Educational Paraprofessional Position - Guadalupe Centers School
Position: Educational Paraprofessional Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Paraprofessional
Job Location: Guadalupe Centers Charter Schools
Beginning: May 15, 2020
Deadline: Jun 16, 2020**
District: Guadalupe Centers School
Kansas City, MO 64108
Telephone: 816-421-1015
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Job Description:   Paraprofessional

Guadalupe Centers Schools are a free, open enrollment, public charter school currently serving students in grades Pre-K-12. Guadalupe Centers 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:  To work with classroom teachers to effectively plan, coordinate and carry out instructional activities. Work with teacher to instruct children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for persistence towards graduation by performing the following duties.

Reports To:  Building Principal

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned.
  • Work with teachers in team teaching, team planning, and daily routines.
  • Provide group instruction to assigned children.
  • Understand, support and be able to assist in implementing and communicating the curriculum with the children and their parents.
  • Assist in preparing and setting up daily materials.
  • Work cooperatively with parents and other classroom/ school volunteers and staff.
  • Participate on program planning committees and parent involvement activities.
  • Attend Professional Development sessions when required.
  • Implement individual and group activities to stimulate growth as outlined in the IEP.
  • Instruct children in practice of daily living skills as appropriate.
  • Provide short-term classroom coverage when teacher must leave the room but remains within the building.
  • Lift and transfer students as needed.
  • Implement the use of technology to enhance student achievement.
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum design, teaching and instruction
  • Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; different learning styles.
Qualification Requirements: 
  • 60 College hours (Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution, preferred)
  • Certified by the state of Missouri (http://dese.mo.gov/eq/cert/)
  • Pass Criminal Background Check
  • Committed to working with under-served students
  • Experience in urban school setting (preferred)
  • Skills in working with children and their parents.
  • Ability to speak Spanish (preferred).
Application ProcessPLEASE COMPLETE AN APPLICATION WHICH MAY BE FOUND AT WWW.GUADALUPECENTERS.ORG UNDER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES (CLICK ON WORK FOR US-GES).  PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME ALONG WITH YOUR APPLICATION.

Guadalupe Centers, Inc. conforms to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.

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