Paraprofessional (ISS) SY 2019-2020

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Start Date
Position Areas
Instructional Support



Position Title:  In School Suspension Paraprofessional
Department: Teaching and Learning
Reports to: School Principal

Position Summary: The In School Suspension (ISS) Paraprofessional is responsible for providing a supervised and structured environment for students assigned to the ISS Program within a school. The ISS Paraprofessional works with classroom teachers to coordinate the academic activities of suspended students and provides assistance to students in completing the assigned work. The ISS Paraprofessional also monitors students and maintains a safe and orderly environment within the in-school suspension classroom.

Education:  Associate Degree, two years of college credit or a passed the GACE Paraprofessional Test (required)
Certification/Licensure: Must maintain Georgia Paraprofessional Certificate which includes in-service training related to the position
Experience: None
Physical Activity:
  • Routine Physical activities that are required to fulfill job responsibilities
  • Walk and/or stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Communicates effectively and promotes good public relations with all stakeholders
  • Works with peers/supervisors in a considerate and cooperative manner and assists others when needed
  • Record keeping and organizational skills
  • Fully accepting of students with disabilities

  1. Attends work every day on time and performs all duties as assigned effectively and efficiently
  2. Exhibits a professional attitude and demeanor at all times in working with School Board members, school administrators, fellow employees, parents, students, and the public
  3. Assists students assigned to the program with completing their regular classroom assignments
  4. Assigns additional work if the student completes their regular classroom assignments
  5. Ensures all tools, texts, and supplies are available for students to complete assignments
  6. Maintains daily attendance and other records of students assigned to the program
  7. Serves as a liaison between the classroom teacher and students assigned to the program to obtain and return the student’s daily class work and homework.
  8. Maintains a structured environment within the classroom by implementing a behavior management plan
  9. Maintains confidentiality, unquestionable integrity about the students you have or are working with in ISS, including discussions with staff members, parents, community members and others unless requested to discuss by the administration
  10. Monitors students who have been assigned to in-school suspension and reviews student progress
  11. Communicates appropriate behavior, school rules, and regulations to students in the program; and explains to students the reasons for suspension and its impact on their education
  12. Guides and encourages students to develop a positive attitude toward learning
  13. Communicates with administration and classroom teachers regarding student behavior and progress.
  14. Escorts students during break/lunch periods and monitors hallways
  15. Reports inappropriate behavior by students to professional staff members.
  16. Reports the effectiveness of the program to the school administrative staff and makes suggestions for improvement.
  17. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor

Security Clearance: The Glynn County School System requires a criminal background check and fingerprinting on all new employees, including all substitutes and other designated employees.


COMPENSATION RANGE: $16,239 – $23,257*
*Compensation commensurate with education and experience.
This document provides information about the above Glynn County Schools position. This job description is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements. However, management and administration reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary. An individual’s ability to meet the qualifications and capabilities described in this document is not a guarantee of employment or promotion. It is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position.

Posted By

Glynn County School System

1313 Egmont Street , Brunswick, GA 31520

At the following locations

Glynn Academy High School

1001 Mansfield Street , Brunswick, GA 31520

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $10,179

% ELL Students


State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.55

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%



State Average: 968