Paraprofessional - Instructional - ESOL FY2122 - JOB #9551 - EXTENDED

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08/03/2021
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Instructional Support

Description

THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY

                      7 hrs. daily; 185 days; 10 months; benefits included

POSITION TITLE:  Paraprofessional

ASSIGNMENT:  Paraprofessional - Instructional Program

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. A high school diploma or equivalent
  2. Completion of SFSC Certificate of Instructional Assistant or passing score on Para Pro Assessment or AA/AS/AAS degree or higher
  3. Physical requirements to perform essential functions and tasks which may include exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10 pounds of force as frequently as necessary; lifting, crawling, kneeling, bending, stooping, pulling, and pushing, if required
  4. Satisfactory clearance of a criminal history records check and drug screening

 

 

ADDITIONAL DESIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. If clerical duties are to be assigned, typing skills at 40 words per minute
  2. Has demonstrated skill in using materials, equipment and procedures associated with the performance of duties in the specific position

 

PRIMARY PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  1. Provides individual student or small group instruction of students under the direction of the classroom teacher
  2. Prepares instructional materials and assists the teacher in classroom management and monitoring classroom procedures

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:   

Performs all other duties as assigned by classroom teacher and/or school administrator

TERM:

Length of contract and number of hours worked are determined by specific allocation as approved annually during planning/budgeting process

APPRAISAL: 

Performance will be appraised annually in accordance with School Board policies

PAY GRADE:  8, 9

Paygrade 8:  Instructional Program Para with SFSC Certificate of Completion of Instructional Assistant or passing score on Para Pro Assessment
Paygrade 9:  Instructional Program Para with AA, AS, AAS degree or higher

 

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

Except as provided by law, The School Board of Highlands County shall not on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, political or religious beliefs, national or ethnic origin, or genetic information, exclude individuals from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity in any employment condition or practice, or be denied equal access to school facilities if the organization is The Boy Scouts of America or other patriotic youth groups.

 

APA Approved 7/28/2015
Board Approved 4/25/2017
 


 

 

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR ALL PERSONNEL:

 

All applicants for positions offered by the School Board of Highlands County will be evaluated for possession of the following personal qualities:

  1. Honesty, dependability, punctuality, accuracy, and diligence on the job
  2. Ability to relate well to fellow workers, parents, students, and the general public
  3. Habits of dress, grooming, and personal conduct suitable to the work site and school environment
  4. Willingness to use professional practices appropriate to public service and school settings
  5. Ability to communicate clearly and accurately, orally and in writing
  6. Ability to understand and follow written and oral directions
  7. Ability to access, organize, and maintain information needed in the performance of specific work tasks
  8. Willingness to become totally familiar with and to comply with school district policies, procedures, rules, and functions
  9. Demonstrate sensitivity to cultural diversity and to district expectations governing equity, non-discrimination, and equal opportunity
  10. Willingness to complete in-service training needed to enhance and update job performance over a period of service

Posted By

The School Board of Highlands County

1096 US Highway 27 North , Lake Placid, FL 33852
 

At the following locations

Sebring Middle

426 School St , Sebring, FL 33870