Educational Paraprofessional Position - Lee A. Tolbert Community Academy
Position: Educational Paraprofessional Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Educational Assistant
Job Location: Lee A. Tolbert Community
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Lee A. Tolbert Community Academy
Kansas City, MO 64110
Telephone: 816-561-0114 EXT 103
Job Description:
Educational Assistant Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide support and reinforcement for teachers and lessons
  • Give one on one/small group instruction and lesson review
  • Help teachers with attendance/grading and other administrative tasks
  • Set up materials and equipment to help teachers prepare lessons
  • Provide additional supervision for students during class/lunch/recess/between classes and on class outings and field trips
  • Other duties as assigned
Skills & Competencies: 
  • Interpersonal skills - Educational assistants interact with many others besides students, including parents, teachers and administrators.  It's important to be able to handle and maintain good working relationships on an ongoing basis. 
  • Communications skills - Educational assistants must have the ability to communicate student progress and challenges in a constructive way with both teachers and parents
  • Patience - Educational assistants must be able to remain patient with each student, regardless of the child's varying abilities and backgrounds. 
  • Resourcefulness - Educational assistants need an abundance of resourcefulness and creativity to explain lessons in a manner that is customized to each student's ability to absorb information. 
Qualifications:  Minimum requirement, 60 college credit hours, or an Associate's Degree.  Must pass background check and State or Local Assessment. 

Salary Range - $24,000 - $30,000 based on level of experience, education and certification

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