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Instructional Assistant Classroom - Paraprofessional - Redway Elementary *Multiple Positions* at Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District

Application Deadline

Until Filled

Date Posted
3/19/2024
Contact
Julie Steinle
707-923-2526
Number of Openings
2
Salary
Pay dependent on experience
Add'l Salary Info
Classified Salary Schedule: Range 2, $16.79 to $26.07/hourly. Beginning salary placement from Step 1 to Step 3 is at the discretion of the Director of Payroll/Personnel based on verification of previous employment.
Length of Work Year
180
Employment Type
Part Time
Site/Department
Redway Elementary
Hours per Day
29 hours/week (6 hours/day Monday - Friday and 5 hours/day on Wednesday)
Salary Schedule
Classified Salary Schedule
Salary Range
2

About the Employer

The Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District crosses two counties, Mendocino and Humboldt, in the heart of the redwoods, extending from remote, mountain areas, to the Eel and Mattole River valleys, to Kings Range and out to the Lost Coast of the Pacific Ocean. The school district encompasses an area of approximately 773 square miles. Employment in Southern Humboldt and Northern Mendocino counties includes tourism, commercial fishing, timber, agriculture, ranching, the school district, the community hospital, and state agencies. The Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District unified in 1948, combining nineteen separate school districts. Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District is committed to educational excellence through a comprehensive program that promotes the success of all students by empowering them with the skills and attitudes necessary to be confident and engaged citizens of a changing world. The District is currently comprised of Redway Elementary School (K-6), Whitethorn Elementary School (K-6), Casterlin Elementary School (K-8), Miranda Junior High School (7-8), Casterlin High School (9-12) and South Fork High School (9-12), and an alternative educational program, Osprey Learning Center, which includes a K-12 Independent Study program and a Continuation High School. Our current enrollment is approximately 700 students. Our Mission and Vision Statements: The vision of Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District is to equip every student to become well-rounded, confident citizens who embrace life-long learning while pursuing their chosen pathway and improving their communities. In partnership with students and families, the mission of Southern Humboldt’s dedicated and caring staff is to create experiences that challenge and empower every student to develop valuable knowledge, social skills, and community commitment. Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Federal civil rights law, civil rights regulations and policies, the Southern Humboldt Unified School District, its offices, and employees, are prohibited from discriminating based on age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, immigration status, marital status, nationality, parental status, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, political beliefs, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perc

Job Summary

Job Summary

The Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District wishes to announce an available opening for a probationary, Instructional Assistant-Classroom Paraprofessional, the position is 6 hours/day Monday through Friday, and 5 hours/day on Wednesday, 5 days/week, 180 days/year.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Please attach the following documents to be considered for an interview: 1. Resume 2. At least (1) Professional Letter of Recommendation 3. (1) of the following: - Proof of passage of CBEST, or - Proof of 48 units or an AA degree or higher from an accredited institution in the US. or - Passed minimum requirement 1 section of the Paraprofessional proficiency exam - SHJUSD Proficiency Exam with passing scores (if none of the above are available). Please be advised that your application will be considered incomplete if the above requirements are not attached to your online application by the deadline date. EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: High school diploma or equivalent and 48 college units or Associate of Arts degree or higher or pass proficiency requirements established by the District. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS (At Employer Cost if hired): - TB Clearance - Fingerprinting PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO INSIDE CANDIDATES.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedural manuals. • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence following prescribed formats. • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from students, staff and parents. • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals, and integers. • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent. • Ability to explain and apply basic concepts of algebra. • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. • Ability to understand, adapt, and apply a variety of complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor under difficult circumstances and performs efficiently in restricted time frames. • High school diploma or general education degree (GED). • Associate of Arts degree or 48 semester or 60 quarter units in instruction at an institution of higher learning or a passing score on the Paraprofessional Proficiency Test. • Ability to complete CPR and First Aide training • Valid motor vehicle operator’s license • Knowledge of basic concepts of child development and behavior characteristics • Knowledge of learning patterns and behavior • Knowledge of personal hygiene and mental health practices • Knowledge of conflict resolution • Maintain appearance, grooming and attitude to provide a good role model for students


      Please attach the following documents to be considered for an interview: 1. Resume 2. At least (1) Professional Letter of Recommendation 3. (1) of the following: - Proof of passage of CBEST, or - Proof of 48 units or an AA degree or higher from an accredited institution in the US. or - Passed minimum requirement 1 section of the Paraprofessional proficiency exam - SHJUSD Proficiency Exam with passing scores (if none of the above are available). Please be advised that your application will be considered incomplete if the above requirements are not attached to your online application by the deadline date. EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: High school diploma or equivalent and 48 college units or Associate of Arts degree or higher or pass proficiency requirements established by the District. PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS (At Employer Cost if hired): - TB Clearance - Fingerprinting PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO INSIDE CANDIDATES.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedural manuals. • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence following prescribed formats. • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from students, staff and parents. • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals, and integers. • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent. • Ability to explain and apply basic concepts of algebra. • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. • Ability to understand, adapt, and apply a variety of complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor under difficult circumstances and performs efficiently in restricted time frames. • High school diploma or general education degree (GED). • Associate of Arts degree or 48 semester or 60 quarter units in instruction at an institution of higher learning or a passing score on the Paraprofessional Proficiency Test. • Ability to complete CPR and First Aide training • Valid motor vehicle operator’s license • Knowledge of basic concepts of child development and behavior characteristics • Knowledge of learning patterns and behavior • Knowledge of personal hygiene and mental health practices • Knowledge of conflict resolution • Maintain appearance, grooming and attitude to provide a good role model for students

          Comments and Other Information

          1. Must be fingerprinted and a satisfactory Department of Justice records check must be received by the District Office, prior to employment; 2. TB testing will be required upon employment; 3. May be required to obtain first aid and CPR certificates within the first 6-12 months of employment; 4. Will be required to drive and travel for work, requiring a current California driver's license. Applications are accepted online only. Internal Applicants may submit a letter of interest with an introduction that speaks to their experience and qualifications for this position. Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Federal civil rights law, civil rights regulations and policies, the Southern Humboldt Unified School District, its offices, and employees, are prohibited from discriminating based on age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, immigration status, marital status, nationality, parental status, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, political beliefs, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity.

          Comments and Other Information


          1. Must be fingerprinted and a satisfactory Department of Justice records check must be received by the District Office, prior to employment; 2. TB testing will be required upon employment; 3. May be required to obtain first aid and CPR certificates within the first 6-12 months of employment; 4. Will be required to drive and travel for work, requiring a current California driver's license. Applications are accepted online only. Internal Applicants may submit a letter of interest with an introduction that speaks to their experience and qualifications for this position. Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Federal civil rights law, civil rights regulations and policies, the Southern Humboldt Unified School District, its offices, and employees, are prohibited from discriminating based on age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, immigration status, marital status, nationality, parental status, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, political beliefs, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity.