Teacher Aide - Cornerstones of Care - Gillis and Ozanam School
Position: Teacher Aide
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Paraprofessional
Job Location: Ozanam Campus - 421 E. 137th St. Kansas City, MO 64145
Beginning: Aug 08, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Cornerstones of Care - Gillis and Ozanam School
Kansas City, MO 64111
Telephone: 816-508-1700
Job Description:
Position: Paraprofessional 
Salary: $15.00 - $17.00 per hour
(Starting salary depends on education and experience)
Job Type: 32 hours a week / Part Time

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Paraprofessional is responsible for providing classroom management in a small special education classroom using techniques to promote learning. This position assists the classroom teacher in performing classroom duties, for example grading as well as providing supervision during school hours including breakfast, lunch recess and in the teacher’s absence.  The Paraprofessional implements activities developed by classroom teachers and provides individual instruction to students and assists the teacher in record keeping and class preparation.

QUALIFICATIONS: Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) and previous experience with children and families. An Associate’s Degree may be considered in lieu of years of experience. Must pass a background check, and physical and drug screening.  This position also requires a valid driver’s license and proof of current vehicle insurance. 
BENEFITS: Cornerstones of Care offers a competitive benefits package, which includes: Paid Holiday, PTO, and Sick Leave for all eligible team members, medical/dental/vision; prescriptions; accident and critical illness insurance; pet insurance; short-term disability; long-term disability; term life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D); health savings account (HSA); flexible spending account (FSA); retirement (401K); employee assistance program (EAP); YMCA membership discounts; Tuition Reimbursement Program and Public Service Loan Forgiveness.  To view a detailed Summary of Benefits please visit our website at www.cornerstonesofcare.org and under the heading “About Us” click on “Join Our Team.”
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Please contact:  Cornerstones of Care, Human Resources Department
300 E. 36th Street, Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: (816) 508-1744   Fax: (816) 508-1757
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Cornerstones of Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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