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UCP of Central Florida-Paraprofessional - Assistive Technology

Job Details

  • Job Location: Administration - Orlando, FL
  • Salary Range: $13.00 - $15.00 Hourly
  • Job Category: Education

Job Specifications

  • Highly organized. Good follow through and ability to multi-task/prioritize.
  • Demonstrate high professional and personal standards of integrity
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the operation and limitations of computer systems and related equipment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of assistive technology.
  • Experience supporting adult learners
  • Demonstrate expertise in understanding and implementing agency clinical therapy service policies and procedures and service delivery model
  • Demonstrate ability to create a positive environment that values, respects, and leverages all employees
  • Demonstrate ability to create a positive environment that values and respects, all therapy providers /vendors
  • Demonstrate knowledge of school and clinical organization and administration
  • Works independently or with minimum supervision.
  • Works collaboratively with staff, parents, and students.
  • Communicates ideas clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to transport self between and among UCP Campuses
  • Knowledge of HIPAA and confidentiality practices/policies
  • Prefer experience working with children and families with disabilities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists in setting up Assistive Technology devices and services to allow students with disabilities to access and benefit from their program of education.
  • Assists student(s) and staff in learning the technologies (i.e., computers/printers/iPads/AT devices).
  • Assists in the creation and design of needed assistive technology materials.
  • Assists AT caseload (students and staff) by troubleshooting problems with computer hardware, operating systems, application software, seating and mobility equipment, adapting wheelchairs, and assistive technology hardware.
  • Assist in maintaining a log of all hardware, software and assistive technology devices and equipment
  • Operate and care for AT equipment inventory used in conjunction with the AT program.
  • Assist with the collection and distribution of AT equipment and training materials.
  • Establish an appropriate supportive relationship with the teacher(s) and student(s) on the AT caseload by maintaining effective communication with the teaching staff documenting information/data regarding student progress and performance with AT in place.
  • Assists in purchasing, repairing and replacing AT devices.
  • Assists with coordinating the delivery of AT services with classroom teachers, special education staff and other providers to ensure continuity and consistency in providing comprehensive special education services to students.
  • Consults and collaborates with medical and other community providers, as appropriate (i.e., UCF FAAST Center, FDLRS, UCF CARD etc.).
  • Assists Therapy Clinical Coordinators and Lead Diagnosticians with coordinating equipment and devices needed from the UCP Warehouse
  • Serves on committees, task forces, work groups, etc., as requested.
  • Keeps abreast of changing developments, trends, instructional and educational technologies.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education and Training: Completed two years of study at an institution of higher education (at least 60 semester hours); or
Obtained an associate’s (or higher) degree

Minimum Experience: 1-year experience preferred with Assistive Technology

To apply visit UCP of Central Florida job posting to learn more.


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