Educational Paraprofessional Position - Hillsboro R-3 Schools
Position: Educational Paraprofessional Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Paraprofessional
Job Location: Hillsboro R-III School District
Beginning: Aug 15, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Hillsboro R-3 Schools
Hillsboro, MO 63050
Telephone: 636-789-0060 EXT 6040
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Paraprofessional K - 12
Category: Support Staff/Paraprofessional
Date Posted: 6/14/2022
Location: District Special Education
Date of Availability: 2022-2023

POSITION TITLE:         Paraprofessional
STARTING SALARY:    $14.25-$15.25/hr. depending on education and years of experience.
BENEFITS:                    Full benefit package including health, vision, dental and life.  

REPORTS TO:              Assigned Teacher/Principal
DEPARTMENT:             Student Services

POSITION SUMMARY
To assist teachers in providing instruction, guided practice, assessments, remediation and enrichment through a variety of learning opportunities and ensure a positive, successful educational experience for students. Assists in ensuring that all students acquire the grade level expectation skills set forth by Missouri Department of Education and Hillsboro R-3
curriculum.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES  
  • Provides clerical assistance to assigned teachers (photocopies of necessary papers, laminating, preparing books, games and other teaching materials, type letters and class materials, recordkeeping, etc.).
  • Supervises children during lunch room duty, if assigned one-on-one or to a small group. Helps students to their seats, maintains the noise level and corrects misbehavior.
  •  Assists teachers in instructing students, working with students one-on-one and/or in groups, by lecturing, demonstrating and using audiovisual aids and other materials to supplement learning.
  • Aids students with lessons, corrects homework and provides students with positive feedback and constructive criticism on assignments.
  • Assists in administering tests to evaluate students’ progress; along with data collection when requested by the teacher.
  • Enforces rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among students for whom he/she is responsible.
  • Aids in maintaining discipline in the classroom.
  • Recognizes and refers to students encountering medical, physical and/or psychological problems seeking the assistance of District specialists as required.
  • Monitors students during instruction and independent work to ensure they understand the material.
MARGINAL DUTIES
  • Participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, mentor programs and training workshops as needed.
  • Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.
  • Assists in maintaining a physically and aesthetically attractive classroom setting and exercising proper care of school equipment.
  • Shares responsibility for supervision of students in all areas and for school activities, such as monitoring students between classes.
  • Performs additional tasks and assumes other responsibilities as assigned by the Teacher and/or Principal.
EVALUATION AND JOB PERFORMANCE
  • Support Staff Evaluation
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • None
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
  • High School Degree or equivalent
  • 60+ hours of college credit required
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee is frequently required to feel, grasp, push, reach with hands/arms, stoop, kneel, crawl, perform repetitive wrist, hand and/or finger movement, and move up or down from/to sitting position.
MENTAL DEMANDS
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality; communicate clearly both orally and in writing
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
  • Exposed to moderate noise levels. May be exposed to loud noise levels while on lunch and recess duty.
  • Regularly exposed to varying inclement outdoor weather conditions while on recess duty.
  • This individual may be exposed to potentially hazardous bodily fluids.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Hillsboro R-III Schools considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status. 
 

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

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