TITLE: SPED Paraprofessional

 

CLASSIFICATION: Classified – Hourly

 

REPORTS TO: School Principal with work direction from assigned teacher

 

SUMMARY: The Paraprofessional will provide instructional and non-instructional (clerical) support for the assigned teacher for duties that the teacher is unable to perform.

 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Provide instruction and classroom management services under the direction and supervision of the classroom teacher.
  2. Provide instruction to individual students and small groups of students.
  3. Assist in developing and preparing instructional materials and training modules
  4. Assist with the establishment and reinforcement of acceptable student behavior, attitudes, and social skills
  5. Assist with student enrichment activities including field trips, art, music, drama, and recreation.
  6. Assist with recordkeeping for instructional program and student programs.
  7. Assist with the inventory and maintenance of equipment and supplies.
  8. Monitor and assist with transporting students to and from school and on field trips.
  9. Monitor and assist students during meal and recess periods.
  10. Maintain schedule established by supervising teacher.
  11. Use a variety of activities and materials approved by the supervising teacher.
  12. Work effectively with general and special education teachers.
  13. Supervise students as assigned by principal.
  14. Assist with student testing administration and scoring.
  15. Assist classroom teacher with general cleanup and preparation.
  16. Participate in annual program assessments.
  17. Attend in-service training for continued professional development.
  18. Perform other job-related duties as assigned. 

EDUCATION:

 

An AA degree or 60 hours of college credits or a passing score on a paraprofessional test is required

 

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS: 

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES: 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

The work environment is a normal school setting; the noise level ranges from quiet to loud, but is usually moderate. The playground setting can include exposure to dirt, dust, and extreme seasonal temperatures. 

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

 

9 Month, Hourly; benefits in accordance with Board policies.

 

EVALUATION:

Performance to be evaluated in accordance with Board policy on evaluation of Classified Staff.