Cedar Ridge Elementary SPED Para II Lifeskills- Elementary

Job | Posted 4 days ago
Position Areas
Instructional/Educational Coordination


Special Education Para-Educator II 
Non-contract, no benefits

Hours per day:  5.5
Hourly rate: $15.71

Contact Information:

  • Name:  Kyle Hoopes or Erin Thomas
  • Phone:  801-610-8103
  • Email:  kylehoopes@alpinedistrict.org or erinthomas@alpinedistrict.org
  • 2 positions available

Paraprofessionals work under the supervision of a special education classroom teacher. They assist special needs students in grades 1-6. Paras instructs the students on their Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals including: Academics (Language Arts - reading and writing, and math), Fine Motor skills, Gross Motor skills, and Self Help skills. Self Help skills include supporting the students' goals in eating, dressing, grooming and toileting. The paras will follow the class and individual behavior management plans that are set up by the classroom teacher. Paras will be expected to supervise students in the lunchroom, on the playground, and they will supervise the students as they load and unload their buses. The paras will also support students when they attend their general education activities. Paraprofessionals must maintain student and school confidentiality and must follow the directions of the classroom teacher.

Education: High School diploma required.
Experience: Paras are given daily on-the-job training.
Daily Schedule: Monday-Friday 9:00-3:30 with a 1/2 hour duty free lunch.
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $15.71 - $18.58 per hour

Essential Functions
  • Adapts classroom activities, assignments and/or materials under the direction of the supervising teacher (e.g. listening to students read, assisting with art projects, cooking, physical education, etc.) for the purpose of supporting and reinforcing classroom objectives and IEP goals.
  • Administers immediate first aid and medical assistance as instructed by a health care professional (e.g. medication, etc.) for the purpose of meeting immediate health care needs.
  • Assists students with self-care activities (e.g. toileting, washing, changing diapers, eating, dressing, grooming, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining students' personal hygiene.
  • Attends job specific trainings (e.g. first aid, behavior management, etc.) for the purpose of acquiring and/or conveying information relative to job functions.
  • Collects data for the purpose of supporting teachers in the classroom and preparing reports and/or processing forms.
  • Communicates with supervising instructional staff, professional support personnel for the for the purpose of assisting in evaluating progress and/or implementing IEP objectives.
  • Implements under the supervision of assigned teacher, behavioral plans designed by IEP team for students with behavior disorders or other special conditions for the purpose of presenting and/or 
  • reinforcing learning concepts and acquiring appropriate social and school skills.
  • Maintains instructional materials and/or manual and electronic files/records (e.g. decorating bulletin boards, making art projects, correcting papers, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring availability of items; providing written reference; and/or meeting mandated requirements.
  • Monitors students during assigned periods within a variety of school environments (e.g. rest rooms, playgrounds, hallways, bus loading zones, cafeteria, parking lots, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Provides under the supervision of assigned teacher, instruction to students in a variety of individual and group activities (e.g. academic subjects, social skills, daily living skills, etc.) for the purpose of reinforcing instructional objectives; implementing IEP plans; and ensuring students success in school.
  • Attends meetings and in-service presentations (e.g. first aid, CPR, emergency procedures, etc.) for the purpose of acquiring and/or conveying information relative to job functions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
16+ years old.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Job related experience is desired.

Posted By

Alpine School District

575 N. 100 E , American Fork, UT 84003

At the following locations

Cedar Ridge

4501 Cedar Hills Dr , Cedar hills, UT 84062