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Job Description
Position Title:  Paraprofessional 
Position Type:  Salaried ($18,320 annual) / Non-Exempt; ***this position is funded by grant funds (State-comp Ed), which is solely based on the need of the campus.
Position Hours:  Full-time; Monday – Friday
Length of Term/Employment:  190 workdays / At-will
Reports to:  Teacher(s) assigned and Campus principal
Position Mission:  The role of the Paraprofessional is to provide additional support to students with pre-diagnosed moderate to severe disabilities or at-risk students. The goal of the Paraprofessional is to assist in providing an organized, smooth functioning environment in which all students can take full advantage of the instructional programs and available resources materials.
Position Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completed 48+ semester hours at an Institute of Higher Education or Valid Texas Educational Aide Certificate.

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Ability to work well with children.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Knowledge of general office equipment, safety equipment, and food service equipment.


  • 3-5 years of previous experience working with children in a classroom setting.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing reading readiness, writing readiness, and mathematics readiness, as appropriate.

Job Duties:

  • Instructional Support:

  • Assist teacher with instructing and supervising students in classroom activities, focusing on at-risk students.
  • Assist teacher in devising and implementing special strategies for reinforcing skills based on the special needs and abilities of each student.
  • Assist with administration and scoring of objective testing instruments or work assignments.
  • Help maintain neat and orderly classroom.
  • Help with inventory, care, and maintenance of equipment.
  • Help teacher keep administrative records and prepare required reports.
  • Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers.


  • Student Management:

  • Assist teacher with developing appropriate individualized activities for students identified as at-risk.
  • Provides one-on-one or small group supervision to at-risk students as necessary.
  • Conduct instructional exercises assigned by the teacher, work with individual students or small groups.
  • Help supervise students throughout school day, inside and outside classroom.  This includes lunchroom monitoring and serving, playground duty, and street crossing duties.
  • Keep teacher informed of special needs or problems of individual students.


  • Other:

  • Completes other duties as assigned by the teacher to promote the Title 1 instructional program.
  • Work week schedule: Work day begins at 7:30 a.m.
  • Adheres to staff dress code.
  • Maintains a good working relationship with Jubilee Academies’ staff and parents.
  • Actively supports and participates in fundraising activities of Jubilee Academies.
  • Participates in staff development training programs to improve job performance.
  • Participates in faculty meetings, special events, and committee assignments.


  • Charter & Community Responsibilities:

  • Convey the charter’s mission to the public and encourage support in accomplishing the mission.
  • Illustrate understanding of Charter and community needs and begin activities to meet those needs.
  • Demonstrate use of productive and efficient skills to raise community and parent involvement.
  • Actively participate in student recruitment efforts.


  • Charter Atmosphere:

  • Encourage a constructive, thoughtful climate for learning.
  • Promote fairness of students and staff from all cultural backgrounds.
  • Communicate with students and staff in an effective manner that promotes and sustains the Jubilee culture.

Working Conditions:

  • Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

  • Maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Moderate and prolonged standing.
  • Stooping, bending, pulling, pushing, and lifting required.
  • Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment and supplies.

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

Posted By

Jubilee Academic Center

4955 Pablo Kisel Boulevard, Brownsville, TX 78526
Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $10,068

% ELL Students


State Average: 17%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.26

% IEP Students


State Average: 9%



State Average: 558