Salary $11.35 per hour
DEPARTMENT: Special Education
General, Grade 6
I. GENERAL DESCRIPTION
education paraprofessional assists the teacher with educational
and non-educational activities. The paraprofessional
assists in carrying out the program developed by the special
education professional(s) and support personnel.
II. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND
A. Direct small groups of
individual students in teacher-planned instructional
B. Collect and record instructional
and behavioral data as requested by the teacher.
C. Assist with physical needs of students
under direction of teacher.
D. Assist the teacher in maintaining the
classroom management program and handle routine discipline.
E. Score and check papers.
F. Operate audio-visual
G. Prepare instructional materials as
directed by the teacher.
H. Prepare and copy materials.
I. Record information for
reports as directed by the teacher.
J. Make charts, bulletin boards and
other visual material.
K. Complete worksheets and reports
as directed by the teacher.
L. Supervise students in place of
the teacher during staffings or in emergency situations while the
teacher is out of the classroom.
M. Consider all classroom behavior and
N. Assist the teacher in
supervision of field trips and school parties but not provide
O. Other duties as assigned.
III. TRAINING, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE
A. On-the-job training sessions are
required by the State Department of Education for continued
B. Good interpersonal
C. Must be physically able to restrain
students, when appropriate, in compliance with accepted district
disciplinary procedures. Must be physically able to lift,
or assist in lifting, non-ambulatory students.
D. Must be able to proficiently operate
classroom equipment including VCR, typewriter, computer, and copy
E. May be required to lift and move
20 to 30 pounds of classroom equipment.