Special Education Online Outreach Coach Paraprofessional - 2 positions available

Posted 23 days ago
Position Areas
Instructional Support


ICSD Human Resource Services

Classified Employee Job Description





Department: Iron Online Education Programs             Date Prepared: 9/2021


Job Title: SPED Outreach Coach


Classification (FLSA Status): Non Exempt


Lane/Salary Grade: 5


Location: Iron Online Education Programs




General Function:

The Outreach Coach is responsible for the mentoring of students and many of the logistical operations of online programs. The Outreach Coach will work with other outreach coaches, teachers, school counselors, administrators, and secretarial staff.


Organizational Structure:


Job Title: Outreach Coach


Supervisors’ Title: Online Special Education Coordinator


Jobs Reporting to this Title: None


Summary and Overall Objective:

  • The Outreach Coach will perform duties to serve and support online students for the Iron County School District. Applicants must be highly motivated and a self-starter.


Essential Functions Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Online Director, School Counselor, Teachers, and Secretaries to establish processes

  • Monitor student attendance, establish student success plans and track students’ progress 

  • Build trusting relationships with students to uncover barriers and challenges that are impacting their success in an online environment

  • Find creative solutions and connect students with resources (academic, social, emotional, etc.)

  • Conduct regular one on one meetings with assigned students and their parents

  • Collaborate with and engage parents/guardians through phone calls, meetings, and home visits

  • Provide tutoring and other support with school work (k-12)

  • Collaborate with online school staff and providers

  • Other duties as needed


Competencies (Knowledge, skills, abilities):

  • Demonstrated ability to organize and work effectively with other people. 

  • Technical understanding of software, web application, and database management. 

  • Technical understanding of hardware, including Chromebooks, Macs and their operating systems.

  • Technical understanding of Wireless technology. 

  • Familiarity with a broad spectrum of educational software. 

  • Demonstrated ability to set and meet timelines. 

  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion.

  • Ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in English at a level required for successful job performance. 

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 

  • Ability to speak effectively before parents, students, and groups of employees of the school district. 

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out essential duties of this position. 

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

  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems involving concrete variables situations. 

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.


This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an incumbent in this job. Incumbents are required to perform other related functions as assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge and experience requirements; the machines, tools and equipment used; and any licenses or certifications required. 


Required Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent.

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Associates degree or 48 college semester hours (72 quarter credits) from a college or university; 48 hours on a certified transcript from a technical school or passing results (460) on the ETS ParaProfessional Assessment


Preferred Education and Experience: 

Bachelor’s degree in education, work in a school setting, or equivalent combination of both significant education and related experience.


Job Related Experience:

  • Knowledge and experience of LMS, specifically Canvas or Spark LMS.

  • Knowledge and experience with other educational software

  • Knowledge and experience with Zoom and WebX and other virtual meeting systems  


Required Licenses and Certifications: 

  • Hold and maintain a valid Utah driver’s license.

  • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.



  • Iron County School District expects all employees to practice high standards of moral and ethical conduct which are consistent with the values taught in our schools. 

  • All employees are expected to be law abiding, ethical and honest; and demonstrate respect for the dignity of all students, colleagues, parents and members of the community. 

  • All employees are expected to adhere to all district policies while employed. 


Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Work Environment: 

  • Indoor/office environment. 

  • Fast-paced environment with changing priorities.

  • Multiple demands from several areas are frequently required of the employee.


Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. 

  • The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. 

  • The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 

  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.


Machines, Tools, Equipment Used: 

  • Computers and Various HR related Software

  • Copy Machines

  • Printer


Possible Hazards: 

  • Contact with dissatisfied individuals

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock. 

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate


Expected Work Hours:

  • Up to 27.5  hour work week on school days, Monday to Friday from 9 AM to 12 PM & 12:30 PM to 3 PM


Travel Requirements: Some travel within the state will be required.


Terms of Employment: 


Part-time up to 27.5 hour/weeks 180 day Contract


Job Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the board’s policy on Evaluation of Classified Personnel.


This will be considered an "at will" position.  For further information regarding "at will" employment, refer to Iron County School District policy GCD Hiring Procedures.


The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A) and is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.


Iron County School District is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on account of race, age, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, religion, or otherwise as may be prohibited by federal and state law. 

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Iron County School District

2077 W Royal Hunte Dr , Cedar City, UT 84720

At the following locations

Online Programs