PLAYGROUND PARAPROFESSIONALS 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR
Hopkins Public Schools is now hiring Playground Paraprofessionals for the 2018-2019 school year!
Paraprofessional Class II: $14.63 or above depending on experience.
2 hours/day - student contact days only.
The Playground/Lunchroom Paraprofessional provides supervision to students, 1st through 6th grade, in the lunchroom and on the playground during the noon hour; monitors and advises students as to safe practices in both situations; assists children in organizing games and other activities; monitors student behavior; provides encouragement and discipline as appropriate; supports the conduct policies of the school and District; reports to the school principal or designate as assigned.
Qualified applicants will have prior experience supervising children ages 5 to 12, organizing recreation activities for children, and will be able to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities: understanding of child development, both socially and physically; ability to work and communicate effectively and affectively with 5-12 year old children; willingness and ability to work outdoors during all seasons; ability to maintain a respectful posture at all times; willingness to work with administrators and staff to ensure a safe and positive recess period; ability to maintain confidentiality of information as appropriate; ability to work as a team member, as well as function individually in making decisions about safety and discipline; willingness to receive appropriate training, including basic first aid, and a willingness to be supportive of the policies and goals of the school and District.