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Paraeducator III Pool - Various sites and variable FTE's, Special Education, School Year, $21.00-$22.35/hour. at Davis Joint Unified School District

Application Deadline

7/31/2023 4:00 PM Pacific

Date Posted
7/1/2023
Contact
Teri Furlow
530-757-5300 106
Number of Openings
1
Add'l Salary Info
$21.00-$22.35/hour
Length of Work Year
Positive School Year Position
Employment Type
Full and Part Time
Job Description / Essential Elements:    Print   
Summary Provides a variety of instructional, clerical, and group behavior assistance to individuals or small groups of students in support of special instructional programs. May provide other support services such as translation. Assists certificated staff in the preparation and use of materials to enhance the student learning experience. A Paraeducator III must be able to work with students in intervention programs and with students in a wide range of academic and behavior levels. Paraeducator III employees may be transferred between sites to meet the District needs of the student population. Distinguishing Characteristics This position works independently under the occasional direction of a case manager or other certificated staff to implement and modify curriculum in multiple subject areas. This class covers: Inclusion, Resource, English Learner, and Behavior Learning Center programs. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Depending on area of assignment, may perform some or all of the following: ? Works independently on an in-depth basis with small groups and/or individual students to provide positive learning experiences. ? Works independently to remediate for student learning challenges based upon a plan developed by a certificated staff member. ? Confers, as needed, with certificated staff concerning programs and materials to meet student needs. Alerts teacher to any special problems or information concerning students. ? May proctor and administer tests (e.g. spelling). Scores tests and written papers based on answer keys or rubrics. Keeps appropriate records for teachers, including computerized grading sheets. ? Performs clerical support duties as required including preparing and maintaining a variety of files and records. ? Operates a variety of office equipment as needed, including a computer, audio-visual equipment and copier. ? May provide significant health care support for students in assigned program after appropriate training has been provided. ? May confer with teachers and parents as directed by the supervising specialist to develop and evaluate individual and group educational goals and objectives. ? May assist students in assigned programs with personal hygiene matters that could involve lifting and or transferring, assisting with lavatory, and other personal care activities. ? Communicates with students, staff, parents and the public using tact, diplomacy and courtesy in sometimes confrontational or stressful situations. ? Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position. ? Requires the ability to comprehend and follow district safety plans, procedures, and policies and all other district standards and procedures. Qualifications ? Knowledge and Skills Understanding of the practices and principles of child guidance is required. Must know how to work with special student populations. Basic understanding of education and teaching methods is required. Analytical and assessment skills necessary. Well-developed communication skills are required to interact in both formal and informal settings. Requires good record keeping, clerical and computer skills. Must have considerable communication skills to interact in both formal and informal settings and to project a positive image and convey information. Models appropriate student behavior. English Learner paraeducators must demonstrate ability to understand, speak, read and write second language and English equivalent to high school level. Requires excellent articulation, spelling, reading, written and oral language, and math skills. ? Abilities Ability to implement instructional goals and activities. Must have the ability to assess the needs of individual students and develop programs to meet those needs. Some positions at this level may require additional specialized skills. Demonstrates ability to recognize and protect confidential information and to respect privacy of students. Must demonstrate ability to conduct assessments in standard manner. Must be able to problem-solve incidents with students. Must be able to adapt and learn new procedures and programs as implemented by the District. Requires the ability to take precautions against nominal exposure to health and safety risks. Must be familiar with Health and Safety regulations. Requires the ability to communicate with peers and other District staff or public in a manner reflecting positively on the department and District. ? Physical Abilities Requires ambulatory ability to go to different locations. Requires speaking and hearing to communicate in person or over the phone. Requires visual acuity to read words, numbers. Requires lifting of light to moderate objects on an occasional basis and sufficient ambulatory ability to stand for sustained periods of time. May require lifting heavy objects (over 50 pounds) on a daily basis. Requires sufficient arm, hand, finger dexterity in order to operate a personal computer keyboard, typewriter, and other office equipment. ? Education and Experience High School diploma or equivalent required. Must have (1) at least two years of study at an institution of higher education or (2) an associate degree (or higher). Must meet a rigorous standard of quality and demonstrated knowledge of and ability to assist in instructing reading, writing and mathematics, as determined by a formal state or local assessment. Additional experience working with school age students desired. ? Licenses and Certificates Depending upon assignment, a valid California driver’s license and/or first aid and CPR training may be required.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent; at least 2 years higher education or an associate degree or higher. Must meet a rigorous standard of quality and demonstrated knowledge of and ability to assist in instructing reading, writing and mathematics, as determined by a formal state or local assessment. Additional experience working with school age students desired. As part of your hiring process, you are required to complete a physical abilities test to assure that you have the required physical abilities to perform the required job functions. Your offer of employment is conditional on your measured abilities to meet or exceed all of the established physical testing standards.

Resume, letter of introduction, unofficial transcript and three letters of recommendation written within the last three years are required. 48 or more college units required.

  • Copy of Transcript
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation
  • Resume

    High school diploma or equivalent; at least 2 years higher education or an associate degree or higher. Must meet a rigorous standard of quality and demonstrated knowledge of and ability to assist in instructing reading, writing and mathematics, as determined by a formal state or local assessment. Additional experience working with school age students desired. As part of your hiring process, you are required to complete a physical abilities test to assure that you have the required physical abilities to perform the required job functions. Your offer of employment is conditional on your measured abilities to meet or exceed all of the established physical testing standards.

    Resume, letter of introduction, unofficial transcript and three letters of recommendation written within the last three years are required. 48 or more college units required.

    • Copy of Transcript
    • Letter of Introduction
    • Letter(s) of Recommendation
    • Resume

      Comments and Other Information

      Resume, Letter of Introduction, three Letters of Recommendation written within the last three years and Unofficial Transcripts required.

      Comments and Other Information


      Resume, Letter of Introduction, three Letters of Recommendation written within the last three years and Unofficial Transcripts required.