Milwaukee Public Schools is actively recruiting candidates for nine paraprofessional positions providing library support in schools across the district on both the traditional and early start calendar. Selected candidates will supports library media or instructional technology programs as aligned to school and district priorities to promote the use of multiple forms of media to support literacy development and assists students as they become effective users of information and technology skills & tools necessary for college and career readiness. Additionally, they will support the School Library Media Program in accordance with the MPS Digital Learning Plan in an equitable, multi-cultural setting.
This is a 30 hour per week, benefit eligible position requiring eligible applicants to hold 48 college credits or to have successfully completed one of the following Paraprofessional Assessments: WorkKeys ACT, ParaPro Assessment ETS, Paraeducator Master Teacher. How To Apply
Interested applicants should complete all sections of the application including the online submission of a current resume.
At the time of hire, the selected candidate will need to submit three (3) letters of recommendation dated within the last year and signed by the author and a copy of official transcripts verifying the required 48 credits or passing scores on one of the three assessment options.Qualifications
Eligible applicants will need to have completed 48 college credits or successfully completed of one of the following Paraprofessional Assessments:
- WorkKeys ACT
- ParaPro Assessment ETS
- Paraeducator Master Teacher
As of November 1, 2021, all MPS employees are required to be fully vaccinated. The health and safety of our staff and students is our number one priority. Responsibilities
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- Maintains a broad knowledge of all facets related to the assignment as related to the subject and grade level of the students. Uses research-proven practices to improve student achievement.
- Orders and organizes library material for staff and students to check out.
- Organizes and oversees library events and programs as needed.
- Reinforces lessons to supplement regular classroom curriculum with additional enrichment activities for students.
- Supervises students in the library media center and/or provide administrative support for teaching.
- Maintains library collections to support the educational goals of the school and the personal, developmental and curricular needs of students and teachers.
- Models the effective and enthusiastic use of books, videos, multimedia and other creative expressions of information as sources of pleasure and information.
- Uses appropriate classroom management strategies and relates well to the student population.
- Participates in ongoing professional development activities.
- Actively supports the MPS Five Priorities for Success.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
The Milwaukee Public Schools does not discriminate in its programs, activities, facilities, employment, or educational opportunities on the basis of a person's sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or disability. Reasonable accommodations requested by qualified individuals with disabilities will be made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.
In accordance with Wisconsin Statutes, every applicant for a position with Milwaukee Public Schools will be subject to the open records law. Any applicant not wishing to have his/her identity released, must submit a written statement to that effect to the Office of Human Resources. The identities of all "final candidates" may be released. Milwaukee Public Schools reserves the right to interview the best qualified candidates.