Paraprofessional

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Special Education

Description

 

Position Purpose

Under the direct supervision of a certified staff member, to assist certified professional staff with students in the classroom to meet instructional goals and objectives.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Adapts classroom activities, assignments and/or materials under the direction of the classroom teacher for the purpose of supporting and reinforcing classroom objectives.
  • Communicates with teachers and other district personnel for the purpose of assisting in evaluating progress and/or implementing IEP objectives.
  • Implements under the supervision of assigned teacher, instructional programs and lesson plans (e.g. reading, math, language comprehension, writing, computer, etc.) for the purpose of presenting and/or reinforcing learning concepts.
  • Maintains classroom equipment and work area for the purpose of ensuring availability of a safe learning environment and/or meeting mandated requirements.
  • Monitors individual and/or groups of students in a variety of settings (e.g. rest rooms, playgrounds, hallways, bus loading zones, cafeteria, assemblies, field trips, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Promotes good study habits and student independence for the purpose of improving the quality of student outcomes.
  • Provides, under the supervision of assigned teacher, instruction to students in a variety of individual and group activities (e.g. self esteem, behavioral skills, daily living skills, etc.) for the purpose of implementing goals for remediation of student deficiencies and ensuring student’s success.
  • Documents student’s daily activities (e.g. behavior, completed assignments, on/off task times, etc.) for the purpose of completing daily logs and student’s hourly activities.
  • Implements under the supervision of assigned teacher, behavioral plans designed by IEP team for students with behavior disorders or other special conditions for the purpose of presenting and/or reinforcing learning concepts.
  • Models conversation, manners, clean up activities, listening, and everyday interactions for the purpose of demonstrating appropriate social behavior in a culturally sensitive manner.
  • Monitors student’s daily schedule and behavior plan (e.g. class schedule, toileting, medication, appetite, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Responds to emergency situations (e.g. injured students, arguments, etc.) for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.
  • Supervise students in and out of classroom activities during the assigned workday
  • Participates in team planning as requested
  • Maintains substitute folder with information essential for successful substitute assignment
  • Performs other tasks and projects as assigned by the Building Administrator/supervising teacher

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards

  • Ability to work directly with students in-person
  • Works in standard office and school building environments.
  • Ability to work outdoors during outdoor student activities.

Qualifications Profile

  • State of Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) with Paraprofessional endorsement
  • Knowledge and experience with Google suite
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent communication skills

 

 

Posted By

Komarek School District 94

8940 W 24Th St N 8940 W 24Th St N2, Riverside, IL 60546
 

At the following locations

Komarek School

8940 West 24th Street , North Riverside, IL 60546