Class 1 K3/K4 Paraeducator

Location
Lancaster, PA, US
Salary
$11.28 - $11.28 / Per Hour
Posted
Jan 13, 2018
Ref
3371
Grade Level
Elementary School
QUALIFICATIONS:

Associates Degree or High School Diploma/GED and NCLB required. Must be willing to participate in ongoing professional development.

Experience working with preschool children.

Ability to operate standard office equipment.

Knowledge of development of young children.

Ability to effectively use written and verbal skills to communicate with teachers, students, supervisors and parents.

Ability to work well with others including children.

Demonstrate a high degree of customer service skills and professionalism.

First Aid/CPR certification preferred.

Basic computer knowledge is required.

Regular attendance is required.

Other qualifications to the above that the Board may find acceptable and appropriate.

*Supervisor may choose to waive some qualifications.

REPORTS TO: Principal/Assistant Principal or designee

SUPERVISES: Not applicable

JOB GOAL: To assist in creating a nurturing early childhood environment favorable to learning and personal growth for children.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Keep learning materials organized and readily available.

Assist children individually and in small groups as directed by teacher.

Prepare instructional materials as directed by teacher.

Assist in all child-centered activities.

Assist with the screening process.

Approximately 90% of time is allocated to assist with instruction.

Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:

Assist in the preparation of instructional materials.

Assist in maintaining child accounting records as needed.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: School Year

EVALUATION: For new employees, evaluations will be performed according to the current collective bargaining agreement. For transferring employees, evaluations will be done at 30 days. All regular employees will be evaluated at least yearly.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

Physical Demands:

100% physically active; crawling, bending, kneeling, stooping, squatting

Occasionally lifting 20-40 lbs.

Sensory Abilities:

Normal/Corrected vision

Temperament:

Ability to work as a member of a team.

Must be courteous and able to deal effectively with people.

Must be cooperative, congenial and service-oriented.

Ability to work with little supervision.

Ability to work in an isolated area.

High degree of patience and tolerance.

Mental Demands:

High degree of patience and tolerance.

Ability to interpret detailed written and verbal communications.

Ability to perform basic math skills.

Environment:

Normal classroom environment/outdoor temperatures.

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