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Job Title: MS (Grades 7-8) In School Suspension Paraprofessional
Job Location: Pleasant Hill Middle School
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Pleasant Hill R-III
Pleasant Hill, MO 64080
Telephone: 816-540-3161
Job Description:
The Pleasant Hill School District is currently seeking applicants for the position of: Middle School (Grades 7-8) In-School Suspension Paraprofessional
Qualifications: Completed 60 college credit hours or earned a passing score on Paraprofessional exam.
General duties:
  • Supervising In-School Suspension and providing academic and behavioral interventions for individual students or small groups.
  • Working with teachers in classrooms when no students are in ISS.
Specific duties:
  • Work with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of material or skills initially introduced by the teacher.
  • Assist the teacher in devising special strategies for reinforcing material or skills based on a sympathetic understanding of individual students, their needs, interests, and abilities.
  • Guide independent study, enrichment work, and remedial work set up and assigned by the teacher or principal. Checks notebooks, corrects papers, and supervises testing and makeup work, as assigned.
  • Alert the regular teacher or principal to any problem or special information about an individual student.
  • Participate in staff development programs, as assigned.
  • Assist students in completing classroom assignments, homework, and projects.
  • Ensure student understanding of In-School Suspension rules and procedures and assist students by answering questions, providing proper examples, emotional support, friendly attitude, and general guidance.
  • Prepare mandated reports and documentation as required.
  • Tutor individuals or small groups of students, reinforcing instruction.
  • Assist with the supervision of students during non-instructional times, such as emergency drills, assemblies, cafeteria, restrooms, field trips, hallways and arrival and dismissal times.
  • Assure the health and safety of students by following established practices and procedures and maintaining the learning environment in a safe, orderly and clean manner.
  • Observe and manage behavior of students according to approved procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Length of contract: 9.25 month
Deadline for Applications: When filled
Interested external applicants should:
Complete an application on district website and submit the following on the district website:
  • a letter of interest
  • a résumé
  • a transcript or evidence of a passed Paraprofessional exam
  • three (3) current letters of recommendation

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.