Teacher Aide - Pleasant Hill R-III
Position: Teacher Aide
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: English Learner Paraprofessional
Job Location: Pleasant Hill R-3 School District
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: English Learner Paraprofessional, 2022-2023 School Year

Position Summary: 
The primary function of the Teacher Assistant- English Learner will be to perform the duties required to assist the English Learner teacher with paperwork, classroom activities and general supervision of children identified as Limited English Proficient (LEP) students; instruct and aid students in the acquisition of English language skills.
Essential Functions:
  • Distribute teaching material to students and provide assistance with reading, completion of papers and questions from students
  • Supervise standardized testing and makeup work as assigned by teacher
  • Collect completed assignments and tests
  • Help students, individually or in groups, with lesson assignments to present or reinforce learning concepts and skills using guides prepared or approved by the teacher
  • Support students’ use of technology within the classroom
  • Make copies for classroom projects as instructed, research learning resources, set up projects and clean areas after completion
  • Maintain order in the classroom, school and on school grounds, during lunch, before, after and between classes, reporting any incidents or concerns to the proper authority
  • Take class attendance and submit attendance reports
  • Check and correct homework and tests using answer sheets or electronic marking devices
  • Escort students to designated areas for other classes
  • Perform related duties or special projects
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Fluent in English and Spanish- Preferred
  • Ability to effectively work, interact and verbally communicate with children and adults
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Desire to work with English language learners
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (required)
  • Additional broad specialized training equal to two (2) years of college or 60 credit hours (preferred) or successful completion of the Paraprofessional Praxis
Pay: Based on Experience, minimum $16,958 for a nine month school year.

Deadline for Applications: When Filled

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