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Special Education Trainees

November 10, 2022

Los Angelas, CA
Full-Time

Description:

The LAUSD Division of Special Education is currently hiring Substitute Special Education Trainees. The list of eligible candidates that results from this recruitment will be utilized to fill future vacancies throughout the Los Angeles Unified School District. Special education ensures that the unique needs of students with disabilities are met through additional services, supports, programs, specialized placements, or environments. Special education services are provided to eligible students at no cost to families. The core purpose of special education is to provide specially designed instruction and intervention, as well as to give students with disabilities access to the same educational programs and/or activities that are available to their nondisabled peers.

About The Role:

A Substitute Special Education Trainee works on an as needed basis performing beginning-level work in assisting in meeting the physical and educational needs of students in special education schools and classes.

Job Duties:

  • Performing a variety of activities pertinent to training, physical care, disciplining, and tutoring in order to inculcate habits, knowledge, and skills in students with disabilities.

  • Assisting teachers in implementing lessons or portions of lessons to a student or a group of students, checking accuracy of work, and presenting additional assignments as directed by a  teacher.

  • Helping students to use books, classroom materials, and equipment.

  • Adjusting or rephrasing portions of text and classroom instructions.

  • Keeping routine records related to recording attendance, grades, test scores, and lunch money.

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Education:

Candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and ONE of the following:

  • A Bachelors degree from a recognized college or university

  • A passing score on the District Proficiency Test AND 60 semester/90 quarter units from a recognized college or university

  • A passing score on the District Proficiency Test AND an Associate's degree from a recognized college or university

  • A passing score on the District Proficiency Test AND the Instructional Assistance Test

Note: A passing score on the CBEST can substitute for the District Proficiency Test

Candidates who need to take the District Proficiency and/or Instructional Assistance tests can schedule a testing appointment by going to www.lausdjobs.org, and clicking on the "Instructional Assistant/District Proficiency Testing" link at the bottom right-hand side of the screen.

Special Note: Foreign degrees or transcripts must be evaluated by a transcript evaluation agency recognized by the State Of California Commission On Teacher Credentialing. For a list of agencies, visit: http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf

Special Requirements:

  • A Los Angeles Unified School District Food Handler's Certificate must be obtained upon appointment and renewed annually.

  • A First-Aid Certificate issued by a recognized First Aid training program must be obtained within 60 days after appointment and must be kept valid during the term of employment.

  • Ability to communicate in a language in addition to English may be required for some positions.

  • A valid California Driver License and use of an automobile may be required for some positions.

  • A CPR Certificate issued by a recognized CPR training program must be obtained within 60 days after appointment and kept valid during the term of employment.

Contact:

**All applicants must apply on the LAUSD Talent Acquisition and Selection Branch website to be officially considered**

visit www.LAUSDJOBS.org for more information and to apply!

All employees must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and must be able to provide verification of their vaccination status as part of the hiring and onboarding process prior to an official offer of employment to any District site