ParaProfessional - Title I
ParaProfessionals must meet one of the following qualifications:
Have 32 college credits or
Have a college degree or
Pass the ParaPro Assessment with a score of 460 or higher.
The cost of the exam is $55.00 (subject to change).
- Free Test Preparation can be found here:
- Click on “ParaPro Assessment” in the middle column
- Click on “Prepare for the Test” in the middle column
- About the ParaPro Assessment:
Please upload transcript and/or PRAXIS scores.
Assists a Title I teacher with classroom, testing, and administrative duties; performs related work as required.
The primary function of an employee in this class is to provide administrative and classroom support to an assigned Title I program teacher. The position is directly supervised by a Title I teacher, with direction from the building Principal. The primary duties of the position are performed in an office and classroom environment.
- Performs administrative and classroom assistance functions to support teachers in the Title I program;
- Provides tutoring, individual and group assistance, and direction to eligible students;
- Prepares and implements lesson plans;
- Assists with level testing to determine student eligibility;
- Processes registration, attendance, evaluation, and related records for eligible students;
- Prepares and maintains files, records, logs, reports, and other required program documentation;
- Performs administrative tasks including, but not limited to, keyboarding, copying, and filing;
- Assists in classroom, as directed;
- Assists in preparation of classroom and teaching materials, as directed;
- Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with District policies, procedures, and safety practices.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
- May perform lunchroom, playground, bus, and other monitoring duties as assigned;
- Performs other related duties as required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Instructional methods, procedures, and objectives, including curriculum implementation, lesson plan preparation and implementation, educational software, student evaluation and grading, record and report preparation, and classroom management;
- Basic clerical and administrative skills, including but not limited to typing, keyboarding, filing, and copying;
- Operation of standard office equipment, including a personal computer and job-related software.
- Follow oral and written instructions and observe District policies and procedures;
- Prepare and provide basic classroom services, including but not limited to, instruction, tutoring, student evaluation, lesson plans, curriculum implementation, materials preparation, and classroom management;
- Operate standard office equipment, including a personal computer using program applications appropriate to assigned duties;
- Operate classroom equipment;
- Perform basic office tasks including keyboarding, copying, and filing;
- Prepare and maintain required records, files, reports, logs, statistics, and documentation;
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, teachers and staff members, and other District personnel;
- Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
- Perform multiple tasks simultaneously, including handling interruptions, and return to and complete tasks in a timely manner;
- Perform time management and scheduling functions, meet deadlines, and set task priorities;
- Perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines
- Demonstrate integrity, ingenuity and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks.
- High school diploma or GED equivalent required; and
- Classroom experience is preferred; or
- Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL ABILITIES
- Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to discern verbal instructions, communicate effectively in person, and to hear sounds within the normal range of conversation;
- Sufficient visual acuity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to comprehend written work instructions and comprehend, prepare, and present a variety of written and text documents and materials;
- Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate standard office equipment, including a personal computer;
- Sufficient personal mobility, agility, strength, and reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to stand or sit for long periods of time, kneel, stretch, bend, reach, lift at least 30 pounds, and work in a classroom environment.
Yearly by supervisor
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
To be determined by calendar year.
Regular attendance is an essential function of this job
- If you are chosen for this position your employment with the District would be "at will". Employment at Will means that the employee or the District may terminate the employment relationship with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time.
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