Paraprofessional - Lowman

Garden Valley School District Southwest / Boise General Special Education Secondary Full Time Apply no later than 7/31/2024Posted 16D ago

About this job

As a Paraprofessional at Lowman School you will have the incredible opportunity to work closely with individual student(s) providing them with the necessary support they need to thrive. Your creativity, empathy, and dedication will make a significant impact on their educational journey.Complete and submit a Classified Application to GVSD or hspafford@gvsd.net (email)208-462-3570 (fax).

Education required

To qualify as a paraprofessional, individuals must have a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED) and:Demonstrate through a state board approved academic assessment knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing or preparing students to be instructed in the academic areas they are providing support in; orHave completed at least two (2) years of study at an accredited postsecondary educational institution; orObtained an associate degree or higher-level degree; demonstrate through a state board approved academic assessment knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing or preparing students to be instructed in the academic areas they are providing support in.Idaho State Board of Education Approved Paraprofessional Assessments at https://www.ets.org/parapro.html Assessment approved August 23, 2023, State Board Meeting.

Experience required

(This list of essential duties is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. It does not imply that all positions within the class perform all of the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.)

Skills required

Previous aide or teaching experience preferredAbility to lift up to forty pounds and push and pull up to one hundred poundsKnowledge of child growth and the diverse needs of children with disabilitiesKnowledge of appropriate special education classroom practicesThe ability to work with students with emotional, physical, and mental disabilitiesAbility to instruct students one-on-one and small group situations, at the direction of the Special Education TeacherStrong background in teaching methods and developmentally appropriate classroom activitiesDemonstrated knowledge of subject matter and effective teaching methodsKnowledgeable about word processing, databases, spreadsheets, and reportsAbility to maintain a learning environmentWorks well with students, staff, and the publicExcellent organizational skillsExcellent interpersonal and communication skillsAble to work under pressure and deadlinesMaintain confidentiality of staff and students

Benefits

Depends on Experience

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Garden Valley School District 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.