JOB TITLE: Paraprofessional - MR
DEPARTMENT: Owasso Public Schools
REPORTS TO: Principal
FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt
CONTRACT STATUS: Full-time / 180 days
SALARY SCHEDULE: Paraprofessional II
APPROVED BY: Charlene Duncan
APPROVED DATE: 6/25/21
SUMMARY: Provides support to lead teacher and gives assistance to students with individual physical, social, academic and other needs.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: these statements are intended to describe the responsibilities assigned to this position and are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
Assists with individualized student instruction using lessons developed by the teacher.
Assists with supplementary work for students and supervising independent study.
Reinforces lessons with small groups of students.
Provides assistance with individualized written and oral materials.
Assists the teacher in observing, recording, and charting behavior.
Implements positive behavioral management strategies as directed by the teacher.
Assists with preparation of materials for use in specific instructional programs.
Accompanies students from the classroom to resource rooms and other programs.
Monitor students in the cafeteria, and playground type setting.
Operates audiovisual and office equipment.
Assists students with personal care and hygienic care.
Assists with health or physical needs of students; to include catheterization of a student.
Position and assist students to move from wheelchair, desk, and walker.
Sets up and maintains special classroom equipment and learning centers.
Assists with the supervision of students during emergency drills, assemblies, play periods, and field trips.
Alerts the teacher to the special needs of individual children.
Assists students with transition activities.
Follows the legal and ethical standards of confidentiality of information.
Develops cooperative and functional relationships with district staff and the public; maintains consistent and punctual attendance; ensures job responsibilities are met competently and within established deadlines.
Assists with special projects.
All other duties as assigned by the administrator.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None