Title l Instructional Paraprofessional

Emmett School District Southwest / Boise Paraprofessional / IA Intermediate Full Time Posted 6M ago

About this job

Instructional Paraprofessional

Position Purpose
Under the direct supervision of a certified staff member, to assist the certified professional staff with students in the classroom to meet instructional goals and objectives.

Essential Job Functions
Assists and guides students to reinforce reading, language arts, mathematics, computer instruction, and other skills. 
Works with students individually and in small groups to reinforce basic learning and implement assigned programs.
Assists professional staff in the administration and correction of classroom exercises, tests, and assessments.
Assists with classroom behavioral management to minimize disruptions, ensure a safe and orderly classroom, and ensure students are on task.
Assists students in non-instructional areas, such as supervising the student lunch programs, bus duty, playground duty, corridor, study hall, and other related non-instructional areas.
Assists students with special needs in all aspects of classroom instruction to maximize inclusion, learning, achievement of IEP objectives, etc.
Participates in the IEP process and serves as a resource for the student personnel evaluation team as needed.
Assist students with physical or mental disabilities with activities of daily living for the purpose of maximizing their ability to participate in school or learning activities.
Follows all applicable safety rules, procedures, and regulations governing the proper manner of assistance for all students, including those with disabilities or other special needs. 
Perform any other related duties as assigned
Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form, and effective writing and verbal communication skills.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and perform arithmetic operations as needed to assist students.
Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications (e.g., Word, Excel).
Ability to maintain the confidentiality of information regarding students, employees, and others.
Ability to establish a supportive and compassionate relationship with students with special needs.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff, and others contacted in the course of work.
Qualifications Profile:
High School diploma or equivalent.
At least 18 years of age,
Ability to pass a criminal history background check,
Ability to pass the paraprofessional praxis or present the equivalent in college credits,
Some college preferred,
Experience working with students with emotional/behavioral disorders preferred.
Application Procedure:
Apply Online at www.emmettschools.org/jobs

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Emmett 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.