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Special Education Paraprofessional

Sausalito Marin City School District Logo
4/2/2019
1
183 days, 2019-2020 school year
Part Time
Until Filled
$20.96 - $22.01
Date Posted: 4/2/2019 Application Deadline: Until Filled
Employment Type: Part Time Length of Work Year: 183 days, 2019-2020 school year
Salary: $20.96 - $22.01 Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Susan Martin
Email: smartin@smcsd.org
Phone:
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TITLE: Paraprofessional, Special Education
WORK YEAR: 10 Months
JOB DEFINITION
The Paraprofessional, Special Education works in collaboration with teachers to assist in the education of students, particularly those students with Individual Education Plans (I.E.P.s).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES
• assist with educating students, in one-on-one or small group instruction
• assist with individualized program materials
• monitor independent study and supplementary work for students
• collaborate with teachers regarding objectives and/or modifications, and participate in lessons and classroom activities as related to the students 
• collaborate with Teachers to develop classroom schedules
• manage students, based on classroom behavior directives
• solve routine problems involving students
• assist Teacher with observing, recording and charting behavior
• assist Teacher with crisis, problem and behavior management
• provide behavioral support in accordance with school wide guidelines including direction, prompting, verbal and non-verbal cues, and other interventions to assist students in maintaining appropriate behavior in the school environment
• assist in preparation of classroom materials with or without modifications and accommodations
• assists in preparation of classroom environment for learning activities
• score objective tests and papers, help maintain appropriate records for teachers
• assist students with physical needs, including but not limited to: assisting with orthopedic limitations, toileting and eating
• work with audio/visual equipment, computers and assistive technology 
• administers alternative assessments as appropriate
• perform light clerical activities
• participate in the supervision of all students outside the classroom as required; yard, library, common areas, small group spaces, bus, excursions
• maintain confidentiality
• participate in professional development
• perform other duties as assigned by site or district administration and teachers
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Ability to
• collaborate for a positive impact on achievement and outcomes for students 
• work independently and in collaborative teams
• work collaboratively to identify common goals, procedures, and responses in delivering educational programs
• meet the physical demands of the position, including the ability to lift up to 50lbs without assistance and, if working with a student with an orthopedic impairment, to lift and move up to 75lbs. with assistance
• understand and communicate lessons
• exercise classroom management skills
• ability to carry out basic mathematical operations, including fractions, ratios, percentages and elementary algebra
• model the use of appropriate grammar, vocabulary, spelling and punctuation
• ability to exercise sound judgment and respond effectively and calmly to students
• understand and carry out oral and written instruction in English
• establish and maintain cooperative relationships in a positive manner with students, staff and parents
• follow direction
• problem solve independently
• work in a diverse learning community
• know and implement district wide rules and procedures
• carry out essential duties in such a manner as to ensure personal safety and the safety of those in the immediate vicinity
• adhere to guidelines of mandatory reporting for suspected cases of child or substance abuse
• perform duties efficiently
Licenses and Certifications
• criminal justice fingerprint/background clearance
• pre-employment medical examination
Education
• a minimum of high school diploma or recognized equivalent, and two years of college (48 units), or A.A. degree (or higher), or
pass a local assessment of knowledge and skills in assisting in instruction
DESIRED
• Bachelor’s degree or higher education
SUPERVISOR
Site Administrator

 

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