Job Description

    2024-2025 SY Classified: Paraprofessional III-ESS (Functional Skills) JobID: 3737
  • Position Type:
    Support Staff/Paraprofessional III

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Canyon View High School

  • Closing Date:
    Until Filled

  •   Additional Information:

    TITLE: Paraprofessional III- ESS FTE: 0.875


    WORK CALENDAR: 195 days

    COMPENSATION: Classified Non Exempt Compensation Guide (Starting at $18.50/hour)


    1. To assist the teacher in providing the care, welfare, and safety of the students. Assist in maintaining appropriate classroom activities and environment in order that students may learn effectively. Tutors students with special needs; maintains files and records as directed. Assists students with special physical needs

    2. Assists with learning activities within the general education and/or special education classroom

    3. Monitors classroom assignments given by the teacher

    4. Maintains confidential classroom student files and records

    5. Assists with inventory and accounting procedures of special education classroom materials

    6. Assists with the implementation of instruction modifications per the Individualized Education Plan

    7. Communicates with teachers and parents regarding the students’ needs and progress

    8. Assists with the medical needs of students

    9. Assists teachers during field trips

    10. Assists with student testing

    11. Prepares materials for classroom use

    12. Assists nurse with vision and hearing screenings

    13. May accompany the teacher on home visits or homebound instruction

    14. Assists with oral hygiene and personal hygiene (e.g., change diapers, feminine hygiene, and clothing as needed)

    15. Assists students with feeding as necessary

    16. Positions students from wheelchair to chair, toilet, etc.

    17. Maintain confidentiality of information regarding students, staff, parents and school issues

    18. Provide a welcoming atmosphere for students, staff, parents and community

    19. Perform responsibilities in an ethical and professional manner

    20. Maintain punctual and regular attendance

    21. Perform other related duties as assigned


    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

    Education / Certificate

    1. Associate of Arts degree or paraprofessional certification required

    2. Must obtain and maintain CPR and first aid certification

    3. Must sign an AHCSS Provider Participation Agreement and obtain a provider number as required

    4. Must have and maintain a valid IVP Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card


    1. Prior experience working with special needs children desired

    Communication Skills

    1. Must possess a positive attitude toward students, teachers, staff and parents/guardians

    2. Must possess the ability to take and follow directions

    3. Must be proficient in the use of the English language, both verbal and written

    4. Must possess a warmth and understanding for special needs students

    Computer Skills

    1. Must possess basic computing and clerical skills


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    1. Must be able to push, pull or lift weights up to 50 pounds


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    1. Regular talking and listening is required

    2. Ability to frequently stand, walk, bend, sit


    The District provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the District complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. The District expressly prohibits any form of workplace discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

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