Paraprofessional

Notus School District 135 Southwest / Boise Support Staff Primary Full Time Posted 24D ago

About this job

Paraprofessional
REPORTS TO: Principal and Teacher Supervisors.
SUMMARY:
Assists the teacher in general daily classroom activities and student supervision inside and
outside of the classroom. May assist office staff in their duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: ( Other duties may be assigned.)
●Assists in small group pupil instruction; tutors pupils at teacher's request;
●Assists teachers in maintaining discipline and other functions.
●Assists with the setup of the classroom and prepares materials for specialized instructional units.
●Handles attendance reports and related clerical functions with the teacher.
●Assists in assembling/hanging materials on bulletin boards and keeping displays current.
●Operates standard school equipment such as laminator, copier, audiovisual, etc.
●May escort children to and from various rooms and provide lunchroom and playground supervision.
●Assists in the administration of basic first aid.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervises students under teacher direction.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma. Previous experience with children preferred.

SKILLS and ABILITIES:
●Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
●Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance
instructions, and procedure manuals.
●Ability to effectively communicate in one-on-one and small group situations to parents,
students, and other employees of the district.
●Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure.
●Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
●Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
●Ability to work in a friendly manner and to develop effective working relationships with
students, staff and the school community.
●Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements, Board of Education
policies, and applicable laws.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS and WORK ENVIRONMENT:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly sits and talks.
The employee occasionally stands; walks; climbs or balances; and stoops, kneels, crouches,
or crawls. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds. The employee
pushes items of 50 lbs. such as moving/rearranging furniture. The noise level in the work
environment is usually loud at a standard acceptable level for this environment. The employee is continuously responsible for the safety, well-being and work output of students.

Length of Employment:
AS assigned by Principal and/or Superintendent: 7.5 hours per day

Salary & Benefits:
1.Salary based on education and experience.
2.Comprehensive benefit package.
3.Six month probationary period.

To apply, candidates must submit a letter of interest along with a current resume and a completed application. Also, coaching positions require submission of three (3) letters of reference please. Applications will be accepted as follows:- by email: mathewsm@notusschools.org- by fax: (208) 453-1027- by mail: Notus School District 135 Attn: Michelle Mathews 25257 Notus Road Caldwell, ID 83607- or, drop by the District Office. Office hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:30 am until 4:30 pm

Education required

High school diploma. Previous experience with children preferred.

Experience required

Experience with children preferred as well as some reading intervention experience.

Skills required

See full description above.

Benefits

1.Salary based on education and experience.
2.Comprehensive benefit package.
3.Six month probationary period.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Notus School District 135 is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.