Special Education Paraprofessionals

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MANDATORY MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 60 college credit hours or associate degree required
  • DESE Substitute certification or pass Parapro Praxis required
  • Experience working as a paraprofessional preferred
  • ABA and /or Mandt (CPI) Certification or willingness to participate in training opportunities preferred
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Works cooperatively in a team approach in regard to the needs of students
  • Helps students find appropriate ways of expressing and dealing with their feelings
  • Follows the instructions of the teacher in working with individual students or small groups
  • Provides a safe and positive environment for students
  • Adheres to confidentiality policies
  • Responds to the needs of students, parents, and staff
  • Accepts direction, supervision, and constructive criticism
  • Handles multiple responsibilities with little supervision
  • Solves problems independently and effectively
  • Senses when an issue is beyond the scope of this position and requires the supervisor’s attention
  • Helps with daily routines: Bathroom, Regular education classes, Library, Computer Lab, Recess, Lunch, Nurse, and Medication
  • Helps supervise arrival and departure of students
  • Accepts additional responsibility willingly
  • Other duties as may be assigned by building administrator or DSE
For a complete listing of job responsibilities and fitness for duty requirements, see our Special Education Paraprofessional/Personal Assistant Job Description at www.mvr3.k12.mo.us
 
TERMS: Part-time with retirement benefits and Full-time with full benefits; $12.50/hr for 60 hours or $14.00/hr for Bachelor’s
EFFECTIVE: 2020-2021 school year
SCREENING TO BEGIN: Immediately    
CLASSIFICATION: Non-exempt
 
NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION:  The Meramec Valley R-III School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law in the admission, access to, treatment, and employment in its programs, services and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning Meramec Valley R-III School District’s compliance with nondiscrimination laws is directed to contact Mr. Tom, Sauvage, Assistant Superintendent, at 126 North Payne Street, Pacific, MO  63069, (636-271-1400).
 
An Equal Opportunity Employer
 

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Meramec Valley R-III School District

126 N. Payne St., Pacific, MO 63069
 
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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,906

State Average: $11,368

% ELL Students

1%

State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio

14.53

State Average: 13.59

% IEP Students

20%

State Average: 14%

FTE

447

State Average: 227