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SUMMER External Paraprofessional

Omaha Public Schools
Omaha, NE, US

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SUMMER External Paraprofessional Applicant

This posting is for candidates who are not current paraprofessionals in the District. Internal staff should apply to the separate internal posting.

Selected candidates will be able to job share and will select their shift options including:

Date Options: June Only, July Only, All Dates

Shift Options: AM Only, PM Only, or All Day

2022 Summer School Dates & Hours

Elementary School:

June 8 to June 30, (8:30am - 3:30pm) ( Holiday Break)

July 6th to July 22nd (8:15am-12:45pm)

Middle School:

June 8 to June 30, (7:15am - 2:15pm) ( Holiday Break)

Middle School Acceleration Camp:

July 6th-8th, 11th-15th, and 19th-21st (9:45am-2:15pm)

High School:

June 8 to June 30, (7:15am - 11:45am) ( Holiday Break)

July 6th to July 22nd (7:15am - 11:45am)

High School Transition Grades/Jump Start/Welcome Camp:

July 19th to July 21st (7:15am - 2:15pm)

High School English Learners Program:

June 8 to June 30, (7:15am - 2:15pm) ( Holiday Break)

July 6th to July 22nd (7:15am - 2:15pm)

**Please note, locations, dates, and times are subject to change based on student enrollment**

POSITION/JOB TITLE: Instructional/Educational Paraprofessional


The Instructional Paraprofessional's primary responsibilities include assisting the classroom teacher(s) and other support personnel with instruction. The Paraprofessional also helps monitor student progress and performance by collecting data and maintaining records.

  • An Associate's degree, OR completion of 48 semester hours or 72 quarter hours at an institution of higher learning, OR demonstrated proficiency in the ability to assist in the instruction of reading, writing and mathematics via state or locally approved competency test.
  • Maintain high level of confidentiality regarding student and staff information.
  • Ability to walk, stand, bend, twist, balance, stoop, climb steps and reach overhead

  • Committed to helping all children learn - assist students and reinforce learning concepts for individual or small groups
  • Willingness to participate in professional development and in-service trainings
  • Regular daily attendance is essential
  • Demonstrates flexibility and responsiveness
  • Ability to work with diverse populations and handle situations with tact and diplomacy
  • Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly and professional manner
  • Possess the manual dexterity, physical ability and stamina for a full day of various physical activity


Reports to: Building Summer School Principal

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, Temporary for Summer Program, Non-Exempt

Salary: Wages are administered consistent with negotiated agreement or board adopted salary schedule.

  • Works with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of materials or skills initially introduced and outlined by certified staff.
  • Model appropriate behaviors for students.
  • Develop and maintain a professional rapport with classroom teacher and other staff.
  • Assist students at arrival and dismissal of school.
  • Assist in the supervision of students during lunch and recess periods.
  • Assist with grading and reviewing homework as instructed by the classroom teacher.
  • Assist teachers in monitoring, collecting data and maintaining records regarding student performance and progress.
  • Ability to perform routine classroom management and maintenance duties.
  • Performs assigned supervision of students during lunch periods and recess periods.
  • Ability to organize and retrieve materials and organize schedules according to guidelines.
  • Knowledge of computers with the ability to assist students with educational technology to include software.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

* NOTE: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.


Aligned with the mission of the Omaha Public Schools is the commitment to educational equity for all students, staff and patrons of the school system. In all places and in all activities of the Omaha Public Schools, it is expected that every individual will be treated in a fair and equitable manner. All conduct will reflect a belief in the dignity and value of each person regardless of the individual's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizenship status, or economic status.
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