Special Education Assistant – Lifeskills/Self-Contained

Job title: Special Education Assistant – Lifeskills/Self-Contained

Company: Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation

Job description: Our people are the single most important asset we have in the EVSC. – Dr. Smith, Superintendent

Join a school district where employees are truly making a difference in the lives of students each day. And click to learn more about the benefits of being a Special Education Assistant with EVSC!

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POSITION DETAILS: This position works 40 Weeks per year, 5 days per week at 6.75 hours per day and follows the EVSC School Board of Trustees approved school calendar. This position is in the Lifeskills/Self-Contained category. While employees will work in an assigned category, employees shall be required to support the needs of all students when necessary.

SALARY: Year Hourly Rate

1 $13.67

2 $14.24

3 $14.81

4 $15.38

5 $15.95

6 $16.53

7 $17.10

8 $17.67

9 $18.24

10 $18.81

11 $19.39

12 $19.86

The hourly rate for a current EVSC assistant will be based on years of service with EVSC in an assistant role. Annual, incremental pay increases are given for each year of service with the EVSC in this role if an employee has worked 120 days in a school year.

BENEFITS: EVSC offers four (4) Anthem plans. Single medical, dental and vision insurance are provided with this position. Employees may pay the additional cost to add family members. to view the rates for each plan. If elected, insurance coverage begins the first of the month following the successful completion of a 30-day probationary period.

Employees enrolled in an EVSC medical insurance plan are eligible to use any of the three EVSC The health clinics provide primary care services, generic prescription medications, physicals, health screenings, and labs; all at NO COST to the employee or covered family member.

EVSC is proud to provide accumulated paid time off for:

  • Sick Time
  • Holidays
  • Personal Business Days

EVSC employees have access to the EVSC Wee Care Learning Centers. The Wee Care program provides a quality early learning experience for employees’ children as young as six weeks through age five at a special employee rate.

This position will automatically be enrolled in the Public Employees’ Retirement Fund (PERF) through the state of Indiana, which includes a defined benefit (Pension) as well as an Annuity Savings Account (ASA). Employees may also participate in a 403(b) Plan. Enrolling in the 403(b) plan allows employees to save for their retirement by making a pre-tax salary deferral contributions to the Plan.

Eligible employees may enroll in the EVSC group life insurance and long term disability plans. EVSC also offers a variety of voluntary insurance products through American Fidelity.

EVSC offers a free Employee Assistance Program (EAP). It is a confidential, voluntary service that provides professional counseling and referral services designed to help employees and their family members with personal, job or family-related matters.

REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED required. Additionally, all new employees are required to complete required online professional development within 60 days of employment.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Vacancy is posted first for EVSC Special Education Paraprofessional transfers. If no internal transfer takes place, outside applicants will be reviewed and considered.

This position is based upon student enrollment in this school building. Fluctuating student enrollment may make it necessary to move an employee to another school building or reduction in hours. Enrollment is evaluated at the start of a new school year. The EVSC works diligently to ensure employees maintain the position that they are hired for but in some cases, transfers may occur in order to effectively serve EVSC students.

It is the policy of the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, age, limited English proficiency, or disability in its programs or employment policies as required by the Indiana Civil Rights Law (I.C.22-9-1), Title IV, and Title VII (Civil Rights Act of 1964), the Equal Pay Act of 1973, Title IX (Educational Amendments), the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act and Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973).

Questions concerning compliance with these laws should be directed to the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources and Business Affairs, Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation,

951 Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713, phone number 435-8508.

The interview committee will give preference to candidates who, through the interview process, past experience, and references have demonstrated the ability to interact with students, staff, and the community.

Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans and veterans with service-connected disabilities, are encouraged to apply.


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Location: Evansville, IN

Job date: Fri, 05 Aug 2022 07:52:38 GMT

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