JobID 826 : Elementary Instructional Paraprofessional (#1997061)

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Job Type
Full-time
Start Date
02/01/2020

Description

Instructional Paraprofessional

Position Purpose
Under the direct supervision of a certified staff member, to assist certified professional staff with students in the classroom to meet instructional goals and objectives. Position is part-time, under 20 hours per week.

Essential Job Functions
  • Assists and guides students to reinforce reading, language arts, mathematics, computer instruction, and other skills. 
  • Works with students individually and in small groups to reinforce basic learning and implement assigned programs.
  • Assists professional staff in the administration and correction of classroom exercises, tests and assessments.
  • Assists with classroom behavioral management to minimize disruptions, ensure a safe and orderly classroom, and ensure students are on task.
  • Assists students in non-instructional areas, such as supervising the student lunch programs, bus duty, playground duty, corridor, study hall, and other related non-instructional areas.
  • Assists students with special needs in all aspects of classroom instruction to maximize inclusion, learning, achievement if IEP objectives, etc.
  • Participates in IEP process and serves as resource for the student personnel evaluation team as needed.
  • Assist students with physical or mental disabilities with activities of daily living for the purpose of maximizing their ability to participate in school or learning activities.
  • Follows all applicable safety rules, procedures and regulations governing the proper manner of assistance for all students, including those with disabilities or other special needs. 
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned?

Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form, and effective writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform arithmetic operations as needed to assist students.
  • Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Word, Excel).
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others.
  • Ability to establish a supportive and compassionate relationship with students with special needs.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work.
Qualifications Profile:
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • At least 18 years of age,
  • Ability to pass criminal history background check,
  • Ability to pass the paraprofessional praxis or present the equivalent in college credits,
  • Some college preferred,
  • Experience working with students with emotional/behavioral disorders preferred.

Application Procedure:
Apply Online at www.emmettschools.org/jobs

Posted By

Emmett Independent School District

601 EAST THIRD STREET, EMMETT, ID 83617-3111
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$7,931 (USD)

State Average: $7,469 (USD)

% ELL Students

4%

State Average: 5%

Student Teacher Ratio

18.21

State Average: 18.67

% IEP Students

13%

State Average: 10%

FTE

265

State Average: 163