Secondary Paraprofessional (full-time)

North Star Charter School Southwest / Boise Paraprofessional / IA Secondary Full Time Posted 1Y ago

About this job


POSITION: Paraprofessional - 35-40hrs/week
Hours: Monday-Friday
Pay Rate: $12.42-16.85/hr depending on experience

Position summary: The role of the paraprofessional is to provide additional support in the classroom. Assist in providing a well-organized, smooth functioning classroom environment in which all children can take full advantage of the instructional programs and available resource materials.


Must be 18 years of age
Minimum High School Diploma
2 year college degree a plus
Experience with children preferred
Ability to maintain confidentiality

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide assistance to teacher in the regular education program
Assist teachers by preparing lesson plans and preparing, modifying and adapting materials and presentations used in the classroom
Supervision at recess and in the classroom
Assist teachers in administering diagnostics, skills and level testing
Assist students with classroom and homework assignments, tutoring or other supplemental instruction.
Assist students individually and/or in small group situations
Performs substitute teacher duties in absence of teacher
Assist teacher in clerical duties included but not limited to copying, inputting records and data, grading and document preparation and related duties
Assist in maintaining classroom in clean, neat and orderly status, prepares bulletin boards and displays and maintains classroom supply levels.
Assist with student supervision on school grounds, bus, lunch and other monitoring and safety duties, as assigned
Participate in appropriate training, workshops and in-service programs
Perform all work duties and activities in accordance with North Star policies, procedures and safety practices.

Essential Physical Abilities:

Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to discern verbal instructions, communicate effectively in person, and to hear sounds within the normal range of conversations;
Sufficient visual acuity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to comprehend written work instructions and comprehend, review, and translate a variety of written and text documents and materials;
Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate classroom instructional equipment and office equipment, including a personal computer.
Sufficient personal mobility, agility, strength, and reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to stand or sit for long periods of time, be able to lift up to 20 pounds, and work in a classroom.

APPLICATION: Classified Application on North Star website under Careers
CLOSING DATE: until filled
CONTACT: Please email classified application and resume to Will Bogdanoff, Middle School Vice Principal and Human Resources, Joanna O’Donnell

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

North Star Charter School 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.