Summer School Paraprofessional - 2022 SY

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Instructional Support


This Position is for Summer School 2022 only and does not constitute a position for the 2022-2023 school year.

Position Purpose

Under the direct supervision of a certified teacher, the paraprofessional will assist with students in the classroom to meet instructional goals and objectives.

Essential Job Functions

        Under the supervision of a certified teacher assist and guides students to reinforce reading, language arts, mathematics, computer instruction, and other skills. 

         Works with students individually and in small groups to reinforce basic learning and assist with  assigned programs.

         Assists professional staff in the administration and correction of classroom exercises, tests and assessments.

         Assists in classroom preparations and strategies for reinforcing instructional materials and skills according to individual student needs.

         Assists with record-keeping procedures to document student learning and performance.

         Assists with classroom behavioral management to minimize disruptions, ensure a safe and orderly classroom, and ensure students are on task.

         Assists students in non-instructional areas, such as supervising the student lunch programs, bus duty, playground duty, corridor, study hall, and other related non-instructional areas.

         Accompanies students on field trips for the purpose of assisting with supervision.

         Constructs, copies and distribute and use educational materials as needed.

         Follows all applicable safety rules, procedures and regulations governing the proper manner of assistance for all students, including those with disabilities or other special needs.


Additional Duties:

         Perform any other related duties as assigned.

Note:   The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.



         Use standard office and classroom equipment, such as audiovisual equipersonal computers, printers, fax machine, and copiers.


Travel Requirements

         Travel between schools, or between schools and central offices, may be required for certain positions.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

         Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.

         Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform arithmetic operations as needed to assist students.

         Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Word, Excel).

         Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.

         Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others.

         Ability to establish a supportive and compassionate relationship with students with special needs.

         Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work.

         Ability to report work orally or in writing to supervisor as required.

         Effective writing and verbal communication skills.

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards

        Works in standard office and school building environments.

         Ability to work outdoors during outdoor student activities.

Note:   Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position.


Qualifications Profile

Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying.  Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:

         Illinois State Paraprofessional License.

         Successful completion of college level coursework or passing of examination as required by the No Child Left Behind Act.

         Prior experience working with elementary children desirable.

FLSA Status:             Non-exempt


Posted By

East St Louis School District 189

Board of Education 1005 State Street, East St. Louis, IL 62201

At the following locations

Dunbar Elementary

1005 State Street , East St. Louis, IL 62201