Job Description

    Classified: Paraprofessional I-ESS JobID: 3338
  • Position Type:
    Support Staff/Paraprofessional I

  • Date Posted:
    1/25/2023

  • Location:
    Agua Fria High School

  • Closing Date:
    Until Filled

  •   Additional Information:


    JOB DESCRIPTION – Paraprofessional -ESS

    TITLE: Paraprofessional I-ESS FTE: 0.875

    FLSA STATUS: Non Exempt HOURS PER DAY:7

    WORK CALENDAR: 195 days

    COMPENSATION: Grade C (Starting at $15.23/hour)

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    1. To assist the teacher in maintaining appropriate classroom activities and environment in order that students may learn effectively and to become as independent as possible in the classroom and community

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

    3. Provides before and after school tutoring

    4. Monitors classroom assignments given by the teacher

    5. Maintains confidential classroom student files and records

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

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

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

    9. Assists students in the areas of personal hygiene skills, as needed

    10. Assists teachers during field trips

    11. Assists with student testing

    12. Prepares materials for classroom use

    13. Assists nurse with vision and hearing screenings

    14. Participates in the AHCSS Provider Program and completes forms for Direct Services claims

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

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

    17. Perform responsibilities in an ethical and professional manner

    18. Maintain punctual and regular attendance

    19. Perform other related duties as assigned

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

    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 within 45 days of hire

    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

    Experience

    1. Prior experience working with special education students desired

    2. Must have Nonviolent Crisis Intervention and specialized training for developmentally disabled students

    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

    Computer Skills

    1. Must possess basic computing and clerical skills

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    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

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    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

    GBA – EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    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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