Paraprofessional – Elementary Jobs in Leavenworth – Kansas – USA at Leavenworth USD 453
Title: Paraprofessional – Elementary
Company: Leavenworth USD 453
Location: Leavenworth – Kansas – USA
Type: Part Time
Category: Education, Teaching
Reports to:Building Principal, Assistant Principal, Assigned Special
Work Day:175 work-day calendar, 6.75 hrs/day
-3:20 p.m. (Elementary)
High school diploma or equivalent
Experience workingin a curriculum support capacity with students of various ages
Successful experience working with special education students
Basic computer skills preferred
Purpose and Objectives of the Position:
EducationParaprofessional provides supportive education and maintenance assistance for the teacher of special education or general education students. The paraprofessional should possess a basic understanding of the characteristics of students and must possess the ability to work with students in a one on one setting and in small and large group settings.
For certain student populations, position may require specialized training (severely intellectually disabled/profoundly intellectually disabled, autism); the ability to lift and physically manage students who may weigh over 50 pounds; the use of specialized equipment; the ability to assist with or perform personal activities such as feeding, toileting and diapering; or other special abilities. If necessary, these will be discussed in the interview.
Provide educational, social, communicative support to students with autism in resource and inclusive environments
Follow teamed prescribed procedures, academic, social, communication and behavioral interventions plans
Communicate and work collaboratively with general education teachers, administrators and other special education service providers/consultants
Implement a specialized curriculum
Demonstrate strict standards of confidentiality
Demonstrate punctuality and dependability
Support students in all school environments, including community-based training
Share in recordkeeping duties, including progress monitoring, as assigned by professional staff
Seek assistance from other team members as needed to facilitate student progress
Organize and prepare materials
Demonstrate problem solving skills
Participate in Emergency Safety Intervention (ESI) and Behavior Management Training
Participate in professional development and training as required
Demonstrate attitude that promotes a positive school environment
Take responsibility for the quality of own work
Share in school wide duties as assigned and which do not conflict with student time
Provide short-term coverage for professional and paraprofessional peers
Travel to/from schools as required by the job
Other duties as assigned
Requires stooping, bending, kneeling, turning, and reaching.
Requires prolonged sitting or standing.
Must occasionally work in noisy and crowded environments, with numerous interruptions.
Ability toprepare for classroom activities under the supervision of a licensed teacher.
Ability towork with small groups of students to reinforce material initially introduced by the teacher.
Ability toassist individual children in need of special attention.
Ability toperform clerical duties as required.
Ability toguide independent study, enrichment work, and remedial work set up by the teacher.
Ability toassist teacher with non-instructional classroom duties, such as snack, toilet, and…