Utah State University

SpEd Aide-One on One

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/19/2021 12:44 PM)
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Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
Up to 29 hours per week
E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
Edith Bowen School
Advertised Salary
$12.50 Minimum per hour, commensurate with experience


Under the supervision of the Special Education department this position will provide one on one instruction to a child with learning disabilities and at times work in a self-contained classroom. Learning disabilities may include emotional and behavioral disorders, communication issues, challenges, and physical disabilities.


The primary work is to make sure that the candidate follows a pre-planned course of action to meet special education objectives. As part of your day, you use a variety of methods within the classroom to interact with student on various levels.


This is a shared position for a six hour per day position and it does not allow you to come and go to college classes during the scheduled hours.  This is for the 2021-2022 school year. The hours of this position are 8:00am-12:000pm.


  • Assist special education teacher in developing classroom curriculum based on individual students’ needs
  • Provide support in imparting specialized education based on lesson plans
  • Perform specialized tasks to achieve instructional and behavioral objectives
  • Assist special education teacher with behavior modification procedures
  • Help students with their mobility need and ensure the provision of a safe classroom environment
  • Provide instructions based on lesson plans and assist individual student in comprehending concepts
  • Monitor students during activities and downtime and intervene in case of adverse activities
  • Assist student at lunchtime by providing help with opening lunch box and drinking water
  • Adapt to classroom activities and assignments to serve the purpose of reinforcing classroom objectives
  • Communicate with student to determine their needs and ensure that they are fulfilled properly
  • Assist lead teacher in developing and adapting conventional teaching methods to meet the individual needs of student Observe student for changes in behavior or physical health and report observations to lead teacher
  • Create and submit student observation reports
  • Supervise and assist student during indoor and outdoor activities


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Associate’s degree in education or related field preferred
  • At least one year of relevant experience in an educational or childcare setting
  • Strong collaboration skills; able to work well with a team
  • Effective multitasker; can prioritize tasks based on importance and deadlines
  • Job offer contingent upon the successful completion of a background check
  • Some understanding of working with people with mental, emotional, and physical disabilities is desirable.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. School schedule if applicable to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Documents 1-5”
  3. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$12.50 Minimum per hour, commensurate with experience


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

College/Department Highlights

The mission of the Edith Bowen Laboratory School at Utah State University is to ensure high levels of learning for all elementary students, by providing a positive and engaging learning environment using effective evidence-based practice; to mentor pre-service teachers through instruction and classroom-based experiences; and to review, conduct, implement, and disseminate educational research.

The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services is home to eight departments and is committed to providing the best learning opportunities and educational research in the state of Utah. Our programs are strengthened by an on-campus elementary laboratory school and five stand-alone centers, including the Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence. The college offers clinical services to the community across the human lifespan and provide students with real-world service and research opportunities. 

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity discrimination@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


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