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Paraprofessional Early Childhood Bilingual-Part-time and Substitute Positions

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12/20/2012
Juanita Hernandez
7
3.75 Hours
Part Time
1/9/2013 3:30 PM Pacific
$12.19 per hour, with annual increases to $14.82 per hour after five years
Date Posted:
12/20/2012
Application Deadline:
1/9/2013 3:30 PM Pacific
Employment Type:
Part Time
Length of Work Year:
3.75 Hours
Salary:
$12.19 per hour, with annual increases to $14.82 per hour after five years
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
7
Contact: Juanita Hernandez Email: jhernandez@psusd.k12.ca.us Phone: 760-416-6085
District-wide
Passage of a pre-employment physical exam, including lower back x-ray.
TBD – Qualified applicants will be invited via email invitation to take the District’s NCLB (English and Math) & Bilingual Translation exams.
District-wide
Passage of a pre-employment physical exam, including lower back x-ray.
TBD – Qualified applicants will be invited via email invitation to take the District’s NCLB (English and Math) & Bilingual Translation exams.
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JOB DESCRIPTION Palm Springs Unified School District A.R. # 4232.352 PARAPROFESSIONAL – EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PURPOSE STATEMENT The Paraprofessional - Early Childhood under immediate supervision, assists teachers in supervising the classroom and playground activities of children in Early Childhood Education Programs; conveys and receives information; sets up and cleans before and after meals and snacks; maintains a clean and safe classroom environment for the children; and ensures compliance with established regulations. FUNCTIONS • Administers first aid and medication to children as may be required. • Monitors children (e.g. naps, lunch, breakfast, playground activities, etc.). • Cleans a various areas (e.g. bathroom, kitchen, after meals/snacks, work area, etc.). • Coordinates assigned age appropriate program activities (e.g. daily activities, reading stories, art, painting, playground activities, etc.). • Reports observations and incidents. • Participates in various meetings (e.g. monthly parent meeting, in service training, staff meetings, etc.). • Assists in serving lunch, breakfast, and snacks (e.g. apportioning food, supervision of servings, etc.). • Confers with parents, children, staff, teacher, etc. (e.g. parent conferences, monthly parent meetings, etc.). • Performs record keeping and clerical functions (e.g. answers phone, logs children in/out, contacting parents, etc.). • Maintains facility (e.g. opens, closes, organizes materials, sets up work area, etc.). • Translates verbal and written materials, as may be requested, (e.g. parent conferences, notices to parents, etc.). • Assists other personnel as may be required. • Performs related duties as assigned. JOB REQUIREMENTS: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of experience and training which would indicate possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above. An example of an acceptable combination is: Under a qualified instructor, successful completion of at least six early childhood semester units, or three completed units along with proof of enrollment for three units to be completed by end of semester. Completion of an early childhood training program, offered by an accredited community college and/or university. Experience working with groups of preschool children in paid or volunteer capacity. SKILLS to follow and carry out written and oral instructions provided by the teacher; tutor individual and/or small groups of students; learn teacher developed behavioral strategies; perform routine clerical work; file student information; operate standard office equipment; prepare and maintain accurate records. KNOWLEDGE of stages of child development and learning styles; age appropriate activities; classroom procedures and appropriate student conduct; safe practices in classroom and playground activities; health standards and hazards; and safety practices and procedures. ABILITY to communicate with diverse groups; maintain confidentiality and use discretion; exhibit patience and compassion; work with frequent interruptions; learn, expplain and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; maintain a clean, safe and orderly environment; understand and follow oral and written directions; handle emergencies in a calm and effective manner; adapt to changing work locations; set priorities; establish and maintain effective working relationships; work as part of a team; understand and be sensitive to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of vendors, district personnel and administrators; maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance. WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 30% sitting, 30% walking, and 40% standing. The job is performed under some hazardous conditions. Education High School diploma or equivalent. Required Testing Certificates Job-Related Proficiency Examination Valid Driver’s License and Evidence of Insurability (desired) 48 college units, or an AA degree, or be able to demonstrate college level skills by passing the No Child Left Behind proficiency test 6 units of college credit coursework in Child Growth & Development and Child-Family-Community Development Continuing Education/Training Clearances None Specified Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance TB Clearance Pre-placement Physical Exam EVALUATION Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between California Teamsters Public, Professional & Medical Employees Union, Local 911 General Employees Unit and Palm Springs Unified School District. FLSA Status Bargaining Unit Salary Range BOE Approval Date Non Exempt Teams 2 16 11/27/07

