JobID 5232 : Classroom Para, Kindergarten (#1984888)

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TYPE OF POSITION:
Monday-Friday, 6.5 hrs/day, specific hours to be determined 
Hours may vary based on program needs
 
REPORTS TO:
Building Principals, immediate supervisor
 
SUPERVISION:
None
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
Required

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. Diploma
  • Highly Qualified status - HQ status as defined by one of the following standards:
Preferred
  • Similar job related experience
  • Bilingual  

POSITION SUMMARY:
This class is the fourth level in the five level Paraprofessional group.  Paraprofessionals within this level include Classroom, Educational, Jump Start, Media/Technology, and Special Education Paraprofessionals.  Paraprofessionals provide assistance to licensed staff throughout the learning environment and, under the direction of the building administrator and/or licensed staff, the paraprofessionals in this level are responsible for assisting students with one-on-one and group defined instructional activities, supporting student needs in preparing their lessons for all subject areas and assisting and supervising students during instructional and non-instructional activities.  Paraprofessionals in this level also maintain awareness and observe student’s activities/actions, assessing behavior including communicating rules, expectations and consequences.  Paraprofessionals in this level may also provide administrative support by performing record keeping and clerical functions supporting the building administrator and/or licensed staff and assist the building administrator and/or licensed staff with educational materials or procedures, cataloging, preparing and/or inventorying materials and supplies.
 
SALARY:
$15.65/hr (starting salary for new hires)
 
APPLICATION PROCESS:
Online application, www.isd742.org; attach documentation supporting HQ status
 
PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Communicate with families and public
  • Contribute to the school and district
  • Grow and develop professionally
  • Show professionalism
  • Maintain Confidentiality 

KNOWLEDGE:
  • Modern office procedures, methods and equipment
  • Basic principles and practices in assigned area of responsibility
  • Basic data collection and documentation skills
  • English language, grammar, and punctuation
  • Basic computer knowledge 

SKILLS:
  • Using computers and related software applications
  • Operating modern office equipment
  • Compiling and organizing data and information
  • Receiving and processing a variety of documents and information
  • Proofreading typed materials and documents
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, students, supervisor, the general public, etc., sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
All paraprofessionals in this class are responsible for
  • Supervise students and assist during instructional and non-instructional activities
  • Maintain awareness and observe student’s activities/actions assessing behavior including communicating rules, expectations and consequences
  • Promotes the mission and values of the School District
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of a positive learning environment
  • Adhere to federal, state and district student data confidentiality and privacy laws
  • Observe, monitor, and communicate student progress to teachers
  • Other duties as assigned 
Classroom Paraprofessional:  The Classroom Paraprofessional is responsible for assisting the classroom teacher or instructional staff in the supervision and instruction of students, including classroom safety, management of student behavior, administrative support, and interaction and communication with students, teachers, support staff, colleagues and parents.
  • Under direction of the classroom teacher or instructional staff, assist students with one-on-one and group defined instructional activities
  • Assist students in classroom activities using specific materials/methods designed by the teacher and support personnel
  • Collaborate with teachers and instructional personnel for the purpose of assisting in the daily/weekly lesson plans and evaluation of student’s progress 

PHYSICAL FACTORS:
  • Frequent:  walking, standing, sitting, hearing, talking, and seeing 
  • Light Work:  exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects  

All Employees of Saint Cloud School District 742 are responsible to support District goals, to work collaboratively and respectfully with diverse populations of staff, students and parents and to model and promote a welcoming working and learning environment.  Employees are expected to support and adapt to change and to demonstrate commitment to continuous performance improvement.  Employees are responsible to establish and maintain effective communication with students, teachers, support staff, colleagues and parents, respect confidential matters, encourage a safe and secure environment throughout the District, and to be dependable and accountable in the performance of their work.
 
It is the prerogative of the District to assign staff so as to best meet the needs of the District.

Posted By

St. Cloud Area Public School District 742

1000 44TH AVE N STE 100, SAINT CLOUD, MN 56303-2037
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$12,852 (USD)

State Average: $13,408 (USD)

% ELL Students

19%

State Average: 8%

Student Teacher Ratio

14.66

State Average: 15.44

% IEP Students

22%

State Average: 15%

FTE

1,556

State Average: 200