Kid Zone Paraprofessionals, Part-time, Meramec & Captain Elementary Schools

Clayton, MO, US
Aug 22, 2018
Grade Level
Elementary School
Job Type
The School District of Clayton's Kid Zone is seeking paraprofessionals to work with elementary students with special education needs during the school year. Clayton Kid Zone is the District's before and after school child care program. The paraprofessionals will be responsible for the supervision of the students and providing a safe environment, as well as planning activities and experiences for the Kid Zone program. Experience working in special education is desired but not required.

The successful candidate will:

Assist the Site Leader as directed, including preparation and maintenance of program materials.

Organize and use a variety of teaching techniques, strategies, materials, and technology to maximize the learning of the children, individually and in-group settings.

Provide a variety of appropriate activities for the students.

Be responsible for supervision during activities: homework club, playground, gym club and activity club (includes arts/crafts, science activities, other teacher planned projects).

Supervise activities by participating with the students, enforcing rules and ensuring safety, remain with children at ALL times, and take initiative when dealing with behavior problems.

Communicate with parents and school staff.

Maintain an attractive, orderly, and safe environment that is conductive to student learning.

Prepare snacks and monitor students during snack time.

Assist with clean up and planning when not involved in direct work with the students.

Assist co-workers with the implementation of weekly lesson plans.

Know and follow school procedures to safeguard the health and safety of the children.

Become familiar with emergency procedures.

Complete incident/accident reports when necessary.

Serve as a model for appropriate interactions including disciplinary actions; promote a supportive and caring environment until all children have left the program each day.

Provide information about students' needs to Site Leader and seek assistance in understanding individual student needs.

Participate in mandatory staff meetings, trainings, conferences and workshops to obtain required professional development and educational requirements.

Become familiar with District handbooks.

Perform other duties as requested or required.

Part Time: 3 - 20 hours per week.

Education: Training and/or experience in supervision of students is desirable.

Experience: Experience working with children is preferred; experience working in special education is preferred.

Compensation: District provides its staff with competitive pay.

Benefits: Not Eligible.

FLSA: Non-Exempt.

Work Calendar: 10 month position, part-time, Monday - Friday. Program hours are 6:45 - 8:30 a.m. and 3:00-6:00 p.m.

Additional Hours: Full-day Kid Zone Programs, staff meetings, professional development.

Please understand that in order to be considered as a candidate you must complete all steps in the application process. These steps include completing the online application, uploading your cover letter, resume and unofficial transcripts (if applicable), and providing three current references.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of the School District of Clayton not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability in its programs or employment practices as required by Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Full Non-Discrimination Disclosure

Primary Location: Elementary Schools
Salary Range: $10.00 - $14.00 / Per Hour
Shift Type: Part-Time

Job Contact Information
Name: Kathy Hetlage
Title: Human Resources Specialist
Phone: (314) 854-6036

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