Special Education Paraprofessional- Multiple Openings

Apply for the position, Special Education Paraprofessional- Multiple Openings, with USD 489 today or contact Geri French for more information. Posted Aug 1, 2022.

 
Special Education Paraprofessional openings available in the following schools:
ECC
Hays High School
Hays Middle School
Roosevelt Elementary
TMP High School
Washington Elementary (Ellis)
WeKan
Westside School
Wilson Elementary 

Apply online at: https://www.applitrack.com/haysusd489/onlineapp/
Schedule: 5.75 hrs/day Monday through Friday
Compensation: $12.06/hr with benefit options available

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.
Essential Job Functions
-  Assists and guides students to reinforce reading, language arts, mathematics, 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.
-  Accompanies students on field trips for the purpose of assisting with supervision.
-  Constructs, copies and distribute and use educational materials as needed.
-  Assists students with special needs in all aspects of classroom instruction to maximize inclusion, learning, achievement if IEP objectives, etc.
-  Assist students with 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:
-  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.
-  Prior experience working with special needs children desirable.
FLSA Status:             Non-exempt
Apply online at: https://www.applitrack.com/haysusd489/onlineapp/ 
Special Education Paraprofessional- Multiple Openings
Part Time
Geri French
Aug 1, 2022
Aug 9, 2022
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