Educational Paraprofessional Position - Guadalupe Centers School
Position: Educational Paraprofessional Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: ESL Paraprofessional
Job Location: Guadalupe Centers Charter Schools
Beginning: Mar 11, 2020
Deadline: May 10, 2020**
District: Guadalupe Centers School
Kansas City, MO 64108
Telephone: 816-421-1015
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Job Description: ESL Paraprofessional

Guadalupe Centers Charter Schools are a free, open enrollment, public charter school currently serving students in grades Pre-K-12. Guadalupe Centers Charter Schools are part of the Guadalupe Educational System, Inc. (GES) under Guadalupe Centers, Inc. It is sponsored by the University of Central Missouri. The vision of GES is to empower students to succeed in college and their chosen professions by providing a rigorous and enriching learning experience that develops highly educated, socially conscious, culturally competent, contributing members of society.

Summary: The job of Paraprofessional - ESL is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional program within assigned classroom with specific responsibility for assisting in the assessment of students' English language acquisition from their native language; administering tests; performing classroom clerical tasks and serving as a resource to other school personnel requiring assistance with non-English speaking persons.

Reports To:  Building Principal and Director of ESL

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned.
  • Work with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of materials or skills initially introduced and outlined by certified staff.
  • Assist in preparing and setting up daily materials.
  • Provide instruction to assigned children.
  • Understand, support, and be able to assist in implementing, and communicating the curriculum with the children and their parents.
  • Work with teachers in team teaching, team planning, and daily routines.
  • Assist students at arrival and dismissal of school.
  • Assist in the supervision of students during lunch and recess periods.
  • Assist with grading and reviewing homework as instructed by the classroom teacher.
  • Assist teachers in monitoring, collecting data and maintaining records regarding student performance and progress.
  • Ability to perform routine classroom management and maintenance duties.
  • Performs assigned supervision of students during lunch periods and recess periods.
  • Ability to organize and retrieve materials and organize schedules according to guidelines.
  • Knowledge of computers with the ability to assist students with educational technology to include software.
  • Monitors individual and/or groups of students in a variety of settings (e.g. classroom, playground, field trips, library, lunchroom, bus loading/unloading, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Interacts consistently with students for the purpose of educating students.
Qualifications:
  • 60 College hours (Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution, preferred).
  • Certified by the state of Missouri (http://dese.mo.gov/eq/cert/) preferred.
  • Committed to working with under-served students.
  • Ability to speak Spanish is preferred.
  • Experience in urban school setting preferred.
Application Process:  PLEASE COMPLETE AN APPLICATION WHICH MAY BE FOUND AT WWW.GUADALUPECENTERS.ORG UNDER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES (CLICK ON WORK FOR GES)IF A POSITION REQUIRES A DEGREE, PLEASE ATTACH COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS/AND OR/ DEGREE CERTIFICATE TO YOUR APPLICATION.  OTHER ATTACHMENTS SUCH AS COVER LETTER OR RESUME CAN ALSO BE UPLOADED AND ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.

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