Parapro - TSW(20/21SY)

Job | Posted a month ago
Position Areas
Instructional Support


DEFINITION: Under close supervision, works directly with the TSW technicians to provide interventions for students who require additional time and alternative strategies in reading, writing and math.

(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledges, skills and other characteristics.  This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class).
Tutors individual and small groups of students to reinforce and support learning activities; assists in the development of a variety of Transition School to Work materials; runs copies and laminations for TSW technicians; delivers supplies to classrooms; grades classwork; monitors and assists students in learning activities such as guided practice, repetition, and assessment; meets and collaborates regularly with other TSW Staff.

Oversees and supervises students during TSW activities, PAES labs, field trips, and internships on campus, maintains a log of daily TSW activities directly related to student achievement; monitors testing; demonstrates good oral and written communication; attends appropriate trainings as required; willing to be cross-trained in other content and skill capacities as necessary; performs other duties as assigned.


Knowledge of District policies and procedures

Knowledge of developmental, physical and mental delays and disorders

Knowledge of special education or special needs accommodations

Knowledge of standards for special education. 

Knowledge of student learning and behavior characteristics

Knowledge of general purposes and goals of intervention programs.

Knowledge of and sensitivity to issues of diversity in the student body, teaching Job staff and parent groups

Skill in the use of personal computer and related software.

Skill in routine record keeping.

Skill in monitoring and assisting students

Skill in effective verbal and written communication

Skill in following oral and written instructions

Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work is performed in indoor and outdoor environments. Works requires frequent standing, sitting, walking, bending, repetitive motion, vision to monitor and may requires some lifting up to 25 pounds. 


High School Diploma or equivalent.

Fingerprint clearance is required 

One (1) year of classroom experience preferably with children, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  

Additional certifications may also be required as specified by the District. 

Depending on the needs of the District, some incumbents in this class must be able to demonstrate fluency in both Spanish and English as a condition of employment.

Salary Grade:   5        Hourly Pay:  $12.15          Hours per Day:   6.0        Days:  189        Start Date: 2020/2021 School Year

Application Procedure:
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Posted By

Sunnyside USD 12

2238 E. Ginter Road , Tucson, AZ 85706

At the following locations

Desert View High School

4101 East Valencia Road , Tucson, AZ 85706

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $8,651

% ELL Students


State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 23.13

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%



State Average: 143