WORK YEAR: 7 hours per day: approx. 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
SALARY: $14.00 per hour
Job Summary: *Proofreads student compositions, marking mechanical and organizational errors and errors in composition development, keeping in mind class ability level, teacher's instructions to students, and individual teacher's preference in marking and/or correcting errors. Reads grammar texts, uses the dictionary or material assigned to students, or observes classes as necessary for evaluating compositions. *Assists students individually in regard to their writing and the composition process; assists students with specific writing problems as directed by teachers. *Checks spelling or objective tests using a key. *Corrects short answer quizzes including one word answers, short essay and vocabulary, assigning point value to each answer determining whether the content meets all points established by the teacher. *May also answer phones, type from written copy, machine score tests, photocopy, and relay messages. *Performs tasks within the level of responsibility of position as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications: *Required: 48 college semester credits or a two-year degree or completion of the Para Pro test. Please include transcript(s) with application. *Excellent composition skills. *Computer (keyboarding/word processing) skills. *Good organizational skills. *Regular, on-time attendance is required. *Ability to work with students and teachers.
In addition, the specific skills/educational qualifications for this include: *Believes that all students can attain high levels of learning. *Takes responsibility for the learning of our students and his/her own performance. * Possesses the knowledge and skills to build effective educational experiences that benefit all students. *Applies the principles of Efficacy, SDIS, and Language through the use of quality tools and processes. * Functions as an effective member of the educational/school team. *Won’t shy away from today’s educational challenges. *Utilizes effective interpersonal skills. *Has a proven track record of success. *Works with great integrity
Common and Shared Accountabilities for All Positions
Employees of the Rochester Public School District #535 are expected to support the goals, model and promote an environment that is respectful for all, and work collaboratively with other staff to focus on the needs of the learner. A quality, customer focus that conveys a welcome attitude, an adaptability to change, and a desire for continuous improvement is also expected of all employees. In addition, staff are to respect confidential matters, encourage a safe and secure environment throughout the schools, and be dependable and accountable employees.
Rochester Public Schools has the seventh largest enrollment in Minnesota with 16,300 K-12 students with a District goal to diversify its workforce. The student population mirrors the growing diversity of the community with a minority student population of 27.37 percent. Rochester, Minnesota, a city of 100,000, has been twice voted "The Best Place to Live in America" by Money magazine. Rochester is the home to the Mayo Clinic and IBM and draws residents and visitors from around the world.
Individuals who wish to be considered for this position must apply on-line at www.applitrack.com/rochester/onlineapp.