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Paraprofessional In-School Supervised Study (ISSS)

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6/13/2013
Nicole Scagni
nscagni@psusd.us
760-416-6096
1
7 Hours, School Year
Full Time
6/24/2013 3:30 PM Pacific
$13.13 per hour, with annual increases to $15.96, after five years
Date Posted:
6/13/2013
Application Deadline:
6/24/2013 3:30 PM Pacific
Employment Type:
Full Time
Length of Work Year:
7 Hours, School Year
Salary:
$13.13 per hour, with annual increases to $15.96, after five years
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Nicole Scagni Email: nscagni@psusd.us Phone: 760-416-6096
James Workman Middle School
2-410-004
TBD - Applicants are required to pass the District’s NCLB exam.
James Workman Middle School
2-410-004
TBD - Applicants are required to pass the District’s NCLB exam.
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JOB DESCRIPTION Palm Springs Unified School District A.R. # 4219.355 PARAPROFESSIONAL – IN-SCHOOL SUPERVISED STUDY (ISSS) PURPOSE STATEMENT The Paraprofessional In-School Supervised Study oversees students assigned to “In School Suspension”; documents students' behavioral; and provides information to teachers, parents and/or other personnel. FUNCTIONS • Performs record keeping and clerical functions (e.g. attendance logs, activity reports, etc.). • Responds to inquiries (e.g. students, teachers, administrators, and/or parents). • Provides verbal feedback of observations. • Implements behavior plans when defined by the referring teacher, administrator and/or counselor. • Monitors students during assigned periods. • 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: Graduation from high school with additional course work in behavioral sciences and one year experience working with middle/high school students with demonstrated behavioral adjustment problems. SKILLS to implement written and oral instructions provided by the teacher; tutor individual and/or small groups of students; learn teacher developed behavioral strategies; score teacher generated spelling, reading, and math exams accurately; perform routine clerical work and basic arithmetical calculations; file student information; perform basic algebra and geometry; use basic numerical concepts such as whole numbers, fractions percentages, and other techniques for solving practical problems; use tables, graphs, diagrams, and charts; operate standard office equipment; prepare and maintain accurate records. KNOWLEDGE of behavior and crisis management techniques; concepts of grammar and punctuation; stages of child development and learning styles; and 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, explain 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: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 30% sitting, 25% walking, and 45% 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 Continuing Education/Training Clearances None Specified Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance TB Clearance 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 19 11/27/07

Requirements for Applying

Applications WILL NOT be considered without the following documentation attached: (1) Proof of high school graduation (e.g., High School diploma, High School transcripts, or GED.) *Please note that College diploma/transcripts are not acceptable. If you need assistance with this process contact Human Resources at (760) 416-6085.

      Requirements for Applying

      Applications WILL NOT be considered without the following documentation attached: (1) Proof of high school graduation (e.g., High School diploma, High School transcripts, or GED.) *Please note that College diploma/transcripts are not acceptable. If you need assistance with this process contact Human Resources at (760) 416-6085.

          SUMMARY The Paraprofessional In-School Supervised Study oversees students assigned to “In School Suspension”; documents students' behavioral; and provides information to teachers, parents and/or other personnel. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Graduation from high school with additional course work in behavioral sciences and one (1) year experience working with middle/high school students with demonstrated behavioral adjustment problems..**PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE TO READ THE COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION** 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: 6/24/2013 3:30 PM Pacific

          SUMMARY The Paraprofessional In-School Supervised Study oversees students assigned to “In School Suspension”; documents students' behavioral; and provides information to teachers, parents and/or other personnel. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Graduation from high school with additional course work in behavioral sciences and one (1) year experience working with middle/high school students with demonstrated behavioral adjustment problems..**PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE TO READ THE COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION** 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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