Part Time Classroom Academic Support Paraprofessional - Fiddlers - 2 positions

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ICSD Human Resource Services

Classified Employee Job Description

 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: 
Applicants must submit applications via https://www.applitrack.com/irondistrict/onlineapp/
All Applicants must create accounts and submit the required documentation through the Iron County School District applitrack/ Frontline application system.

 


 

Department: School             Date Prepared: 08/2021

 

Job Title: Classroom Academic Paraprofessional  - Math anand Lunch Para

 

Classification (FLSA Status): Non Exempt

 

Lane/Salary Grade: Grade 3

 

Location:  Fiddlers Elementary School 

 

Expected Work Hours:

  • One position working 17.5 hours per week
    One position working 23 hours per week

  • During regular school hours


 

General Function:

The Classroom Academic Paraprofessional provides support to the instructional program under the direction of the supervising teacher and special education teacher, with specific responsibility for assisting in the supervision, care and instruction of students; assisting in implementing plans for instruction; monitoring student behavior, assessing students and responding to data, and providing information to appropriate instructional staff. This job is distinguished from similar jobs by the following characteristics: Works specifically with academically at-risk students.

 

Organizational Structure:

 

Job Title: Classroom Academic Paraprofessional

 

Supervisor’s Title: School Principal

 

Jobs Reporting to this Title: None

 

Summary and Overall Objective:

The Classroom Academic Paraprofessional provides support to the instructional program under the direction of the supervising teacher and special education teacher, with specific responsibility for assisting in the supervision, care and instruction of students; assisting in implementing plans for instruction; monitoring student behavior, assessing students and responding to data, and providing information to appropriate instructional staff. This job is distinguished from similar jobs by the following characteristics: Works specifically with academically at-risk students.

 

Essential Functions Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides instructional support assistance to students and student groups. 

  • Participates in the development, maintenance and carrying out of systems for classroom and small group management. 

  • Guides students in working and interacting harmoniously with other students.

  • Conducts classroom activities and/or assignments under the direction of the supervising teacher for the purpose of supporting and reinforcing classroom objectives.

  • Assists in maintaining instructional materials and/or manual and electronic files/records (e.g. test scores, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring availability of items; providing written reference; and/or meeting mandated requirements. 

  • Provides under the supervision of assigned teacher, or supervisor, instruction to students in a variety of individual and group activities (e.g. literacy, math, etc.) for the purpose of reinforcing instructional objectives and contributing to students' success in school.

  • Assists in assessing students and responding to data

  • Attends meetings, conferences, and in-service training programs (e.g. paraeducator conference, medical needs trainings, etc.) for the purpose of acquiring and/or conveying information relative to job functions. 

  • Reports observations and incidents relating to specific students to appropriate instructional staff (e.g. progress, behavior, academic achievement, social interaction, etc.) for the purpose of improving students achievement, behavior, and socially appropriate interactions.

  • Responds to emergency situations (e.g. student injuries, socially inappropriate behavior, etc.) for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.

  • Communicates with supervising instructional staff for the purpose of assisting in evaluating progress. 

  • Provides supervision during transition times, break times and during lunch.

  • Operates various types of office equipment such as computers, copy machines, etc.

  • Complies with established district policies and procedures.

 

Competencies (Knowledge, skills, abilities):

  • Ability to assist with implementation of the instructional program and to participate in monitoring and ensuring appropriate student behavior. 

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

  • Ability to help others. 

  • Ability to meet and interact with teachers and students with tact, courtesy, and discretion. 

  • 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 perform multiple tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions.

  • Ability to work with others; work with data utilizing specific, defined processes; and operate equipment using defined methods.

 

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.

 

Qualifications:

 

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

  • Associates degree or 48 college semester hours (72 quarter credits) from a college or university; 720 hours on a certified transcript from a technical school or passing results (460) on the ETS ParaProfessional Assessment

  • If none of the above requirements have been met, the applicant must be willing to take and pass the ETS Paraprofessional Assessment within 2 months of hire (Cost of Assessment is $80 and is the responsibility of applicant).

 

Preferred Education and Experience: 

  • Previous experience in a public school setting preferred.

 

Job Related Experience:

  • Previous experience in a public school setting preferred.

 

Required Licenses and Certifications: 

  • This position does not require any certificates or licenses.

 

Character

  • 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: 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. 

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, or feel, and talk or hear. 

  • The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. 

  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. 

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

Machines, Tools, Equipment Used: 

  • Copy machines and high speed duplicators. 

  • Computer technology. 

  • Video equipment including VCR, camcorders and TV equipment. 

  • Classroom Technology (i.e., projectors, document Cameras, SMART Boards, etc.)

 

Possible Hazards: 

  • Contact with dissatisfied individuals

 

Expected Work Hours:

  • One position working 17.5 hours per week
    One position working 23 hours per week

  • During regular school hours

 

Travel Requirements: 

  • Personal transportation to and from school building is required

 

Terms of Employment: 

 

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. 

 

 

 

Posted By

Iron County School District

2077 W Royal Hunte Dr , Cedar City, UT 84720
 

At the following locations

Fiddlers Elementary

475 E 1935 N , CEDAR CITY, UT 84721