PreK/Early Childhood Paraprofessional
TETON COUNTY DISTRICT •East Central / Idaho Falls •Paraprofessional / IA •Pre-school •Full Time •Posted 1Y ago
About this job
This position is anticipated to be at the Developmental PreSchool, but is subject to the needs of the District.
Pay: $16.23-$18.27 DOE
JOB TITLE: PARAPROFESSIONAL
REPORTS TO AND EVALUATED BY: Special Education Director, Building Administrator
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education: Two years or equivalent of post-secondary education, AA or equivalent preferred, OR Pass Para Praxis Test (can be done once hired)
Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos Ability to write simple correspondence Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations
Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, and multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff, and the school community Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Have some knowledge of human growth and development and the learning process.
1. Works cooperatively with students and staff.
2. Reinforces learning of material or skills using a variety of methods as directed by certified staff.
3. Keeps accurate student records and portfolios.
4. Collects and maintains suitable material for student educational growth
5. Prepares and organizes materials for small group and individual instruction.
6. Exhibits high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as is expected of all staff.
7. Maintains effective communication with teachers, other staff and parents when appropriate.
8. Participates in appropriate in-service training programs.
9. Contributes to and maintains a positive attitude towards students, program environment, teachers and program administration.
10. Performs other duties as needed that contribute to the well-being of the school.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: This position shall be considered in all respects “employment at will.” The terms and descriptions set forth in this job description shall not create a property right in the employee and such are set forth only to advise the employee of when and what type of services will be required by the District so long as employment continues.
An employee working in this position shall at all times be subject to the direction of the person to whom said employee has primary responsibility or said person’s designee(s) and at all times shall be subject to the rules, regulations and policies of the District as promulgated by the Board of Trustees
Each employee shall be held responsible for having knowledge of said school district rules, regulations, and policies which have been reduced to writing and made available to the employee at the building administrator’s office and the district-wide administration office.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
TETON COUNTY 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.