Educational Paraprofessional Position - Washington School District
Position: Educational Paraprofessional Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Paraprofessional - Elementary Gifted Program
Job Location: South Point Elementary, Washington, MO
Beginning: Jan 03, 2022
Deadline: Dec 12, 2021**
District: Washington School District
Washington, MO 63090
Telephone: 636-231-2000
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Job Description:
The District is currently seeking a Paraprofessional for our Elementary Gifted Program located at South Point Elementary School. This position is full-time and benefits eligible. The starting pay range is $11.85 per hour to $15.33 per hour, depending on relevant experience. Potential start date of 01/03/2022.
POSITION SUMMARY 
Paraprofessionals are responsible for providing direct and supplemental instruction to students and maintaining an environment conducive to learning.  Additional duties include supervisory, student health and/or mobility needs, behavioral and academic support services.
SPHERE AND SCOPE OF INFLUENCE
Paraprofessionals are responsible for supervising students, implementation of Teacher instruction and assessment plans, and utilizing resources accordingly.  Input and collaboration toward these efforts are critical as well as communicating with students, teachers, and other staff to implement student programming.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Assist the teacher with planning, preparation, and implementation of instructional plans to individuals, small groups, or large groups of students. Build and maintains secure relationships with students as well as maintaining professional relationships with colleagues, parents, and patrons. Maintain accurate records in accordance with timelines including individual student records, classroom records, content area reports, grade level reports, and building/department records as needed and/or assigned. Actively engage as a member of team including but not limited to, student teams, grade level or department teams, focus groups, Building and/or District teams. Report suspected abuse, neglect, discrimination, harassment, etc. as directed by Board Policy and otherwise required by law. Other duties as directed by the supervisor.  SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervise students at all times and/or as directed by supervisor
Supervise events as described above and/or directed by supervisor
 QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS (Minimum educational requirements, licenses, skills and experience required as well as preferred options)
 Valid Missouri substitute teaching certification and/or certifying paraprofessional assessment (para-pro).
 DISTRICT EXPECTATIONS
All employees of the District are expected to adhere to the policies and regulations of the Board of Education, maintain appropriate certification and competencies necessary for the position, complete required training annually, and demonstrate the values of the District at all times.  For information regarding policies, regulations, and values of the District, visit http://www.washington.k12.mo.us/
 PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND VISUAL DEMANDS
The candidate should be able to move in and around the classroom, building, District buildings, and campus locations.  The candidate may be required to lift up to 50lbs. and maintain consistent attendance in accordance with the attendance policy unless otherwise required by law. General functioning such as the ability to maintain confidentiality, communicate clearly both orally and in writing, utilize District resources including District issued technology and meeting multiple demands from people while interacting with students, staff, and the public are required to fulfill the essential job duties.
 ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Typical school conditions including indoor and outdoor activities.
 

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