JobID 1846 : Special Education (Life Skills) Paraprofessional (#2001696)
Special Education Paraprofessional / Ridgewood
6.5 hours daily / 180 annual contracted days
Must be “highly qualified” as determined by State or Federal regulations
(Paraprofessional License Required)
RIESPA Wage Scale
Excellent Benefit Package
Rock Island - Milan School District 41
Job Title: Special Education Paraprofessional Supervisor
Prepared By: Egan Colbrese
Prepared Date: 1-12-2016
Approved By: Egan Colbrese
EXEMPT (Y/N): Non-Exempt
DEPARTMENT: Pupil Personnel Services (PPS)
Performs any combination of following instructional tasks in classroom to assist teaching staff and students of the Rock Island-Milan School District elementary or secondary school buildings by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Discusses assigned teaching area with classroom teacher to coordinate instructional efforts.
Prepares lesson outline and plan in assigned area and submits outline to teacher for review. Plans, prepares, and develops various teaching aids such as bibliographies, charts, student management and graphs.
Presents subject matter to students, utilizing variety of methods and techniques such as lecture, discussion, and supervised role playing.
Prepares, administers, and grades examinations.
Assists students, individually or in groups, with lesson assignments to present or reinforce learning concepts.
Confers with parents on progress of students.
Deescalates student behavior, escorts students to/from classroom.
Assist teacher with the implementation of individual and classroom behavior management plans.
Assist teacher in providing physical care activities which may include feeding, assistance with activities which may include feeding, assistance with toileting, diapering, prosthetics and other adaptive equipment. This may range from full assistance to simple monitoring. In-Service training may be required.
This job will require student supervision responsibilities.
Supervise other situations, such as: recess, fieldtrip, bus, lunch, and free-time activities during the school day as appropriate.
Quantity - Completes work in timely manner; works quickly.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions ; uses equipment and materials properly.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or has taken the NCLB approved paraprofessional assessment for the state of Illinois and has passed the assessment.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general district periodicals, professional journals, safety procedures, building procedures, governmental regulations, teacher lesson plans, etc.. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, teachers, paraprofessionals, parents, and the general public.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word Processing software; Able to correctly enter data Spreadsheet software and Aesop Human Resource systems.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Current Paraprofessional License for the state of Illinois Social Security Card Approved Background check
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Acknowledgements The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.
ACKNOWLEDGED: Supervisor / Manager Signature Date
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