JobID 1791 : 52055 Paraprofessional (#1998865)
The essential function of the position within the organization is to assist teachers in instructing and directing the activities of students to provide a well-organized, smoothly functioning classroom environment.
The position is responsible for assisting teachers in preparing instructional materials, supervising and assisting children in the classroom and in other areas of the school, reinforcing classroom lessons, administering testing, assisting students with academic and life skills exercises and activities, reinforcing knowledge, assisting students with physical needs, and performing related work as assigned and providing other assistance as requested; incumbents may be responsible for coordinating special project and programs as assigned. The position works under direct supervision according to set procedures.
To be qualified for a paraprofessional position, you need an Associate’s Degree, at least 60 semester hours of college credit or a passing score on the ETS paraprofessional exam of 464 or higher.
We administer the paraprofessional exam (online) in the Monroe County School District Administration Building located at 241 Trumbo Road in Key West or at the Upper Keys Annex – South Building located at 89990 Overseas Hwy., Tavernier, FL 33070. Prior to taking the exam, we highly recommend that candidates review the free study guide at https://www.ets.org/s/parapro/pdf/1755.pdf. You may also purchase an interactive practice test for $19.95 at https://www.ets.org/parapro/test_prep/materials. To schedule an appointment to take the Paraprofessional test please contact Omaira Urbay in Adult Education at Omaira.Ubay@KeysSchools.com.
Salary Range: 110A1 $14.88 – 110C2 $16.38
Days per year: 186
Hours per day: 7
Pay checks per year: 24 (twice per month all year round)