Paraprofessional - Elem

Jacksonville, FL, US
$10.50 / Per Hour
Jul 16, 2020
Grade Level
Elementary School
Kind of Work: Under supervision of a classroom teacher, the Instructional Paraprofessional (Regular Needs) is assigned for at least 80% of the workday the responsibility for assisting classroom teachers with instruction and the maintenance of discipline in general education instructional situations. Responsibilities for the majority of the time must be spent on small group tutoring or instruction of children and grading papers under the supervision of the teacher and with other classroom duties assigned by the teacher. Other responsibilities such as additional related classroom clerical duties, cafeteria duty, etc. may be assigned for a minor portion of the workday by the site administrator/designee.

Examples of Work: In the classroom, introduce and monitor group instructional activities, monitor student-testing situations, assist the classroom teacher with planning for instruction, and 63 manage student social skills development activities. Instructional assistance might include securing/producing-teaching resources such as bulletin boards, leading reading and/or other academic group activities, and responding to individual students requiring academic assistance. In addition, paraprofessionals may provide assistance by supervising student use of equipment (computers, tape recorders, instructional media programs, etc.), distributing/collecting assignments based on the teacher's directions, and facilitating the teacher in assessing student progress.

Classroom/Behavior Management: Provides assistance to teacher by assisting with developing, implementing and evaluating classroom behavior management plans. Activities might include monitoring the behavior of individuals or groups of students, assisting with student conflict resolution, providing reinforcement to students for appropriate behavior, crisis intervention when necessary, administering behavioral consequences under the direction of the teacher, and maintaining the classroom management plan established by the teacher. Other Responsibilities - Under the direction of the site administrator Instructional Paraprofessionals (Regular Needs) may perform other responsibilities (20% of workday) including; assistance with parental contacts, ordering supplies, student record keeping, school lunch program information collection/maintenance, copying, maintenance/repair of materials, bus/car duty, media center assistance.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and successful completion of 60 semester hours or a passing score of the ETS/Praxis Paraprofessional examination

Primary Location:
Salary Range:
$10.50 / Per Hour
Shift Type: