Paraprofessional / Instructional Aid
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.
- Discusses assigned duties with classroom teacher in order to coordinate instructional efforts.
- Assists teacher in implementing a program of instruction that adheres to the school’s philosophy, goals and objectives.
- Assists teacher in implementing a program of study designed to meet individual needs of students.
- Assists teacher with creating a classroom environment conducive to learning by employing a variety of appropriate strategies.
- Assists teacher in encouraging student enthusiasm for the learning process and the development of good study habits.
- Prepares lesson materials, bulletin board displays, exhibits, equipment, and demonstrations.
- Presents subject matter to students under the direction and guidance of teacher, using lectures, discussions, or supervised role-playing methods.
- Tutors and assists children individually or in small groups in order to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts present by teacher.
- Supervise students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, school yards, and gymnasiums, or on field trips.
- Distributes teaching materials such as textbooks, workbooks, papers, and pencils to students.
- Distributes tests and homework assignments, and collect them when they are completed.
- Grades homework and tests, and compute and record results, using answer sheets or electronic marking devices.
- Instructs and monitors students in the use and care of equipment and materials, in order to prevent injuries and damage.
- Organizes and supervises school authorized sports and/or other physical activities, and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental, and social development.
- Ensures that school policies are reflected in daily practice.
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
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