Paraprofessional (Community Outreach Support)

Employer
Allentown School District-2
Location
Allentown, PA, US
Salary
Competitive

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Job Details

Position Type:
Paraprofessionals/Instructional Support Paraprofessional

  • Date Posted:
    8/20/2021


  • Location:
    William Allen High School


  • Paraprofessional (Community Outreach Support)
    Starting Salary: $18,812.40

    Qualifications:
    1. Minimum of high school diploma, GED, or equivalent.
    2. Acceptable background checks, including Acts 34, 114, and 151 clearances,
    3. Acceptable tuberculosis test and physical examination results.
    4. Bilingual (English/Spanish), preferred.
    5. Strong organizational, communication, interpersonal, and human relations skills.
    6. Strong verbal, written, and computer skills are also required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, preferred.

    Summary
    This individual assists in encouraging students/family to participate in school meetings, conferences, and/or educational programming. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodations.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    1. Visit student homes to verify residency and to deliver educational paperwork.
    2. Inform parents of school programs and regulations.
    3. Encourage parents to come to school for conferences with school personnel.
    4. Help parents to participate in and support school activities.
    5. Accompany a professional staff member, when necessary, to assist parents in filling out forms such as applications, social or medical history forms, and legal documents.
    6. Maintain frequent contact with Home School Visitor, including, but not limited to, identifying and reporting community and neighborhood conditions, and students' family needs and situations which may require additional services.
    7. Maintain appropriate records.
    8. Consult with principals or other school personnel upon request.
    9. Counsel students directly upon request of counselor or principal.
    10. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


    Share in our community! Grow with our students! Join our district today and be a part of our future!

    The Allentown School District is committed to excellence! The richness of The Allentown School District's diversity is strengthened by its central role in educating our students for America's future through academic excellence and celebrating the culturally responsive, athletic and artistic range of talent in the schools. ASD students originate from 51 countries and speak 26 languages.

    The Allentown School District offers a comprehensive benefits package to those who qualify.
    This may include*
    o Medical Insurance
    o Dental Insurance
    o Vision Reimbursement
    o Tuition Reimbursement
    o Personal and Sick time
    o PSERS Retirement Fund

    *Eligibility for specific benefits will be outlined in each labor group's specific collective bargaining agreement.

    For more information on this position, please read the full description document.

    Company

     

    VISION

    Each and every student, with the active support of the entire

    community, will graduate ready to thrive in a diverse and

    complex world.

    Find Us
    Website
    Telephone
    484-765-4231
    Location
    31 S Penn St
    Allentown
    Pa
    18102
    US
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