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Special Education Paraprofessional - ROCORI School District

Posted on 2019-08-26 8:03:41 AM

Listing expires 2019-10-25 12:00:00 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Frocori%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D242&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C7e70e2fb0d534a68bd2e08d72a25d020%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637024214205019308&sdata=Z0UMC%2B%2B0D6irTuELIy9bILj5NwtHeZ8Rrh2YdnffghY%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: 08/27/2019 Date Closing: 09/03/2019 Position 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 Job Functions - Assists and guides students to reinforce reading, language arts, mathematics, computer instruction, and other skills. - Works with students individually and in small groups to reinforce basic learning and implement assigned programs. - Assists professional staff in the administration and correction of classroom exercises, tests and assessments. - Assists in classroom preparations and strategies for reinforcing instructional materials and skills according to individual student needs. - Assists with record-keeping procedures to document student learning and performance. - Assists with classroom behavioral management to minimize disruptions, ensure a safe and orderly classroom, and ensure students are on task. - Assists students in non-instructional areas, such as supervising the student lunch programs, bus duty, playground duty, corridor, study hall, and other related non-instructional areas. - Accompanies students on field trips for the purpose of assisting with supervision. - Constructs, copies and distribute and use educational materials as needed. - Assists teacher with parent contact as requested to foster effective and participatory parent involvement in student education. - Assists students with special needs in all aspects of classroom instruction to maximize inclusion, learning, achievement if IEP objectives, etc. - Participates in IEP process and serves as resource for the student personnel evaluation team as needed. - Assist students with physical or mental disabilities with activities of daily living for the purpose of maximizing their ability to participate in school or learning activities. - Follows all applicable safety rules, procedures and regulations governing the proper manner of assistance for all students, including those with disabilities or other special needs. Additional Duties: - Assist guidance, pupil services staff or building administration, as needed. - Perform any other related duties 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. Equipment - Use standard office equipment, such as personal computers and copiers. Travel Requirements - Travel between schools, or between schools and central offices, may be required for certain positions. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities - Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form. - Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform arithmetic operations as needed to assist students. - Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Word, Excel). - Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals. - Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others. - Ability to establish a supportive and compassionate relationship with students with special needs. - Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work. - Ability to report work orally or in writing to supervisor as required. - Effective writing and verbal communication skills. Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards - Works in standard office and school building environments. - Ability to work outdoors during outdoor student activities. Note: Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position. Qualifications Profile - Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to: - High School diploma or equivalent. - Successful completion of college level coursework or passing of examination as required by the No Child Left Behind Act. - Prior experience working with special needs children desirable. 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Date of Availability: 08/27/2019
Date Closing: 09/03/2019
Position 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 Job Functions
 
-  Assists and guides students to reinforce reading, language arts, mathematics, computer instruction, and other skills. 
 
-  Works with students individually and in small groups to reinforce basic learning and implement assigned programs.
 
-  Assists professional staff in the administration and correction of classroom exercises, tests and assessments.
 
-  Assists in classroom preparations and strategies for reinforcing instructional materials and skills according to individual student needs.
 
-  Assists with record-keeping procedures to document student learning and performance.
 
-  Assists with classroom behavioral management to minimize disruptions, ensure a safe and orderly classroom, and ensure students are on task.
 
-  Assists students in non-instructional areas, such as supervising the student lunch programs, bus duty, playground duty, corridor, study hall, and other related non-instructional areas.
 
-  Accompanies students on field trips for the purpose of assisting with supervision.
 
-  Constructs, copies and distribute and use educational materials as needed.
 
-  Assists teacher with parent contact as requested to foster effective and participatory parent involvement in student education.
 
-  Assists students with special needs in all aspects of classroom instruction to maximize inclusion, learning, achievement if IEP objectives, etc.
 
-  Participates in IEP process and serves as resource for the student personnel evaluation team as needed.
 
-  Assist students with physical or mental disabilities with activities of daily living for the purpose of maximizing their ability to participate in school or learning activities.
 
-  Follows all applicable safety rules, procedures and regulations governing the proper manner of assistance for all students, including those with disabilities or other special needs.
 
 
Additional Duties:
 
-  Assist guidance, pupil services staff or building administration, as needed.
 
-  Perform any other related duties 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.
 
 
Equipment
 
-  Use standard office equipment, such as personal computers and copiers.
 
 
Travel Requirements
 
-  Travel between schools, or between schools and central offices, may be required for certain positions.
 
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
 
-  Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
 
-  Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform arithmetic operations as needed to assist students.
 
-  Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Word, Excel).
 
-  Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.
 
-  Ability to maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, employees and others.
 
-  Ability to establish a supportive and compassionate relationship with students with special needs.
 
-  Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work.
 
-  Ability to report work orally or in writing to supervisor as required.
 
-  Effective writing and verbal communication skills.
 
 
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
 
-  Works in standard office and school building environments.
 
-  Ability to work outdoors during outdoor student activities.
 
Note:   Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position.
 
 
Qualifications Profile
 
-  Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying.  Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:
 
-  High School diploma or equivalent.
 
-  Successful completion of college level coursework or passing of examination as required by the No Child Left Behind Act.
 
-  Prior experience working with special needs children desirable.
 
FLSA Status:             Non-exempt
 
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Rocori Public School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online