CLEAR Program Aide

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Job Description

Assist the program manager and instructors in providing educational programming and life skills training to individuals with intellectual disabilities in the classroom and on campus. Provide classroom support and mobility when needed.

  1. ASSIST STUDENTS ON THE CAMPUS - Provide the support necessary for students in the CLEAR Program to navigate the campus as independently as possible. This includes meeting students upon arrival on Saturdays, escorting them to classes, helping them in the food court or at the cash register at lunch.
  2. ASSIST INSTRUCTORS IN THE CLASSROOM - In the classroom the aide will model appropriate classroom behavior for the students, will observe students for any behavioral or health concerns and alert instructor immediately, will assist the instructor in classroom activities, retrieve and return supplies from the supply room, make copies and follow the instructors' guidelines when assisting students in the classroom, assist in returning the classroom to original order at the completion of each class.
  3. MODEL APPROPRIATE SOCIAL INTERACTIONS FOR STUDENTS - Act as a role model for students in classroom and social situations, assist students in meeting and making friends, help students become comfortable with program routine and integrate students into campus life

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Required Skills

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Ability to work with students with varying degrees of disabilities required.
  • Basic computer knowledge including email and Internet and ability to operate a standard office copier required.
  • Ability to provide mobility assistance for students with visual impairments or who may use braces, walker or manual wheelchair.
  • Ability to walk or stand for 30 minutes.

Required Experience
  • Must have 6 months experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • One year of college coursework in social service or psychology preferred.

Benefit Information:

Click here for a summary of our benefit information. For a summary of our adjunct faculty compensation, click here.

Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.


In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or other factors that cannot be lawfully considered.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email.

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc) refer to the links on our Career page.

Job Location
Overland Park, , United States
Position Type

Hours per Week
Work Hours/Days
Saturdays 9:00-3:30 and/or Tuesday, Thursday 9:00-2:00 when CLEAR classes are in session
Special Instructions
Please submit resume and cover letter





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Posted: 7/14/2017
Application Due: 7/22/2017
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