Kindergarten Interventionist (#457408)
Part-Time Special Para-Educator (20 hours per week) Under the supervision of an administrator and direction of a certificated/licensed staff, assist the teacher in the education of students including instructional assistance, organization, record keeping, management of student behavior, classroom safety, communication with students, support staff and parents.
Duties and Responsibilities 1. Supervise students in class setting as directed by the teacher or other staff. 2. Assist in managing classroom routines and procedures. 3. Assist in the interventions to redirect behavior, assesses crisis situations and intervenes to defuse situations, documents any occurrences, provides feedback to develop positive self-esteem of student. 4. Assist the teacher by supervising school activities. 5. Assist in the implementing of student behavior plan. 6. Assist students to and from assigned areas within the building to facilitate integration efforts. 7. Assist the teacher in the physical setup of the classroom for group instruction, projects, and activities. 8. Assist in the integration of technology into the classroom.
Instruction 1. Participate in effective teaming skills, collaboration, conflict resolution and communication. 2. Assist students through the use of questioning and discussion techniques. 3. Assist with student engagement with the curriculum. 4. Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness. 5. Assist students with self-help, gross motor and social skills. 6. Assist students in using technology. 7. Exhibit oral and written communication that is clear and expressive.
Professional Responsibilities 1. Maintain high level of confidentiality of information regarding students and staff information and issues. 2. Model appropriate behavior for students. 3. Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff. 4. Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students, staff, and parents. 5. Observe and chart student behavior and assist in discipline of student as instructed by the teacher. 6. Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and organize. 7. Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness. 8. Perform other duties as assigned.