Hours: 7 hours per day Contract Status: Limited Term Start Date: As soon as possible Calendar: 181 Days FLSA Status: Classified - Non-exempt Hourly Rate: $15.52/hour Notes: Open until filled with earliest review of applications on Monday, February 4, 2019.
Purpose: Under the direct supervision of a certified staff member, to assist certified professional staff with students in the classroom to meet instructional goals and objectives, and to free certified professional employees from non-professional duties such as proctoring study halls to enable them to make a contribution to other aspects of the educational program, such as curriculum development.
Essential Duties and Responsiblities
Exercises independent judgment to manage classroom/program operations in a manner consistent with administrative direction, district policies and procedures, and goals of the instructional program.
Receives direction from an assigned supervisor. Methods of performing tasks are largely within the discretion of the employee, who has considerable latitude in devising and applying management strategies and methods.
Assists in the instruction of students in small group and one-one-one settings; adjusts lesson plans or teaching strategies during instructional activities sometimes in a reasonably autonomous fashion as necessary to achieve learning goals and objectives.
Provides supplemental practice in various learning experiences, including drills and activities using learning strategies designed by licensed staff to reinforce or modify skills.
Assists in preparing instructional materials from licensed staff related to area of assignment; copies materials, develops visual aides and charts, and collects and distributes supplies and equipment.
Facilitates students develop positive interpersonal relationships with peers and adults; promotes safety of the students by helping them develop self-confidence.
Prepares communications, correspondence, reports and technical documentation related to area of responsibility upon request.
Manages student behavior effectively in accordance with the building behavior policy.
Trains and assists students in behavior management and social skills; responds to discipline problems; acts as a role model.
Maintains high standards and expectations for students in a manner that encourages independent learning and personal growth.
Maintains, stores, and retrieves information in a timely, accurate, and efficient manner using standard office systems, equipment, and software.
Supervises a variety of student activities throughout the building, sometimes outside the classroom and sometimes outside the traditional instructional day, as assigned, to support the district/building’s discipline and instructional program (homework club, tutoring, etc.)
Leads the work of other classified staff, as assigned, in a manner that promotes team development and effective work.
Assists licensed staff in training volunteers and professionals to work with students in a manner that supports the district educational plan.
Within specialized areas of assignment, exercises independent judgment to resolve issues and respond to requests for assistance.
Performs minor medical and health procedures as requested in a manner which meets state and district guidelines.
Provides other related services as assigned.
Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. To view the full job description, please see the attached document.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
An associate’s (or higher) degree, two years post-secondary study (72 quarter or 48 semester credits), or a passing score on a district approved assessment.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to formulate and implement ideas for program improvement.
Ability to collect, record, store, retrieve, assimilate, organize, and utilize information and records efficiently.
Ability to understand and implement the school/program’s student discipline policy and manage student behavior effectively.
Ability to understand and implement the school/program’s instructional goals and carry out work assignments in a manner that supports those goals.
Ability to interact effectively and collaboratively with individuals and groups of all ages.
Demonstrated ability to develop, organize and carry out work assignments, and to plan and direct the work of students and others associated with the program.
Ability to effectively perform multiple, simultaneous tasks with numerous interruptions.
Proficient in use of classroom/program equipment and technology.
Ability to obtain specialized training as required.
Ability to travel among district facilities as needed; if driving, the ability to meet district driving standards.
Standard First Aid certification, or the ability to obtain certification within two months of hire, may be required.
Position Type: Full-time
Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
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