Paraprofessional / Instructional Aid

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Instructional Support

Description

Assists in teaching a diverse population of children in an atmosphere of kindness that encourages active inquiry, fosters individual growth and promotes respect for self, others and the world in which they live; establishes effective rapport with students; motivates students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for upper elementary grade education in accordance with each student’s ability; and establishes good relationships with parents, community and other staff members.
 

  1. Discusses assigned duties with classroom teacher in order to coordinate instructional efforts.
  2. Assists teacher in implementing a program of instruction that adheres to the school’s philosophy, goals and objectives.
  3. Assists teacher in implementing a program of study designed to meet individual needs of students.
  4. Assists teacher with creating a classroom environment conducive to learning by employing a variety of appropriate strategies.
  5. Assists teacher in encouraging student enthusiasm for the learning process and the development of good study habits.
  6. Prepares lesson materials, bulletin board displays, exhibits, equipment, and demonstrations.
  7. Presents subject matter to students under the direction and guidance of teacher, using lectures, discussions, or supervised role-playing methods.
  8. Tutors and assists children individually or in small groups in order to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts present by teacher.
  9. Supervise students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, school yards, and gymnasiums, or on field trips.
  10. Distributes teaching materials such as textbooks, workbooks, papers, and pencils to students.
  11. Distributes tests and homework assignments, and collect them when they are completed.
  12. Grades homework and tests, and compute and record results, using answer sheets or electronic marking devices.
  13. Instructs and monitors students in the use and care of equipment and materials, in order to prevent injuries and damage.
  14. Organizes and supervises school authorized sports and/or other physical activities, and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental, and social development.
  15. Ensures that school policies are reflected in daily practice.
QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Minimum Associate’s Degree and six months to one year related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
2. Experience - Six months to one year related experiance.
3. First Aid/CPR Certified.
4. Ability to successfully pass a pre-employment drug test and extensive background check.
5. Valid Arizona Driver's License.

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

SALARY RANGE: $11.55 to $17.62


***CRIMINAL HISTORY DISCLOSURE AFFIDAVIT MUST BE PRINTED, NOTORIZED, AND UPLOADED IN THE ONLINE APPICATION - FORM AVAILABLE HERE IN ATTACHMENTS ---->

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Blackwater Community School

3652 E Blackwater School Rd , Coolidge, AZ 85128
 

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Blackwater Community School

3652 E Blackwater School Rd , Coolidge, AZ 85128