in all aspects of the work

* Commitment to the vision of a progressive, socially-just education and is able to inspire others towards that vision

* Solution orientation and belief in supporting others to be the same

* Commitment to an asset-based, capacity-building approach

* Commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion

* Strong self-awareness and ability to reflect

* Ability to take ownership in the day-to-day and overall success of the organization

CNCA Anchors

* EXCELLENCE: We take responsibility for our students and staff achieving consistently outstanding results.

* EQUITY: We recognize and value the individuality and experiences of all students and respond to their unique academic, emotional, psychological, and social needs.

* COMMUNITY: We are rooted in our community's richness and in the cultural and environmental context where our students and families live.

* INNOVATION: We continuously learn, are curious, and implement new ideas, perspectives, and evidence-based methods in our work.

* JOY: We build and maintain positive relationships that foster happiness and fulfillment among students, staff and families.

The Opportunity

Under the supervision of School Leadership and a classroom teacher, the Teacher Assistant - Special Education supports CNCA students by supporting instruction and performing supplemental activities which encourage students to meet their educational goals. The TA-SPED follows educational and specific behavioral plans; modeling appropriate behaviors and interactions with students and staff.

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Essential Functions

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude the duties from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this class.

* Serve as in-class support for students

* In collaboration with the classroom teacher, assist in executing lesson plans for students

* Assist the classroom teacher with co-planning and co-teaching for students

* Adapt classroom activities, assignments and/or materials under the direction of the classroom teacher for the purpose of supporting and reinforcing classroom objectives

* Communicate with teachers and other district personnel for the purpose of assisting and evaluating progress and/or implementing IEP objectives

* Provide, under the supervision of assigned teacher, instruction to students in a variety of individual and group activities (e.g. self-esteem, behavioral skills, daily living skills, etc.) for the purpose of implementing goals for remediation of student deficiencies and ensuring student's success

* Document student daily activities (e.g. behavior, completed assignments, on/off tasks, etc.) for the purpose of completing daily logs and student hourly activities

* Implement under the supervision of assigned teacher, behavioral plans designed by the IEP team for students with behavior disorders or other special conditions for the purpose of presenting and/or reinforcing learning concepts

* Model conversation, manners, cleanup activities, listening and everyday interactions for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social behavior in a culturally sensitive manner

* Monitor student daily schedule and behavior plan (e.g. class schedule, toileting, medication, appetite, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a safe and positive learning environment

* Assist assigned staff member(s) in all aspects of daily programming including, but not necessarily limited to: social, academic, behavioral and self-help growth and development

* Assist in the direct supervision of children in the assigned program as directed by the teacher or administrator (e.g. bus loading, classroom assignments, lunch, recess, etc.)

* Integrate educational technology into the curricula and education program to strengthen the teaching/learning process for students

* Support classroom teacher in developing long and short-term academic goals that scaffolds?learning from students' current performance levels to grade level

* Support in creating a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the physical, social, and emotional development of students

* Work closely with students and their families to promote personal growth and success

* Participate in regularly scheduled meetings with grade level team, administrators, and service providers as necessary

* Supervise students during recess and lunch time

* Other duties as assigned


* Associate's degree or a minimum of 48 semester units of college coursework (and/or have passed the CBEST)

* Bachelor's degree preferred

* Bilingual (oral & written) Spanish/English

* One (1) year of paid or volunteer experience working with students with disabilities, including students with autism

* Ability to participate in courses, seminars, and workshops in the area(s) of autism and intensive behavior intervention

* Demonstrated successful experience working with students

* Demonstrated ability to positively work with students, staff & parents

Vaccination Policy Information



Camino Nuevo Charter Academy (CNCA) prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying in educational programs, activities, or employment on the basis of actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, parental, pregnancy, family or marital status, military status or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Camino Nuevo Charter Academy requires that school personnel take immediate steps to intervene when safe to do so when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

Questions or complaints of alleged discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying, equity or Title IX equity and compliance concerns should be directed to Margarita Domingo, Vice President of Human Resources. She can be reached at (213) 417-3410 or by mail at 3435 W Temple St. Los Angeles, CA 90026.

Deadline 11/30/2022 Posted Date 08/22/2022 Open Date 08/22/2022 Close Date 11/30/2022 Continuous? Yes

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