Requirements for Applying

Please note that applications WILL NOT be considered without the following documentation attached to your application: (1) Proof of high school graduation (2) Proof of 6 college semester units of Early Childhood Education Please contact Human Resources at (760) 416-6085 for assistance with this process.

      Requirements for Applying

      Please note that applications WILL NOT be considered without the following documentation attached to your application: (1) Proof of high school graduation (2) Proof of 6 college semester units of Early Childhood Education Please contact Human Resources at (760) 416-6085 for assistance with this process.

          Applicants must be able to read, write and speak Spanish. Various 3.75 hour vacancies in our Head Start/Preschool programs and establishment of an eligibility pool which may be utilized for up to 3 months for future vacancies. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Equivalent to graduation from high school. Under a qualified instructor, successful completion of at least six early childhood semester units, or three completed units along with proof of enrollment for three units to be completed by end of semester. Completion of an early childhood training program, offered by an accredited community college and/or university. Experience working with groups of preschool children in paid or volunteer capacity. SUMMARY: The Paraprofessional - Early Childhood under immediate supervision, assists teachers in supervising the classroom and playground activities of children in Early Childhood Education Programs; conveys and receives information; sets up and cleans before and after meals and snacks; maintains a clean and safe classroom environment for the children; and ensures compliance with established regulations. ***CLICK ON JOB DESCRIPTION LINK ABOVE FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION REGARDING QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS*** Upon offer of employment you will be required to pay for fingerprint processing and a TB clearance. Medical, Dental and Vision benefits are provided at no cost if employed at least 7 hours a day, and on a pro-rated basis from 4 to fewer than 7 hours per day. Associate membership in Teamsters Bargaining Association or payment of an equal service fee is a condition of employment. There are fifteen paid holidays per year for 12 month employees. Vacation for full-time employees is earned at the rate of 13 days per year. Less than 12-month employees, vacation is prorated to the work year. One day of sick leave is earned for each month worked, and can be accumulated indefinitely.

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          Application Deadline: 1/9/2013 3:30 PM Pacific

          Applicants must be able to read, write and speak Spanish. Various 3.75 hour vacancies in our Head Start/Preschool programs and establishment of an eligibility pool which may be utilized for up to 3 months for future vacancies. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Equivalent to graduation from high school. Under a qualified instructor, successful completion of at least six early childhood semester units, or three completed units along with proof of enrollment for three units to be completed by end of semester. Completion of an early childhood training program, offered by an accredited community college and/or university. Experience working with groups of preschool children in paid or volunteer capacity. SUMMARY: The Paraprofessional - Early Childhood under immediate supervision, assists teachers in supervising the classroom and playground activities of children in Early Childhood Education Programs; conveys and receives information; sets up and cleans before and after meals and snacks; maintains a clean and safe classroom environment for the children; and ensures compliance with established regulations. ***CLICK ON JOB DESCRIPTION LINK ABOVE FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION REGARDING QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS*** Upon offer of employment you will be required to pay for fingerprint processing and a TB clearance. Medical, Dental and Vision benefits are provided at no cost if employed at least 7 hours a day, and on a pro-rated basis from 4 to fewer than 7 hours per day. Associate membership in Teamsters Bargaining Association or payment of an equal service fee is a condition of employment. There are fifteen paid holidays per year for 12 month employees. Vacation for full-time employees is earned at the rate of 13 days per year. Less than 12-month employees, vacation is prorated to the work year. One day of sick leave is earned for each month worked, and can be accumulated indefinitely.

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