JobID 225 : Paraeducator Substitute - Temporary Leave Replacement (#1984804)

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HOURS: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday-Friday per the 2019-20 district calendar

PAY: $17.16 per hour

LENGTH OF POSITION: Expected until January 31st

DESCRIPTION:
Under the direction and supervision of building principal, the Paraeducator performs tasks related to the monitoring and supervising of students on campus during school hours. A desire and ability to work with students is essential in this position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Maintain safety of students and act as a positive role model.
  • Work with students individually and in small groups to reinforce basic learning and implement assigned programs.
  • Know and follow health, safety, and emergency procedures of the district.
  • Communicate successfully with staff, students, and parents.
  • Demonstrate professionalism through punctuality and minimal absences.
  • Promote and practice professional growth and development.
  • Practice ethical and professional standards of conduct, including the requirements of confidentiality.
  • Assist professional staff in the administration and correction of classroom exercises, tests and assessments.
  • Assist in classroom preparations and strategies for reinforcing instructional materials and skills according to individual student needs.
  • Assist with classroom behavioral management to minimize disruptions, ensure a safe and orderly classroom, and ensure students are on task.
  • Assist students in non-instructional areas such as: supervising the student lunches, bus duty, playground duty, corridor, study hall, and other related non-instructional areas.
  • Construct, copy, and distribute and use educational materials as needed.
  • Assist students with special needs in all aspects of classroom instruction to maximize inclusion, learning, achievement if IEP objectives, etc.
  • Follow all applicable safety rules, procedures and regulations governing the proper manner of assistance for all students, including those with disabilities or other special needs.
  • 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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
  • 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:
  • Ability to work in standard office and school building environments.
  • Ability to work outdoors during outdoor student activities.

APPLICANT MUST:
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Have a High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must be able to pass Federal and State background check
  • Have completed one of the following requirements:
(1) Documentation to support an Associate's Degree or transcripts to verify the comparable equivalence (i.e. 72 college quarter credits or 48 semester credits from an accredited university, college, community college, or business school), or
(2) ETS ParaPro Assessment with a passing score of 461 (this can be taken at ESD 112), or
(3) Completed an Apprenticeship Program.


FLSA Status:  Non-exempt


Updated: 01/13/20